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How Trump's Inauguration Speech Compares To His First Year In Office

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:16pm

Donald Trump's inauguration speech may be remembered for his description of "American carnage." But one year later, we look at how good of a roadmap it was for his first year as president.

Trump Voters In Pennsylvania Say They Are Pleased With Presidency So Far

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:16pm

Voters in rural Pennsylvania were crucial to electing President Trump. A year after he took office, they are mostly pleased with how Trump has executed his presidency.

Trump Says His Commitment To Border Wall Is Rock Solid

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:16pm

President Trump's proposed border wall has long been a rallying cry for his supporters. Aides say Trump's views on the wall have evolved over time, but the president insists his plan is still rock solid.

Sen. Tim Kaine On Why He Opposes Stopgap Funding Mechanism For Government

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:16pm

As the possibility of a government shutdown looms, NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., who says he opposes the stopgap funding mechanism that would keep the government open. Instead, he proposes that Congress stays in town until it can pass a long-term deal.

Congressional Lawmakers Running Up Against Deadline To Keep Government Funded

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:16pm

The federal government could shut down by Friday at midnight if lawmakers in Congress can't agree to keep the government funded. President Trump has muddied the situation by making contradictory statements about his position.

Trump Will Protect Health Workers Who Reject Patients On Religious Grounds

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:53am

The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom at Health and Human Services is being established to aid health workers with objections rooted in conscience or religion to treating certain people.

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Trump Tweet Scrambles Efforts To Avert A Government Shutdown

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:41am

The president rejected a plan crafted by congressional Republicans to extend long-term funding for a popular children's health care program as part of a short-term spending agreement.

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Bizarre Truth Triangle: The President, The Public And The Press

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:06am

Does President Trump's disdain for news media reflect just how little people trust journalists?

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Sen. Michael Bennet On Immigration And Trump's Wall

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:16am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat of Colorado, about the status of immigration reform negotiations ahead of a looming government shutdown.

Apple Plans To Create 20,000 Jobs, And Build New Campus

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:26am

Apple says it's bringing billions of dollars back to the U.S. and using it to build a new campus and create 20,000 jobs. Analysts say the announcement is a mix of politics and economics.

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The National Parks And Ryan Zinke

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:07am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to journalist Elliott Woods, whose profile of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke just appeared in Outside magazine.

Rep. Scott Perry On Threat Of Government Shutdown

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:07am

Rep. Scott Perry, a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the looming government shutdown.

Republicans Blame Medicaid For Contributing To Opioid Epidemic

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:07am

Times-Picayune reporter Julia O'Donoghue talks with Rachel Martin about the rationale behind the Republican argument that expanding Medicaid contributes to the country's opioid epidemic.

HHS To Protect Health Workers With Religious Objections

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:07am

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to announce the creation of a new division to protect health workers who object to procedures like abortions for religious reasons.

News Brief: HHS To Protect Religious Objectors, Trump's First Year Poll, Apple Jobs

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:07am

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to announce the creation of a new division to protect health workers who object to procedures for religious reasons.

Lawmakers Testify At Hearing: Bring Earmarks Back

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:00am

There is strong bipartisan support in the House to overturn the 7-year-old earmark ban in order to give lawmakers a greater say in directing federal dollars.

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Majority Of Americans See Trump's First Year As A Failure

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:00am

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey finds Americans believe Trump has divided the nation in his first year as president. But people who backed him in 2016 continue to be firmly behind him.

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From Taxes To The Swamp: Trump's Promises, Kept And Incomplete, 1 Year In

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:00am

In 2016, Donald Trump offered a list of things he wanted to accomplish as president. As his first anniversary in office approaches, here is what he can check off and what is incomplete.

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Kelly Says Trump Now Believes Border Wall Is Unnecessary

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:52am

The chief of staff says that candidate Trump was not "fully informed" on border issues and that he's persuaded the president that the wall is not needed.

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Photographer Says He Lost His Job After Leaking Pictures Of Rick Perry And Coal CEO

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 1:44am

The former Department of Energy photographer Simon Edelman is filing a federal whistleblower suit after he leaked the photos of a private meeting between the energy secretary and Robert Murray.

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