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    • Comey Memo Showed Trump Wanted Faster Response to Putin Call

    • By: Josh Dawsey, Ellen Nakashima, Devlin Barrett
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    President Trump became irate at his then-national security adviser Michael Flynn, when he learned that Flynn had failed to tell him about a congratulatory phone call from Russian President Vladi­mir Putin after Trump’s inauguration, according to a senior administration official.

    "Comey Memo Showed Trump Wanted Faster Response to Putin Call" is from the April 20, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Josh Dawsey, Ellen Nakashima and Devlin Barrett and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Pilates Makeover to Whittle Your Middle 6-Week Program

    • By: Ellen Barrett
    • Narrated by: Ellen Barrett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
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    Do 3-4 Pilates toning workouts each week in addition to your regular cardio regimen in order to strengthen the abs and lower back while stabilizing the spine. These functional exercises address America's #1 trouble spot: flabby abdominals. You'll start safe, moderate exercises and gradually increase the intensity. You don't require any additional equipment beyond your own body weight. Enjoy!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Jerky and hard to follow at times

    • By Sara Campbell on 07-13-05

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Perfect Posture Pilates

    • By: Ellen Barrett
    • Narrated by: Ellen Barrett
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Here's a quick primer routine for improving overall posture by paying attention to the three main components of posture: spinal alignment, muscular balance (from one side of the body to the other), and total-body strength. You will stand taller and feel firmer if you perform this fun and effective workout twice a week.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poor recording quality but nice little workout

    • By Christina on 06-02-05

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Total Body Pilates

    • By: Ellen Barrett
    • Narrated by: Ellen Barrett
    • Length: 41 mins
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    This is the original and traditional mat Pilates series invented in the 1920s by guru Joseph Pilates. We encourage you to practice and perfect this single workout since this includes foundation moves for ALL of Pilates. This routine tones your whole body, hones the upper body, and improves your posture. This is a very special set of exercises and we urge you to do it again and again. All fitness levels welcome.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Pilates work out

    • By Mariz on 07-09-05

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Flat Abs Pilates

    • By: Ellen Barrett
    • Narrated by: Ellen Barrett
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Pilates is best known as a core strengthener, an abs-toner, and a posture enhancer. This fantastic and efficient workout introduces you to the basic principles of Pilates core work in a simple and user-friendly way. To perfect these moves, do them every other day for a few weeks until you master the principles of Pilates breath and muscle control.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • decent, straightforward

    • By Vreader on 02-04-06

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Hotel Room Workout

    • By: Ellen Barrett
    • Narrated by: Ellen Barrett
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The Hotel Room Workout is ideal for those who travel...and even folks who don't! Now you can squeeze in a 30-minute total-body workout without fancy equipment. In this workout we do basic Pilates-style calisthenics in an invigorating sequence that challenges the muscles of the body yet increases energy levels. Perform the exercises with bare feet or sneakers, whatever you prefer. The Hotel Room Workout is TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING...you don't even need a mat! All fitness levels welcome!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • short but worthwhile

    • By Elaine on 06-29-06

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Buns and Thighs Pilates

    • By: Ellen Barrett
    • Narrated by: Ellen Barrett
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Try this deep, effective lower-body-toning routine three times a week on non-consecutive days. These Pilates-style exercises, taught by master Pilates instructor Ellen Barrett, can be incorporated into your regular workouts or you can do them all by themselves. Take breaks when you need to, and remember to move slowly and with control. You need no equipment beyond a basic mat. All fitness levels welcome. Have fun!

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    • FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Trump Adviser Carter Page

    • By: Ellen Nakashima, Devlin Barrett, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

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    • Special Counsel Is Investigating Trump for Possible Obstruction of Justice, Officials Say

    • By: Devlin Barrett, Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said.

    "Special Counsel Is Investigating Trump for Possible Obstruction of Justice, Officials Say" is from the June 14, 2017 National Security section of The Washington Post. It was written by Devlin Barrett, Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Sari Horwitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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