In a new collection, 16 essayists describe how Michelle Obama helped change the perception of black women and the White House.
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Rice has dealt with many crises as President Obama's national security adviser and his United Nations ambassador. As she prepares to depart, she tells NPR that Syria stands out as the most difficult.
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Rachel Martin talks to Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party, who is running for the chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Rachel Martin talks to Susan Rice, who reflects on the security challenges the Obama administration faced, and looks ahead to those the Trump administration may be called on to handle.
Announcer Charlie Brotman has been the voice of every inaugural parade for six decades. He reflects on how he got the job from a chance encounter with President Dwight Eisenhower.
Lynch told the congregation at a historic church in Birmingham, Ala., that progress cannot be taken for granted, echoing a sentiment she stressed in a Sunday interview with NPR.
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Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments for Lee v. Tam, which is a First Amendment case against the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, brought by the rock band The Slants.
Ahead of her final speech in office, Attorney General Loretta Lynch reflects on her time leading the U.S. Justice Department.
St. Louis-based singer-songwriter Beth Bombara explains why it was difficult for self-employed musicians like her to obtain health insurance before the Affordable Care Act.
NPR and the polling firm IPSOS have a new poll out that suggests the public might not be as enthusiastic about repealing Obamacare as their representatives are.
Senator Bernie Sanders and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer try to mobilize grassroots support to save Obamacare from GOP repeal. They rallied as part of Democrats' so-called "Day of Action."
Just days after Congressional Republicans took the first major step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bernie Sanders headlined Democratic opposition at a rally in Michigan.
Congressional Democrats are organizing what they call a "Day of Action," with events scheduled from California to Illinois to Maine. Sen. Bernie Sanders is among the key organizers.
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Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Steve Ray, a Trump supporter who is the new announcer for the presidential inauguration parade. He is replacing the man who did the job for 60 years.
The relationship between Donald Trump, members of his staff, and members of the press has been tested during a week of heated exchanges.
Washington, D.C. community activist and restaurateur Andy Shallal talks about organizing the alternative inaugural ball, to be held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
We talked with some of the many people from out of town who are visiting Washington, D.C. to see Donald Trump's inauguration.
Levar Stoney recently began serving as mayor of Richmond, Va. at age 35. He talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his challenges and plans for the city in the next year.
If Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is confirmed, it would let Gov. Robert Bentley — who has faced scandal in the past year — appoint a new senator. Reporter John Sharp of AL.com explains.
From Andrew Jackson to Herbert Hoover to Barack Obama, presidential inaugurations have had their share of mistakes and oddities throughout history.