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Did A Foreign Power Interfere In The Election? New Bill Would Mandate An Answer

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:31am

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democrat Sen. Chris Van Hollen are offering legislation that would require U.S. spy agencies to report about foreign interference in American elections.

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Manafort Case Drags As Judge Puzzles Over Legal Positions

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:52am

President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort may not face trial until fall. The judge in his case says she's befuddled about some of his arguments in the case.

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Elegies And Effigies: Who Speaks For Appalachia?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:06am

It's been called Trump Country, coal country and backcountry. But it's our country.

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Trump Campaign Player To Appear Before Congressional Panel

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:28am

On Tuesday, former chief strategist Steve Bannon testifies before the House Intelligence Committee, one of the congressional panels investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Ethics Report On Trump Administration: The Most Unethical Presidency

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Richard Painter, top ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush, and Norman Eisen, top ethics lawyer for President Obama. They argue Trump's administration has been unethical.

Trump Adviser Krikorian Backs Shift To Merit-Based Immigration

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Mark Krikorian, a conservative immigration activist who advocates for stricter immigration limits and a merit-based immigration system.

After Several Chaotic Days, Where Does DACA Deal Stand?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:00am

Lawmakers and President Trump are returning to town after prospects for an immigration deal dimmed at the end of last week. Congress also faces a Friday deadline to avert a government shutdown.

News Brief: DACA Deal Is Stalled, North Korea Talks

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:00am

Immigration talks stalled after President Trump reportedly used vulgar language to describe African countries during a meeting. The U.S. and Canada host talks about North Korea's nuclear threat.

The Huddled Masses And The Myth Of America

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:59pm

The United States has always thought of itself as a nation of immigrants. So why has immigration been such a controversial topic throughout our nation's history?

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Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago Resort

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 4:19pm

Past presidents have honored the civil rights leader's birthday by helping out at libraries or homeless shelters but Preisdent Trump chose to spend the day at his Florida resort.

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Lawmakers Working On Immigration, Government Funding As Deadline Looms

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:19pm

The aftermath of President Trump's alleged use of a vulgarity during immigration talks has brought uncertainty over possibly progress on that issue and averting a government shutdown by Friday.

From Madison Park To Washington, D.C. With Eric Motley (Rebroadcast)

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:06am

Raised by adoptive grandparents, Motley found his way to the Oval Office as a special assistant to President George W. Bush. Now, he's telling a story about what a good community can do, even when things are bad.

The Personal Toll Of Civil Rights Activism

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:06am

The fight for equality has always been hard work.

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Democrats Are Serious About A DACA Deal, Rep. Espaillat Says

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 6:39am

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Adriano Espaillat of New York about President Trump saying he doesn't think Democrats want a deal on DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

For 1 Attorney, A Lonely Legal Fight To Make Trump Comply With Rules

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 4:00am

Attorney Jeffrey Lovitky took it upon himself last year to sue Trump. "It is intimidating," he says. Still, he's suing again, saying he has a duty to push for compliance with various ethics rules.

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Seth Mandel On The Next Steps For 'NeverTrump'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:57am

David Greene talks to Seth Mandel, op-ed editor for the New York Post, about the next steps for Republicans who continue to be skeptical of President Trump, particularly after immigration rhetoric.

Trump Looks To Terminate The Diversity Lottery Program

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:57am

Co-host Rachel Martin talks to immigration expert Anna Law about the diversity visa lottery program, which could be on the chopping block as lawmakers negotiate immigration policy.

News Brief: Immigration Negotiations, False Missile Warning

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:57am

President Trump says Republicans are ready to make a deal on DACA, but he doesn't think Democrats want to make a deal. And, Hawaii residents were falsely warned of a ballistic missile threat.

After A Year In Office, Questions About Trump's Foreign Deals Go On. And On

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:56am

When preparing to take the oath of office, President Trump promised to make no new foreign business deals. But a year later, ethics experts say the problems have not been solved in any meaningful way.

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As DREAMers Begin Renewing Permits Again, Trump Tweets 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 2:03pm

With four legislative days left before a government shutdown, lawmakers appear to be far from a deal to fix the DACA program and fall out continues from the President's reported use of a vulgarity.

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