Amber Phillips, Washington Post political reporter and author of “The 5-Minute Fix” newsletter, talks about the latest national political news, as the president still refuses to concede, the Biden transition hums along and the coronavirus continues to ra
The mayor announced people should be prepared for schools to close as soon as Monday. WNYC reporter Jessica Gould talks about the latest news on school closures, including this morning's announcement that the schools will remain open at least through Tue
Carl Zimmer, New York Times science columnist, talks about the latest vaccine news including Moderna's announcement that its coronavirus vaccine was 94.5 percent effective in preliminary results, and the challenges ahead for quick and equitable distribut
Mark Salter, John McCain's former chief of staff, longtime co-author and speechwriter, and the author of The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain (Simon & Schuster, 2020), looks at the contrast between John McCain's gracious concession speech in 2008
Two of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Staying Safe This Thanksgiving (First) | Is the NYPD Listening? (Starts at 42:43) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC, including the possibilities the public schools may go to all-remote learning as soon as Monday. Attn NYC -- Mayor de Blasio just said on @BrianLehrer about scho
New York City public schools are on the cusp of ending in-person learning as the city approaches a 3% positivity rate over a 7-day average. Parents and teachers call in to talk about how school's been going so far and how they're coping ahead of impendin
President Trump has claimed massive voter fraud as the reason he didn't win the election (not that he's conceded...). Nick Corasaniti, New York Times national politics reporter, and his colleagues called around to election officials all over the country