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Race, Politics and Religion: How Do We Get To A Jonah Moment?

Oct 6, 2017
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The concept of race, religion and politics have been making the news. But it was the incident in Charlottesville that brought the issue to light yet again, leading people to speak out. A descendant of Gen. Robert E Lee, Pastor Robert Lee IV spoke out at this year's MTV Video Music Awards denouncing racism and white supremacy.

Republican Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana are defending their proposal to replace Obamacare today in a Senate hearing.  The Senate Finance Committee begins its deliberations on the bill around 2:00 PM Eastern Time.

President Trump tweets a lot. With tens of millions of followers on Twitter, Trump proposes policy, shares his latest actions and reacts to the news. But 140 characters rarely gives the full context. Here, NPR attempts to do just that for key tweets.
 

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Dan Woods spoke with Jason Sides, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Religion at Southeast Missouri State University about some of the ballot initiatives in Missouri.
 

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KRCU's Dan Woods sat down with Jason Sides, Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Southeast Missouri State University on October 26, 2016. They discussed a variety of political topics including the Senate race in Missouri.
 

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