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With Alison Roman

Alison Roman is a food writer, cook, and author of New York Times bestseller Nothing Fancy. On the podcast, she tells Lara and Livvy about the recipes she learnt from her mother, how she plans a dinner party and craving pizza in lockdown.  

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Who was the first to benefit from a presidential pardon?

Philip Wigle had been convicted of attacking a tax collector and setting fire to his house, while John Mitchell had robbed the mail

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The highlights of history: a Spectator Christmas survey

Featuring Alec Baldwin, Peter Hitchens, Dominic Cummings and more

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Politics

Farewell, Donald

The Spectator’s writers and friends reflect on what they’ll miss about Donald Trump and what they expect from Joe Biden

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Books

The Spectator’s Books of the Year 2020

The Spectator’s writers and friends recommend the best books, richest reads and most pandemical page-turners of 2020

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Which psychics’ predictions for 2020 came true?

‘A new strain of bird flu is going to hit the country hard. On the bright side, it will mostly be limited to poultry’

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Why is the Republican party symbol an elephant and the Democratic symbol a donkey?

In the mid-20th century the Democratic party was officially using a rooster, while the Republicans used an eagle

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Politics

The final 2020 presidential debate — live blog

With commentary from Amber Athey, Caroline McCarthy, Chadwick Moore, Freddy Gray, Kate Andrews, Matt McDonald and Stephen L. Miller

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Politics

The 2020 vice presidential debate — live blog

With commentary from Amber Athey, Caroline McCarthy, Dominic Green, Freddy Gray, Kate Andrews, Matt McDonald and Stephen L. Miller

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Politics

The first 2020 presidential debate — live blog

With commentary from Amber Athey, Bridget Phetasy, Caroline McCarthy, Chadwick Moore, Dominic Green, Freddy Gray, Jacob Heilbrunn, Matt McDonald and Stephen L. Miller

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How many homes are at extreme risk of wildfire?

Texas has the second-highest number of any state

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Politics

Full transcript of President Trump’s RNC 2020 speech

‘We have spent the last four years reversing the damage Joe Biden inflicted over the last 47 years’

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