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What’s Next As President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Nears
January 15, 2021
President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice. This was the most bipartisan impeachment in history, but still only 10 House Republicans voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment. The panel discusses how the nation is bracing for both the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden as well as a second Trump impeachment trial, the emotional and political wreckage from the Capitol, and what comes next as President-Elect Biden’s term in office approaches. Yamiche Alcindor of the PBS NewsHour guest moderates.
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President Donald Trump’s Second Impeachment & A Nation on Edge
January 15, 2021
President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice. This was the most bipartisan impeachment in history, but still only 10 House Republicans voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment. The panel discusses how the nation is bracing for both the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden as well as a second Trump impeachment trial, the emotional and political wreckage from the Capitol, and what comes next as President-Elect Biden’s term in office approaches. Yamiche Alcindor of the PBS NewsHour guest moderates.
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A Deeper Look at A Historic Week
January 8, 2021
In this edition of our Extra, the panelists continue their conversation about the chaotic events that took place at the Capitol. The panel discusses what possible consequences there may be for the mob, and how the police response this week, compares to the police response to Black Lives Matter protests this past summer.
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Mob Storms the Capitol, Congress Affirms President-elect Biden’s Win
January 8, 2021
It was a chaotic week. As Congress met to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s win, hundreds of President Trump’s supporters stormed into the Capitol to stop the electoral vote count, an event that stunned the nation. With just 12 days until Trump leaves office, Democrats are calling for him to resign, and calling for invoking the 25th Amendment or moving toward impeachment. Our guest moderator Yamiche Alcindor, discusses with the panel how the incident unfolded, and what deeper challenges could arise for Biden.
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A Look at the Georgia Runoffs & President Trump’s Legacy
January 1, 2021
The Georgia Senate runoffs that will determine control of the Senate are just four days away. The panel discussed the latest from the campaign for those two key Senate seats, as well as President Trump’s legacy, and what it means for the future of Washington.
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The New Washington
January 1, 2021
It’s the start to 2021, and Washington is set to face immense challenges. Just days before a divided Congress is sworn in and weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office, the panel discussed the Georgia runoff elections that will determine the future of the Senate, Joe Biden’s incoming administration and the future of Washington after President Trump leaves office.
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An In-Depth Look at the 2020 Election
December 25, 2020
After a significant 12 months, the panel takes a look back at a year jam-packed with news and hard hitting stories that received nationwide attention, focusing on the historic 2020 election that resulted in President-elect Biden’s victory. Out of all the important stories from this year, the panel also discussed which stories stood out to them as deserving more attention.
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A Washington Year In Review
December 25, 2020
2020 began with a deadly pandemic that devastated the country, economy, and took thousands of lives. The killing of George Floyd sparked national outrage against systemic racism and police brutality. It was a year like no other, concluding with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s historic victory. The panelists take a look back at this extraordinary year, where the country currently stands, and what the future holds.
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President-Elect Joe Biden’s Latest Historic Cabinet Picks
December 18, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden announced more Cabinet picks this week, including several historic selections. Biden selected Pete Buttigieg and Rep. Deb Haaland to lead the Transportation and Interior Departments, respectively. Buttigieg would be the first LGBTQ Cabinet secretary while Haaland would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary. The panel discussed the president’s Cabinet and what it says about the Biden administration’s priorities.
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