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Some Core Arguments That Animate Democratic Party Activists

January 18, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. smile during a break of the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

When Clinton and Sanders supporters talk about their respective chosen candidates with each other, what do they say?

On Point LIVE! In California: The Latino Vote

January 18, 2016
In this file photo, Democratic Sen. Kevin de Leon, center, the 47th President pro Tempore of the California State Senate, high-fives Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, right, Chief Justice of California after helping to catch the microphone as it was dropped while he was being sworn in as de Leon's daughter LLuvia Carrasco holds the Bible, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

For our first On Point LIVE in 2016, we’re headed to southern California — and we want your voice and opinions to come along with us!

Our Week In The Web: January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016
In this file photo, actor Alan Rickman attends the premiere of "A Little Chaos" at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in New York. Rickman passed away after a battle with cancer on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Yet another reminder about comment moderation — again!

Seven Years Of Obama’s States Of The Union

January 13, 2016
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

Eight years, seven (or eight) States of the Union. How strong have we become under President Barack Obama? A look back at several years of speeches.

Our Year In The Web: 2015

January 8, 2016
The clock strikes midnight at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Here’s one more ‘Best of 2015’ list for you — the most listened-to On Point shows from last year!

Why I Sold My Soul To SoulCycle

January 7, 2016
A sign in Boston's Back Bay SoulCycle studio promoting an Adele-themed class. (Nick Andersen / WBUR)

On Point digital producer Nick Andersen explains why there’s nothing wrong with his (mild) addiction to the cult spin studio SoulCycle. He’s fine, really.

Ranchers, Farmers Speak Out On Oregon Occupation

January 5, 2016
An American flag is shown at the front entrance to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, near Burns, Ore. Law enforcement took no action Monday against the group numbering close to two dozen who were upset about the imprisonment of father-and-son ranchers who set fire to federal land.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

What’s happening in rural Oregon? (And what do farmers and ranchers have to say about it?)

Christmas Stories, 2015: Your Turn

December 23, 2015
Christmas stories come in all shapes and sizes. (Flickr / Dave)

We asked, you rang in and answered — all your Christmas stories for our special Christmas story show.

Our Guests’ Picks For Best Reporting Of 2015

December 22, 2015
A press kiosk in Hamburg, Germany , taken on March 10, 2014. (Flickr / Jeroen Bosman)

Don’t miss top 2015 reporting picks from Brian Stelter, Max Linsky and Eric Deggans — assembled right here.

Our Week In The Web: December 18, 2015

December 18, 2015
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More on comments, and the making and deleting of them, and also cats.

On Point Named One Of iTunes’ Top Podcasts Of 2015

December 15, 2015
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On Point was recently named as one of iTunes’ top podcasts of 2015. Have YOU subscribed?

International Gun Policies And The United States: Some Numbers

December 14, 2015
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Confused about some of the terminology and framing used in our hour on international gun policy? A few charts and graphics can help.

Our Week In The Web: December 11, 2015

December 11, 2015
Congressmen  and blank speak at a press conference on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, December 8, 2015. (Matt Fuller / Huffington Post)

A lonely press conference, a bit of behind-the-scenes back story on our books links and the inner (imagined) thoughts of Sen. Bernie Sanders.

On Point Wants Your Christmas Stories! (Again!)

December 11, 2015
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Hey! You! We want your Christmas stories, again! Call in and share!

On Point Staff’s Favorite Books Of 2015

December 10, 2015
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The On Point staff share their favorite books of 2015. Take a read!

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