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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

  • Aired: 08/01/2012
  • 54:38
  • Expires: 09/01/2012
  • Rating: NR
Tonight on the program, we examine Texas Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz's U.S. Senate GOP primary victory. Also: Ben Bernanke talks why the Fed hasn't intervened to help with the economy yet, Pew reports U.S. cities are economically separated, curbing violence in Chicago, preventative health measures for women take effect under the Affordable Care Act, and remembering author Gore Vidal.
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