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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

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Excellent, and as usual, the very best way for your family and friends and coworkers to stay informed and they are still the best balanced and positively true and pleasant experience with the world news & politics.....

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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

Rank #1: In Fight With 'Chuck And Nancy,' Trump Says He'd Be 'Proud' To Shut Down Government

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In a testy and dramatic Oval Office exchange with Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer, President Trump made clear he would be "proud" to shut down the government in less than two weeks if he doesn't get funding for his border wall. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political editor Domenico Montanaro and Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Dec 11 2018

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Rank #2: Trump Threatens To Move The Republican National Convention

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President Trump has threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention, which has been scheduled to take place in Charlotte, N.C., in August. He is objecting to the governor's safety measures.

Meanwhile Democrats weigh options for how they may host their own convention.

This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and political reporter Juana Summers.

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May 26 2020

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Rank #3: Trump's Attorney Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty & Paul Manafort Found Guilty By Jury

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, has pleaded guilty to eight counts in federal court. The counts related to campaign finance violations involved payments that were made to keep two women quiet during the 2016 campaign. And a federal jury found Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, guilty in eight counts of tax and bank fraud. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Aug 22 2018

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Rank #4: Republicans And Democrats Battle Over The Future Of Voting

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The coronavirus has reshaped how voting may happen for the 2020 elections, and Democrats and Republicans are battling in courts across the country trying to get the upper hand in November. But because the landscape has changed so quickly, neither party is sure what exactly gives them an advantage.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Miles Parks, and correspondent Pam Fessler.

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May 25 2020

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Rank #5: Weekly Roundup: May 22nd, 2020

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In an at-times tense exchange on the radio show Breakfast Club, former Vice President Joe Biden said, "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black." The comments drew widespread criticism.

Plus, China moves to exert more control over Hong Kong causing more tension with the United States.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, reporter Juana Summers, editor & correspondent Ron Elving, Congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and chief economic correspondent Scott Horsley.

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May 22 2020

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Rank #6: Obama's Farewell, Russian Intel Reports, Senate Hearings

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Tuesday was a tsunami of political news. This episode: host/campaign reporter Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Jan 11 2017

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Rank #7: Trump Calls Rep. Schiff 'Treasonous;' Bernie Sanders Undergoes Heart Procedure

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President Trump is ramping up his rhetoric as he attacks Democratic Representative Adam Schiff who is helping lead the impeachment inquiry. Plus, Senator Bernie Sanders undergoes a heart procedure and cancels all of his campaign events indefinitely. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Asma Khalid, election security editor Phil Ewing, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Oct 02 2019

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Rank #8: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, March 22

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Cambridge Analytica is at the center of a growing controversy over how it obtained the private data of millions of Facebook users, and how it may have used that data in its work for the Trump campaign in 2016. Congress unveiled a $1.3 trillion dollar spending bill less than two days before government funding runs out — it's over 2,000 pages long. And John Dowd, who had been leading President Trump's outside legal team, has resigned. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Tim Mak, congressional reporter Kelsey Snell and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Mar 22 2018

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Rank #9: Supreme Court Appears Ready To Side With Trump On Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case of Trump v. Hawaii, better known as the travel ban case. Also the latest with DACA. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, national political correspondent Mara Liasson and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Apr 25 2018

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Rank #10: Weekly Roundup: Friday, January 24

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Democratic impeachment managers conclude their opening arguments Friday night in the Senate Impeachment trial. The president's defense team begins their arguments Saturday morning, a timeslot President Trump referred to as "Death Valley in T.V."

And is the country more prepared for misinformation and election interference now than it was in 2016? NPR's Secure Your Vote series documents the progress and continuing challenges.

This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political reporter Miles Parks, and Election Security editor Phil Ewing.

