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Giving the Freedom Caucus Its Due

Giving the Freedom Caucus Its Due

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Oct. 19 2015 7:54 PM

Giving the Freedom Caucus Its Due

Conservative thinker Reihan Salam points out how Freedom Caucus Republicans are better serving their constituents on this one major issue.

Rep. Tom Price and members of the Freedom Caucus Rep. Dave Brat, Rep. Gary Palmer, and Rep. Marlin Stutzman head for a House Republican caucus meeting in the basement of the U.S. Capitol.

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Listen to Episode 359 of Slate’s The Gist:


Are conservatives making a horrible mistake … in branding? On The Gist, Slate’s Reihan Salam shares his ideas for how the Republican Party could change the conversation to better match their supporters’ priorities. For the Spiel, nurture your pet cause on Adoption Day.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.