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Would Oprah Run For President In 2020?

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:15pm

Oprah Winfrey launched a conversation about whether she would run for president in 2020 after a speech at the Golden Globe Awards, which seems plausible to many in the age of President Trump.

Lawmakers Trying To Reach Deal For Government Funding

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:15pm

It's a busy week on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers are trying to craft a government funding bill and come up with a deal to keep DACA recipients in the U.S.

Hospitals In States That Expanded Medicaid Less Likely to Close

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:01pm

Hundreds of thousands of people gained health insurance in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. In those states, hospitals were less likely to close.

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Trump Plants Seeds Of Rural Revival With Friendly Farm Audience

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 1:44pm

President Trump is unveiling a task force report on reviving rural prosperity at a Farm Bureau convention in Nashville Monday. Rural voters were a key part of Trump's winning election coalition.

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Oprah 2020? People Are Asking After Golden Globes Speech

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:33pm

The former talk show host and media mogul gave a rousing acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, causing some to wonder if a political bid will follow.

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An Update On North Korea

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:05am

The high-level meeting is scheduled for Tuesday.

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A Small Fire Breaks Out On Roof Of Trump Tower In NYC

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 7:33am

President Trump was in Washington, D.C., at the time the fire broke out in Manhattan on Monday. The fire has been placed under control; one civilian and one firefighter have been injured.

Trump To Address American Farm Bureau Federation's Convention

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:35am

The president's address comes after years of decline in the farm sector. David Greene talks to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue about the president's track record on agriculture so far.

Before Any New Business, Congress Has Plenty Of Old Business To Resolve

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 4:01am

President Trump met with congressional GOP leaders over the weekend to plan out their 2018 agenda. But a deal on immigration and funding the government must come first.

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Politics In The News: 'Fire And Fury' Leads Headlines

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:57am

Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg, senior editor of National Review about the apparent fall of former chief strategist Steve Bannon, who provoked Trump's ire by criticizing him in a new book.

Trump-Bannon Fallout Shows No Sign Of Letting Up

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:57am

President Trump has issued new rebukes of the new book — Fire and Fury — for which former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is now apologizing for not denouncing sooner.

Attempts To Strengthen Enforcement Of Federal Pot Laws Face Constraints

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:57am

The Trump administration is trying to strengthen enforcement of federal marijuana laws. Federal prosecutors may not get the cooperation they need from states that have approved marijuana use.

U.S. Decision Could Mean Protected Salvadorans Would Be Deported

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:57am

The Trump administration plans to decide the fate of some 200,000 Salvadorans on Temporary Protected Status, which if revoked would deport them and others back to countries hit by violent crime.

News Brief: Book Distractions, Salvadoran Protected Status

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:57am

President Trump huddled with congressional leaders to try to focus the party's agenda, but revelations in a new book are distracting. Also, some Salvadorans may lose their temporary protected status.

'A Fabricator Extraordinaire': Trump's Campaign Manager Slams Wolff For 'Fire And Fury'

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 5:01pm

In a Washington Post op-ed, President Trump's deputy campaign manager David Bossie called Michael Wolff's new book a "fake book that reads like the National Enquirer on steroids." NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Bossie about the book and the campaign.

Trump Surrogates Take To Sunday Shows To Denounce Wolff Book, Defend The President

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 12:18pm

While White House surrogates took the airwaves to defend Trump's fitness as president, former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon issued an apology for taking part in the book "Fire and Fury."

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Russia Investigation Latest

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06am

Republicans want an investigation into the dossier author who alleges collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adam Entous of The New Yorker.

Rep. Tom Cole On The GOP's Agenda

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma about the GOP's legislative agenda for 2018.

Trump Threatens To Cut Off Palestinian Aid

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06am

President Trump threatened to cut off aid to Palestinians unless they return to the negotiating table. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with former Palestinian negotiator Diana Buttu.

What To Make Of Trump's 'Stable Genius' Tweet

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 7:06am

A new book questions President Trump's fitness for office, and reveals turmoil in the White House. Michael Warren of the conservative Weekly Standard talks to Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the past week.

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