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The House managers wrapped up their presentation yesterday in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. And, they closed pointing to the violent nature of Trumpism. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Salisbury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin about the implications of that violence. (Part 1)

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On the first half of today's program, we get insight into the recents events at our nation's Capitol with host Don Rush and guests Dr. Michael O'Loughlin, Salisbury University Political Science Professor and Frank Figliuzzi   author of The FBI Way: Inside the Breau's Code of Excellence 

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The results of the presidential election shows a nation divided with former Vice President Joe Biden now inching his way to victory with leads in Georgia and Pennsylvania. But, President Trump and his allies are already casting doubt on the electoral process itself. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talks with Salibury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin, Wicomico County Republican John Bartkovich and former Salisbury Mayor Barrie Tilghman on what the results mean for the nation.

No Blue Wave Election

Nov 4, 2020
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The nation still awaits the outcome of the presidential election with a number of states counting ballots in key areas that would could swing the election. But, one thing that did not emerge last night was a Blue wave that would sweep across the electoral map. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Salisbury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin about what has become a Red-Blue divide.

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Abraham Lincoln's presidency freed the slaves and ushered in a new political party. Host Don Rush talks with David S. Reynolds, author of a new biography "Abe: Abraham Lincoln in his Times," to explore the character of the man who changed America. Then, he continues the conversation with Salisbury University Political Science professor Michael O'Loughlin to look at what has become of the modern Republican Party since Goldwater.

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have tested positive for the coronavirus. The White House now says that the president is experiencing mild symptoms. Delmarva Today host Don Rush talks with Salisbury University Political Science professor Michael O'Loughlin and longtime Wicomico County Republican John Bartkovich about the news and its political implications.

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The nation has been shaken by two events, the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the indictment of only one Louisville police officer in the death of Breonna Taylor. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Salisbury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin about their implications.

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The Republican National Convention is over. The president's acceptance speech from the White House capped off four days for the GOP to make its pitch. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush examines the convention with Salisbury University political science professor Michael O'Loughlin and John Barkovich, a local Republican and regular guest.

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The Democratic National Convention is now over with former Vice President Joe Biden giving an intense acceptance speech. But, on display in this first virtual convention were older politicians like Clinton, former Republicans and the younger generation of political leaders like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Host Don Rush talks with two Salisbury University political science professors Michael O'Loughlin and Adam Hoffman about what may have been achieved by the Democrats as they prepare to face off against President Donald Trump and the GOP.

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In part one of Delmarva Today we look at the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, an African American man, at the hands of a white police officer and the political impact of recent events. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush talks with Amber Green, co-chair of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Salisbury University Political Science Professor Michal O'Loughlin.