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The Assignment with Audie Cornish
The Assignment with Audie Cornish

Every Monday on The Assignment, host Audie Cornish explores the animating forces of American politics. It’s not about the horserace, it’s about... more

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Inside Biden's Decision

After three weeks of battling an intense debate from within his own party, President Joe Biden made a surprise announcement... more

22 Jul 2024 · 44 minutes
Why JD Vance is Trump’s VP Pick

Former President Donald Trump thrilled the Republican National Convention by entering the arena with a bandage on his right ear,... more

18 Jul 2024 · 23 minutes
Trump’s Close Call Re-Shapes the Race

America was shaken on Saturday as former president Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania.... more

15 Jul 2024 · 25 minutes
Why We Can’t Look Away From Reality TV

Reality television has turned into a sprawling industry of pimple-poppers, amazing racers, the broken hearted, docusoaps, and sooo many housewives... more

11 Jul 2024 · 31 minutes
The Cracks in the Blue Wall

Michigan and Wisconsin are Midwestern swing states with the power to make or break the election. They’re crucial bricks in... more

08 Jul 2024 · 33 minutes
What It Means to Be Patriotic

This Independence Day, as we gather around the grill and watch fireworks with our friends and families, we wanted to... more

04 Jul 2024 · 35 minutes
Georgia’s Swing-State Spotlight

During the 2020 election, there was perhaps no bigger upset than Joe Biden carrying Georgia. This was the first time... more

01 Jul 2024 · 33 minutes
What It’s Like to Be a Diplomat

Between Russia's war with Ukraine and Israel's war with Hamas, it feels like we're seeing the limits of diplomacy. Can... more

27 Jun 2024 · 31 minutes
The Key to Pennsylvania? Nikki Haley Voters

More than 158,000 Republicans cast Pennsylvania primary votes for Nikki Haley nearly two months after she quit the race for... more

24 Jun 2024 · 36 minutes
A New Generation of Storytellers

What does it mean for a news story to matter? To have impact on YOU, the audience? Does it have... more

20 Jun 2024 · 27 minutes
The Assignment with Audie Cornish
Inside Biden's Decision
The Assignment with Audie Cornish