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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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politics lead

November 25th, 2013
05:58 PM ET

Former governor: Obamacare 'sticker shock' already setting in

Former Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean discuss whether President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law can work in the long run.

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world lead

November 25th, 2013
05:51 PM ET

Haass: Opponents of Iran deal 'asking too much'

Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, told CNN's John Berman dissenters in the diplomatic fallout from the historic P5+1 agreement with Iran expect too much of the rogue nation.

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politics lead

November 25th, 2013
05:32 PM ET

Boehner tries, eventually enrolls in Obamacare

After all the problems with the Obamacare website, and people losing insurance, could there be a new unexpected failure for President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law? A failure to fail, as it were, creating, perhaps, embarrassing success for the Republican Speaker of the House, John Boehner.

politics lead

October 16th, 2013
05:52 PM ET

Political Panel: The winners and losers of the shutdown battle

With the Senate set to vote on a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a possible U.S. default, Jake Tapper talks with former Bush Campaign Spokesperson Jennifer Millerwise Dyck, Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today Susan Page and CNN Commentator Paul Begala about who has come out on top and who slipped in the shutdown fight.

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politics lead

October 15th, 2013
06:33 PM ET

Political Panel: Debt fight far from over

CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper talks with Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson, reporter for The Nation Zoë Carpenter, and national correspondent for Business Week Joshua Green about the dueling House and Senate deals to end the partial government shutdown and extend the nation's borrowing authority.

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