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Power & Politics

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The truth about "post-truth"

We're now living in a "post-truth" era. But are we? And if we are, what are the origins of this idea that the truth no longer exists?

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Nixon's lawyer 'having nightmares' over Trump presidency

John Dean, one of the key figures implicated in the Watergate scandal says he's so worried about Donald Trump's impending presidency that he's having nightmares.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Our Inauguration special, live from Washington. All the details on President Trump's inauguration and first few hours in office. Plus: Canada's foreign affairs, defence and natural resources ministers on U.S.-Canada relations and a special Power Panel.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

P&P is in Washington for the inauguration of Donald Trump. Rosemary speaks with Canada's ambassador to the U.S., Republican commentator David Frum, Michigan congressman Paul Mitchell and regular Americans hopeful - or concerned - about Trump's presidency.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday January18, 2017

Kevin O'Leary makes Conservative leadership bid official and Canada prepares for trade under Trump.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

Quebec health minister Gaetan Barrette and Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod on the new health care deal signed between the feds and the territories and Saskatchewan. Plus: inauguration day details and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Ukraine and Latvia's ambassadors to Canada react to Donald Trump's comments calling NATO 'obsolete.' Plus: Canada's new Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, Trudeau's latest town hall, and Eric Grenier looks ahead to Tuesday's Conservative debate.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on B.C.'s approval of Trans Mountain pipeline. Andrew Saxton discusses his Tory leadership bid. Kathryn Stoner talks U.S.-Russian relations. Power Panel on Trudeau's town hall tour.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen Monk, Susan Smith, Chad Rogers and Chris Hall discuss B.C.'s Trans Mountain pipeline approval, PM's town hall tour and Kevin O'Leary's exploratory leadership report.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Politico's Luiza Savage and PRI's Todd Zwillich discuss unsubstantiated allegations against Trump. Francois-Philippe Champagne discusses his new job as Trade Minister. Actress Jane Fonda speaks out against oilsands development. Alta. Premier responds.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Ian Capstick, Tim Murphy and Aaron Wherry discuss Donald Trump's press conference, Justin Trudeau's vacation and Jane Fonda's visit to Alberta.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

P&P dives into Trudeau's cabinet shuffle. Who's in? Who's out? Plus: new Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould, former interim Liberal leader Bob Rae, and other Liberal insiders on the shake-up.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Jan. 06, 2016

Live updates on the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, including a press conference from Florida Governor Rick Scott. Cyber warfare expert Rafal Rohozinski on Russian hacking report.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Jan. 05, 2016

Canadian Forces Ombudsman discusses support for veterans with mental health and Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr weighs in. Former CIA Analyst Jacqueline Lopour discusses U.S. Senate hearings into Russian hacking. MPs discuss deficits.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Jan. 05, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Kathleen Monk, Susan Smith and Stockwell Day discuss a report showing decades of deficits, the trade minister's response to Trump's tweets and the cost of Canada's 150th birthday bash.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Jan. 04, 2016

Former NAFTA negotiator John Weekes responds to Trump's trade talk. Tory Leadership candidate Lisa Raitt on her efforts to stop Kevin O'Leary. The Stateside panel on the fight over Obamacare. Former CSIS Chief discusses Canada's anti-terror preparedness.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Jan. 04, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Ian Capstick, Amanda Alvaro and Kady O'Malley discuss Lisa Raitt's stop O'Leary campaign, U.S. trade rhetoric and carbon tax blowback.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Jan. 03, 2017

Alta. Environment Minster Shannon Phillips discusses her province's carbon tax. Two American journalists discuss Trump and the new congress. Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa explains his province's position on health care funding.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Nova Scotia's finance minister on his province's health deal with the feds. Plus: foreign policy experts Roland Paris and Fen Hampson on Trump, twitter, Israel and nuclear armament, then prison watchdog Howard Sapers on reform in Canada's federal prisons.

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Top 5: Issues to watch in 2017

P&P counts down the top issues to watch in 2017.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott on whether more bilateral deals with the provinces are coming, then Manitoba health minister Kelvin Goertzen responds. Plus: Conservative senator Leo Housakos reflects on a rocky year in the Senate.

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Top 5: Blunders of 2016

P&P counts down the top 5 newsmakers of the year.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016

John Lawford of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre discusses the CRTC decision to make broadband internet an essential service. Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod on ban on offshore Arctic drilling. Senator Peter Harder on year of change in Senate.

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Top 5: Newsmakers of 2016

P&P counts down the top 5 newsmakers of the year.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Canada's ambassador to the UN on sending monitors to Aleppo, and the unlikely partnership between Russia, Turkey and Iran as the power brokers in Syria. Plus: Canada's ambassador to the U.S. on his football game run-in with president-elect Trump.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

No deal reached on health - federal Health minister Jane Philpott and health/finance ministers from Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick react. Plus: Turkish ambassador on assassination of Russian ambassador in Ankara.

