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Women Are A Huge Reason Why Trump's Poll Numbers Are So Bad

3 hours 8 min ago

Democratic and independent men are far less supportive of the idea of a Trump impeachment than Democratic and independent women. But Republicans are united across gender.

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Home Visits Help Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children

3 hours 8 min ago

A program that provides $400 million in federal funds for the visits expires next month. Advocates and providers hope it will be reauthorized and even expanded, saying it's money well spent.

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White House Resets: Bannon Out, Path Forward In Afghanistan

3 hours 11 min ago

The White House starts the week without chief strategist Steve Bannon, who left on Friday. President Trump will speak to the nation Monday night about the path forward in Afghanistan.

Morning News Brief: Trump's Afghan Strategy, Total Solar Eclipse

3 hours 11 min ago

In a televised address Monday night, President Trump will lay out his strategy for Afghanistan. And for the first time in nearly a century, the moon will completely block the sun in parts of the U.S.

Influential Republican Strategist Arthur J. Finkelstein Dies

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 2:10pm

The publicly low-key Finkelstein is credited with pioneering the use of aggressive ad campaigns, political action committees and turning the word "liberal" into a political pejorative.

Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:31am

President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.

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Trump To Visit Arizona

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:59am

President Trump heads to Phoenix in the week ahead, and Arizona state politics are likely to have national ramifications. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Dan Nowicki, reporter for The Arizona Republic.

Trump Voters Respond To Charlottesville

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro checks in with Trump voters Kevin Eisbrenner, William Estrada and Linda Caudill about last week's news from the White House.

Russian Bots Tweeting Calls To Fire McMaster, Former FBI Agent Says

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:59am

An online tracker developed by former FBI agent Clint Watts has identified Russian bots as responsible for many tweets urging the firing of National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster.

Robert E. Lee's Descendant On Confederate Statues

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:59am

The Rev. Robert Wright Lee, a nephew many generations removed of Robert E. Lee, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why the statue of the Confederate general in Charlottesville must come down.

Weekend Politics: Trump's Turbulent Week

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Michael Warren, a senior writer at the conservative outlet The Weekly Standard, about Trump's turbulent vacation and what's ahead.

Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:59am

President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.

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Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 6:01am

A group of alumni from one of the nation's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.

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The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 5:51am

Women in the movement have built Internet presences around boosting white nationalist ideologies. But journalist Seyward Darby says that outspokenness is at odds with male white nationalists' ideas.

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Presidential Historian Compares Tumultuous Week To Past Administrations

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 5:10pm

After a week of turmoil and shake ups in the Trump administration, presidential historian Michael Beschloss discusses with NPR's Dwane Brown where this president stands compared to past leaders.

What's Next For The White House After Bannon's Departure?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 5:10pm

The White House has had a tumultuous week. President Trump's comments about Charlottesville, Va., have been widely condemned, and the week ended with the ouster of White House strategist Steve Bannon.

After Charlottesville, Trump Supporters Stand By The President

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 5:10pm

NPR's Dwane Brown checks in with the Washington Examiner's Salena Zito to hear how rural Trump supporters are reacting to the week's events.

Is The Trump Presidency Having a Crisis Moment?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 5:10pm

NPR's Dwane Brown talks with Rich Lowry, editor of The National Review, about Republicans' discomfort with President Trump espousing views commonly found in Breitbart News, a right-wing media outlet.

President Trump To Skip Kennedy Center Honors, Highlighting Rift With Artists

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:55pm

Three of the five honorees had already spoken out against the president, and said they either planned to boycott a White House event or were considering it.

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Republicans Plead With Trump To Get On, And Stay On, Message To Pass A Tax Overhaul

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:00am

While the president was laying blame on "both sides" for violence in Charlottesville, Republicans were meeting to hammer out a tax overhaul. But they worry about whether Trump can make the sale.

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