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The 2016 primaries are a fascinating (and sometimes confusing) part of the presidential election process. The New Republic's Brian Beutler is here to sort them out for you, with a little help from his friends.

The 2016 primaries are a fascinating (and sometimes confusing) part of the presidential election process. The New Republic's Brian Beutler is here to sort them out for you, with a little help from his friends.
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The 2016 primaries are a fascinating (and sometimes confusing) part of the presidential election process. The New Republic's Brian Beutler is here to sort them out for you, with a little help from his friends.

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The Republican Party's Descent Into the Dark Ages

7/25/2017
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It’s hard to boil down all the ways the Trump campaign and presidency have reshaped American political norms into a single conceptual frame. But in his new, best-selling book Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and The Storming of the Presidency, Businessweek’s Joshua Green has done just that. He joined New Republic Senior Editor Brian Beutler in studio to discuss the duo's impact on politics, and whether there’s any going back to how things were before.

Duration:00:37:41

The Republicans' Obamacare 'Waterloo' Moment Has Arrived

7/18/2017
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Trumpcare is dead! At least for now. Senate Republicans lack sufficient support to repeal and replace Obamacare, or do anything to the health care system on a purely partisan basis. So what happens next? Will Republicans sabotage Obamacare for revenge? Will they feel compelled to stabilize the health care system? And how will congressional Republicans’ passivity toward Trump change now that their legislative agenda is in freefall. Daily Beast politics editor Sam Stein joined New Republic...

Duration:00:49:47

The Trump-Russia Conspiracy Is Real

7/11/2017
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The Trump campaign’s efforts to collude with the Russian government against Hillary Clinton have now been established. Donald Trump’s son, Don Jr, produced emails on Tuesday that corroborate a meeting where he and the campaign’s top leadership sought compromising information about Clinton, sourced to the Russian government. Trump and his allies have been caught in a full year’s worth of lies. Republican congressional leaders have been caught covering up a conspiracy. The question now is what...

Duration:00:54:44