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The Latest On The 2016 Presidential Race

Pressure mounts for both Republican and Democratic presidential hopefuls: primary results from Michigan and Mississippi plus Republican contests in Idaho and Hawaii. Join us for the latest on the race for delegates.

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Jane Bryant Quinn: "How To Make Your Money Last"

A longtime personal finance commentator explains how to stretch your retirement savings including advice on sound investment strategies when interest rates are low and how to put together a budget that matches spending to future income estimates.

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Matthew Desmond: "Evicted"

Eviction has increased dramatically in recent decades. The stories of eight families whose lives are transformed by eviction and what they tell us about the relationship between poverty and housing in America.

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Democrats Debate In Michigan: Where They Stand On The Latest Issues

The Democratic candidates hold what could be a pivotal debate in Flint, Michigan. How they fared, where they stand on the latest issues, and how their positions have evolved.

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Farewell to Downton Abbey

The final episode of Downton Abbey airs on Masterpiece on PBS Sunday, March 6. We'll discuss the appeal of the international hit and look at the history that inspired this upstairs-downstairs British drama.

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The Supreme Court Hears A Major Abortion Case For The First Time In Nearly A Decade

For the first time in years, a major abortion case is before the Supreme Court. At issue is whether a new Texas law restricts women’s access to abortion. What the outcome could mean for abortion rights nationwide.

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Are Music Audiences In D.C. More Subdued Than Others?

Some say music audiences in D.C. seem less energetic than those in other places. Is this true? And if so, why? It's our latest question asked by WAMU listeners as part of What's With Washington.
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Analysis Of Super Tuesday Results And The Race For The Presidential Nominations

Primary voters in thirteen states weigh in on Democratic and Republican presidential candidates: Join us to discuss what Super Tuesday results mean for front runner candidates and the race ahead.

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Galvanizing The Asian-American Vote In Virginia

In Virginia, presidential candidates from both parties are seeing opportunities in the state's growing Asian-American electorate.

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The Era Of The Georgetown Salon: "The City of Conversation"

The fabled Georgetown salons of yore were where Beltway power players from both sides of the aisle gathered to schmooze and socialize. "The City of Conversation" at Arena Stage chronicles the decades-long decline of the salon and the political camaraderie that thrived at those elegant parties through the story of one powerful hostess and her family.

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