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Who Pays Federal Income Taxes And Who Does Not

In the first presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump said he was smart not to have paid federal taxes. Tax exemptions for individuals: who pays federal income taxes, who does not -- and why.

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What Color Is Virginia Leaning After The Presidential Debate?

Six weeks before election day, Kojo checks in on where Virginia's voters stand.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Ongoing protests in North Carolina over the police shooting of a black man. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash on national security policy after the New York bombing. And lawmakers sharply question Wells Fargo's CEO over scam accounts. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Turn Their Attention to the Upcoming Presidential Debates

In about a week, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will make their case for the White House. A preview of the first presidential debate: What the candidates are likely to discuss, their strategies, and how the debate might affect the dynamics of the race.

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What's Gone Wrong With The Language of Politics?

The New York Times' CEO on the rise of the anti-politician and the dangers of speech without accountability.

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Trump's New Luxury Hotel Opens in D.C.

What does it mean when a controversial political figure opens a prominent business in a political town?

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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Donald Trump signals a shift in his stance on immigration. After another batch of emails, The Clinton Foundation says it will make changes if Hillary Clinton becomes president. And outrage over the skyrocketing cost of the EpiPen. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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The First Amendment Meets Trump's New D.C. Hotel

When Trump's hotel opens on Pennsylvania Avenue, will you be able to protest it?

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Donald Trump's Tax Returns And Whether The Public Has The Right To Know

Donald Trump has not released his tax returns. If this continues, he'll be the first major party presidential nominee in 40 years not to disclose them. The history of tax disclosure by presidential candidates and whether the public has the right to know.

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