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Ezra invited Avik into the famed WonkTalk studio ("Wonkdome") for an epochal, apocalyptic, health-care showdown.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 18, 2013
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Brad and Dylan discuss why Congress spends far too little time evaluating whether its policies are actually working.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 17, 2013
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Ezra Klein and Neil Irwin debate the pitfalls of the income tax system.

  • Theresa Poulson
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  • Apr 15, 2013
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Dylan Matthews and Brad Plumer discuss the gun bill that's now winding its way through the Senate.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 12, 2013
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The newly proposed federal tax on cigarettes isn't the first anti-smoking proposal that's come out of this White House.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 11, 2013
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Dylan Matthews and Ezra Klein talk about President Obama and GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's budgets and what sets them apart.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 10, 2013
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Two men enter. Two men also leave. But first, they discuss health care.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 9, 2013
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A look back at Thatcher's influence on economic policy, how she differed from Ronald Reagan, and whether she was right about the euro.

  • Theresa Poulson
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  • Apr 8, 2013
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Between the jobs report and the preview of the president's budget, WonkTalk is packed with real live news today. For instance: Will that 88,000 number stick?

  • Wonkblog
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  • Apr 5, 2013
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Ezra Klein and Sarah Kliff discuss why cancer clinics are turning away thousands of Medicare patients.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 4, 2013
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Sarah and I discuss Obama's new brain-mapping initiative and what it says about the state of U.S. science.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 3, 2013
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In today's WonkTalk, Brad and I talk through my war on Twitter, and some possible peace agreements.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 2, 2013
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According to David Stockman, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has doomed us all to a Mad Max-like dystopia of guns and canned good. Or maybe not.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 1, 2013
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The EPA is about to propose new rules to reduce the sulfur content of gasoline. Is climate change next on the agenda? Sarah and I discuss.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 29, 2013
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Dylan Matthews and I discuss a recent This American Life story about the growth of America's disability insurance program, which now costs $260 billion a year.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 28, 2013
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Young people have fueled the growing support for gay marriage, but their views haven't changed much on abortion.

  • Suzy Khimm
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  • Mar 27, 2013
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The Supreme Court has a whole lot on its plate in the first day of hearings on same-sex marriage.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Mar 26, 2013
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No time for cake: As the Affordable Care Act hits its three year anniversary, lots of daunting obstacles lie ahead.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Mar 25, 2013
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Neil Irwin and I discuss whether Cyprus could drag down the U.S. economy. He also exposes my complete and utter ignorance about NCAA basketball. Thanks, Neil.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 22, 2013
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Congress has avoided a government shutdown. The sequester seems like it's here to stay. Are lawmakers done fighting about the budget?

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 21, 2013
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