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Washington Week full episode, December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022
House Democrats elect a new, historic leadership team as Republicans disagree over who should lead as they take power. Plus, the Jan. 6 committee weighs whether to make criminal referrals to the Justice Department. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN, Michael C. Bender of The New York Times, Weijia Jiang of CBS News and Asma Khalid of NPR to discuss these stories and more.
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Jan. 6 committee could soon announce criminal referrals to Justice Department
December 2, 2022
With only weeks left to complete their work and before Democrats lose power in the House, the January 6 committee met to discuss whether to make criminal referrals to the Justice Department. Members say the probe’s final report will be released later this month. Plus, the founder of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, was found guilty of seditious conspiracy for his role in the Capitol attack.
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House Dems elect younger leadership as McCarthy struggles for votes to become speaker
December 2, 2022
House Democrats celebrated this week as they elected a new and younger leadership team. Meanwhile, Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is expected to be the next Speaker of the House, but he has yet to secure the votes needed to be elected to the position as some hardliners in the Freedom Caucus continue to withhold their support.
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Did anti-LGBTQ rhetoric motivate Colorado Springs shooter?
November 25, 2022
In Colorado Springs, a gunman opened fire inside an LGBTQ nightclub long considered to be a safe space for the community within the historically conservative city. The panel discusses if recent anti-LGBTQ rhetoric may have motivated the deadly mass shooting.
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Washington Week full episode, November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022
After mass shootings in Colorado and Virginia, Americans are again in mourning over gun violence. Plus, a growing number of high-profile Republicans call on the party to move on from Donald Trump. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Toluse Olorunnipa of The Washington Post, Dave Phillips of The New York Times, Susan Page of USA Today and Heidi Pryzbyla of Politico to discuss these stories and more.
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Why some Republicans are finally speaking out against Trump's future in the party
November 25, 2022
A rift is growing among Republicans over the party’s current and future leaders. This week, prominent members of the GOP called on the party to put former President Trump behind them after multiple election losses. Still, Trump remains popular among many in the base which will be critical to winning the presidential nomination.
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Washington Week full episode, November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022
Nancy Pelosi steps down as the Democratic leader in the House as Republicans celebrate taking control. Plus, a special counsel will oversee the DOJ's Trump investigations as the former president announces another run. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Errin Haines of The 19th, Molly Ball of Time and Leigh Ann Caldwell of The Washington Post to discuss.
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Washington Week full episode, November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022
Control of Congress hangs in the balance but for Republicans, the finger-pointing has already started after the red wave fell flat, with some openly criticizing former President Trump. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Jonathan Martin of Politico and Ayesha Rascoe of NPR to discuss this and more.
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Why the red wave fell flat and what the election results mean for the Biden agenda
November 11, 2022
While it’s still unclear at this time which party will control the House or the Senate, what is certain is that the Republican red wave simply did not happen. The panel discusses why it fell flat and what it means for the Biden administration's agenda for the next two years.
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