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Monday
POTUS Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan
Today's program includes the latest on President Biden's trip to Asia and his remarks on Taiwan. And Russian President Zelensky calls for max sanctions against Russia, and the first Russian war criminal is convicted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Friday
Attorney General Garland unveils anti-hate crime initiatives
Today's program looks at Justice Dept steps to combat hate crimes, President Biden's speech at a computer chip plant in South Korea and Ukrainian President Zelensky calling Russia's war in Donbas "hell." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Thursday
U.S. House passes anti-gas price gouging bill
House bill to prosecute gas price gouging, FDA Commissioner on alleviating infant formula shortage, Senate passes $40B Ukraine aid and President Biden hosts leaders of Finland and Sweden on NATO expansion. Interview with Washington Post's Tyler Pager on President's trip to Asia (40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Wednesday
House debates bill to counter domestic terrorism
Today's program looks at the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act in the House following the mass shooting in Buffalo, NY, DHS Misinformation Governance Board on pause and Finland & Sweden apply for NATO membership. Interview with Politico's David Siders on Tuesday's election primaries (15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Tuesday
President Biden in Buffalo, denounces White supremacy after mass shooting
Today's program looks at President Biden's calling white supremacy a "poison" to America after the Buffalo, NY mass shooting, House Democrats' bills to ease the infant formula shortage and a House committee hearing on UFO's. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Past Programs
    May 16, 2022
    In Buffalo, Biden to confront the racism he’s vowed to fight
    Today's program has the latest on the massacre in Buffalo over the weekend, with details on President Biden's trip there tomorrow. Also, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with the President of Finland on their decision to apply to NATO. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 13, 2022
    President Biden on baby formula shortage
    Today's program includes President Biden on the baby formula shortage, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby urges Congress to pass more Ukraine funding and more on Roe v. Wade. Plus, interviews with Susan Ferrechio of The Washington Times (15) on Former Vice President Mike Pence and his endorsement of Georgia Gubanortial candidate Brian Kemp and DeArbea Walter of Business Insider (30) joins to discuss Indian Boarding Schools. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 12, 2022
    WH, House mark 1 million U.S. COVID-19 deaths
    Today's program looks at one million U.S. COVID-19 deaths with Politico's Myah Ward (4), Senate confirming Fed Chair Powell to 2nd term and Jan 6 Attack Investigative Committee subpoenas give House Republicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 11, 2022
    Senate GOP + Dem Joe Manchin block abortion rights bill
    Today's program looks at the Senate procedural vote on an abortion rights bill, Labor Dept report on inflation and Dr. Anthony Fauci on state of COVID-19 pandemic. Interview with The Hill's Morgan Chalfant on infant formula shortages (24) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 10, 2022
    President Biden says reducing inflation is top domestic priority
    Today's program looks at President Biden and Republicans' plans to bring down inflation, Treasury Secretary Yellen on economic impact of limiting access to abortion and DNI Haines on Russian President Putin's war goals in Ukraine. Interview with Washington Post Business Reporter Evan Halper (9). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 9, 2022
    White House condemns attack at Wisconsin anti-abortion office
    Today's program includes the latest on SCOTUS and Roe v. Wade. Plus, reaction to Russian President Vladamir Putin's address on Victory Day and help to lower the cost of internet services. We're joined by Alex Gangitano of The Hill with more on lowering internet costs (21). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 6, 2022
    President Biden Speaks on April Jobs Report
    Today's program includes remarks from President Joe Biden on the release of April's job numbers. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell (7) joins by phone to discuss the latest on the U.S. economy. Plus, more on the war in Ukraine Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby and WH Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Roe v. Wade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 5, 2022
    Sen. Schumer schedules procedural vote on abortion rights bill
    Ukrainian Amb to U.S. on Russia's military plans for May 9th Victory Day holiday, interview with Reuters' David Shepardson on the China competition bill in Congress (13) and Senate leader sets a vote on Roe v. Wade abortion rights bill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 4, 2022
    Fed Chair Powell on 0.5% rate hike: reducing inflation 'essential'
    Interviews with Axios' Neil Irwin on Federal Reserve's raising interest rates 0.5% to tame inflation (5) and The Hill's Rebecca Beitsch on DHS Misinformation Governance Board (24), and Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) at Reagan Presidential Library on the future of the Republican Party. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 3, 2022
    Supreme Court confirms abortion draft opinion is real, will investigate leak
    Today's program looks at the leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion overturning the right to abortion, President Biden at weapons plant in Alabama on aid to Ukraine and World Press Freedom Day. Interview with Bloomberg's Steven Dennis (18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 2, 2022
    GA & OH GOP primaries to test former President Trump's influence
    Today's program looks at the primary elections in Georgia & Ohio, State Dept warning Russia may try to annex more Ukrainian territory and President Biden at Walter Mondale's funeral. Interview with Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com political reporter Seth Richardson (14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 29, 2022
    Pentagon Announces U.S. Has Begun Weapons Training with Ukrainian Armed Forces in Germany
    The latst on the Pentagon's plans to begin weapons training with Ukrainian Armed Forces, House Members hold a hearing on Covid-19 and Public Health, plus a deep dive into student loan forgiveness with Joey Garrison of USA Today (15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 28, 2022
    U.S. economy shrinks 1.4% Jan-Mar, but recession unlikely
