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Biden and DeSantis put political feud on hold to deal with hurricane response in Florida

September 30, 2022
Political feuds are put aside to coordinate the response to Hurricane Ian. But with the midterm elections less than six weeks away, the flow of negative political ads continues to air in Florida.

Washington Week full episode, September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022
President Biden and Gov. Ron DeSantis put political feuds aside after Hurricane Ian. Plus, Ginni Thomas, the right-wing activist and wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, meets with the Jan. 6 committee. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post, David Sanger of The New York Times, Ryan Reilly of NBC News and Eugene Daniels of POLITICO to discuss these stories and more.
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Will Biden's shift to attacking Trump help Democrats in the midterms?

September 2, 2022
With just two months of campaigning left until the midterm election, President Biden sharpens his attacks on former President Trump and Republican election deniers as the GOP punches back.

Washington Week full episode, September 2, 2022

September 2, 2022
President Biden sharpens his attacks on former President Trump’s MAGA political movement as the former president also faces new challenges in the Justice Department’s investigation of his handling of classified documents. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post, Laura Barrón-López of PBS NewsHour, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times and Evan Pérez of CNN to discuss these stories and more.
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After announcing student loan relief, Biden ramps up criticism of GOP ahead of midterms

August 26, 2022
As the midterms get closer, President Biden and the White House are turning up the heat on their criticisms of the GOP. The president accused Republicans allied with Trump of turning toward "semi-fascism" and being a threat to democracy. This comes as Republicans and some Democrats criticized Biden's plan to cancel up to $20,000 of federal student loans for millions of Americans.

Washington Week full episode, August 26, 2022

August 26, 2022
A redacted version of the affidavit used to secure the search warrant for former President Trump's home is unsealed and what President Biden's plan to forgive student debt could mean for the economy and the midterms. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Scott MacFarlane of CBS News, Eva McKend of CNN, Ali Vitali of NBC News and Michael Shear of The New York Times to discuss these stories and more.
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Biden racks up legislative victories despite low approval ratings

August 19, 2022
President Biden took a victory lap this week as he signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, capping off a summer of legislative achievements that included a core portion of his domestic agenda. Still, despite this and his other recent victories Democrats remain concerned about his low approval ratings.

Washington Week full episode, August 19, 2022

August 19, 2022
Former President Trump’s mounting legal troubles drowns out President Biden’s successes on key parts of his domestic agenda and Liz Cheney becomes the eighth GOP House incumbent to lose her seat after voting for Trump's impeachment. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Eugene Daniels of POLITICO and Susan Page of USA TODAY to discuss these stories and more.
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Biden on the brink of a big legislative win as Dems close in on climate, health bill

August 5, 2022
It’s been a successful week for President Biden after a U.S. drone strike killed al-Qaida's top leader, and with celebrations on the CHIPS and PACT acts and job numbers exceeding expectations and calming recession fears. But he is also one step closer to reaching a landmark achievement on a bill tackling climate, health care and taxes -- legislation Republicans oppose but have no path to block.
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