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A Conservative Roundtable On Trump's Foreign Policy Reversals

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro talks with David Adesnik of the Foreign Policy Initiative and Scott McConnell of The American Conservative to understand the split beliefs in the Republican party.

Trump Spending Easter Weekend At Mar-A-Lago

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis of The New York Times from Mar-a-Lago, where President Trump is spending his seventh weekend, about Trump's reversals in the past week.

#GrabYourWallet's Anti-Trump Boycott Looks To Expand Its Reach

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:12am

Shannon Coulter, the founder of the anti-Trump boycott movement #GrabYourWallet, believes the protest is having a broader cultural impact beyond affecting a corporation's bottom line.

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Georgia Democrats See Chance To Send A Message With Special Election Upset

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:00am

Jon Ossoff's campaign has attracted a lot of money and volunteers from across the country. But local, older voters who lament the longtime GOP lean of the area are now fired up too.

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Artist Sets Futuristic Dinner Party In World Reshaped By Rising Seas

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 6:00am

How will our diets shift as climate change causes sea-level rise and coastal flooding? Photographer Allie Wist attempts to answer that with pictures of an imagined "post-sea-level-rise dinner party."

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On Saturday Night Live, Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' Has An Easter Message

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:42am

On SNL, Alec Baldwin's President Trump had a reality-show elimination between Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon, while Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer had a brief — and inaccurate — history of Passover.

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Protesters Want To See Trump's Tax Returns And Have Their Voices Heard

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:16pm

President Donald Trump will be spending Easter at Mar-A-Lago, but outside of the private club, protesters will be demanding that he release his taxes.

Executions In Arkansas Blocked By Federal Judge After Week-Long Trial

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:16pm

Court rulings have stalled plans by the state of Arkansas to execute several prisoners before its supply of a lethal-injection drug expires at the end of this month.

After This Week, Is Trump's Message Still America First?

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:16pm

Journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, conservative political commentator Lenny McAllister, and Arsalan Iftikhar, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com talk about the week's many developments in foreign policy.

Protesters Use April 15 To Demand Trump's Tax Returns

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:13pm

Protests across the country, including in D.C. and near Trump's private club in Florida, focused on the president's decision to keep his tax returns private.

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Outside Money And Volunteers Pouring Into Georgia Special Election

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

Tens of millions of dollars and hundreds of volunteers are flooding into a congressional special election in Atlanta's suburbs. Democrats say it's a referendum on Trump's first few months in office.

Evaluating Trump's First 100 Days With A Former White House Staffer

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Thomas "Mack" McLarty, who was Bill Clinton's first chief of staff in 1993, about his first 100 days in the White House. Trump is approaching that mark.

A Week Of Policy Reversals For Trump

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

As the Trump administration looks for legislative and policy wins, the president is publicly reversing positions on issues as varied as Syria and health care.

Trump's Travel Costs Add Up, Setting Him On Path To Outspend Obama

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:04am

President Trump is again at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, meaning his already-high travel costs are now higher. A group that tracks presidential travel says the visits could cost $1 million each.

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GOP Infighting Over Health Care Spills Onto Campaign Trail

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:00am

A South Carolina congressional race to replace President Trump's Budget director is highlighting Republican divides, especially over health care.

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Travels With Rex

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:28am

Should the secretary of state travel with a press pool? NPR's Linda Wertheimer thinks it would be good for Secretary Tillerson and the public if he took the media along on his trips.

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13 Eye-Popping Quotes That Defined The Week

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:00am

From the White House press secretary's comparison of Hitler and Syria's President Bashar Assad to Trump's chocolate cake and dropping a bomb in Afghanistan, it was a heck of a week.

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How One Inmate Changed The Prison System From The Inside

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:59pm

The abbreviated story of Martin Sostre, a revolutionary prisoner who challenged and changed the American prison system from his cell in solitary confinement.

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Politics Of Respectability And A Dragged Passenger

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 5:12pm

The politics of respectability were complicated this week when a 69 year-old Asian-American doctor was forcibly dragged off a United Airlines flight.

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Week In Politics: Trump's Changing Policy Views

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:45pm

NPR's Audie Cornish wraps up the week in politics with Reihan Salam of the National Review and Kimberly Atkins of the Boston Herald. They discuss President Trump's changing policy positions.




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