    GDP 1st Quarter report showing the economy shrank, House & Senate Dem plan to reduce gas prices, FDA to ban menthol cigarettes and President asks for $33B more for Ukraine. Interview with Wall Street Journal's Sarah Chaney Cambon (7). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 27, 2022
    DHS Sec Mayorkas: "we have effectively managed the border crisis"
    Today's program looks at DHS Sec Mayorkas before a House committee on immigration and Title 42 ending, U.S.-Russia prisoner swap and Madeleine Albright funeral. Interview with E&E News' Nick Sobczyk on possible bipartisan energy & climate bill (33). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 26, 2022
    VP Kamala Harris tests positive for COVID-19
    VP Kamala Harris tests positive for COVID-19, interview with USA Today's John Fritze on SCOTUS case on "Remain in Mexico" immigration policy (5), latest on Russia's war in Ukraine, and Attorney General Merrick Garland on the Hunter Biden investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 25, 2022
    Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B and will privatize company
    Today's program includes the latest on Ukraine with Sec. of State Antony Blinken and Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin. Plus, Republicans visit the border, Congress returns from recess, and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) discusses long covid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 22, 2022
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) Testifies at Administrative Hearing
    Today's program includes the latest on the hearing on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and audio released from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Both deal with the fallout from the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. We speak with Max Greenwood of The Hill (7) and Juliegrace Brufke of The Washington Examiner (20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 21, 2022
    President Biden sending $800M more military aid to Ukraine
    President Biden announces more military aid for Ukraine, Treasury Sec Yellen on walking out of G20 meeting when Russian official was speaking and former President Obama on confronting online disinformation. Interview with CFR's Matthias Matthijs on the French Presidential election (17). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 20, 2022
    President Putin says new ICBM will make enemies "think twice"
    Today's program looks at Russia's test launch of a new ICBM, latest on Russia's war in Ukraine and DHS Secretary Mayorkas in Panama on U.S. immigration policy. Interview with The Hill's Aris Folley on federal marijuana legalization bills in Congress (39). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 19, 2022
    British PM apologizes again for COVID lockdown breach, will not resign
    Today's program looks at calls for British PM Johnson to resign over COVID lockdown violations and Russia FM Lavrov ruling out using nuclear weapons. Interviews with The Atlantic's Tom McTague in London (7) and The Hill's Mike Lillis on U.S. House committee leader term limits (42). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 18, 2022
    Airline & public transit mask mandate struck down
    Federal judge voids airline & public transit mask mandate, new federal land oil drilling leases, Russian President claims no economic harm over Ukraine war sanctions, Tax Day, and WH Easter Egg Roll returns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 15, 2022
    POTUS Biden not set to visit Ukraine, White House says
    Today's program includes the latest on the war in Ukraine, remarks from CIA Director William Burns, and an interview with David Weigel of The Washington Post on Democrats, Redistricting, and a trip to the Supreme Court (17). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 14, 2022
    Russian warship sunk after claimed Ukrainian missile attack
    Today's program looks at reports President Biden will send a top U.S. official to Ukraine, Russian warship sinking after attack and U.S. lawmakers making a surprise visit to Taiwan. Interview with Des Moines Register's Brianne Pfannenstiel on DNC changing presidential primary state order (29). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 13, 2022
    NYC subway shooting suspect arrested, charged
    Today's program looks at the capture of NYC subway mass shooting suspect Frank R. James, Gov. Greg Abbot (R-TX) on a deal to ease border truck inspections, CDC extends transit mask mandate, and U.S. sending $800M more military aid to Ukraine. Interview with Texas Tribune reporter Mitchell Ferman (10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 12, 2022
    NYC Police Commissioner: subway mass shooting not terrorism
    Today's program looks at the mass shooting in the subway in Brooklyn, NY, Labor Department's inflation report and reports of Russian use of chemical weapons in Mariupol, Ukraine. Interview with Heritage Foundation Economist Peter St. Onge (18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 11, 2022
    POTUS Biden announces ban on unlicensed ghost gun kits
    Today's program includes President Biden's announcement of a new rule to regulate and limit the proliferation of so-called “ghost guns” and nominates Steve Dettelbach to be ATF director. We'll also have more on Ukraine and the week ahead in Washington with Tyler Pager of The Washington Post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 8, 2022
    ‘We’ve made it’: Justice Jackson marks historic achievement
    Today's program includes more with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the incoming Supreme Court Justice. Today, she spoke at the White House on the historic significance of becoming the first black woman to sit on the nation's highest court. We talked to Joseph Clark of the Washington Times (20) with more on Ukraine and Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 7, 2022
    Senate votes 53-47 to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
    Today's program looks at Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Congress passes bills to deny Russia normal trade relations & to ban Russian energy imports and Speaker Pelosi tests positive for COVID-19. Interview with The New Statesman's Emily Tamkin on prosecuting war crimes (13). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 6, 2022
    Congress pushes oil company CEO's on high gas prices
    Today's program looks at a House hearing with oil company executives on high gas prices, President Biden announces new sanctions against Russia and House holds former Trump aides Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino in contempt for not cooperating with Jan 6 investigation. Interview with MarketWatch's Steven Goldstein (13). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 5, 2022
    Ukrainian President calls for Russian war crimes prosecution