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Power Pod: Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: is Bill Morneau prepared to make a deal on health care- and will the provinces accept it? Plus: cash-for-access controversy and Obama's last news conference of the year.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Provincial health ministers from Manitoba and Quebec aren't optimistic going into Monday's face-off with the feds on a new health accord. Plus: Obama's last 2016 presser, and Canada's outgoing top doctor on the health risks you should be concerned about.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

MPs discuss Liberal fundraisers after ethics watchdog wants answers from PM. Indigenous leaders discuss progress on TRC recommendations one year on. B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake on health care funding negotiations.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Powers, Gerry Caplan, Susan Smith and Chris Hall discuss Liberal fundraisers, the government's record on Indigenous issues and health care negotiations.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Althai Raj, Ian Capstick, Lindsay Doyle and Tim Powers discuss the future of the NDP, Canada Post and Senate term limits.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

Fmr. UN Human Rights Commissioner Louise Arbour on how the world has failed Syria. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brien discuss the crisis. MPs debate Canada Post. Tom Mulcair on the key issues of 2016 and 2017

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: the pot legalization task force's recommendations to the government, fundraising fiasco, and Trump's pick for Secretary of State.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

The marijuana legalization task force chair and vice-chair explain their report's recommendations, then MPs and the CMA weigh in. Plus: Trump's pick for Secretary of State, Natan Obed on Inuit climate goals, and Rona Ambrose looks back on 2016.

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Power Panel: Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: Liberal fundraising rules, safe sites for drug consumption, and carbon plan follow-up.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Health Minister Jane Philpott on safe consumption sites and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on getting Saskatchewan on board climate deal. Plus: former CIA analyst on Russia's role in U.S. election.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 08, 2016

Premiers Gallant (N.B.), McLeod (N.W.T.) and Pallister (Man.) discuss the first ministers meeting. Minister for the Status of Women Patty Hajdu discusses Viola Desmond becoming the first woman on the $10 bill.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Dec. 08, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Stockwell Day, Gerry Caplan, Susan Smith and Chris Hall discuss the first ministers' meeting, Rona Ambrose telling the PM to back away from his electoral reform promise and Viola Desmond on the $10 bill.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2016

Eric Grenier has his quarterly poll report. AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde discusses pipelines. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on selling Trans Mountain pipeline to B.C.. Immigration Minister John McCallum

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Murphy, Tim Powers, Althia Raj and Ian Capstick discuss Liberal fundraisers, the Conservative leadership debate and the first ministers meeting.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney predicts'significant record of achievement' for president-elect Trump - and a Trump/Trudeau friendship. Plus: Carolyn Bennett on protecting Indigenous languages, & Power Panel on Conservative leadership debate.

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Power Pod: Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: the Rachel Notley "lock her up" fall-out, Trudeau's comments on political engagement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

MPs and Canada's former Chief Electoral Officer on the government's online electoral reform survey. Plus: Conservative leadership candidate Chris Alexander on Trump-style politics and the "lock her up" Rachel Notley chants.

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Power Pod: Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: Maryam Monsef's House of Commons apology, electoral reform and the First Ministers' meeting next week - with a special guest appearance by Joe Biden.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

B.C.'s environment minister on the province's requirements for Trans Mountain to happen, Maryam Monsef's House of Commons apology, and covering Trump in the age of Twitter - two U.S. columnists weigh in on how the media should cover the president-elect.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: electoral reform, Ontario fundraising rules, and the latest on the Conservative leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Electoral reform MPs on their report's recommendations...and how they feel about the government's disappointment with their conclusions. Plus: a former senior CSIS official on the government's hostage strategy, and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

MPs debate the government's pipeline decisions. Eric Grenier looks at pipeline support. Liberal MP Joyce Murray on why she's disappointed with her government's decision. A Vancouver councillor weighs in on what's next for pipeline opponents.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers, Ian Capstick and Althia Raj discuss pipeline approvals and the government's policy on hostages.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

The Power Panel weighs in on today's three big pipeline announcements. Plus: reaction from First Nations and an economist's take on the decision.

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Power Pod: Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

Power Pod: Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: Trudeau's controversial Castro comments, pipeline approval decision coming this week, and sexual misconduct in the military.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

MPs debate Trudeau's controversial Castro comments and the former Canadian ambassador to Cuba looks ahead to post-Fidel relations. Plus: We speak to leaders of the B.C. First Nation who've vowed to fight the Kinder Morgan pipeline.

