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President Trump, Congress Reach 2-Year Budget Deal

2 hours 12 min ago

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Susan Davis and Jason Furman, who was the Council of Economic Advisers chairman in the Obama administration, about the plan and whether it's fiscally responsible.

6 Questions Congress May Ask Robert Mueller During His Testimony

4 hours 25 min ago

In two separate hearings on Wednesday, Democrats want Americans who haven't read Mueller's findings to see and hear them instead. Republicans want to take the former special counsel down a peg.

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Boris Johnson Is Expected To Lead Britain As Next Prime Minister

4 hours 25 min ago

Members of the ruling conservative party have voted to choose a new leader to replace Theresa May, who is resigning. The favorite is Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary and mayor of London.

'New Yorker' Takes A Closer Look At The Case Against Al Franken

4 hours 25 min ago

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jane Mayer of "The New Yorker" about her investigation into allegations of sexual impropriety against former Senator Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat who resigned in 2018.

7 States Step Up Efforts To Fight Violence Against Indigenous Women

4 hours 25 min ago

Native girls and women are more likely than average to be the victim of a violent crime. Now, several state task forces will try to better identify and locate indigenous crime victims.

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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Lies In Repose

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 4:07pm

The nation mourned the death of late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Stevens' body lie in repose at the court Monday, where current justices and members of the public paid their respects.

As Manhattan DA, Morgenthau Pursued Drug Dealers And Crooked Banks Alike

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 2:41pm

Robert Morgenthau, the patrician lawman who a former aide said spent four decades "making mischief for people who engaged in bad conduct," died Sunday at age 99.

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Thousands In Puerto Rico Seek To Oust Rosselló In Massive 'Ricky Renuncia' March

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 1:34pm

Hundreds of leaked chat messages showed Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and his allies insulting women, gay people and even mocking victims of Hurricane Maria.

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Top Intelligence Boss Creates A New Role: The Election Threats Executive

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 12:23pm

The nation's intelligence agencies have designated one person to be in charge of coordinating the government's efforts to identify threats to U.S. elections.

Hill And Trump Administration Close In On 2 Year Budget Deal

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:42am

The two-year deal to set spending levels and raise the debt limit would end a decade of roller coaster fiscal stand-offs in Washington.

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Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens Lies In Repose

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:33am

Stevens, who died July 16, is lying in repose Monday in the Supreme Court's Great Hall. Several current justices as well as President Trump have paid their respects, along with members of the public.

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Poll: Americans Not Sold On Trump — Or Democrats

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:05am

President Trump has his highest approval rating yet, even though his reelection prospects continue to be lackluster. But voters aren't yet buying what Democrats are selling.

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Foresight 2020: Tom Steyer

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 9:31am

He was out. Now he's in.

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The Democratic Debates...Or The NFL Draft? Political Theater And The Primary Debates

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 9:06am

What purpose do presidential debates serve?

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Will Robert Mueller's Testimony Shift The Prevailing Winds In Washington?

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 4:01am

All eyes in the capital — and many more in the nation — will be on the former special counsel this week in Congress. Whatever takes place, the political stakes are high.

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Amid Growing Demands For Rapper's Release, Trump Vouches For A$AP Rocky

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 4:01am

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Rolling Stone writer Charles Holmes about rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detained in Sweden since the beginning of July for his involvement in an altercation.

The U.K. And The U.S. Could Both Be Led By Blunt-Spoken Populists

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 4:01am

Both President Trump and Britain's Boris Johnson emphasize national identity, an independent foreign policy and don't seem to mind accusation of being "politically incorrect."

Calls Grow Louder For Puerto Rico Governor's Resignation

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 4:11pm

Protesters took to the streets today, calling for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after offensive chats leaked to the public.

Mueller Hearing Lookahead

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 4:11pm

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with former prosecutor Harry Litman about the upcoming Mueller hearings — and how to effectively ask questions to get answers out of a tight-lipped investigator.

Examining Biden's Health Care Pitch

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 7:00am

New York Times health reporter Sarah Kliff tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Joe Biden's health care plan and how it differs from "Medicare for All."

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