President Trump met at the White House with King Abdullah of Jordan on Wednesday, in the wake of a gruesome attack on civilians in Syria. The leaders held a joint press conference.
A referendum campaign to give the Turkish president more power is in full swing, with, "Yes" crowds on the offensive but "No" voters gaining some quiet traction - despite occasional intimidation.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with David Rothkopf about what President Trump's meetings this week with world leaders say about his foreign policy.
The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray faces lawmakers for his semi-annual report to Congress at a time when some Republicans want him replaced and the CFPB restructured.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri about using the nuclear option against the Democratic filibuster of the nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
The president's comments signal a possible shift in his approach toward Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after a suspect chemical attack in the country killed dozens including 20 children.
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The federal government's new focus on election security has state and local officials concerned that they'll be told how to run their elections in the name of security.
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Bannon had been elevated to the national security group in an unprecedented move in January. He will retain his role as senior adviser for domestic affairs.
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The situation in Syria also raises questions about Trump's support for autocracies and authoritarian regimes — and whether he can lead the world with moral clarity and authority.
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Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan tells David Greene that she will vote against Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. She's also voting against ending her party's filibuster.
A roundup of news: President Trump condemns the apparent chemical attack in Syria, China's president will visit Trump Thursday and Friday at his Florida resort, and Beyonce releases a new video.
Trump Supreme Court adviser Leonard Leo talks with David Greene about the political fight over Neil Gorsuch's nomination. Democrats promise to filibuster the vote.
The federal government has declared elections to be part of the country's critical infrastructure. That has election officials, who are very protective of how they do things now, extremely nervous.
As part of the #AskCokie segment, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of presidents who have had to battle with their own party to get things done.
Trump claimed on Tuesday before a group of CEOs that the Obama administration's stimulus package was a failed "infrastructure bill." That's not true.
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In a statement on Tuesday, President Trump condemned the chemical attack in Syria and blames his predecessor. In past tweets, Trump offered then-President Obama advice about the Syrian situation.
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The same House conservatives who helped defeat the bill are now trying to revive it, just ahead of their two-week recess to go home and face constituents.
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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka laid out his vision for organized labor, taking on both political parties for catering to moneyed interests instead of concentrating on the plight of American workers.
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Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, has resigned effective immediately over his role in the improper disclosure of confidential information to a financial analyst.
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered one of his most politically charged speeches. In "Beyond Vietnam," he not only condemns the Vietnam War, but also compares American tactics to those of Nazis.