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On Anniversary of Women's March, A Las Vegas Rally With A Tighter Focus: The Midterms

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 4:39pm

The organizers of 2017's historic Women's March in Washington, D.C., chose Las Vegas, Nev., for its swing state status.

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Tell Us: How Is The Government Shutdown Affecting You?

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:36pm

Lawmakers in Washington are locked in a standoff that has led to a partial shutdown of the federal government, and weekend attempts to dig out of it haven't made much progress.

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Germany's Social Democrats Party Votes For Formal Coalition Talks With Merkel

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:15pm

It's a vital step to ending a nearly four-month long political crisis in Germany after last September's elections failed to give any party a majority.

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As Pence Tours Mideast, Tension Lingers Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:31am

The topic came up during Pence's talks with Egypt's and Jordan's leaders. The vice president now heads for a warmer welcome in Israel from the country's government.

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The GOP's Shutdown Strategy

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

Brian McGuire, former chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, discusses the politics of the shutdown and what moves the GOP might be planning next.

Women Rally In Las Vegas On March Anniversary

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

A rally called "Power to the Polls" kicks off in Las Vegas on Sunday. The event is organized by the leaders of last year's Women's March on Washington.

Bernie Sanders On Government Shutdown

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont about the ongoing government shutdown.

Supporters Assess Trump's First Year

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

After one year in office, supporters of President Trump review his accomplishments and what they say he can do better.

Shutdown Day 2

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

The government has shut down after failed talks in Congress to reinstall funding. We look at what happens next.

Shutdown Latest

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:57am

We look at what's next as the government shutdown enters its second day.

Who Will Carry The Blame For The Shutdown? Maybe No One

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:30am

If voters punished Republicans over the last shutdown, it was by giving them the Senate majority. Since then, a blinding news cycle had made each crisis only more forgettable than the last.

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Few Signs Of Progress As Partial Government Shutdown Enters Second Day

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

The two sides spent Saturday digging in and getting their message out even as the president remained in Washington, D.C., over the weekend and the House and the Senate were both in session.

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The Russia Investigations: Is 'Infiltration' The New 'Collusion?'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

An interview transcript raises new questions about Russian infiltration of U.S. political organizations. A key Trump aide passes on a Capitol Hill appearance. And is Mueller funded during shutdown?

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One Year In, Trump Has Kept A Major Promise: Reshaping The Federal Judiciary

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

Conservatives are thrilled with President Trump for confirming a Supreme Court justice and 12 federal appeals court judges. Civil rights advocates are troubled by a lack of diversity.

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After A Year In Office, Trump Still Facing Constitutional Challenges Over Businesses

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

Over the past year, three lawsuits have alleged that President Trump is failing to obey the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses. One suit has been dismissed. Now another is about to get a hearing.

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House Ethics Member Reportedly Settled Sexual Misconduct Case With Taxpayer Money

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:22am

Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, who has investigated sexual misconduct claims as part of the House Ethics Committee, was removed after a report on his own alleged sexual misconduct.

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Women's March On Washington: 'We Are A Part Of America, So We Need To Be Out Here'

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:12pm

The second annual Women's March drew a wide range of ages and races to the nation's capital. The year since President Trump took office has given first-time and veteran marchers new reasons to attend.

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Democratic Senator Talks Latest Negotiations Amid Shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:21pm

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin about the latest on the government shutdown and ongoing negotiations between Democratic and Republican senators.

Immigration Deal Remains Sticking Point In Negotiations To Reopen Government

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:41pm

Congress is in session, hours after government funding lapsed and a partial shutdown was triggered. An unreachable compromise on immigration continues to be the main hurdle as talks resume.

Democrats Doubt Shutdown Chaos Will Hurt Them In Midterm Elections

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:30pm

The Democrats are betting that voters will blame President Trump for the government shutdown. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Democratic pollster Geoff Garin about his party's strategy.

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