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This Week's Podcast: Egypt, Charlotte, Health Care And Ronnie

Feb 4, 2011

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Yes, I know, the nation wants to hear what Jon Huntsman will do regarding the race for the White House in 2012. Or whether Mike Pence will run for governor of Indiana.

But we instead start off this week's edition of our "It's All Politics" podcast with Egypt, as the upheaval in Cairo may lead to untold changes in the political dynamic in the Middle East. And no one knows, at this point, what it will mean for, or how it will affect, U.S. foreign policy. It would have been unfathomable to imagine these events happening less than a month ago. We can only sit back and watch.

And talk, if you listen to this week's episode. And that's not all. There was that vote in the Senate on repealing health care (it failed), the decision by the Democrats to hold their 2012 convention in Charlotte, the latest in the 2012 Senate and 2011 Chicago mayoral races, more troubles for Nevada Sen. John Ensign, and a note about this weekend's Ronald Reagan centennial.

And while you're waiting for the Packers to beat the Steelers on Sunday, you can listen to the podcast right here:

Credits (as it were) —
Nonstop talkers: Ron Elving and Ken Rudin
Producer: Evie Stone
Editor: Cathy Shaw

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