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DecodeDC is for smart, engaged, and busy people like you. Through the podcast and blog, DecodeDC will decipher Washington's Byzantine language and procedure, sweeping away what doesn't matter so you can focus on what does.

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09/12/2014
On this week's DecodeDC podcast, host Andrea Seabrook talks to three experts about a deceptively simple question: What responsibility does the U.S. have, if any, to respond to ISIS?
11/05/2012
Perhaps the most cockeyed voter guide you've ever heard, this piece intentionally avoids the big issues of this race. Instead, Andrea talks to brilliant thinkers -- among them Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma), Lawrence Lessig (The Future of Ideas, One Way Forward: The Outsider's Guide to Fixing the Republic) and Jim Wallis (Sojourners, God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It) -- about what they're thinking as they head to the voting booth.