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What It Means To 'Decertify' The Iran Deal

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 6:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council about the potential repercussions should President Trump "decertify" the Iran nuclear deal.

Russia Investigations: Congressional Cliffhanger, Trump Jr. May Revisit The Hill

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 6:00am

The leaders of the Senate Intelligence panel gave themselves an "incomplete" on their report card, and special counsel Robert Mueller's team met with ex-UK spy Christopher Steele.

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Patients, Health Insurers Challenge Iowa's Effort To Privatize Medicaid

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 10:16pm

To save money, Iowa recently turned over its Medicaid recipients to private managed care companies. Now, some companies are losing money and some people say they're not getting necessary care.

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Pence In Las Vegas: 'We Are United In Our Resolve To End Such Evil'

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:59pm

The vice president addressed Las Vegans who had taken part in a unity prayer walk. "We do mourn with those who mourn, and grieve with those he grieve," he said.

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Pence In Las Vegas: 'We Are United In Our Resolve To End Such Evil'

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:59pm

The vice president addressed Las Vegans who had taken part in a unity prayer walk. "We do mourn with those who mourn, and grieve with those who grieve," he said.

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Carla Bruni On The 'French Touch' To Songs In English

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:01am

Carla Bruni, former first lady of France, has a new album out called French Touch. NPR's Scott Simon talks to her about how she decided to make an album of cover songs.

What's Behind The NRA's Political Clout

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:01am

Scott Simon talks with Robert Draper, a writer-at-large at The New York Times Magazine, about the NRA's ability to defeat any gun control legislation.

Van Jones On 'The Messy Truth'

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:01am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to CNN contributor Van Jones about his new book Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together.

Trump's Week: Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, 'Rexit,' Iran Deal

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:01am

President Trump said a Thursday meeting with military leaders was "the calm before the storm." But there has already been political turmoil this week on everything from contraception to gun control.

Rep. Charlie Dent On Bump Stocks Bill

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:01am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Rep. Charlie Dent, a Republican from eastern Pennsylvannia, about a bill he co-sponsors that would ban bump stocks.

Biden's Busy Schedule Spurs 2020 Speculation

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:00am

The former vice president has made several public appearances recently, discussing foreign policy and boosting other Democrats. One political strategist says that's just usual Joe — not a campaign.

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Secret Service Says 'No System For Keeping Track' Of Mar-A-Lago Visitors

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:51pm

Watchdog groups sued to find out who has visited President Trump at his resort in Florida. So far, all they have are 22 names from the Japanese prime minister's traveling party.

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The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Could Be In Trouble

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:58pm

The U.S. says Russia is violating the treaty and some Republicans want to respond by developing a new missile. But arms control experts say that could spur a nuclear arms race and isn't necessary.

Looking At The Politics Of Guns After The Massacre In Las Vegas

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:58pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times, and EJ Dionne, of The Washington Post and co-author of One Nation After Trump about guns in the U.S.

Sen. Dan Sullivan Outlines The Current State Of The Iran Nuclear Deal

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:58pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan from Alaska about what Congress will do if President Trump decides to decertify the Iran Deal.

A Look At What Would Happen If Trump Doesn't Certify The Iran Nuclear Deal

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:58pm

Next week is critical in the Trump administration's vow to redo the Iran nuclear deal. Options are being prepared for the president to announce by Friday. Here's a look at how they could play out.

Could Biden Make A Presidential Run In 2020?

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:58pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden has had a busy public schedule lately. It's fueling speculation about ambitions to run for the White House in 2020.

How President Trump's Views On Guns Have Shifted Over The Years

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:58pm

The White House says President Trump is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and Americans' right to own guns. But before becoming president, he was once open to some gun restrictions.

6 Lessons About Trump From Season 1 Of 'The Apprentice'

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:15pm

The show's 2004 debut season played a crucial role in shaping President Trump's image as a savvy businessman. But behind the scenes, one former producer says, Trump also used some "despicable words."

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How Monopoly Man Won The Internet

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:07am

Donning a mustache, top hat and giant bag full of money, a consumer rights activist became a social media sensation for protesting an Equifax hearing on Capitol Hill. Here's how it happened.

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