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The Florida Recount Of 2000: A Nightmare That Goes On Haunting

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:00am

The weeks-long battle over "hanging chads" that ultimately landed the fate of the presidency in the U.S. Supreme Court, continues to cast a long shadow over the nation's political psyche.

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EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama Reads From Her Forthcoming Memoir 'Becoming'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:01pm

In two audio clips from her memoir, set to hit shelves Tuesday, the former first lady reads about her life at Princeton and about her difficulties having a baby.

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After NRA Mocks Doctors, Physicians Reply: 'This Is Our Lane'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 5:35pm

"We are not anti-gun: we are anti-bullet holes in our patients," wrote one physician in response to the NRA. Another posted a photo of his own scrubs, bloody from trying to save a gunshot victim.

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On 'SNL,' Congressman Crenshaw Accepts Pete Davidson's Apology

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:24pm

Last week, Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson mocked then Texas Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw. After much criticism, the two made-up on air this Saturday.

What A Democratic House Could Mean For Trump's Legislative Agenda

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:24pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Trump White House official Marc Short about how the administration plans to work with a Democratic House of Representatives.

With Its Primary Opponents Voted Out, What's Next For Labor Unions?

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:24pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka, about union strategies following the midterm elections.

Troll Watch: On Eve Of Midterm Elections, Misinformation Targets Bigger Political Issues

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:24pm

New York Times columnist Kevin Roose was tracking trolls and fake news on social media during the run up to the midterm elections .

World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 3:51pm

In a speech at the Arc de Triomphe, French President Emmanuel Macron took aim at the style of nationalism that has been embraced by President Trump.

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Major Ballot Initiatives From Around The Country

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gives you a roundup of some ballot initiatives that you may have overlooked from around the country.

The Role Of The Latino Vote In Nevada's Senate Race

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jon Ralston, editor of The Nevada Independent, about the results of their high-profile Senate race and the role Latino voters played.

The Cuban Vote In Florida

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

The Latino vote is often talked about as if it's one thing, but most elections show us it's anything but. In Florida, the results aren't final, but we do know something about how Cubans voted there.

Recounts And Close Races

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

Florida's races for governor and U.S. Senate are being recounted, as key races in Arizona, Georgia, California and other states remain unresolved five days after the midterm elections.

Science Policy In Congress

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Democrat of Texas, to discuss what the midterm results mean for the House science committee.

One Man's Journey Of Navigating President Trump's Immigration Policies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

We hear the story of a man who is caught at the intersection of President Trump's many immigration policies over the past two years.

President Trump's Visit To France Creates Further Distance With European Allies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

It's been a wild time for President Trump post-midterms. After a combative week with the press, he went to France, where he separated himself further from European allies.

Florida Heads For Recount In Senate And Governor Race

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:45am

Patricia Mazzei of The New York Times discusses the latest news in the Florida senate and governor's race recount.

10 Notable People Leaving Congress

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:00am

Thanks to a mix of retirements and defeats on Tuesday, some of the most high-profile lawmakers will soon be exiting Capitol Hill, from Paul Ryan to Beto O'Rourke to Claire McCaskill.

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Dan Crenshaw Mocks Pete Davidson And Robert De Niro Returns As Mueller On 'SNL'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:47am

Pete Davidson made fun of newly elected congressman Dan Crenshaw's eye patch last week. Crenshaw stopped by this week to say Davidson "looks like if the meth from Breaking Bad was a person."

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Barbershop: President Trump And The Media

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 4:08pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with New Yorker staff writer Susan Glasser, Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan and Poynter Institute senior vice president Kelly McBride.

Former AG Gonzales Calls Whitaker An 'Odd Choice' That Further Questions Leadership

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 4:08pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales about the shakeup at the Department of Justice.

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