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This Is Not Normal Episode 29: The Credit Game



Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss how everyone wants to take credit for the Democrats’ Election Day victories, and the Republican tax reform mess.

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This Is Not Normal Episode 28: Flake Flakes



Bill Scher and Traci Olsen dissect the meaning of Sen. Jeff Flake’s abandonment of his re-election campaign.

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This Is Not Normal Episode 27: Yet Another Massacre



Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss what can be done to end the gun violence epidemic.

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This Is Not Normal Episode 26: Spiteful Republicans and Overeager Democrats



Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss why Republican can’t quit Obamacare repeal and why Sen. Chuck Schumer is a little too happy to deal with Trump.

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This Is Not Normal Episode 25: Single Payer Buzzkill



Bill Scher recounts for Traci Olsen the calm, measured reaction to his recent Politico article about Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill.

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This Is Not Normal Episode 24: Special Edition with Carl Cannon, Author of “On This Date”



A conversation about how history gives us perspective on the Trump presidency, with Real Clear Politics Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon and author of the new history book “On This Date.”

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This Is Not Normal Episode 23: Populism vs. Pragmatism



Bill Scher, Traci Olsen and special guest Bob Williams debate why Democrats struck out in the special elections.

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This Is Not Normal Episode 22: Just A Regular Thursday In The White House



Bill Scher and Traci Olsen discuss the Comey testimony, the Paris pullout fallout and the Qatar cutoff.

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Real Clear Politics: Corporations Support Paris Accord. Progressives, Take Note.

“The standard progressive narrative tells us that corporate influence is why we can’t have nice things. But a “nearly united corporate front” of Big Business, according to the New York Times, sided with the left and tried to persuade President Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris climate pact. …when it came to an issue of critical importance to the fate of the planet, these corporations fought on the right side of history. Progressives should take note, as they need all the help they can get.” (Click here for more.)

The DMZ: June 2, 2017

With Matt Lewis, discussing the Paris pullout.

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