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Gowdy, Who Rose To Conservative Fame With Benghazi Hearings, Set To Retire

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 1:11pm

The South Carolina congressman is now the 34th Republican and ninth committee chairman so far to retire ahead of the midterm elections that could see significant GOP losses.

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FBI Warns Of 'Grave Concerns' About 'Accuracy' Of GOP Snooping Memo

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:36pm

The FBI went on record faulting the much discussed memo as the White House said it was working to make it public. It could appear as soon as this week.

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Justice Department Won't Retry Sen. Menendez After Corruption Case Mistrial

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:33pm

Prosecutors had planned to retry the New Jersey senator after last year's mistrial. But they relented Wednesday, one week after a federal judge threw out some of the bribery charges against him.

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Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Hits Garbage Truck In Virginia

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:15am

At least one person was killed and another seriously injured when a Amtrak train was carrying Republican members of Congress hit a truck in rural Virginia.

RNC Chair On State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:38am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Ronna Romney McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee, about President Trump's State of the Union.

White House's Raj Shah On State Of The Union

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:35am

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Raj Shah, the principal deputy press secretary in the White House, about President Trump's State of the Union address.

Sen. Cory Booker On Trump's State Of The Union, Russia

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:18am

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat, speaks with Steve Inskeep following President Trump's State of the Union address.

Trump's State Of The Union: Unifying Or Divisive?

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:11am

President Trump's speech focused on immigration, infrastructure and security. While it was hailed by many of his supporters for its tone, critics of the president said much of it was divisive.

8 Key Moments And Themes From Trump's First State Of The Union Address

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:15am

In case you missed the State of the Union address, here's what you need to know.

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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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