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Does Beto O’Rourke have something to say?

Jenna Johnson talks to Beto O’Rourke after his bid for U.S. Senate. Matt Zapotosky on the confirmation hearing for an attorney general nominee. Plus, Drew Harwell on how his YouTube search for “RBG” yielded unexpected results.
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On the border with Beto O’Rourke
For at least two hours, 2020 campaign reporter Jenna Johnson walked with Democratic former Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke in Texas. Johnson tells host Martine Powers about the conversation they had about the border and what, if any, ideas the potential presidential candidate may have on the matter.

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William Barr faces lawmakers in confirmation hearing
Matt Zapotosky, a national security reporter for The Post, talks with Martine about the confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee William Barr. Today the nominee faced questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee about his views of the Mueller probe and how he would remain independent in the Justice Department.

This comes in light of a memo he wrote expressing skepticism about one aspect of the special-counsel investigation and revelations that Barr discussed representing President Trump himself. In the hearing, Barr said he would not “permit partisan politics to interfere with this or any other investigation.”

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The surprising search results for a Supreme Court justice
Drew Harwell, a tech reporter for The Post, on how a search for “RBG” in YouTube yielded unexpected results.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.