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The Russia Investigations: D.C. Braces For More From Mueller; Ripple Effects Widen

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:00am

D.C. hunkers down, uncertain whether there'll be more legal action from DOJ special counsel Robert Mueller, as the imbroglio contagion spreads. Plus, Big Tech finishes its marathon on Capitol Hill.

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Trump Launches Asia Trip With A Warning To North Korea

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 4:02am

President Trump met with U.S. and Japanese troops and golfed with Japan's prime minister on the first day of his five-country Asia tour.

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There's An Immigration Gap In How Latinos Perceive Discrimination

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 4:00am

A new survey found that Latinos born in the U.S. were nearly twice as likely as immigrant Latinos to say that someone had made negative assumptions about them because of their race or ethnicity.

Turmoil In The Democratic Party

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 4:43pm

A tight Governor's race in Virginia and recent comments from political strategist Donna Brazile about the 2016 primaries point to growing frustration within the party. NPR's Noel King talks to Politico's Susan Glasser about how President Trump's election still has Democrats searching for answers.

3 Ways To Think About What Mattered In The Deluge Of Political News This Week

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 9:44am

From the legal "shock and awe" of Trump campaign officials' indictments to party divisions laid bare, what a week.

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Document Sheds Light On Clinton Campaign And DNC Agreement

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

Hillary Clinton's campaign had a unique agreement with the DNC before the 2016 primaries, giving control over party decisions to the campaign for relieving DNC debt, according to a document.

In Virginia, Both Parties Use Trump To Turn Out The Base

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

Virginia is one of only two states with gubernatorial elections in 2017. It's a close race, and it's more about getting out each party's base than persuading voters.

Scientists Alarmed By Pruitt's Changes To EPA Advisory Boards

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

EPA head Scott Pruitt announced new rules this week barring researchers who've received agency grants from serving on key advisory boards. NPR's Scott Simon talks with professor Peter Thorne.

Sexual Harassment In The Country's Capitol

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Rep. Jackie Speier, Democrat of California, about her legislation to pass mandatory anti-harassment training for staff on Capitol Hill.

Sexual Harassment In State Capitols: Illinois

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

Women in politics are starting to call out sexual harassment in state capitols around the country. In Illinois, a bill's being considered that would require lawmakers and staff to undergo training.

Sexual Harassment In State Capitols: Washington State

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

Women in politics are starting to call out sexual harassment in state capitols around the country. We hear one woman's story of sexual harassment involving a former Washington state representative.

What's Next In The Russia Investigation

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Greg Miller of The Washington Post about the latest developments in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Breaking Down The Tax Bill

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:13am

House Republicans rolled out their plan for overhauling the tax code. President Trump says he wants to sign the legislation by Christmas. Scott Simon talks with Jim Tankersley of The New York Times.

Despite Health Care Worries, Trump Voters Don't Regret Their Choice

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 7:03am

A year after Donald Trump was elected president, Pennsylvania swing voter Jamie Ruppert worries about the future of health care and the Affordable Care Act.

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When Election Day Comes And There's Only One Candidate On The Ballot

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 4:00am

A political scientist says it's a bad sign for democracy when voters aren't presented with at least two options in a race. And the problem tends to get worse the further down ballot a race is.

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Nonprofits Fear House Republican Tax Bill Would Hurt Charitable Giving

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 4:00am

Even though Republicans promise to preserve the deduction for charitable donations, nonprofits say other proposed changes in the bill could discourage as much as $13 billion in annual giving.

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New JFK Assassination Documents Delve Into Oswald's Trip To Mexico, Plans To Flee

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 7:35pm

The 553 new documents released Friday show that Lee Harvey Oswald had tried to get visas from Cuba and the Soviet Union to flee the U.S. after killing Kennedy.

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Clinton Campaign Had Additional Signed Agreement With DNC In 2015

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 4:56pm

NPR has learned that Hillary Clinton's campaign had an agreement, separate from one also signed by Bernie Sanders' campaign, providing control over party decisions in exchange for relieving DNC debt.

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Trump Calls Russia Investigation 'A Disgrace'

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 4:11pm

President Trump criticizes his own Justice Department before traveling to Asia. His attorney general gets new scrutiny from Democrats.

Week In Politics: The Tax Bill And The Russia Investigation

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 3:35pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with political commentators Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post and Ramesh Ponnuru of The National Review about the tax bill and Mueller's Russia investigation.

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