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Toxic Conversations

Gwen's Take

A few years ago, my friends Mark Halperin, now of Time Magazine, and John Harris, now of Politico, coined the term “freak show” as a catchall for the fever that overtakes those of us in the information gathering business from time to time.  “Toxicity,” they wrote in their 2006 political book, “The Way to Win,” “is the new defining trait of modern American politics.”

On the Radar: July 7, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: July 2, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: June 24, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: June 4, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: May 27, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: May 26, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: May 4, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

April 30, 2010

Weekly Show

The panel discusses the oil spill in the gulf of Mexico and the implications for the President's energy policy, immigration, Florida politics and financial reform.  Margaret Kriz Hobson of National Journal participates.

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Washington Rhetoric: The Decoder

Gwen's Take

Emotion. Fear. Guilt. Racism. These drivers, according to former Republican Senator Alan Simpson, are the four horsemen of a rhetorical apocalypse that stops things from getting done in Washington. “Those are the four things I find in my time here either passed or killed a bill,” Simpson said.