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Meet the Press: The Lid

The team behind Meet the Press and the NBC News Political Unit brings you the most important political stories of the day. From the White House to 2020, we’ll bring you the latest data from the NBC/WSJ poll, election ratings and analysis every day, in time for your evening commute.

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  • 20.01.2021
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    Thomas Jefferson's inaugural etiquette could be all of us

    Carrie Dann looks at the numbers for inaugurations past.

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  • 19.01.2021
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    Post-election, pessimism numbers on the rise in latest NBC News poll

    Carrie Dann looks at the right-track/wrong-track numbers in the latest NBC News poll and finds a pessimistic public.

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  • 18.01.2021
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    First Ladies: How falling spousal approval ratings reveal partisanship

    In the latest NBC News poll, Jill Biden's favorability falls as partisanship rises. Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 16.01.2021
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    Then vs. Now: A look back at Trump’s presidency by the numbers

    Mark Murray looks back at the last four years and recounts all the ways President Trump changed the White House.

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  • 15.01.2021
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    Half of respondents say Trump should be removed from office after Capitol riot

    The latest NBC News poll shows little change in how many people believe President Trump should be removed from office.

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  • 14.01.2021
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    For Republicans, the politics of impeachment aren't as simple as they seem

    Carrie Dann looks at why ten Republicans voted for impeachment in the House of Representatives.

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  • 13.01.2021
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    After four years, Trump's approval rating changed significantly for the first time

    A new poll shows a major shift in support for President Trump, despite historically steady numbers.

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  • 11.01.2021
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    One precedent Trump is (kind of) upholding? Skipping the inauguration of his successor

    Carrie Dann looks back in time to see why some previous presidents skipped the inaugurations of their successors.

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  • 08.01.2021
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    Biden cabinet roll-out draws contrast in split-screen America

    With control of the Senate in Democratic hands, President-elect Biden has moved ahead with his cabinet plans. Carrie Dann explains.

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  • 08.01.2021
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    How GOP voter skepticism in Georgia was reflected in Wednesday's riot on the Capitol

    Carrie Dann looks at the Georgia runoff exit polls and explores the thread that ties together violent protests in Washington, DC.

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  • 05.01.2021
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    New Congress brings more religion to Washington

    Carrie Dann reports on the composition of the new congress and how it compares to the broader American population.

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  • 04.01.2021
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    Georgia Senate runoff costs more than a Da Vinci's worth of TV ads

    Back with a big number for the week, Carrie Dann tracks the historic ad spending underway in the two Georgia Senate runoffs.

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  • 21.12.2020
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    The segregationist history of runoff elections in Georgia

    Carrie Dann tells the story of Denmark Groover, one of the key figures behind Georgia's runoff rules.

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  • 19.12.2020
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    Goodbye and good riddance to 2020

    Mark Murray looks back at the no-good, very-bad year.

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  • 18.12.2020
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    Nearly 8 million Americans fall into poverty since summer

    Americans are struggling during the pandemic and unemployment numbers are worse than expected. Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 17.12.2020
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    Why one group of politicians is scoring high marks during the pandemic

    A new Gallup poll shows that governors are polling well during the pandemic, despite the widespread anxiety around what comes next. Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 16.12.2020
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    Legitimacy fight over Biden's presidency could have long-lasting effects

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated Joe Biden on his electoral win, but Trump's fight over legitimacy continues.

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  • 14.12.2020
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    54: The number of women who have led a cabinet-level department

    The number of the week: 54. Carrie Dann looks back at the first women who served in a presidential cabinet.

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  • 11.12.2020
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    Biden's cabinet appears to be a team of managers and buddies

    With Biden’s Cabinet now almost complete – save for his picks for attorney general, Education secretary and Transportation secretary – we can now make some broader points about it.

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  • 10.12.2020
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    Veto fight over defense bill shows how Trump's influence might wane after he leaves office

    Carrie Dann explains how an annual defense spending bill has turned into a test of the president's strength during his final days in office.

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  • 10.12.2020
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    Slim House majority limits chances for members' upward mobility

    Carrie Dann explains why so few members of the House are making their way into the Biden administration.

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  • 08.12.2020
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    Why so many communities are skeptical about a Covid vaccine

    Pew Research shows that six in ten Americans are comfortable taking a Covid vaccine, leaving a large group of skeptical people.

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  • 07.12.2020
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    Introducing: Number of the Week

    On Mondays, we're going to do a slightly longer, deeper dive into a single topic than we normally do. This week? The road to 270.

