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The Russia Investigations: Is 'Infiltration' The New 'Collusion?'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

An interview transcript raises new questions about Russian infiltration of U.S. political organizations. A key Trump aide passes on a Capitol Hill appearance. And is Mueller funded during shutdown?

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One Year In, Trump Has Kept A Major Promise: Reshaping The Federal Judiciary

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

Conservatives are thrilled with President Trump for confirming a Supreme Court justice and 12 federal appeals court judges. Civil rights advocates are troubled by a lack of diversity.

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After A Year In Office, Trump Still Facing Constitutional Challenges Over Businesses

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 6:00am

Over the past year, three lawsuits have alleged that President Trump is failing to obey the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses. One suit has been dismissed. Now another is about to get a hearing.

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House Ethics Member Reportedly Settled Sexual Misconduct Case With Taxpayer Money

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:22am

Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, who has investigated sexual misconduct claims as part of the House Ethics Committee, was removed after a report on his own alleged sexual misconduct.

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Women's March On Washington: 'We Are A Part Of America, So We Need To Be Out Here'

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:12pm

The second annual Women's March drew a wide range of ages and races to the nation's capital. The year since President Trump took office has given first-time and veteran marchers new reasons to attend.

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Democratic Senator Talks Latest Negotiations Amid Shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:21pm

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin about the latest on the government shutdown and ongoing negotiations between Democratic and Republican senators.

Immigration Deal Remains Sticking Point In Negotiations To Reopen Government

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:41pm

Congress is in session, hours after government funding lapsed and a partial shutdown was triggered. An unreachable compromise on immigration continues to be the main hurdle as talks resume.

Democrats Doubt Shutdown Chaos Will Hurt Them In Midterm Elections

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:30pm

The Democrats are betting that voters will blame President Trump for the government shutdown. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Democratic pollster Geoff Garin about his party's strategy.

Barbershop: Trump's First Year In Office

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

Virginia Republican Puneet Ahluwalia, conservative commentator Charlie Sykes, and Maryland Democratic Party Chair Kathleen Matthews are in the Barbershop this week with NPR's Michel Martin, discussing President Trump's leadership.

What Happens When CHIP Funds Run Out

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

One of the central issues of the shutdown battle is the Children's Health Insurance Program. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Alabama CHIP Director Cathy Caldwell about the program, which covers 9 million low-income kids across the U.S.

Member Of Congressional Black Caucus: Trump Has Brought Normalized Racism To White House

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

Democratic Rep. Karen Bass is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. NPR's Michel Martin talks to her about President Trump's relationship with the group of lawmakers, and his presidency so far.

How The Shutdown Will Impact National Parks

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

Visitors to national parks across the United States will see the impact of the government shutdown. Many parks will remain open but services are being discontinued.

Trump's Unique Concept Of The Presidency Again On Display As Government Shuts Down

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about the government shutdown and the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Republican Rep. Don Young Sees A 'Road Back To Greatness'

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

Rep. Don Young of Alaska has had a pretty good year. He talks with NPR's Michel Martin about his role in getting the new tax bill passed and opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling.

On Trump's First Anniversary, Another First: Why This Shutdown Is Different

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

On the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration, the federal government is in a partial shutdown, but it's still unclear which party will ultimately be blamed.

Who's To Blame For The Shutdown, According To The White House

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:17pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with White House Director of Strategic Communications Mercedes Schlapp about the Trump administration's view on the shutdown.

The Trump Supporter And The Trump Protester On Their Friendship

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:58am

Last year, Albert Kiecke came to D.C. to celebrate President Trump's inauguration. His friend Becky Dinsmore came to protest. NPR's Scott Simon talks with them about their friendship and politics.

Blame Game Begins Over Shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:58am

We talk about what preceded the decision to shut down the government and what happens next.

Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen On Shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:58am

Democrats and Republicans are blaming each other for the government shutdown. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland.

How Dangerous Is Misinformation On Facebook?

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:58am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Roger McNamee, a former mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and an early investor in Facebook. He believes the company threatens democracy because it has helped spread fake news.




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