AM Quickie

The political stories and election updates you need to know to start your day- all in five minutes or less. Co Hosted by Sam Seder and Lucie Steiner. Powered by Majority.FM

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June 28, 2021: AM Quickie On Hiatus


Folks! The AM Quickie podcast is taking a break. Take a listen for some important updates from Sam and Lucie about what the AMQ team will be doing to bring you the news in the meantime. Thanks so much for listening and for all your support! #leftisbest

AM QUICKIE

HOSTS - Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner

WRITERS - Jack Crosbie & Cory Pein

PRODUCER - Dorsey Shaw

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - Brendan Finn


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 2021-06-28  4m
 
 

June 25, 2021: Biden Strikes Infrastructure Deal; Cause Unknown In Florida Condo Collapse; Vaccines Drive Down Covid Fatalities


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Biden administration strikes its first significant deal with Republican members of Congress, and it’s for an infrastructure package. But progressive Democrats say the deal doesn’t offer enough to win their support.

Meanwhile, the search for answers begins after a terrifying and sudden residential building collapse in Surfside, Florida...


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 2021-06-25  8m
 
 

June 24, 2021: Insurrectionist Takes Plea Deal; U.S. Will Probe Native Schools Abuses; Socialist Victorious In NY


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The wheels of justice keep turning for those charged in the January 6th assault on the US Capitol. An Indiana woman has become the first to be sentenced, and a member of the Oath Keepers pleads guilty while agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors...


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 2021-06-24  7m
 
 

June 23, 2021: Military Calls Socialists Terrorists; Teamsters Take Aim at Amazon; U.S. Seizes Iranian Websites


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

A leaked U.S. military document describes socialists as terrorists and lists them alongside neo-Nazis and the far right, according to a report by the Intercept.

Meanwhile, Motherboard reports that the Teamsters union is about to announce a coordinated nationwide effort to organize Amazon workers.

And lastly, the U.S...


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 2021-06-23  6m
 
 

June 18, 2021: Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare; Recordings Expose Bolivia Coup Plot; US Funds Anti-covid Pill Research


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Supreme Court yesterday struck down another challenge to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But it also said American companies can benefit from child slavery in Africa, so, you know, hold your applause for the honorable Justices...


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 2021-06-18  7m
 
 

June 17, 2021: 8 Million Face Eviction; Richest Families Gained $136B During Pandemic; Proud Boys In Poor Shape


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

A new report says eight million Americans are at imminent risk of getting thrown out of their homes. President Joe Biden could spare them with the stroke of a pen, but he hasn’t yet made a move to do so.

Meanwhile, research shows the country’s richest families have done spectacularly well during the pandemic...


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 2021-06-17  7m
 
 

June 16, 2021: Biden And Putin Talk Nukes; Trump Pressured Rosen On Election; NY CA Lift Restrictions


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Nuclear weapons are high up on the agenda as the presidents of the United States and Russia meet today. Former top military commanders and diplomats from both countries have been urging the leaders to cooperate to reduce the size of nuclear arsenals...


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 2021-06-16  8m
 
 

June 15, 2021: McConnell Promises to Keep Being Awful; Biden Wants to Kill 2002 AUMF; Texas Braces for Second Power Crisis


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that he wouldn’t even consider letting Biden seat a new Supreme Court Justice if the GOP takes back the Senate in 2022.

Meanwhile, the Biden Administration said that it supports a new resolution to end the 2002 Authorization of Use of Military force...


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 2021-06-15  6m
 
 

June 14, 2021: Israel Dumps Netanyahu; AOC vs. Centrist Cronies; DOJ's Privacy Boogaloo


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Israel’s far-right, heavily corrupt prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is finally out. He’s been replaced by another far-right tech entrepreneur.

Meanwhile, the normally tight-lipped Apple said it turned over data about Trump’s former White House Counsel Don McGahn.

And lastly, Rep...


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 2021-06-14  6m
 
 

June 11, 2021: Child Labor Increasing Worldwide; California Fights Gun Control Ruling; US Image Rebounds Under Biden


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Child labor is on the rise, and the pandemic is making it worse. A new report by the United Nations puts numbers on a problem that is pervasive, yet hidden to many Americans.

Meanwhile, California’s Democratic leadership gears up for a major courtroom fight over gun control...


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 2021-06-11  7m