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On today's show we talk about the tax code and Republicans' chance to change it. Also, this election cycle was dominated by the phrase "white working class voters," we take a look at who exactly those people are. Finally, a look at retail ahead of holiday shopping. The National Retail Federation has offered optimistic sales forecasts for the holiday season, but uncertainty about consumer behavior after the election has retailers nervous. …read more