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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebeilus testifying before the House Energy & Commerce Committee. October 30, 2013 (CSPAN/Twitter)

Rep. Alan Grayson: Congress Does Not Trust the NSA | After Shutdown Fiasco, What's Next for the G.O.P.?| GOP Struggles in Big City Politics | 26 Palestinian Prisoners Released by Israel | Listeners Respond: Your Favorite Scary Halloween Stories | Blood: A Social and Scientific History | Tribal America and Moral Decision-Making

Obama's Top Health Official Apologizes For ACA Website 'Debacle'

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is on Capitol Hill today answering questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “I apologize. I am accountable to you for fixin...

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Rep. Alan Grayson: Congress Doesn't Trust the NSA

President Obama wasn't aware of many of the NSA's surveillance activities, like the one that monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to the The Washington Post. Rep. Alan...

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After Shutdown Fiasco, What's Next for the G.O.P.?

In a speech delivered at the Heritage Foundation yesterday, Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, addressed the question: "What's next for Conservatives?" It's a pertinent question, as GOP poll n...

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GOP Struggles in Big City Politics

Mayoral races are heating up across the country, but for the GOP in big cities, the future isn't as bright. On a list of the U.S.’s largest cities, you have to go down to number 13, I...

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Listeners Respond: Your Favorite Scary Halloween Stories

Takeaway listeners share scary Halloween stories from their childhood, and  R.L. Stine, the author of several scary series for children, including  "Goosebumps," describes one particu...

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Blood: A Social and Scientific History

Author Lawrence Hill's new book, “Blood: The Stuff of Life," examines the bodily fluid through its social and scientific history highlighting the power we ascribe to blood and our evo...

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Tribal America and Moral Decision-Making

Joshua Greene, author of “Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap between Us and Them,” joins The Takeaway to discuss how our collective groupings affect the moral decisions we make.

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26 Palestinian Prisoners Released by Israel

Today 26 Palestinian prisoners received a heroes welcome in the West Bank and Gaza after being released by Israel. In total, 104 prisoners are due to be released as part of a deal bro...

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