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Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released their rebuttal to Republicans' memo about the Russia investigation and Justice Department surveillance practices. President Trump agreed to declassify and release the Republican document, which raises concerns about partisan influence in the FBI’s probe of Russian contacts with the 2016 Trump campaign. Democrats requested the release of their longer counter-memo and President Trump initially denied that request, sending it back for redactions. Now it has been released with those redactions and NPR journalists have annotated it for context and analysis.

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This week Harry returns with Our Freedom Loving Friends, Follow the Dollar, The Worst of The Worst, News from Outside the Bubble, News of Microplastics, News of the Atom, the Apologies of the Week, plenty of funky music from New Orleans, and more.

WATCH: Senate Intel Hearing On Worldwide Threats

Feb 12, 2018
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The FBI director and several top intelligence leaders are testifying on Capitol Hill about worldwide threats. The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is holding the hearing, is also conducting an inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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This week on Le Show Harry brings us We’re Not #1, Follow the Dollar, News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, What the Frack?, News of AFPAK, the Apologies of the Week, plus another edition of Karzai Talk and great music.

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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings a new episode of News From Outside the Bubble, News of the Olympics, News of Bad Banks, News of the Smart World, Nixon in Heaven, News of the Atom, News of Inspectors General, music from the Meters, and more.

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Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III, seen as a rising political star with a famous last name, will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union. In announcing their decision, Democratic leaders in Congress called Kennedy a "relentless fighter for working Americans." Kennedy is the grandson of the late Robert Kennedy, the former U.S. attorney general and New York senator who was assassinated in 1968. He is also the great nephew of both the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy and the late president John F. Kennedy.

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President Trump delivered his State of the Union address to Congress, which was followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom annotated those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. 

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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings  News of the Godly, We're Not #1 News of Microplastics, Harry Reads the Trades, News of NiceCorpThe Pod,   News of the Olympic Movement, and more!

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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings us News of Bees, News of Microplastics, News of the Atom, News of AfPak, Karzai Talk, Apologies of the Week, and great music.

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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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