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October 15, 2020  

Election 2020 and the 'Trump Effect': Will the 'Magic' of 2016 put Trump back in the White House for a second term?  

Leid Stories revisits a briefing by international political activist Tariq Ali Khan explaining the concatenation of national and international events and developments that spawned the emergence of Donald Trump as a U.S. presidential candidate in 2016.

Is history repeating itself?

October 14, 2020  

Here's what we're talking about on Leid Stories today:

The vote: Is it an effective tool to achieve freedom and equality in the United States, or are we still taking the bait?

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October 13, 2020  

It's the second (of four) days of what should be an intensive interview and screening session between members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Amy Coney Barrett, who President Donald Trump is pushing to be selected to serve a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, replacing the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

No surprise, there are many problems with Barrett's nomination. But will Trump get the conservative majority he wants with Barrett's appointment?

With polls showing Joe Biden pulling in impressive numbers, Trump and family "advisers" are working at breakneck speed to get at their voters.

Can the Trump campaign get the numbers they need to win in time?

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10.13.202

October 12, 2020  

On Nov. 3, when the presidential election is held, the outcome, whatever the result, will be extraordinary and bewildering, not just for Americans, but for countries around the world.

We discuss how the contentious election between Republican  incumbent President Donald J. Trump and Democratic challenger Joseph R. Biden Jr. might end.

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10.12.2020

October 9, 2020  

It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories. 

 

We suspend our regular format and become an open forum in which listeners are free to discuss subjects or issues of their own and about which they have considered opinions.

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October 8, 2020  

Debating last night's Kamala Harris - Mike Pence vice presidential debate at the University of Utah.

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10-08-2020

October 7, 2020  

>> The Seconds Get Their 90 Minutes. Election 2020 vice presidential candidates Kamala Harris (D) and Mike Pence (R) debate for 90 minutes tonight at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Susan Page, USA Today's Washington bureau chief, will moderate. The debate will be broadcast live, with no commercial breaks. Check your local listings.

>> Will your vote be a pro Biden-Harris vote, or an anti Trump-Pence vote? Explain.

>> Will your choice be based on any research you have done on the candidates, or your own visceral or reaction to them?

>> Would it matter to you that some people might say yours is not a "fair and objective" vote? What's your response to a criticism like that?

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October 6, 2020  

The Democratic Party just won't part ways with its plantation politics.

Trump's choreographed return to the White House after hospital stay for coronavirus treatment.

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10-06-2020

October 5, 2020  
>>  As the Nov. 3 presidetial race draws near, can you say right now that you'll accept the result, whatever it is, as free and fair?
>>  What disturbs you most about the current presidential election?
>> Should voting laws in general be revised, updated, or discarded altogether to assure democracy for all? 
 
 
October 2, 2020  

It's "Free Your Mind Friday." Callers are asked to identify a major issue in the news and explain whether media coverage of it hits or misses the mark.

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