What A Day

What A Day

What A Day

CATEGORY: News
What A Day cuts through all the chaos and clickbait to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 15 minutes. Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the biggest news of the day, share important stories you may have missed, and show you what “Fox & Friends” would sound like if it were hosted by two people whose parents read to them as children. New episodes Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. EST.
  1. January 27, 2021
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    All In A Hundred Days Work
    Impeachment is moving forward in the Senate despite a Republican effort to dismiss it yesterday, but a conviction next month doesn't seem likely.Meanwhile, Senate leaders finally came to an agreement on Monday…
  2. January 26, 2021
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    Life With The Fast Strains
    Pfizer and Moderna say their vaccines may be less effective against a new coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa. In California, Governor Gavin Newsom somewhat inexplicably lifted statewide stay-a…
  3. January 25, 2021
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    Anarchy In The GOP
    The House is expected to send the article of impeachment to the Senate today, with the trial set to begin the week of February 8th. There’s a distinct lack of harmony right now in the GOP, with House members wh…
  4. January 22, 2021
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    Not Throwing Away My Shot
    Biden released a 200-page national plan yesterday to centralize the COVID response effort, along with a flurry of executive orders and directives targeted at the health crisis. Plus, a more candid Dr. Fauci did…
  5. January 21, 2021
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    Malarkey: Eliminated
    Yesterday was inauguration day, which saw President Biden give his first speech as president on themes of unity, the division in our country, and a need to get back to telling the truth. Kamala Harris was sworn…
  6. January 20, 2021
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    Hello, Goodbiden
    Trump leaves office today after four years of hellish incompetence. We reflect on the challenges President Biden and Vice-President Harris will inherit as they takeover.The Senate trial for Trump’s impeachment…
  7. January 19, 2021
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    Executive Order Up
    Over the weekend, Biden’s team announced the president-elect’s agenda for the first ten days of his term, plus a dozen or so executive actions Biden intends to sign on Inauguration Day. We discuss.Tomorrow's in…
  8. January 15, 2021
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    Meet Joe Bill
    Biden unveiled his proposal for a $1.9 trillion COVID rescue package yesterday, which includes $1,400 stimulus checks, an increase in federal unemployment benefits, plus $160 billion for a national vaccine prog…
  9. January 14, 2021
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    Virginia Is For Voters
    In today’s big impeachment update, the House votes to endorse the impeachment inquiry. Next up, public hearings. Uh… who needs Disney Plus? The whole Virginia state legislature is up for re-election next Tuesda…
  10. January 14, 2021
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    Impeachment Vote And New Findings From The Tulsa Mas…
    Today House Democrats are expected to formally vote to impeach Donald Trump. He now joins Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton on the Mt. Rushmore of impeached presidents. Two mass graves have been found in Tulsa, O…
  11. January 14, 2021
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    Meme-Lord Mike Bloomberg
    Major US newspaper publisher McClatchy, which owns The Miami Herald and dozens of other daily newspapers around the country, has filed for bankruptcy. We discuss what we’re missing out on when local journalism…
  12. January 14, 2021
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    If You Have A Stalled Economy And Need Cash Now
    Yesterday, three states voted in the first post-pandemic-declaration elections of the presidential primary, and former Vice President Joe Biden won in all three. Plus, we interview Democratic Senator Ron Wyden…
  13. January 14, 2021
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    Relief Reloaded with Rep. Pramila Jayapal
    Lawmakers are considering a second relief package to provide assistance to people who were left out of the last bill. Some also want to add a rent moratorium, Medicare and Medicaid expansion, and more. We talk…
  14. January 14, 2021
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    The Covid Is Coming From Inside The White House
    Top US health officials are self-isolating and quarantining after a couple White House employees tested positive for coronavirus. Plus, new data reveal a racial bias in enforcement of stay-at-home orders in the…
  15. January 14, 2021
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    MPD Unplugged
    Minneapolis City Council members have said they intend to disband the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a community-based public safety model. On the federal level, Democrats will introduce refo…
  16. January 14, 2021
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    More Police Money, More Police Problems
    More than a third of states are seeing increases in Covid-19 cases in the last week. It’s hard to draw conclusions about what’s behind that trend—among states that reopened early, some are seeing cases plateau,…
  17. January 14, 2021
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    Teacher Buffering
    The last time we spoke with Monise Seward, a 6th grade special education teacher in Georgia, it was April and schools had just begun to tackle remote learning. It's now the new year, and her class remains compl…
  18. January 14, 2021
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    Still No Justice For Breonna Taylor
    Yesterday, the grand jury in Jefferson County, Kentucky announced that only one of the officers who shot at Breonna Taylor would be indicted… and that officer’s charges don’t have anything to do with Taylor’s k…
  19. January 14, 2021
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    Veeping With The Enemy
    Last night was the first and only vice presidential debate, with Senator Kamala Harris and VP Mike Pence facing off. Their conversation covered police killings of Black Americans, Trump’s response to the pandem…
  20. January 14, 2021
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    A More Muted Presidential Debate
    Last night Biden and Trump faced off in the second and final presidential debate. It was less interrupt-y and the candidates discussed everything from the pandemic to climate change and racism. We break down wh…

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