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Power Pod: Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Aaron Wherry, Jason Markusoff, Kady O'Malley and Paul Wells discuss Liberal fundraisers, electoral reforms and Jason Kenney's bid to lead Alberta PCs

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Two sides debate what's at stake with the government's pipeline decisions. Fomer Liberal Party president Alf Apps discusses Liberal fundraisers. Sgt. Luc Chicoine discusses RCMP working with China to stop flow of fentanyl. (Some problems with audio)

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Power Pod: Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016

Power Pod: Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: the Liberals' cash-for-access controversy heats up with Chuck Strahl's resignation, plus pipeline decisions.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Nov. 25, 2016

Minister of Democratic Reform Maryam Monsef on the government's reversal of the Conservatives' 2014 Fair Elections Act. Plus: former Tory minister Chuck Strahl on why he's stepping down from the Trudeau Foundation.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

MPs debate the best way for political parties to raise money, Mexico's Minister for North America talks Trump, trade and NAFTA, and PEI's premier on why he's ignoring the results of a plebiscite on electoral reform...for now.

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Power Pod: Wednesday Nov. 23, 2016

The Power Panel with Amanda Alvaro, Ian Capstick, Tim Powers and Althia Raj discuss Liberal fundraisers, Alberta MLA Sandra Jansen's stand against misogyny and the NDP leadership race.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

Power Pod: Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: Canada's new fighter jets, stricter limits on medical pot coverage for vets, and cash-for-access with the PM.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan on the government's moves to bring Canada's fighter jet fleet up to speed. Plus: Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr on strict new limits to coverage of medical pot for vets, and Doug Ford on his new book 'Ford Nation.'

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Power Pod: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: the Liberal government commits to phasing out coal, and Trump's latest Twitter tussle...this time, against hit Broadway musical Hamilton.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil on phasing out coal and making the switch to cleaner energy Plus: Trump transition with VP Mike Pence expert Brandon Smith and NPR's White House correspondent Tamara Keith.

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Power Pod: Friday, Nov. 18

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Today's topics: Canada's growing opioid crisis, Alberta's floor crossing and rocky leadership race, and COP22 climate conference's missing momentum.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Minister of Health Jane Philpott on the federal government's steps to address a growing national opioid crisis. Plus: NATO general on Trump and Putin, and the mayor of Val d'Or on allegations of police abuse.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

B.C. Premier Christy Clark discusses the overdose crisis in her province. Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister on concerns over Trump's relationship with Russia. Ornithologist David Bird on why the Grey Jay was dubbed Canada's national bird.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Susan Smith, Stockwell Day, Gerry Caplan and Chris Hall discuss electoral reform, NAFTA and whether the word 'fart' is unparliamentary language.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean on the way forward for the Democratic party. The Circus's Mark McKinnon discusses what to expect from Trump. MPs debate NAFTA and Ohio Lt.-Gov. Mary Taylor and trade lawyer Dan Ujczo on what the U.S. might want to chang

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers, Ian Capstick and Althia Raj discuss NAFTA, the Tory leadership race and Canada's mission against ISIS

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Infrastructure expert Norman Anderson discusses Canada's infrastructure investment plan, then Minister Amarjeet Sohi weighs in. Foreign Policy experts discuss Trump and Russia. The Cuban Ambassador to Canada talks Trudeau's trip Havana.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Yolande James, Rick Anderson, Robin MacLachlan and Martin Patriquin discuss Trump's transition, the impact of the U.S. election on Canadian policy and the Liberal's moves LGBT rights.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

EU's Ambassador to Canada discusses how the EU is responding to Trump's election. Journalist Mohamed Fahmy discusses his memoir of his time in Egyptian prison. MPs discuss the Prime Minister's meeting with investors.

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Power Pod: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Rachel Curran, Brad Lavigne and Josh Wingrove discuss Trudeau's meeting with investors, the Conservative leadership race and Trump's White House appointments.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

Special Remembrance Day episode - Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr is here, plus highlights from Ottawa's ceremony and two people trying to make the transition from military to civilian life easier for vets.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Trump supporter Chris Buskirk discusses what he's expecting from the President-elect. Laura Dawson and Roland Paris discuss Trump's impacts on Canada. Strategist Mark Beatty discusses the way forward for Democrats.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Susan Smith, Stockwell Day, Gerry Caplan and Chris Hall discuss Trump's transition to power and the Conservative leadership race.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 09, 2016

Analysis of Trump's election victory and the impact on Canada from Canada's Ambassador to U.S. David MacNaughton, former ambassadors Gary Doer and Gordon Giffin, poll analyst Eric Grenier, Democrat Capri Cafaro and Republican Tom Basile.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Nov. 09, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Tim Powers, Ian Capstick and Althia Raj discuss the U.S. election.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016

Election Day in the U.S.! We go around the country checking in with reporters in Phoenix, Cincinnati, and the candidates' NYC headquarters. Plus: a Clinton biographer on what makes Hillary tick, and election repercussions for Canada.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Nov. 07, 2016

Obama's 2012 battleground state director Mitch Stewart discusses what campaigns do in the final hours of the presidential race - Republican strategist Mike DuHaime weighs in. Eric Grenier looks at the polls in key battleground states.

