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News Brief: Government Shutdown Averted, Duterte Invited To White House

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:08am

There's a deal to keep the government running. Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post discusses Trump inviting Philippine President Duterte to the White House. And, protests are planned in France.

Palm Beach Season Ends, Trump And Snowbirds Leave Florida

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:08am

President Trump spent the weekend in New Jersey. The departure of wealthy northerners from Palm Beach, is good news for many who want their community back, but it's sad to see the spotlight move on.

Special Election In Montana Will Fill The Vacant U.S. House Seat

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:08am

Democrats hope a singing cowboy in Montana will become their party's latest candidate to mobilize enthusiasm and money against Republicans in a special election for the state's only U.S. House seat.

United Against Trump, May Day Protests Expected To Swell

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:00am

Monday's protests for worker rights around the country are expected to draw larger than usual crowds this year due to President Trump's efforts to crack down on immigration.

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Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio: 'We Can End Hunger In This Country'

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 3:34am

The Top Chef judge, restaurateur and hunger advocate says many of our nation's problems are related to food, and one the biggest ways to address this is to make meals more nutritious and accessible.

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In His Post-Fed Life, Bernanke Talks Taxes, Trump And Partisan Perceptions

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 3:32am

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses the contradictory partisan divide in people's views of the economy, the economy's health and the problem of those left behind by economic change.

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Congress Reaches Deal To Fund Government Through September

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:15pm

With just a few days left until Friday's deadline, members of the House and Senate agreed on a new spending package to keep the government open through September 30th, NPR's Susan Davis confirms.

U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 4:53pm

Ros-Lehtinen, the first congressional Republican to publicly support gay marriage and a fierce critic of Cuban politics, will retire after almost three decades in the House of Representatives

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Barbershop: Trump's Contentious, Yet Symbiotic Relationship With The Media

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 4:27pm

Washington Examiner political columnist Salena Zito, Obama administration communications director Corey Ealons and the National Review's Rich Lowry discuss the weekend's political news.

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 12:42pm

Trump had a "very friendly" phone call with Rodrigo Duterte, a leader accused of leading a mass killing of drug addicts in his country who also once called Barack Obama "the son of a whore."

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Trump Stars On Stage He Built Himself, Far From Washington

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 10:45am

This president speaks from platforms of his own choosing, apart from the usual venues of power. Creating a split-screen on his 100th day in office, Trump could inhabit and speak to a separate reality.

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President Trump's First 100 Days, In Photos

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 7:00am

As President Donald Trump crosses the 100-day marker this weekend, photographer Gabriella Demczuk explores some of the major events that have transpired in the White House and on Capitol Hill.

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Reporters Gather For White House Correspondents' Dinner

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:56am

President Trump was the first president in 36 years to skip the White House correspondents' dinner, but the show went on without him.

French Ambassador On What's At Stake In The French Election

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:56am

On May 7, Marine Le Pen Emmanuel Macron will face off in France's election. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Gérard Araud, the French ambassador to the U.S., about what the outcome will mean for Europe.

Thousands March In D.C. To Protest Trump Climate Policies

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:56am

Thousands of marchers converged in Washington, D.C. for what organizers called the People's Climate March, stopping in front of the White House to boo and yell "shame!"

Trump Holds Campaign-Style Pennsylvania Rally

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:56am

President Trump rallied supporters in Harrisburg, Pa. on his 100th day in office. He defiantly defended his young administration's track record.

What We Learned About The Mood Of Trump's Tweets

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 6:00am

How angry or happy were President Trump's tweets during his first 100 days? This last week was not a particularly positive one, according to a sentiment analysis.

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Trump's Absence Loomed Large At Annual White House Correspondents' Dinner

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 1:15am

The gathering of D.C. journalists, which had been a top draw for Hollywood celebrities during the Obama administration, took on a different air this year as the new president decided not to attend.

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Trump Holds Rally In Pennsylvania As Journalists Gather At Annual D.C. Dinner

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 6:03pm

On his 100th day in office, President Trump has opted to hold a "Make America Great Again" rally instead of attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.

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Journalists Reflect On What They've Learned During Trump's First 100 Days

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 4:35pm

NPR's Mara Liasson and The Washington Post's Robert Costa speak about covering the Trump administration during President Trump's first 100 days.




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