Hello and welcome to "The Stakes," the small thermal exhaust port right below the main port of politics, news, and social justice in the year 2016. Coming up on the show today:
Part 1: Jamil Smith and Doreen St. Félix reflect on the passing of Muhammad Ali.
Part 2: Meredith Graves reflects on Hillary Clinton's historic nomination as presidential candidate for the Democratic Party.
Part 3: Ana Marie Cox speaks to The Atlantic senior editor David Frum about the GOP's continued path toward self-destruction.
Part 4: Jaime Fuller brings us the story of Donald Trump's unscheduled appearance in a Virginia bathroom.
Part 5: Our poet-in-residence Marcus Ellsworth celebrates the importance of immigrants in America.