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Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 08:36 PM EDT

Could Baghdad Fall?

Could Baghdad Fall?

Why does the White House say ISIS advances in Iraq and Syria aren't a "light our hair on fire" moment? Peter Krause, Middle East expert and assistant professor at Boston College, joined necn to discuss.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 08:30 PM EDT

Final Days of Church Vigil?

Final Days of Church Vigil?

Will church occupiers surrender? Jon Rogers of Friends of St. Frances X. Cabrini and Atty. Mary Beth Carmody joined necn to discuss scenarios for the May 29 deadline to end the 10-year vigil at a Scituate...

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 09:05 PM EDT

Political Lessons From Barney Frank

Political Lessons From Barney Frank

Barney Frank, the first member of Congress to have a same-sex marriage, joined necn to discuss his political career.

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11:04 PM EDT

Too Many Candidates?

Too Many Candidates?

Republican Massachusetts Sen. Bob Hedlund of Weymouth and Democratic Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson join Michelle McPhee on Broadside to discuss the growing list of 2016 presidential candidates.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 07:45 PM EDT

Did Art Walk Out the Door?

Did Art Walk Out the Door?

Dig Boston reporter Chris Faraone joins Michelle McPhee on Broadside to discuss the investigation into two valuable prints missing from Boston Public Library.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 08:37 PM EDT

Leadership Deals on Beacon Hill

Leadership Deals on Beacon Hill

Republican Massachusetts Rep. Shaunna O'Connell of Taunton joins Michelle McPhee to discuss how the future of the MBTA is being decided behind closed doors.

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