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After Raid, Cohen Tries To Limit What Records Prosecutors May Review

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen is trying to limit the materials prosecutors can access after a raid on his office and hotel room. Rachel Martin talks to former assistant U.S. attorney Kimberly Wehle.

Trump Will Start The Week Promoting Tax Cut Legislative Victory

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida about where he agrees and disagrees with President Trump's policies ahead of a presidential trip to Florida to promote tax cuts.

Comey Begins A Media Blitz As His Book 'A Higher Loyalty' Is Released

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

In an ABC News interview, Comey discussed his decision to reveal details about the probe into Hillary Clinton's email server during the presidential campaign and his interactions with President Trump

FirstEnergy Asks Administration For Help To Get Customers To Pay More

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

A bankrupt energy company in Ohio wants the Trump administration to help its struggling coal and nuclear plants. FirstEnergy warns of power outages if the plants close.

Morning News Brief

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:01am

Former FBI Director James Comey told ABC News that Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president. Following weekend U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria, what is the administration's future commitment there?

Democrats Have The Wind At Their Backs, But Can They Capitalize?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:00am

New data show the advantages they have, especially with the unpopularity of President Trump.

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Ahead Of New Book, Comey Defends Handling Of Clinton Email Scandal

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:43am

The former FBI director stands by his characterization of Hillary Clinton's handling of classified email as "extremely careless," but says he never meant to influence the outcome of the election.

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Kentucky Governor Apologizes For Comments On Teachers' Strike

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:20pm

Gov. Matt Bevin's comments came as thousands of teachers protested at the state Capitol, asking lawmakers to override the governor's vetoes of bills that would increase public education funding.

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New Medicaid Requirements Signals Trump Crackdown On Public Assistance Programs

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 3:50pm

Michel Martin speaks to Diane Rowland from The Kaiser Family Foundation about a new order from President Trump to establish work requirements for recipients of Medicaid and other federal benefits.

Politics Roundup: From Comey's Book To Syria Strikes

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 3:50pm

With the Syria strikes over, President Trump is furiously tweeting about James Comey's new book. NPR's Michel Martin and the Washington Post's Robert Costa consider the state of the Trump presidency.

Ahead Of Comey's Media Blitz, Trump Lashes Out Again

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 1:49pm

The president says he never asked the former FBI director for his loyalty, and that the notes Comey says he kept about their conversations are "FAKE!"

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GOP Donor On Paul Ryan's Retirement

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks GOP fundraiser Dan Eberhart how he and fellow donors feel about House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to not seek re-election.

What's Next For Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what he thinks the recent raids on Trump attorney Michael Cohen might mean for the president.

Rep. Joaquin Castro On Syria Airstrikes

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, about the Trump administration's stance on Syria and the effectiveness of this weekend's airstrikes.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth On Giving Birth As A Senator

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about being the first sitting U.S. senator to give birth in office and about the special challenges she faces as a double-amputee mom.

Syria Airstrike Politics

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

This weekend's coalition missile strike on Syria came during a particularly difficult period for the Trump administration as the president reacted to many political scandals.

Facebook Admits 'Enforcement Error' In How It Handled Content From Pro-Trump Duo

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:00am

Diamond and Silk are two Internet personalities from North Carolina — also known as Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson — who amassed an enormous following during the 2016 election.

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Republicans Might Want To Run Away From Trump This Year, But Not In West Virginia

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:00am

A wild GOP primary fight has emerged here with everyone tying themselves to the president. It features a congressman, an attorney general and an ex-con businessman, who's turned the race upside down.

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Rep. Tom Cole On Airstrikes

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:24am

Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma talks with Scott Simon about the recent U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.

The Future Of The GOP Without Paul Ryan

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 4:55pm

After a tumultuous week, NPR's Michel Martin talks with political commentator Gayle Trotter and conservative analyst Charlie Sykes about what the future of the Republican party looks like without the House speaker.




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