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2021 Talks

Oct 31, 2019

Comedian and candidate Ben Gleib tries a new town hall format: virtual reality. And Iowa’s Cafe Diem has been a hotspot for smaller-crowd candidates for more than 15 years.

Oct 30, 2019

Yesterday marked 50 years since the Supreme Court ruled that school districts needed to start desegregating immediately. But historical factors have cemented many forms of discrimination that still happen today. 

Oct 29, 2019

A non-RNC-sponsored GOP primary debate yesterday; and how lower-polling candidates think about their poll numbers, as the DNC winnows debate field with even harsher restrictions.

Oct 28, 2019

Pres. Trump announced the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and Speaker Pelosi didn't know about the raid that made it happen. Plus, the president went to last night's World Series game, and Rep. John Delaney brought a small donor to Saturday night's game. 

Oct 25, 2019

Rep. Tim Ryan drops out of the race, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes it into the next debate. And, the League of United Latin American Citizens held a town hall in Des Moines last night.