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Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 07:41 PM EST

Perception of Democrats in the Trump Era

Perception of Democrats in the Trump Era

Democratic voters are clearly trying to "Stop Trump" but has the passionate response to slow/impede the president muddied the party's message and have some party supporters become intolerant of...

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 07:59 PM EDT

Whitey Bulger's Death; The Taylor Swift Effect

Whitey Bulger's Death; The Taylor Swift Effect

The Reverend Irene Monroe of WGBH Radio's "All Revved Up" and Michael Curry, senior vice president, government affairs and public policy, general counsel with the Massachusetts League of Community...

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 07:44 PM EDT

Young Voters' Influence on the Midterms

Young Voters' Influence on the Midterms

Vikiana Petit-Homme, the executive director of March for Our Lives Boston, joins Sue to discuss the role teens and young voters could play in the midterm elections.

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 07:37 PM EDT

Sue's Take: Trump on Border Security

Sue's Take: Trump on Border Security

Sue provides her take on President Donald Trump's focus on border security as well as a recent border crisis across the globe.

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 09:37 PM EDT

The Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

The Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly died at the hands of Saudi men, some tied to the Crown Prince. How it happened and how the Trump administration and the international community will respond is yet to be...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 09:36 PM EDT

Contemporary Arts Festival Illuminus to Take Place

Contemporary Arts Festival Illuminus to Take Place

This Friday and Saturday night, "Illuminus," a unique contemporary arts festival, will take place in the open air of Downtown Crossing in Boston. Rosemary Sansone, president of the Downtown Boston...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 09:36 PM EDT

Boston Woman to Receive Co-Existence Award

Boston Woman to Receive Co-Existence Award

At a time when some seek to divide Americans, Colette Phillips works to bring people of different backgrounds and races together. Sue hosts Phillips, the founder of the Boston networking event group "Get...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 07:33 PM EDT

Can Ranked-Choice Voting Help Election Battles?

Can Ranked-Choice Voting Help Election Battles?

As Election Day approaches, Maine's congressional race and their "ranked choice voting" is being closely watched. Evan Falchuk, co-founder of FlipCongress.org, joins necn to discuss the upcoming...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 07:28 PM EDT

Sue's Take: Unwelcome Visitor

Sue's Take: Unwelcome Visitor

Sue provides her take on President Donald Trump on the campaign trail and his visit to Pittsburgh at a tense time in the city.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 07:47 PM EDT

Trump Threatens to End Birthright Citizenship

Trump Threatens to End Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump threatens to end birthright citizenship by executive order. This, after the military announced more than 5,000 active duty troops are being deployed to the border. Marion Davis, director...

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