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Trump Administration Targets U.S. Intelligence Community 2020-02-24

Trump Administration Targets U.S. Intelligence Community Last week, President Donald Trump announced Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as the acting director of national intelligence. Census 2020: Making Latino Communities Heard in Texas Texas lawmakers declined to fund census outreach efforts in their state, which could lead to an undercount in 2020, particularly among Latino communities. Guns and Domestic Violence: Overview In the United States, domestic violence incidents involving guns are on the rise, and women are especially vulnerable. Can Baseball Survive This Cheating Scandal? The Houston Astros were caught using cameras to read opposing teams' signs to give their hitters an advantage.

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Politics with Amy Walter (Extra): Nevada Goes for Bernie 2020-02-23

The Nevada caucuses were held on Saturday. Senator Bernie Sanders easily claimed victory, proving he can build a broad coalition of voters. Host Amy Walter discusses the results of the Silver State with Joel Payne, a Democratic strategist; Tara Golshan, 2020 reporter at HuffPost Politics; and Zach Montellaro, campaign reporter for Politico.

Politics with Amy Walter: The Nevada Caucus and Beyond

Democratic strategist Joel Payne, Maya King from Politico, and Jon Ralston from The Nevada Independent join Politics with Amy Walter to discuss Saturday's caucus in Nevada and how candidates fared this week. On Wednesday, Michael Bloomberg joined his rivals in Nevada for his first debate as a presidential candidate. The former mayor has positioned himself as a moderate businessman alternative to President Donald Trump. While he's spent millions on highly-produced advertisements, his debate performance has caused some to question whether the appeal from his ads translates into a candidate that could beat President Trump. Rosie Gray from BuzzFeed News shares some insights from the campaign trail. On Super Tuesday, California's 415 Democratic delegates will be up for grabs. But as of writing, more than one million voters have already submitted their ballots. Paul Mitchell of Political Data Inc. shares how campaigns are trying to sway voters ahead of March 3rd. Also, a look at the role Latino voters will play in the Democratic primary and beyond. We hear from Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia of Texas, Mark Hugo Lopez from the Pew Research Center, and Dr. Stephen Nuño-Perez from Latino Decisions.

Climate Change Finds Its Way onto the Debate Stage in Nevada 2020-02-20

Climate Change Finds Its Way onto the Debate Stage in Nevada Studies have also shown that Latino voters are more engaged with the issue of climate change than other voting groups. Why Aren't There More Famous Female Magicians? Sexism and social biases have historically prevented female magicians from becoming as famous as male magicians. Indigenous-Led Pipeline Protests Bring Canada to a Standstill For two weeks now, activists across Canada have blockaded rail lines and ports to protest the construction of a natural gas pipeline on Wet'suwet'en First Nation territory. A Honduran Girl, Separated from Her Family for Six Years In 2013, a 10-year-old Honduran girl requested asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. After being placed into the system, their family never heard from her again.

Mixed Messages As Secretary Pompeo Visits Africa 2020-02-19

Mixed Messages As Secretary Pompeo Visits Africa It's only the second visit by a Secretary of State during this administration. California to Apologize to Japanese Americans for Internment Camps The state of California is issuing an apology in the form of a bipartisan bill that's expected to pass today. Bankruptcy Filing Complicates Future of Abuse Cases Against the Boy Scouts of America On Tuesday, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing has raised concerns about what the move means for the future of sexual abuse cases against the group.

Census 2020: How Community Leaders in Oklahoma Are Working to Prevent an Undercount 2020-02-18

Census 2020: How Community Leaders in Oklahoma Are Working to Prevent an Undercount Oklahoma is one of several states that has allocated no funds to the rollout of the 2020 census, leaving non-profit organizations to pick up the slack. Black Dance Creators Are Not Getting The Credit They Deserve The video game Fortnite and influencers on TikTok make massive profits from using dances made by black creators without even crediting them. The Amazon's Priest Shortage Reignites Debate over Celibacy in the Catholic Church In some of the most remote areas of the Amazon, Catholics will sometimes have to wait months between masses, sometimes years.

Census 2020: How Community Leaders in Oklahoma Are Working to Prevent an Undercount 2020-02-18

Trump Administration Escalates Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities 2020-02-17

Trump Administration Escalates Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities It will deploy dozens of border patrol agents in cities that have pushed back against its immigration enforcement policies, including Los Angeles and Houston. Why Public Transportation Is Such an Important Site of Civil Rights Protest Transportation has long been a staging ground for civil rights protests. And U.S. history is filled with the stories of those who stood up to discrimination on public transit. The Exploitative Contracts Between Strippers and Strip Clubs Genea Sky fell from a 15-foot pole in Dallas. As a contract worker, she cannot access workers compensation or employee insurance.

Politics with Amy Walter: Black Voters and the Democratic Primary

Andrew Prokop of Vox, Adam Harris of The Atlantic, and Philip Bump of The Washington Post join Politics with Amy Walter to discuss the results from New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sander's perceived lead, and Attorney General William Barr's handling of sentencing recommendations for Roger J. Stone. Also, The Democratic Party of Nevada is trying to avoid the tech issues that disrupted the final result of the Iowa caucuses. Rebecca Katz of New Deal Strategies and Megan Messerly of The Nevada Independent weigh in on the process and how candidates are making their case to voters in the final days before the caucuses. Finally, Maya King of Politico and Errin Haines of The 19th* join Amy Walter to discuss how presidential hopefuls are modifying their messages to court black voters.

Congress Funds Gun Violence Research for the First Time in Over 20 Years 2020-02-13

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Congress Funds Gun Violence Research for the First Time in Over 20 Years 2020-02-13

What Bernie Sander's New Hampshire Victory Means for the Democratic Primary 2020-12-20

What Bernie Sander's New Hampshire Victory Means for the Democratic Primary Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. The Takeaway's Amy Walter weighs in on what the results mean for the weeks ahead. Is Abortion the Litmus Test for Democrats Today? At Friday's debate in New Hampshire, almost all the candidates went out of their way to reaffirm their support of abortion. Siba, a Standard Poodle, Wins 144th Westminster Dog Show Siba, a standard poodle, was crowned "Best in Show" at the 144th West Minister Dog Show in New York on Tuesday.

What Bernie Sander's New Hampshire Victory Means for the Democratic Primary 2020-12-20

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