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Working hard for Russia or hardly working for America?
Randy Rainbow's exclusive interview with Vice President Mike Pence inspires a zany, upbeat music homage to the greatness of a wall
Trump fires back at Nancy P after she proposes postponing the State of the Union address. Cardi B sounds off about the government shutdown. Michael Kosta unpacks the use of crowdfunding to help unpaid federal workers.
In this award-winning gem, a veteran shoplifter and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold and take her in, testing their family bonds. Full review.
In an electrifying talk, Stacey Abrams shares the lessons she learned from her campaign for governor of Georgia, some advice on how to change the world -- and a few hints at her next steps. "Be aggressive about your ambition," Abrams says.
Robert Reich explains why the growing federal debt enriches Wall St. bankers and wealthy Americans.