February 2, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 2, 2018 full broadcast, we speak with NPR's Phil Ewing about the political firestorm surrounding the release Friday of a controversial GOP memo alleging FBI surveillance abuse. Also, Nick Martino will be in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII. His grandfather saw the Philadelphia Eagles win the 1960 NFL championship game. And this week Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina and Democratic Rep. Bob Brady of Pennsylvania became the latest lawmakers to announce the end of their careers in Congress, bringing the number of representatives who are retiring or leaving their seats to run for another office to 49. We take a look at the implications with Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on February 2, 2018.


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