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  • 06.12.2020
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    Biden win continues White House flip-flip trend

    Opposites Attract: Biden keeps the steak alive of incoming presidents being the polar opposites of the president they’re replacing.

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  • 04.12.2020
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    Why everyone is talking about ... Grover Cleveland?

    With reports that Trump might run again in 2024, the 22nd and 24th president is back in the news.

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  • 02.12.2020
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    Biden popular vote lead continues to grow

    The outstanding popular vote could push Biden's lead over Trump past 7 million votes.

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  • 01.12.2020
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    Trump uses voter-fraud fundraising message to seed new PAC

    The Trump team is using campaign-style fundraising emails to raise money for the RNC and Save America PAC.

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  • 01.12.2020
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    Record number of women will serve in the next Congress

    Bipartisan barriers broken with 2020 vote.

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  • 25.11.2020
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    One good thing about remote Thanksgiving dinners? The mute button

    As the election recedes, and we gather for Thanksgiving, Carrie Dann shares some useful advice.

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  • 24.11.2020
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    The election might have felt close, but it wasn't

    Carrie Dann explains how the early state results made the 2020 election margins seem much closer than they actually were.

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  • 22.11.2020
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    Political maps aren’t forever

    The American electorate is changing. From where people live to how they vote, political parties are trying to keep up.

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  • 19.11.2020
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    Religious research survey shows stark effects of right-wing media

    A study from the Public Religion Research Institute shows how evangelical viewers of Fox News align politically. Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 19.11.2020
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    With election over, more Republicans recognize Covid risk

    A new poll from Axios shows that half of Republicans now say that in-person gatherings outside of the household are risky. Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 18.11.2020
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    Georgia audit, recount and Republican backbiting

    Carrie Dann untangles the knot that has formed in Georgia as the count continues and the runoff campaign moves forward.

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  • 16.11.2020
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    Americans' support for government on Covid response lowest worldwide

    Carrie Dann looks at numbers from Pew Research that show Americans are more divided than any other country over approval for governments' Covid performance.

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  • 15.11.2020
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    How voters voted: Biden made inroads with voters of faith

    President-elect Joe Biden took away some of President Trump's advantage with Evangelical voters.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Joe Biden met Obama's 2012 level of support with young voters

    Carrie Dann looks at the 2020 youth vote from two metrics.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Voting Latinos showed that the "Latino vote" is not a monolith

    The Latino vote in Florida showed that Democrats can't take the voting block for granted.

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  • 10.11.2020
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    Inside the vote: Suburban voters switched to Biden in key places

    We knew suburban voters were going to be important to the 2020 vote, but Carrie Dann shows how they might have been the key for Joe Biden.

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  • 10.11.2020
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    Ok, so what the heck just happened with that vote?

    Carrie Dann looks into the 2020 election vote to understand what Joe Biden's electorate really looked like.

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  • 07.11.2020
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    2020 election will end in 2021 with Georgia runoffs

    Just in case you haven’t gotten enough of the 2020 election season, we’re likely headed to runoffs in January that could decided control of the U.S. Senate. Mark Murray explains.

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  • 04.11.2020
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    Election night results upend pre-vote predictions

    As we wait for more results, Carrie Dann looks back at the pre-election polls.

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  • 03.11.2020
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    What you can (and can't) learn from Exit Polls

    Carrie Dann explains how exit polls work and what to expect in the timeframe between exit polls and final results.

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  • 03.11.2020
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    Partial results will be the norm on election night

    Carrie Dann shares some words of wisdom before Election Day.

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  • 31.10.2020
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    North Carolina: The tipping-point state for Senate control

    Breaking down the race for the Senate one last time, and why North Carolina and Iowa can tell us a lot about if Dems are poised to win a majority.

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  • 29.10.2020
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    Ad tracking shows the different ways Biden & Trump are reaching Black voters

    The Biden campaign is making every attempt to raise voter turnout among African Americans. Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 28.10.2020
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    We found those under-the-radar voters from 2016. Here's what they say.

    It's a resounding chorus of "meh," Carrie Dann reports.

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  • 27.10.2020
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    Biden continues to lead in our latest battleground map

    Joe Biden and the Democrats continue to be above 270 electoral votes in the latest battleground map from the NBC News Political Unit.

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  • 26.10.2020
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    In the final stretch ... what about Nebraska?

    Carrie Dann explains why two electoral votes in Nebraska and Maine might might flip blue on election night.

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  • 23.10.2020
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    Want to know how Election Night 2020 is playing out? Watch this key demographic

    Mark Murray reports on how white voters say they view the 2020 election.

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