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Power Pod: Monday, Nov. 07, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Amanda Alvaro, Brad Lavigne, Rachel Curran and Josh Wingrove discuss the U.S. election and Liberal party fundraising.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Nov. 04, 2016

Real Clear Politics' David Byler discusses the race for the White House. NDP MP Nathan Cullen on parliamentarians observing the U.S. election. MPs discuss the federal court ruling on CSIS. Lisa Raitt discusses why she wants to be Conservative Leader.

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Power Pod: Friday, Nov. 04, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie Vastel, Paul Wells, Jennifer Ditchburn and Aaron Wherry discuss CSIS, the Conservative leadership race and the U.S. election.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Nov. 03, 2016

Transport Minister Marc Garneau discusses plans to allow more foreign ownership of Canadian airlines. Journalists Alex Panetta and Roberta Rampton discuss the U.S. election. Poll analyst Eric Grenier looks at battleground Florida.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Nov. 03, 2016

The Power Panel with Susan Smith, Stockwell Day, Gerry Caplan and Chris Hall discuss CSIS keeping sensitive metadata, police spying on journalists in Quebec and the Liberals celebrating one year in power.

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Nov. 02, 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff discusses the U.S. election. Senate Opposition Leader Claude Carignan and later Gov't Senate Rep. Peter Harder on the new independent Senators. Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson on infrastructure funds.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Nov. 02, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie Vastel, Amanda Alvaro, Rachel Curran and Ian Capstick discuss Lisa Raitt joining the Tory leadership race, the fall economic update and charges in Sudbury byelection controversy.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Tim Murphy, Rachel Curran, Josh Wingrove and Robin MacLachlan break down the fall fiscal update and the PBO's buzzkill of a pot report.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

Full coverage of the government's fall fiscal update. Finance Minister Bill Morneau is here, plus Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, finance MPs and former Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge. Plus: 1 week till the US vote.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

MPs debate the government's new immigration target and focus on highly skilled workers. Plus: Canada's CETA envoy Pierre Pettigrew on what's next, the latest on the US election, and meet one of Canada's newest senators, Kim Pate.

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POWER and POLITICS: Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

WNYC's Todd Zwillich discusses the latest news on Clinton's emails. Canada's former ambassador to the EU, Jeremy Kinsman, discusses CETA. MPs debate Liberal fundraisers and look ahead to the fall fiscal update.

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Power Pod: Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Marie Vastel, Paul Wells, Kelly Cryderman and Aaron Wherry discuss CETA, Liberal fundraisers and the latest news in the Clinton email scandal.

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POWER and POLITICS: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

MPs discuss the latest developments in the EU trade deal and the Belgian Ambassador weighs in on CETA. Senator Peter Harder discusses new Senate picks. One of those future Senators Diane Griffin discusses her new job. David Frum talks U.S election.

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Power Pod: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Bob Rae, Stockwell Day, Gerry Caplan and Chris Hall discuss CETA, new Senate appointments and Liberal fundraisers

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POWER and POLITICS: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Fmr. Prime Minsiter Brian Mulroney talks CETA, NAFTA and the U.S. election. Republican strategist Steve Schmidt discusses the U.S. race and Eric Grenier looks at the polls. Ont. Ombudsman discusses the case of a man held 4 years in solitary confinement.

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Power Pod: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Lindsay Doyle, Tim Powers, Ian Capstick and Althia Raj discuss CETA, anti-trade rhetoric and the Conservative leadership race.

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Power Pod: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Martin Patriquin, Supriya Dwivedi, Rick Anderson and Robin MacLachlan discuss CETA, Trudeau getting heckled and Liberal fundraisers.

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POWER and POLITICS: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Canada's special envoy for CETA Pierre Pettigrew discusses the trade deal. Former ambassadors Gary Doer and Gordon Giffin talk about the U.S. election's impact on Canada. Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose and two Yazidis discuss refugee resettlement.

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POWER and POLITICS: Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Walloon activist Juliette Boulet discusses her concerns with CETA. MPs debate the Canada-EU trade deal. Health Minister Jane Philpott discusses new food labelling rules. Ret'd Lt.-Gen. Romeo Dallaire opens up about his PTSD and talks about his new book.

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Power Pod: Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Get your political quick fix with the Power Panel. Yolande James, Rachel Curran, Brad Lavigne and Josh Wingrove discuss CETA, identity politics in the Tory leadership race and Liberals support Conservative call to bring Yazidis to Canada.

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