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RNC chair Reince Priebus, GOP look to 2012

Global Politics

Reince Priebus was elected the GOP’s new chairman on Friday, replacing Michael Steele. Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway’s Washington correspondent gives us some background on Priebus.

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Obama Administration announces big spending package on transportation

Global Politics

The NJ governor’s staff aren’t the only politicos messing with traffic

Global Politics

Reacting to Election Results

Follow Friday: Facebook, JPMorgan, Layoffs, Attack Ads, and Fair Punishment

Friday Follow: GOP, Affirmative Action, and Satan

The NYPD has been monitoring Muslims. Affirmative Action is under attack. A Koran was burned in Afghanistan sparks protests. The GOP primary race roles on, and Rick Santorum believes in Satan. These stories and more will be covered by our panel which includes Kai Wright, editor of Colorlines, Farai Chideya, a journalist and blogger at […]

Friday Follow: Rick Perry, Euro Zone, Penn State

Rick Perry’s slow motion political gaffe, the continuing debt crisis in Europe, and the scandal that rocked Penn State University were –  for better or worse –  the stories that dominated the headlines for the last week. The Takeaway has assembled a panel of analysts to rundown, dissect, and wrap-up all the major stories of the week. […]

Weekly Wrap-Up: The Economy and Herman Cain

Herman Cain’s sexual harassment woes. Greece’s unstable government buckling under pressure from its debt crisis. The renewed focus on the striking disparity between rich and poor in America. And, well, Kim Kardashian’s divorce. These were, for better or worse, the stories that dominated the headlines for the last week. The Takeaway has assembled a panel […]

Top of the Hour: Chris Christie Won’t Run For President, Morning Headlines

“Whether you like it or not, you’re stuck with me,” Governor Chris Christie told residents of New Jersey yesterday. Christie ended weeks of speculation when he announced that he will not seek the GOP’s nomination for president.   

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With Christie out of the race, is it time for an independent?

Global Politics

Anna Sale, reporter for WNYC’s It’s a Free Country, looks back at the independent presidential campaign of Ross Perot in 1992.