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The new book, "The Grifter's Club: Trump, Mar-a-Lago, and The Selling of the Presidency," gives new insight into how politics and power really work in the age of Trump.

The book is an account of the palatial resort where President Trump conducts government business with little regard for ethics, security, or the law, according to our next guests -- they are the all star authors who have been consistently breaking news about Mar-a-Lago for the Miami Herald.

The book is written by four reporters, and we are joined by two of them Sarah Blaskey and Nicholas Nehamas.

The coronavirus response may take years.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman is one of the most recognizable and trusted voices on economics and policy today. His new book "Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics and the Fight for a Better Future” explains the complexities of health care, housing bubbles, tax reform, Social Security, with his trademarked clarity and precision.

I didn’t watch the State of the Union.    I am glad I didn’t.   I cannot imagine the frustration of Democrats who sat there (some couldn’t take it and walked out --- a few decided to boycott it) listening to lie after lie after lie.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is threatening a lawsuit over the federal government's response to the hurricane that ravaged Puerto Rico last year.


WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, set to begin today. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on the president's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who says collusion is not a crime.