Former President Obama re-entered the public arena on Monday after largely being out of sight since leaving office. He participated in a conversation on community organizing and civic engagement with young people in Chicago.
Candidate Donald Trump promised to blow up the political establishment — picking and choosing policies to suit his vision. But 100 days in office, it is far from clear what exactly "Trumpism" means.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Politico national political reporter Eliana Johnson about her story, "How Trump Blew Up the Conservative Media."
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with political theorist Yascha Mounk, a columnist at Slate and host of the podcast, "Good Fight," about what the results of Sunday's French presidential election mean for liberal democracy.
A new film profiles influential chef Jeremiah Tower. When one of the most hated men in U.S. politics walked in for dinner at Berkeley's famed Chez Panisse, where Tower worked, a colorful scene ensued.
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The former president didn't directly address the turmoil surrounding his successor, but he did bemoan the political divisions that continue to plague the country.
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Congress is back in session in a week that will also mark President Trump's first 100 days in office. But that moment could be overshadowed by a bill to keep the government open.
Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Nita Lowey of New York about why Democrats wrote President Trump a letter asking him to fire Sebastian Gorka — they question his ties to anti-Semitic groups in Hungary.
Congress must act by Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown on Donald Trump's 100th day in office. That could be complicated as the White House pushes a border wall, health care and taxes.
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The White House hopes lawmakers show movement on a tax overhaul and health care. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Afghanistan. And, 2 French presidential candidates will be in a runoff next month.
Critics say the Agriculture Department, which is responsible for food policy and rural initiatives, is at a disadvantage without a leader. Farmers wonder about the government programs they rely on.
As part of this week's examination of President Trump's first 100 days, David Greene talks to Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation about Trump's progress on tax, economic and regulatory policies.
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Congress will be focused on keeping the government funded this week, not health care as President Trump proposed. Trump, meantime, also wants to introduce a tax overhaul.
Ethics experts warned that if Trump didn't divest, he would be violating the constitutional ban on benefits from foreign governments. He hasn't divested and his sons are expanding global properties.
The Supreme Court will decide if an Alabama inmate should have his sentence revisited because his attorney didn't get help from an independent mental health expert when he was sentenced to death.
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The president likely will skip summer's heat at his Florida resort, instead going to his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Some there are excited, but others worry the visits will overwhelm the town.
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Arkansas Times reporter Jacob Rosenberg talks about the state's first execution in 12 years, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied requests by a death row inmate to stay his execution.
This week will see a reveal of the White House's tax plan and the end of President Trump's first 100 days in office and Trump is still working on making progress on his campaign promises.
Macron was estimated to have won 23.7 percent of the vote with Le Pen taking about 21.7 percent, according to projections based on early vote counts.
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Donald Trump came within 600 votes of winning in Oregon's 4th congressional district, where the fading logging industry remains important. Democrats have represented the area for over 40 years.
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