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Trump Press Conference On Labor Secretary And Russia, Annotated

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 1:37pm

During what was billed as an announcement of the president's new labor secretary nominee, Trump spoke about former national security adviser Michael Flynn and continued to laud his election win.

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Court Moves 'Bridgegate' Case Forward, Setting A Date For Christie

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 1:28pm

Judge Roy McGeady says there's probable cause for a probe to continue into the governor's involvement in a case that has generated federal charges against his former allies.

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China Grants Trump A Valuable Trademark Registration

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 1:17pm

For years, President Trump has been seeking to expand his trademark registrations in China. This week, he won a case. But ethics experts say that raises questions about conflict of interest.

Where's The Director Of National Intelligence?

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:24pm

Amid a feud with the intelligence community and a potential new "review," President Trump's nominee to become director of national intelligence is nowhere close to being confirmed.

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WATCH: Trump To Announce New Labor Nominee

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:50am

The president's first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday after facing criticism from members of both parties. Puzder's confirmation hearing had been scheduled for Thursday.

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Senate Narrowly Confirms Mulvaney As Trump's OMB Director

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:07am

Democrats who opposed his nomination spoke of Rep. Mick Mulvaney's view that Social Security and Medicare must be overhauled — something President Trump has promised not to undertake.

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Inside The White House, Trump Changes His Tune On Leaks

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:02am

Leaking classified information is a crime, but it's also one of the most popular sports in Washington. Candidate Trump encouraged leaks. President Trump calls them a crime.

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How Donald Trump's Management Style Works (Or Doesn't) In The White House

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 6:21am

Donald Trump's background as a businessperson may not have prepared him for the challenges he's facing in the Oval Office.

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LA's Moves To Protect Immigrant Street-Food Vendors Come With A Catch

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 5:00am

LA is the only major U.S. city where selling food on the sidewalk is illegal. President Trump's immigration policies have pushed the city council to change the law. But the devil is in the details.

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Colorado Church Offers Immigrant Sanctuary From Deportation

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 4:09am

Churches across the country are preparing to offer shelter and protection to immigrants in the country illegally. That sets up a conflict between Trump's policies on immigration and religious freedom.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar On Investigating Trump And Russia

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Senate Democrats met Wednesday to discuss how far they'll push on investigating the Trump administration's ties with Russia. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar discusses priorities for Democrats.

How The Trump And Netanhayu Meeting Is Playing In The Middle East

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Israelis and Palestinians are taking in the meeting between President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — where U.S. policy seemed to turn more toward some Israeli priorities.

A Departing Bank Regulator's Advice To Stave Off Another Financial Crisis

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Departing Federal Reserve Board member Daniel Tarullo was a key architect of post-crisis financial reforms. He talks about how those reforms have worked and what could help in the future.

What Trump's Break From Tradition Means For The U.S.-Israel Relationship

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Steve Inskeep talks with Elliott Abrams of the Council on Foreign Relations about the future of the U.S.-Israel relationship after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington.

An Indiana Mayor On The Way Forward For Democrats

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Peter Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend, Ind., who's running for DNC chair. He says issues like "economic fairness" and voting rights should appeal to both white working-class and minority voters.

Immigration Executive Order Causes Anxiety In VP Mike Pence's Hometown

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

In Vice President Pence's hometown of Columbus, Ind., there are a lot immigrants with H1-B visas who were affected by the on-hold executive order. Others are scared they could be next.

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Gay Journalist Leaves Left Behind And Embraces A 'Brand New Conservative'

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Journalist Chadwick Moore says he's coming out. He's not coming out as gay — he did that a long time ago. Instead, Moore says he's abandoned the political left and has found a home on the right.

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How The Trump And Netanyahu Meeting Is Playing In The Middle East

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:41am

Israelis and Palestinians are taking in the meeting between President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — where U.S. policy seemed to turn more toward some Israeli priorities.

Progressives Push New York Attorney General To Investigate Trump

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:48pm

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and other state attorneys general have been examining how Trump's presidential actions could conflict with his continuing corporate interests.

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'Age Of Anger' Chronicles Rise Of Populist Backlash

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 3:29pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Pankaj Mishra, author of Age of Anger, about the relationship between populist movements and governments around the world, in the past and present.

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