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This week on Matter of Fact, will “Medicare for All” become a litmus test for Democratic presidential candidates? Soledad O’Brien talks with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) is the chair of the Medicare for All Congressional Caucus. Native American women are murdered ten times more than non-Native women. Now, their families searching for justice on their own. 

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    November 16, 2019

    Dear World: A Collection of Messages Speaking Out to You

    November 16, 2019

    A picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes it speaks one whole truth. “D...

  • America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    Cities across the United States are fighting gentrification in some of their poo...

  • House Republicans Are Choosing not Run for Reelection. Can They Take Back the House?

    November 16, 2019

    House Republicans Are Choosing not Run for Reelection. Can They Take Back the House?

    November 16, 2019

    So far, at least 20 U.S. House Republicans have chosen choosing not to run for r...

  • No Insurance Needed: Pittsburgh doctor takes a flat-fee approach to medicine with $35 fee

    November 2, 2019

    No Insurance Needed: Pittsburgh doctor takes a flat-fee approach to medicine with $35 fee

    November 2, 2019

    If you think the health care system is broken in the United States, you are not ...

  • Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Paying for college continues to be one of the persistent political questions fac...

  • Where does the money go? Breaking down the costs of college

    November 2, 2019

    Where does the money go? Breaking down the costs of college

    November 2, 2019

    States are struggling to balance tuition increases with access. Often parents ar...

  • The politics of pot are changing with Illinois predicted to expunge an estimated 800,000 marijuana convictions

    October 26, 2019

    The politics of pot are changing with Illinois predicted to expunge an estimated 800,000 marijuana convictions

    October 26, 2019

    In January, Illinois will become the first state to legalize the possession and ...

  • Poisoned Politics: The ongoing fight to clean up Chicago's 'toxic doughnut'

    October 26, 2019

    Poisoned Politics: The ongoing fight to clean up Chicago's 'toxic doughnut'

    October 26, 2019

    Our listening tour rolls into Chicago. Altgeld Gardens, a housing project once d...

  • America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    Cities across the United States are fighting gentrification in some of their poo...

  • Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Paying for college continues to be one of the persistent political questions fac...

  • Poisoned Politics: The ongoing fight to clean up Chicago's 'toxic doughnut'

    October 26, 2019

    Poisoned Politics: The ongoing fight to clean up Chicago's 'toxic doughnut'

    October 26, 2019

    Our listening tour rolls into Chicago. Altgeld Gardens, a housing project once d...

  • Charleston’s Chronic Flooding: How the city plans to survive as sea levels rise

    September 21, 2019

    Charleston’s Chronic Flooding: How the city plans to survive as sea levels rise

    September 21, 2019

    As coastal cities deal with the impact of climate change and rising sea levels, ...

  • Trade Wars and Climate Change: Farmers in rural Michigan get candid about their struggles

    August 24, 2019

    Trade Wars and Climate Change: Farmers in rural Michigan get candid about their struggles

    August 24, 2019

    In rural Michigan, farmers are struggling with climate change and trade wars. Th...

  • Lift Every Voice: Why black women are a political force in Michigan

    August 24, 2019

    Lift Every Voice: Why black women are a political force in Michigan

    August 24, 2019

    As part of our ongoing Listening Tour, we examine the political power of black w...

  • A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    The two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead are right now spurring ...

  • Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimination

    July 13, 2019

    Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimination

    July 13, 2019

    California is the first state in the country to ban racial discrimination based ...

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