Politics

Subscribe to Politics feed Politics
NPR's expanded coverage of U.S. and world politics, the latest news from Congress and the White House, and elections. Subscribe to podcasts and RSS feeds.
Updated: 36 min 31 sec ago

House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

For a few days now, most Senate Republicans have come to terms with how this story would end. But the House has a new plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks.

» E-Mail This

CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.

» E-Mail This

House, Senate Divided Over Homeland Security Funding

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

The department runs out of money at midnight. The Senate is on track to pass a bill to fund the department with no strings attached. The House will vote on a bill to fund the department for 3 weeks.

» E-Mail This

White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

» E-Mail This

White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

» E-Mail This

White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:07am

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

» E-Mail This

Jeb Bush Takes 2016 Show Into Unfriendly Territory At CPAC

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:03am

Bush has appeared almost exclusively before friendly audiences since leaving the Florida governorship eight years ago, but today he faces a less-receptive crowd of conservative activists.

» E-Mail This

Jeb Bush Takes 2016 Show Into Unfriendly Territory At CPAC

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:03am

Bush has appeared almost exclusively before friendly audiences since leaving the Florida governorship eight years ago, but today he faces a crowd of conservative activists.

» E-Mail This

Jeb Bush Takes 2016 Show Into Unfriendly Territory At CPAC

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:00am

Bush has appeared almost exclusively before friendly audiences since leaving the Florida governorship eight years ago, but today he faces a crowd of conservative activists.

» E-Mail This

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:45am

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

» E-Mail This

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:45am

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

» E-Mail This

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:45am

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

» E-Mail This

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:45am

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

» E-Mail This

This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:39am

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

» E-Mail This

This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:39am

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.

» E-Mail This

This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:39am

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

» E-Mail This

Why Two Democrats Will — And Won't — Attend Netanyahu's Speech

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:35pm

Democratic U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth of Kentucky will not attend but Democratic Rep. Steve Israel of New York's Third District will. Robert Siegel talks to both Yarmuth and Israel.

» E-Mail This

Why Two Democrats Will — And Won't — Attend Netanyahu's Speech

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:35pm

Democratic U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth of Kentucky will not attend but Democratic Rep. Steve Israel of New York's Third District will. Robert Siegel talks to both Yarmuth and Israel.

» E-Mail This

Senate Panel OKs Loretta Lynch Nomination As Attorney General

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:41pm

President Obama's nominee cleared a major hurdle to succeed Eric Holder. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to send the nomination to the full chamber, where it is expected to pass.

» E-Mail This

Senate Panel OKs Loretta Lynch Nomination As Attorney General

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:41pm

President Obama's nominee cleared a major hurdle to succeed Eric Holder. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to send the nomination to the full chamber where it is expected to pass.

» E-Mail This

Pages

©2015 WLRH PUBLIC RADIO

Address

WLRH Public Radio
UAH Campus
John Wright Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

Get Directions

Phone

LOCAL:
(256) 895-9574

TOLL-FREE:
(800) 239-9574