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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-01-03

US fiscal cliff: Back from the brink? (part 2)

The fiscal cliff may have been avoided thanks to a tax hike deal, but are US voters really ready to hear the truth when it comes to the spending cuts that are still needed? François Picard's panel chalks up winners and losers.

  • Ed O’KEEFE, Congressional Reporter, Washington Post (from Washington, DC);
  • Alan GUGGENHEIM, Member of Texas Tea Party Patriots (from Corpus Christi, Texas);
  • Ronald FREEMAN, Finance director, Executive committee member, Atlantic Council;
  • Gerald OLIVIER, Journalist at Atlantico.fr and author of "Mitt Romney, pour le renouveau du mythe américain";
  • Zachary MILLER, Member of Democrats Abroad.

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2017-04-27 Debate

The New Normal: Trump's first 100 days in office (part 1)

100 days on and Donald Trump's yet to fill his cabinet, yet to sign a major bill from the Republican-controlled Congress, and even to travel abroad. So what has he done? He's...

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2017-04-27 Debate

The New Normal: Trump's first 100 days in office (part 2)

100 days on and Donald Trump's yet to fill his cabinet, yet to sign a major bill from the Republican-controlled Congress, and even to travel abroad. So what has he done? He's...

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2017-04-26 French Presidential Elections 2017

France's Undecided: Anti-Le Pen vote no longer a given (part 1)

It's the losers who will determine the winner in France's presidential race. There are various shades of endorsement between those saying they're ready to work with Macron, those...

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2017-04-26 Emmanuel Macron

France's Undecided: Anti-Le Pen vote no longer a given (part 2)

It's the losers who will determine the winner in France's presidential race. There are various shades of endorsement between those saying they're ready to work with Macron, those...

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2017-04-25 Asia-pacific

Trump's best enemy? North Korea in Washington's crosshairs (part 1)

Warnings and threats out of Washington and Pyongyang have become daily occurrences under Donald Trump, to the point where it's easy to wonder if maybe it's all just hot air. Is...

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