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Sen. Cory Gardner On Immigration And State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Sen. Cory Gardner, Republican of Colorado, speaks to NPR's David Greene about the president's State of the Union address. Gardner says there is still hope for a bipartisan deal on immigration.

Trump Signs Order To Keep Guantanamo Open

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

President Trump announced during his first State of the Union address that he signed an executive order to keep the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba open as part of his national security agenda.

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy On State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut didn't find much to be happy about in President Trump's State of the Union Address. He gives his reaction to NPR's David Greene.

News Brief: State Of The Union, FEMA Ending Emergency Puerto Rico Aid

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

We have analysis of President Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Also, FEMA is ending emergency food and water aid in Puerto Rico.

Nevadans On The State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Nevadans react to President Trump's first State of the Union message, at a time the state is leaning more Democratic and a key U.S. Senate seat is in play.

Conservatives Respond To Trump's State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

Conservative writers Jonah Goldberg of National Review and Chris Buskirk of the website American Greatness offer their take on President Trump's State of the Union with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

Trump's Immigration Message In The State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

President Trump's State of the Union was a speech where he touted some of his accomplishments and laid out more of what he wants to do in the coming year, which includes changing immigration policy.

The State Of The Union's History

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions about the history of the State of the Union address.

Virginia Voters And The State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:04am

We hear from voters in northern Virginia about what they thought of President Trump's first State of the Union address.

Trump's Big Speech: More Pep Rally Than Bipartisan Breakthrough

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:00am

It is true that Trump's tone and manner were more restrained than his famously rousing style on the stump. But a somewhat more sedate delivery does not, in itself, constitute a conciliatory speech.

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As Yellen Exits As Fed Chair, Interest Rates Are Expected To Remain Steady

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:41am

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen presides over her last policy meeting on Wednesday. After a two-day meeting the Fed is expected to announce at 2 p.m. ET where interest rates stand.

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Reaction To Trump's State Of The Union Address Follows A Predictable Script

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 1:39am

Republicans praised Trump for what they saw as a steady performance. Democrats said the president's speech was divisive.

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Clinton Changes Stance On Her Response To 2008 Sexual Harassment Allegation

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 1:20am

Clinton published a 1,500-plus-word post on Facebook Tuesday. In a seeming nod to the #MeToo movement, she said if given the choice again, she would have fired a campaign aide accused of harassment.

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Trump Signs Order To Keep Prison At Guantanamo Bay Open

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:10am

The president's new order reverses one issued by Obama in his first days in office. During his campaign, Trump had promised to keep the facility open and to "load it up with some bad dudes."

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Fact Check: Democratic Response To State Of The Union

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 9:44pm

Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., is delivering the rebuttal to President Trump's address. Kennedy is seen as a rising star and called a "relentless fighter for working Americans" by party leaders.

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Is 2018's 'Designated Survivor'

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:19pm

Following the long-standing practice, the former Georgia governor will be in a secure and undisclosed location for Tuesday night's State of the Union.

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Trump's State Of The Union Address, Annotated

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 7:25pm

President Trump is expected to make a bipartisan pitch in Tuesday night's address. Follow the speech live, with context and analysis from NPR journalists.

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Trump: 'The State Of Our Union Is Strong Because Our People Are Strong'

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 7:24pm

In addition to emphasizing national unity, Trump will also play up his economic success and highlight the GOP tax plan passed last month, the signature achievement of his first year in office.

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State Of The Union: Trump To Make Pitch To 'One American Family'

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 7:24pm

Trump is expected to play up his economic success and highlight the GOP tax plan passed last month, the signature achievement of his first year in office.

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Drug Distributors Shipped 20.8 Million Painkillers To West Virginia Town Of 3,000

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 4:36pm

Other towns were similarly inundated, in a state that now has the highest rate of drug overdose deaths. In 2008, one wholesaler provided 5,624 pills for every man, woman and child in Kermit, W.Va.

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