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PODCAST: Will race define Obama's legacy?

On this week’s DecodeDC podcast, we talk with David Haskell, an editor at New York magazine who polled 53 historians and asked them how they thought we’d remember President Obama 20 years from now.

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Coup by GOP women blocks anti-abortion bill

Call it a coup by Republican women. That's what thwarted a House vote on a controversial anti-abortion bill, interrupting the legislative celebration planned by their own party on the 42 nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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Too many banks are still 'too big to fail'

Despite a government bailout and legislative reform, five years after the financial crisis of 2008 many say large banks such as Citigroup and Bank of America still pose a risk to the U.S. economy.

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DecodeDC's foremost aim is to be useful. That means being a reliable, honest and highly entertaining source of insight and explanation. It also means providing multimedia coverage of Washington's people, culture, policies and politics that is enlightening and enjoyable. Whether it's a podcast, a video, an interactive graphic, a short story or a long analysis, it will be based on this guiding principle: We are in DC but not OF DC.