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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

    Jobs Are Open But People Of Color And Women Are Struggling To Return To Work

    Jobs Are Open But People Of Color And Women Are Struggling To Return To Work

    The labor market shifted dramatically during the pandemic, and as employers once again begin to hire, many black and brown Americans are finding it difficult to return to work. Plus, women are participating less in the workforce than in the 1980s. We look at the reasons why.

    This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe and Labor and Workplace correspondent Andrea Hsu.

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    • 14 min
    How Safe Are Kids Online? Senators Ask TikTok, Snapchat, And YouTube

    How Safe Are Kids Online? Senators Ask TikTok, Snapchat, And YouTube

    TikTok and Snapchat appeared for the first time before Congress alongside YouTube to answer questions about how safe their platforms are for young people. Senators are calling for regulations, the company representatives agreed, but dodged any real commitments.

    This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, political reporter Miles Parks, and tech reporter Bobby Allyn.

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    • 13 min
    The Facebook Papers Show How Quickly Radicalization Can Happen Online

    The Facebook Papers Show How Quickly Radicalization Can Happen Online

    Thousands of leaked documents from Facebook were viewed by more news organizations over the weekend including NPR. The internal sources show the company struggling with how to combat misinformation and researchers worrying about the impact of the platform.

    This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, political reporter Miles Parks, and tech correspondent Shannon Bond.

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    • 14 min
    You Should Pay Attention To The Virginia Governor's Race

    You Should Pay Attention To The Virginia Governor's Race

    The off-year election is the first test of how people are feeling ahead of a consequential midterm season for the Biden administration. And will the Justice Department prosecute Trump ally Steve Bannon for ignoring an order to appear before Congress?

    This episode: demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, WVTF reporter Jahd Khalil, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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    • 25 min
    What Will Survive Negotiations In Biden's Trillion-Plus Dollar Social Programs Bill?

    What Will Survive Negotiations In Biden's Trillion-Plus Dollar Social Programs Bill?

    The White House continues to negotiate with Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona over the president's social programs package. Core climate and community college provisions are on the chopping block, but the bill is still expected to come in at well over a trillion dollars.

    This episode: demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

    • 14 min
    Will Democrats Change The Senate Rules To Pass Voting Rights Legislation?

    Will Democrats Change The Senate Rules To Pass Voting Rights Legislation?

    Another high-profile voting rights push has failed because it did not attract enough Republican support to reach the de facto 60-vote threshold needed to pass legislation through the Senate. Will Democrats change the rules to pass their civil rights legislation with a simple majority?

    This episode: demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, politics and racial justice correspondent Juana Summers, and White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe.

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