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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 17

The Trump transition, Steve Bannon, and “normalization.” This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Sarah McCammon, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and media correspondent David Folkenflik. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

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The Trump transition, Steve Bannon, and “normalization.” This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, campaign reporter Sarah McCammon, White House correspondent Scott Horsley, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and media correspondent David Folkenflik. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

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