President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy or named his choices for top food-related jobs. But the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
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In a more than hour-long address, the outgoing Secretary of State sharply criticized Israel's expansion into disputed territories, saying it was making the future prospect of peace ever dimmer.
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Trump's Cabinet is less academic, less government-centric, and less diverse than those of his predecessors.
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This year was the most chaotic year America's mainstream news media have faced in a long time — and not just because of the presidential election, or the prevalence of fake news stories.
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Many things Trump did seemed like a death knell — mocking a disabled reporter, disparaging a Gold Star family, bragging about his "manhood" and groping women, on tape. None of it mattered.
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Listeners have been sending in questions for columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts to answer. Not surprisingly, a lot of people have asked about the incoming presidential administration.
President Obama came into office noted for his ability to inspire with soaring speeches. But as president, he admits he failed to properly communicate his policy aims and achievements.
Trump blasted the media for not reporting on his charitable giving through the foundation. In fact, Trump hasn't given his own money since 2008, and the organization has been embroiled in scandal.
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Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell took a big gamble in not advancing the nomination of a centrist judge for the Supreme Court, appointed by President Obama. It's about to pay off... big league.
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Does Donald Trump's win signify a natural continuation of the GOP on the course set by Ronald Reagan? Rachel Martin talks to CNN political analyst Matt Lewis, who's a contributor to The Daily Caller.
David Greene talks to Jaime Harrison, chairman of South Carolina's Democratic Party, about his bid to lead the Democratic National Committee. Harrison was an early supporter of Hillary Clinton.
Obama's remarks were hypothetical. The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution limits presidents to two terms of office.
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Seema Verma, the architect of Indiana's Medicaid overhaul, is slated to run the federal agency overseeing the health care program for the poor. She instated mandatory payments from recipients.
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Federal ethics laws were written to cover 20th century wealth, such as stocks and bonds. But President-elect Donald Trump derives much of his fortune from his name. What now?
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After the death of Trayvon Martin, President Obama said America needs to do more to show young black and brown men that their country cares about them. That was the motivation for the president's My Brother's Keeper initiative, one he has vowed to continue long after he leaves the White House.
From state-sponsored hacking of government systems to criminal enterprises stealing credit card numbers, strengthening the nation's cyber defenses is taking on growing importance.
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Democrats have a lot to do in the new year, as they start to try to recover from a bruising 2016 election. But searching for their next presidential candidate isn't necessarily the answer.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, about the group's efforts to track anti-Semitism and hate crimes following the presidential election.
David Greene talks to Robert Costa of The Washington Post about what to expect in President-elect Donald Trump's first 100 days, and the controversy surrounding his conflicts of interest.
Jason Miller said the job would be too demanding and that his growing family was more important. He and his wife are expecting their second child next month.