Full episode - November 16, 2018
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Full episode - November 13, 2018
Doctors On Gun Violence: "This Is Our Lane"  The NRA told doctors to "stay in their lane," and not take on the issue of gun violence. Doctors said: no way. How Criminal Justice Fared in the Midterms — and Why Conservative Support Mattered Criminal justice reform was on the ballot in at least a dozen states, and conservative support was crucial in several victories.  Michelle Obama Shines Light on Infertility Struggles of Black Women In her memoir, Michelle Obama opens up about her experience with a miscarriage and IVF. It has placed a focus on the issues that black women deal with when it comes to fertility. Guests: Dr. Sue Bornstein Dr. Megan Ranney Nicole Lewis Bill Hammond Dr. Desiree McCarthy-Keith You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 12, 2018
Devastating Fires Rage Throughout California The Camp Fire has already been marked as the deadliest fire in recent California history. Trial Over 2020 Census Citizenship Question Enters Second Week The State of New York, along with more than a dozen other states and cities, is suing the Commerce Department, arguing that a citizenship question was added improperly to the census. Counts and Recounts: Contested Races and How We Decide Them An update on the tightest midterm races that still don't have an official winner, and a look at the rules that govern our process of counting and recounting votes in the U.S. One Hundred Years After Armistice, What Lessons Can Be Learned From World War I? Millions of lives were lost in World War I, and with no clear outcome, Armistice Day reminds us of the dangers of nationalism and imperialism. How are Veterans and Members of the Military Reacting to Trump? With President Trump missing out on a WWI commemoration event, how are members of the military responding to him? Guests: Jenny Hamel Hansi Lo Wang William Stewart Elana Schor  Rob Richie Geoffrey Corn You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 10, 2018
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Full episode - November 09, 2018
The Case for Speaker Pelosi, Again In 2007, Nancy Pelosi became the first woman to lead the House of Representatives. She wants her job back.   With Democrats in the House, Will a Divided Government Be Able to Govern? While Democrats will no longer be locked out of power completely, it's unclear what they'll be able to accomplish with Republicans still in control of the White House and Senate. Congressional Firsts: Newly Elected Democrat Angie Craig Will Represent Minnesota Swing District Amy Walter talks with Angie Craig about being the first openly gay person elected to Congress from Minnesota. Jim Acosta's Ejection Raises Questions About Role of White House Press Corps After President Trump's sprawling post-election news conference, there are questions about the effectiveness of the White House Press Corps. After the Midterms, What Should We Expect for these Next Two Years Under Trump? The 2020 campaign may take place under the shadow of deepening partisan divisions. Guests: John Lawrence Susan Glasser Paul Kane Angie Craig Olivier Knox Sara Fagen Doug Sosnik  You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 08, 2018
A New DOJ, Sans Sessions Sessions is out. We explore the decision and what it could mean for the Mueller investigation and the future of the Trump Administration. A Post-Midterm Look at the Nation's Judicial Landscape The midterms are changing the face of America's courts, from the local level all the way up. Gunman Opens Fire Killing 12 at California Bar  The dead included the gunman and a sheriff’s sergeant who was the first officer inside the bar. Medicaid Expansion was on the Ballot in Three States Voters in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah all approved ballot measures to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Since 2016, Have We Learned Anything About Rural Voters? Some states in the Midwest did experience a "blue wave" of their own. Grading The Media's Election Performance  Did journalists get the midterm elections story right?  Guests: Erin Banco Alicia Bannon Claudia Bill-de la Peña Tami Luhby Sarah Smarsh Stuart Gerson Alex Pareene You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 07, 2018
Election Roundup: Voters Choose Divided Government  It’s the day after Election Day, so what do we know?  After Losing the House, Republican Party Charts New Path Forward What does the loss of the House of Representatives mean for the Republican Party and President Trump's agenda? Midterms 2018: How Ballot Measures Fared Around the Country  We get an update on various ballot measures from states around the country. 1.5 Million Ex-Felons in Florida Regain Voting Rights  Over million people in Florida regained the right to vote, the largest single enfranchisement since the Voting Rights Act of 1965. When Voting Problems Become Voter Suppression We explore reports of voter suppression and intimidation and the impact these tactics may have had on the outcome of the vote.  A Night of Firsts: Women and Underrepresented Groups Make History  Native American women and Muslim women are among the groups to be represented in Congress for the first time. Guests: Deb Haaland Rashida Tlaib Amy Walter Errin Haines Whack  Yamiche Alcindor  Doug Heye Kirk Carapezza Marisa Lagos Jason Rosenbaum Steve Bousquet  Brenda Wright What song represents the way you’re feeling today? Listen to The Takeaway's crowdsourced playlist. Call us at 877-8-MY-TAKE or send us a tweet with your anthem for the day after the election.  You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 06, 2018
Voting is one of the most important forms of civic engagement. But Americans have engaged with their communities in all sorts of ways. Today's episode of The Takeaway explores the ways in which we are giving back to our communities and trying to make a change at the local level. Guests:  Priya Parker  Hollie Russon  Joseph Liberti Bradford Fitch Andrea Blackman Stacy Palmer Alan Yarborough Bill Steverson You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 05, 2018
Tallahassee Shooting: The Link Between Right-Wing Extremism and Misogyny The gunman had previously posted videos and audio files online, railing against women and people of color. Should Corporations Pay More to Fund Homeless Services? Bay Area Voters Will Decide Three city ballot initiatives in California on raising corporate taxes to pay for homeless services have split the tech industry and local politicians.  In Washington State, Climate Change is on the Ballot. Can It Help Alleviate the Effects of Carbon Emissions? The measure attempts to limit carbon emissions. But the amount of money opposing this initiative is making it the most expensive ballot measure in state history. Remembering Marie Colvin, as a New Film Brings Her Story to the Big Screen War correspondent Marie Colvin braved war zones to show the world the human toll of conflict. We remember her legacy and hear about a new film bringing her story back to life.  Roxane Gay Gets Being Disillusioned, But She Still Wants You to Vote The writer argues there is too much at stake to sit this election out. Guests: Heidi Beirich Julia Reinstein Marisa Lagos John Ryan Paul Conroy Matthew Heineman Lynsey Addario Roxane Gay You can connect with The Takeaway on Twitter, Facebook, or on our show page at TheTakeaway.org.
Full episode - November 02, 2018
This week on Politics with Amy Walter, with Election Day 2018 just days away, we look at where things stand heading into Tuesday. Also on the show, local reporters from Georgia and Florida bring us the latest on what could be historic gubernatorial victories. Plus, a writer for FiveThirtyEight weighs in on whether voters can trust what the polls are predicting this time around.

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