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The 21st Show - November 11, 2020

Ending the Cash Bond

Thousands of people are being held in Illinois jails as they await trial. Many would be able to get out while innocent until proven guilty — but they cannot afford their bail. The 21st spoke with Illinois organizations working to end the practice of money bond.

The 21st Show - November 10, 2020

Author Interview: Jared Yates Sexton

Southern Illinois University alum Jared Yates Sexton talks about his book American Rule: How A Nation Conquered the World But Failed Its People.

The 21st Show - November 10, 2020

Interview: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

President Donald Trump and many Republicans in congress continue to reject media projections that Joe Biden is the President-elect. To talk about that, the Supreme Court, a possible role in the Biden cabinet, COVID-19 and more, US Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) joined The 21st.

Robert Couse-Baker

The 21st Show - November 09, 2020

Tracking COVID-19 Outbreaks

COVID-19 cases across Illinois are surging, but there’s still a lot we don’t know about exactly where cases are coming from. The 21st speaks with a WBEZ reporter about what's happening in hospitals and public health officials, and talk with a professor who is mapping outbreaks. 

President-elect Joe Biden (D)

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The 21st Show - November 09, 2020

Reporter Roundtable: IL Politics Update

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the president-elect and will once again sit behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. The 21st speaks with two public radio reporters and takes a look at reaction in Illinois and what a Biden presidency could mean for the state.

News National/International - November 07, 2020

Joe Biden Elected President Of The United States

WASHINGTON  — Democrat Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. Biden vanquished his Republican foe after a campaign as bitter and divisive as Trump’s own presidential term.

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The 21st Show - November 05, 2020

Self Care After The Election

Are you feeling a little frayed this week? The 21st spoke with a psychiatrist about how to cope with stress as the election drags on, and how to cope if your candidate loses. 

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (D-IL16)

The 21st Show - November 05, 2020

Interview: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL16)

The 21st spoke with Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R) who just won a 6th term in Illinois' 16th Congressional District. We discussed the state of the election, a second stimulus bill,the future of the Republican part and the next gubernatorial campaign.

Gwyn Skiles

The 21st Show - November 04, 2020

Digging into Election Law

As it stands right now, the results of the U.S. presidential election are still not determined, as states continue to count ballots. The 21st was joined by a voting rights expert to untangle how this could all play out in the coming days, or possibly weeks from a legal standpoint.

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