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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has News of AFPAK, News of Bees, New of the Smart World, News of the Olympic Movement, What the Frack, Apologies of the Week, plus great music and commentary on Al Franken and Roy Moore.

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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings us News of the Godly, Our Freedom Loving Friends, It’s a Smart World After All, News of Inspector’s General, News of Nice Corps, The Apprecedentice, The Apologies of the Week, News of the Atom, and more. 

Election Results: New Jersey And Virginia Governors Races

Nov 7, 2017
Meg Kelly / NPR

Voters in Virginia and New Jersey are choosing new governors. Both races began with an emphasis on statewide issues such as property taxes and education policy. Now, in the closing weeks of the campaigns, both have morphed into the latest test of President Trump's influence down the ballot. We're updating election results as they come in.

Voters turn out on election day.
Danny Moloshok / Reuters

The next mayor of New Orleans will be decided in a runoff scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18. This month The Listening Post wanted to know what New Orleanians need from their leaders. We asked: 

1) What do you want the next mayor to know about your life?

2) What are the most important issues in this election? 

3) What kind of leader does New Orleans need? Give specifics.

We also got to speak with Mayor Mitch Landrieu for this edition of The Listening Post. Here's an excerpt from our interview: 

Tech Giants Testify Before Senate Judiciary Subcommittee

Oct 31, 2017
Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR

Tech giants are testifying before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday about Russian efforts to spread disinformation in the United States.

Harry Shearer
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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings us News from Outside the Bubble, Harry Reads the Trades, News from Bad Banks, News of the Olympic Movement, News of Inspector’s General, News of AFPAK, Karzai Talk, The Apologies of the Week, and plays music by the late Fats Domino.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer / Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, News of Inspector's General, It's a Smart World After All,  Let Us Try, sketches about President Trump and the Harvey Weinstein scandal, plus great music.

Donald Trump Jr. tweeted images of emails regarding his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer on Tuesday. An intermediary said he could connect Trump Jr. with people who had information "that would incriminate Hillary [Clinton]... and would be very useful to your father." Trump Jr. agreed to the meeting, which former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Trump son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner also attended in June 2016.

Harry Shearer
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For your 4th of July weekend Harry has News of Inspector's General, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Atom, We're Not #1, The Apologies of the Week, another episode of The Appresidentice, and great music.

Harry Shearer
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On this week's episode of Le Show Harry highlights the career of Continental Public Radio's Milton Getzler, and has updates from News of Nice Corps, News of the Warm, and News of the Atom. Plus the Apologies of the Week and great music.

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