    Ukrainian President Zelensky calls on UN Security Council to prosecute Russian war crimes, former President Obama returns to White House to talk about Affordable Health Care Act and Senate preparing to take up $10 billion pandemic prep bill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 4, 2022
    Supreme Court nominee moving out of committee to Senate floor
    Today's program looks at the Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden calling for Russian President Putin to be put on trial for war crimes and GOP State Attorneys General sue the Biden Administration over repeal of immigration rule Title 42. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 1, 2022
    March jobs report: Payrolls rise by 431,000 as unemployment rate falls to 3.6%
    Today's program looks at the release of the March job numbers with Jeffry Bartash of MarketWatch (5) and the House passed legislation legalizing weed. We talk with Politico's cannabis reporter Natalie Fertig for the latest (20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 31, 2022
    President Biden orders 'unprecedented" oil release to reduce gas prices
    Today's program looks at release of 180 million barrels of oil from the SPR, Sen. Graham (R-SC) to vote against Supreme Court nomination and House passes bill to cap insulin costs. Interview with Wall Street Journal's Tim Puko (6). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 30, 2022
    AP: Title 42 asylum limits to end in May
    Today's program looks at Title 42 immigrant asylum limits ending, President Biden on COVID-19 program funding, Sen. Collins first GOP to say she will vote for SCOTUS nominee. Interview with The Hill's Nate Weixel on FY'23 health care spending (11). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 29, 2022
    U.S. skeptical Russia is scaling back war in Ukraine
    Today's program looks at Russia's claiming it is pulling back military forces from Ukraine's capital and another city, OMB Director before the House Budget and late Rep. Don Young lies in state. Interview with Military Times' Leo Shane (13). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 28, 2022
    Biden’s budget plan: Higher taxes on rich, lower deficits
    Today President Biden outlined the administration’s 2023 budget request to Congress. You'll also hear from Administration officials on their own budgets. Plus, the Senate Judiciary Committee holds the vote on the SCOTUS nomination of Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson to April 4th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 25, 2022
    President Biden in Brussels on Reducing Europe's Dependence on Russian Energy
    Today's program includes the latest on President Biden's trip to Brussels and Poland. Plus more on what is next for Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 24, 2022
    President Biden calls for Russia to be expelled from G20
    Today's program looks at President Biden's meetings at NATO HQ on Russia's war in Ukraine, Supreme Court confirmation hearing with ABA and interest group witnesses and VP Kamala Harris on house appraisal bias Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 23, 2022
    Highlights of Confirmation Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Day 3
    Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testified for a third day at her confirmation hearing to be a Supreme Court justice before the Senate Judiciary Committee. She responded to questions on a variety of issues including limitations on executive power, court packing, overturning Supreme Court precedent, and being a defense attorney. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 23, 2022
    U.S. says Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine
    Today's program looks at U.S. determining Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine and Day 3 of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Interview with The Hill's Emily Brooks on House Republican issues conference in Florida (34). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 22, 2022
    Highlights of Confirmation Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Day 2
    Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testified at her confirmation hearing to be a Supreme Court justice before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 22, 2022
    Senators question Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
    Today's program looks at Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson's Senate confirmation hearing and President Biden's trip to Europe to discuss Russia's war in Ukraine with NATO leaders. Interview with Politico's legal affairs reporter Josh Gerstein (18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 21, 2022
    Confirmation Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Introductions and Opening Statement
    On the first day of her confirmation hearing, Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson gave opening remarks to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. She is introduced by retired DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Griffith and University of Pennsylvania Law School Professor Lisa Fairfax. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 21, 2022
    Judge Jackson gives opening statement: ‘I decide cases from a neutral posture’
    Today's program includes opening statements from the first day of Supreme Court Confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Plus, we talk about the situation in Ukraine and President Biden's trip to NATO and Poland later this week with Peter Brookes of The Heritage Foundation (25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 18, 2022
    Biden warns China against helping Russia
    Today the latest on President Biden's call with China's leader Xi Jinping. Plus warning that China should not aid Russia at this time. Plus we're joined on the phone by Alice Ollstein of Politico to talk about congressional aid for COVID-19 (25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 17, 2022
    Irish PM's positive COVID test limits St. Pat's Day DC meetings
    Today's program looks at Irish Prime Minister in Washington for St. Patrick's Day, House passing a bill end 'normal trade relations' status for Russia & Ukraine. Interview with Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) on IRS Commissioner promising to fix unprocessed tax return backlog (32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 16, 2022
    Ukrainian President: to U.S. lawmakers: 'We need you right now'
    Today's program looks at Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speech to the U.S. Congress, asking for a no-fly zone, fighter jets and anti-aircraft missiles; Fed Reserve raising interest rates and Chinese gov't accused of trying to suppress dissent in U.S. Interview with The Hill's Morgan Chalfant (20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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