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Start your morning with news that matters in just 10 minutes. Our host Niala Boodhoo and a team of award-winning journalists will bring you the latest scoops from the White House and Congress, analysis on the economy and insight into the trends shaping your world -- from China to AI, and all the forces shaping the next five years. And it’s all delivered in Smart Brevity® - a clinical, concise coverage style that respects your time. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app. About Pushkin Industries: Pushkin Industries is the audio production company co-founded by Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Weisberg and is home to hit shows such as Against the Rules with Michael Lewis, Cautionary Tales, The Happiness Lab, The Last Archive, and Gladwell's own Revisionist History. Visit pushkin.fm for a full lineup of shows. About Niala Boodhoo: Niala Boodhoo is the host of Axios Today. She was the host and executive producer of the award-winning news program The 21st, a Knight-Wallace fellow and a board member for the AAJA.

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Start your morning with news that matters in just 10 minutes. Our host Niala Boodhoo and a team of award-winning journalists will bring you the latest scoops from the White House and Congress, analysis on the economy and insight into the trends shaping your world -- from China to AI, and all the forces shaping the next five years. And it’s all delivered in Smart Brevity® - a clinical, concise coverage style that respects your time. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app. About Pushkin Industries: Pushkin Industries is the audio production company co-founded by Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Weisberg and is home to hit shows such as Against the Rules with Michael Lewis, Cautionary Tales, The Happiness Lab, The Last Archive, and Gladwell's own Revisionist History. Visit pushkin.fm for a full lineup of shows. About Niala Boodhoo: Niala Boodhoo is the host of Axios Today. She was the host and executive producer of the award-winning news program The 21st, a Knight-Wallace fellow and a board member for the AAJA.

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Rank #1: Climate priorities of 2021

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Yesterday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced 2020 was the second-hottest year on the planet. Though it hasn't reached the record-breaking temperatures of 2016, it likely was very close.

  • Plus, just how many voters continue to back President Trump.
  • And, a therapist helps us process our collective grief.


Guests: Axios' Amy Harder, Frank Luntz, a pollster and communication advisor and Dr. Edward Honnold, clinical social worker and psychotherapist in Washington, D.C.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 15 2021

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Rank #2: Trump's second impeachment

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The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for incitement of insurrection following the mob siege of the U.S. Capitol last week.

Donald Trump is now the only president in American history to have been impeached twice. Unlike the first time, this vote was bipartisan with ten House Republicans joining Democrats to vote in favor of impeachment.

  • Plus, the US is behind on genetic surveillance of the coronavirus.
  • And, introducing Axios' audience bill of rights.


Guests: Axios' Mike Allen, Bryan Walsh and Sara Kehaulani Goo

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 14 2021

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Rank #3: State capitols go on high alert

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The FBI has warned of armed protests planned at all 50 state capitols and in Washington, DC next week, leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Now, officials in states like Michigan are increasing security measures and requesting the National Guard to keep their cities safe.

  • Plus, how our digital lives feed mob mentalities.
  • And, LA’s crucial week for COVID-19.


Guests: Axios' Sara Fischer, Lansing, Michigan's City Council president Peter Spadafore and LA Times coronavirus reporter Ron Lin.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 13 2021

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Rank #4: Corporate America's political power

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As Congress moves forward with impeachment proceedings, corporate America is pulling the plug on political donations.

First, it was Big Tech banning President Trump from social media sites. Now large companies like BP, Dow and Marriott International are cutting off political donations. Some like Dow and Marriott said they won’t donate to lawmakers who voted to object to the electoral college certification. Others like BP are pausing all political contributions.

  • Plus, how to navigate a new rule on hospital prices.
  • And, car buying moves into the 21st century.


Guests: Axios' Felix Salmon and Joann Muller and Dan Weissmann, host of An Arm and a Leg.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 12 2021

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Rank #5: The Democrat's impeachment strategy

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House Democrats are planning to move forward with a second impeachment of President Trump this week, citing his role in Wednesday's attack on the Capitol as "incitement of insurrection." But the strategy behind impeaching and removing Trump from office goes beyond his presidency.

  • Plus, the danger of Iran’s nuclear escalation.
  • And, NASA’s hunt for extraterrestrial life.

Guests: Axios' Mike Allen, Barak Ravid, and Miriam Kramer.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 11 2021

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Rank #6: The tense twelve days ahead

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The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday was unlike anything the country has seen. Some members of Congress have called for President Trump's impeachment. Nine Trump Administration officials have resigned. Was this a major turning point in American politics?

  • Plus, how QAnon fueled Wednesday’s riot.
  • And, China's crackdown on democracy.

Guests: Axios' Jim VandeHei, Dan Primack and Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 08 2021

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Rank #7: Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

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A mob incited by President Donald Trump overran the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday as lawmakers were planning to certify President-elect Joe Biden's election.

Guests: Axios' Margaret Talev, Alayna Treene and Jonathan Swan.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 07 2021

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Rank #8: Two consequential American votes

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Members of Congress will meet today in a joint session to officially count electoral votes for the presidential election. This happens every four years after every presidential election. This year, it's getting much more attention because of the dozens of senators and House Republicans, planning to object to the electoral results from battleground States like Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Georgia.

  • Plus, Mike Allen's takeaways from the Georgia Senate runoff.
  • And, the cold war of disinformation.

Guests: Harvard University constitutional law professor Noah Feldman, and Axios' Sara Fischer and Mike Allen.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 06 2021

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Rank #9: The messy vaccine rollout

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It's been about a month since the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved in the United States. The goal was to vaccinate 20 million Americans by the end of 2020, but less than a quarter of them have actually received their first dose. Some public health officials are suggesting that more people should receive first doses now even if that will delay the second. What does the science say about that?

  • Plus, Dominion Voting Systems' CEO on its plans to sue for defamation.
  • And, what should video chat look like in 2021?

Guests: Axios' Marisa Fernandez, Ina Fried and Dominion Voting Systems CEO John Poulos.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 05 2021

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Rank #10: The GOP's election rebellion

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It's a busy first week of the year in American politics. On Wednesday, dozens of Republican members of Congress are planning to rebel against GOP leadership and refuse to certify Joe Biden's Electoral College victory in the presidential race. At the same time, protesters are converging on Washington, D.C. And: President Trump is still trying to change the outcome of the presidential election.

  • Plus, record early turnout ahead of Tuesday's runoff elections in Georgia.
  • And, the future of the United Kingdom as Brexit takes effect.

Guests: Axios' Alayna Treene, Felix Salmon and The Cook Political Report's Jessica Taylor.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com.

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Jan 04 2021

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