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Political Chat: What A Difference 5 Years Makes

Host Michel Martin marks Tell Me More's 5th anniversary on NPR's airwaves by speaking with political strategists Donna Brazile and Ron Christie. They discuss the past five and next five years in politics. They examine the dividing lines of race, gender, and party, and what they mean for our political future.
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New Disclosure Rules for Political Ads

The FCC on Friday handed down new rules requiring the nation's top television stations to put information about political ads online. We explore how this will affect campaigns nationally, and in swing states like Virginia.

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Cyber Bill Passes House, But Faces Veto Threat

A new cyber security bill was ushered in through the U.S. House, but the legislation faces a veto threat from the White House.


Caro's 'Passage Of Power': LBJ's Political Genius

Robert Caro's fourth book on the life of Lyndon B. Johnson documents the master statesman's most tumultuous years — from his dismal vice presidency to his ascent to the presidency and triumphant shepherding of the 1964 Civil Rights Act through Congress.

Romney's Big-Dollar 'Bundlers' Stay Anonymous

Since 2000, every presidential nominee has revealed the names of influential supporters known as "bundlers" who persuade others to give money to a candidate. But this year, Mitt Romney's campaign is not identifying its bundlers.

Extremism In Congress: 'Even Worse Than It Looks'?

The two Washington political veterans who wrote the new book claim today's Congress is probably the most dysfunctional since the Civil War — and they aren't afraid to point fingers at who they think is to blame: the Republican Party.

The Death Of Facts In An Age Of 'Truthiness'

These days, untruths and falsehoods whisper to millions through the Internet and social media. If people are believing what they want to, then it's time to mourn for facts.

Obama Said WHAT? At The Correspondents' Dinner?

Politicians, journalists and celebrities gathered in Washington, D.C., Saturday night for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Guest host David Greene chats with veteran White House correspondent and SiriusXM host Julie Mason for a wrap-up of the night's festivities.

Profiled By The TSA? There's An App For That

Sikhs and other religious and minority groups often say they're unfairly singled out for additional screening. Now they hope to make their case with the help of a new mobile app.