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A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

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A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

    MARTIN SHORT!!!

    MARTIN SHORT!!!

    MARTIN SHORT!!! Plus Al Commentary on SCOTUS & Jan. 6.

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    • 51 min
    Daniel Goldman, Legal Analyst, on the Jan. 6th Hearings

    Daniel Goldman, Legal Analyst, on the Jan. 6th Hearings

    Chief Counsel for the House Managers in (the 1st) Trump Impeachment Weighs In.

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    • 43 min
    Author Anne Nelson on the 60-year history of the vast right-wing shadow network

    Author Anne Nelson on the 60-year history of the vast right-wing shadow network

    Nelson lays out how this all brought us to January 6th.

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    • 47 min
    Ali Noorani on Immigration

    Ali Noorani on Immigration

    Former director of the National Immigration Forum on The Border, DACA, Great Replacement Theory, Ukraine and Afghan Refugees

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    • 52 min
    Carol Leonnig of WaPo and Ryan Reilly of NBC Preview this Week’s January 6th Hearings

    Carol Leonnig of WaPo and Ryan Reilly of NBC Preview this Week’s January 6th Hearings

    Leonnig and Reilly on what to expect and possible gamechangers

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    • 52 min
    Patton Oswalt!

    Patton Oswalt!

    On Comedy – Seriously – But More Funnily

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    • 1 hr 1 min

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43 Ratings

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