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    • Sen. Kamala Harris Backs Bernie Sanders's Single-Payer Bill

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), a star of the Democrats’ 2016 class who’s seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2020, told an audience in Oakland Wednesday that she would co-sponsor the “Medicare for All” bill that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is introducing in September.

    "Sen. Kamala Harris Backs Bernie Sanders's Single-Payer Bill" is from the August 31, 2017 PowerPost section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Show That Never Ends

    • The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock
    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Rudy Sanda
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
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    The Show That Never Ends is the behind-the-scenes story of the extraordinary rise and fall of progressive ("prog") rock, epitomized by such classic, chart-topping bands as Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, and Emerson Lake & Palmer, and their successors Rush, Styx, and Asia. With inside access to all the key figures, Washington Post national reporter David Weigel tells the story with the gusto and insight prog rock's fans (and its haters) will relish.

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    • "Reminiscence has gone astray." So disappointed.

    • By Chris Henson on 06-21-17

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    • Three Words That Republicans Wrestle With: 'Black Lives Matter'

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Three Words That Republicans Wrestle With: 'Black Lives Matter'" is from the July 13, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Democrats, Seeking Credit for House Ethics Reversal, Watch It Go to Trump

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    When Democrats and progressive groups discuss their strategy for a 2017 comeback, they consider an X-factor that no opposition party has ever had to contend with.

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    • ‘Green New Deal’ Divides Democrats Intent on Addressing Climate Change

    • By: Elise Viebeck, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    One week after House Democrats triumphed in the election, Rep. Nancy Pelosi extended her hand to the party’s energized left wing by promising to revive the select committee on climate change.

    "‘Green New Deal’ Divides Democrats Intent on Addressing Climate Change" is from the December 28, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and David Weigel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Obama Campaign Successor Teams up With Progressives to Train Full-Time Activists

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Organizing for Action, the successor to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign that has been rebuilding itself as a Trump-era resistance machine, is launching a new effort to train more activists by connecting progressive groups with newly-trained organizers.

    "Obama Campaign Successor Teams up With Progressives to Train Full-Time Activists" is from the August 10, 2017 PowerPost section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Left-Wing Group Creates Fund to Oust Texas Democrat from Congress

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A grass-roots Democratic group that helped power the upset victory of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has identified a Texas Democrat as its first target ahead of the 2020 congressional primaries — but as of now, Ocasio-Cortez herself is staying neutral.

    "Left-Wing Group Creates Fund to Oust Texas Democrat from Congress" is from the January 11, 2019 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Republicans Trapped by Their Old Attacks on Health Care

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Four elections and more than seven years later, the GOP’s push to repeal the Affordable Care Act has repeated many of the sticky process battles that the party has campaigned against.

    "Republicans Trapped by Their Old Attacks on Health Care" is from the March 22, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Under Latest Health-Care Bill, Red States Would Benefit Disproportionately

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The latest Republican proposal for curtailing the Affordable Care Act was assembled with such haste that it may get a vote before a full cost estimate is finished. But it is not a new idea.

    "Under Latest Health-Care Bill, Red States Would Benefit Disproportionately" is from the September 20, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The Democrat Who Challenged Her Party’s Establishment — and Won

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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     In the spring of 2017, before she ended the 20-year congressional career of Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) and upset her city’s most powerful political machine, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was working behind a bar. She had helped launch Flats Fix, a tacos and craft cocktail spot in Manhattan, while pondering what to do next. 

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    • What Is a Democratic Socialist? Bernie Sanders Tries to Redefine the Name.

    • By: David Weigel, David A. Fahrenthold
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "What Is a Democratic Socialist? Bernie Sanders Tries to Redefine the Name." is from the October 19, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and David A. Fahrenthold and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Shutdown to Stretch on Until at Least Thursday as Senate Adjourns with No Deal over Budget, Trump’s Border Wall

    • By: Paul Kane, David Weigel, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Parts of the federal government are set to remain closed through much of next week as Congress shuttered Saturday for Christmas amid a stalemate with President Trump over border wall funding.

    "Shutdown to Stretch on Until at Least Thursday as Senate Adjourns with No Deal over Budget, Trump’s Border Wall" is from the December 22, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Paul Kane, David Weigel and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Once-Safe Republican Districts Suddenly in Play as Democrats Expand the Map

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The campaign for control of Congress is suddenly playing out across a far larger swath of the country than either party had previously expected, with Tuesday’s special House election in the Pittsburgh suburbs showing how President Trump’s unpopularity is turning many once-safe Republican districts into battlegrounds in this year’s midterm elections.

    "Once-Safe Republican Districts Suddenly in Play as Democrats Expand the Map" is from the March 17, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why John McCain’s #Resistance Is Bad for Democrats

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    We are living through another John McCain moment. The irascible, quotable war hero, just reelected to another six-year term to the Senate, has become once again a chief critic of President Trump.

    "Why John McCain’s #Resistance Is Bad for Democrats" is from the February 18, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Has Bernie Sanders Finally Figured out How to Appeal to Minorities?

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Has Bernie Sanders Finally Figured out How to Appeal to Minorities?" is from the June 03, 2016, Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Jimmy Carter Told His Sunday School Class That He Has No Signs of Cancer

    • By: Brady Dennis, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Jimmy Carter Told His Sunday School Class That He Has No Signs of Cancer" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • On the Senate Floor, Black GOP Senator Talks of Disrespect from Police

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "On the Senate Floor, Black GOP Senator Talks of Disrespect from Police" is from the July 13, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Iowa Went Big for Trump, but There Are Signs Its Voters Are Souring on the President

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    As Republicans celebrated their tax bill passing Congress late last month, Iowa Democrats raised a toast of their own. Candidates for Congress and governor, gathered at the annual Progress Iowa holiday party, took turns recapping a year of sinking GOP poll numbers and Democratic ­special-election wins — the “waking of a sleeping bear,” they said.

    "Iowa Went Big for Trump, but There Are Signs Its Voters Are Souring on the President" is from the January 01, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This One Clinton Quote Shows Why Her Supporters Hate the Media

    • By: David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    It was hardly the headline from Hillary Clinton's interview with Christiane Amanpour — it came near the end of a 35-minute session — but one comment from the 2016 Democratic nominee perfectly illustrated why liberals remain furious at how the campaign was covered.

    "This One Clinton Quote Shows Why Her Supporters Hate the Media" is from the May 02, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Democrats Poised to Claim Ballot Slots in Nearly All House Districts in California

    • By: David Weigel, Mike DeBonis, David A. Fahrenthold, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    California Democrats on Wednesday were poised to claim slots on nearly every House ballot on the year’s biggest day of primary elections, a major step forward in the party’s pursuit of the majority in November.

    "Democrats Poised to Claim Ballot Slots in Nearly All House Districts in California" is from the June 06, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Weigel, Mike DeBonis, David A. Fahrenthold and Elise Viebeck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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