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Jan 25 2020

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Rank #11: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, May 10

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President Trump tweeted out the details of his upcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un. The announcement came hours after three Americans being held in North Korea landed back in the United States. We look at who is bringing what to the negotiations over nuclear weapons. Plus, Trump's nominee to lead the CIA is under fire for her involvement in enhanced interrogation methods, and Michael Cohen's web of troubles gets a little bit messier. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

May 10 2018

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Rank #12: Trump's Former Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

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A federal judge sentenced Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen to three years in prison on Wednesday following Cohen's guilty pleas to a number of political and finance crimes. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Dec 12 2018

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Rank #13: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, February 23

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This episode: host/editor/correspondent Ron Elving, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and political editor Domenico Montanaro, with justice correspondent Carrie Johnson and political reporter Jessica Taylor. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Feb 24 2017

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Rank #14: The Third Presidential Debate

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The final debate of 2016. This episode: host/campaign reporter Sam Sanders, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.

Oct 20 2016

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Rank #15: Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 5

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Intelligence officials testify about Russian hacking on Capitol Hill, and the Obamacare showdown looms. This episode: host/reporter Sam Sanders, White House reporter Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Jan 05 2017

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Rank #16: One Year Of Robert Mueller As Special Counsel

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Thursday marks one year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. We talk about the big takeaways from the past year and what is still yet to come. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and reporter Miles Parks. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

May 15 2018

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Rank #17: Weekly Roundup: Friday, January 3rd

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President Trump ordered a strike against a top Iranian military leader that seems likely to upset the balance between the Middle East and Washington, raising questions about what comes next.

Also, the holiday break did not clarify what is to come in the impeachment process. Remarks from Senate leadership today indicated that the coming trial could proceed without a bipartisan deal on its format, a break from tradition.

This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, Election Security editor Phil Ewing, and congressional correspondent Susan Davis.

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Jan 03 2020

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Rank #18: The Lasting Political Impact of The Ford-Kavanaugh Hearings

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With less than six weeks until the midterm elections, how will Kavanaugh's nomination process — with multiple allegations of sexual assault, an emotional day of testimony and a re-opened FBI investigation — mobilize Republican and Democrat voters? This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, political editor Domenico Montanaro and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Sep 29 2018

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Rank #19: The 3rd Democratic Debate Takeaways

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, a focal point of attacks in the previous two debates, was more aggressive in Houston, while others like former Rep. Beto O'Rourke had moments of their own to command attention. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Scott Detrow, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and editor correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Sep 13 2019

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Rank #20: Midterm Update: May 8th Primaries Look Ahead

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Ohio, West Virginia, and Indiana hold primaries on Tuesday. We take a deep dive into the key races that will decide who goes on the ballot this fall in Trump Country. Republicans and Democrats are both keeping a close eye, because these votes help determine whether or not the Senate is at play. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Jessica Taylor, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

May 07 2018

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Weekly Roundup: August 14th

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President Trump opposes funding for the U.S. postal service because he believes it will make voting by mail easier. Led by a major donor to the president's campaign, the postal service has made a number of changes that appear likely to slow election results. The president continues to advance baseless fraud allegations, as a new NPR/Marist/NewsHour poll shows him down double-digits to Joe Biden.

This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, voting reporter Miles Parks, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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Aug 14 2020

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Trump's Executive Actions Are Less Than Meets The Eye

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President Trump announced an executive action last weekend to grant an additional $400 in employment benefits after the White House and Congress failed to strike a deal. But, like the three other pronouncements that came at the same time, it is unclear how the order will be implemented and what the president actually has the power to do.

READ: In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Some Unemployment Benefits, Defers Payroll Taxes

This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Aug 13 2020

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In First Campaign Event, Kamala Harris Prosecutes Trump

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Kamala Harris came out swinging, forceful in her critiques of President Trump at her first appearance on the campaign trail since Joe Biden selected her to serve as his running mate. How effective will she be in that role during the campaign? And what will President Trump's attacks look like while running against a woman of color?

READ: Harris, As Biden's Running Mate, Says Case Against Trump Is 'Open And Shut'

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Aug 13 2020

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Why Pick Kamala Harris For Vice President?

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Who is Kamala Harris and why did Joe Biden select her to serve as his vice president and running mate? The NPR Politics team sits down to discuss the California senator's record, experience as a prosecutor, and how she might fit into the Biden campaign.

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- In Historic Pick, Joe Biden Taps Kamala Harris To Be His Running Mate
- Who Is Kamala Harris?

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, and political reporter Juana Summers.

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Aug 11 2020

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Arizona Voters Discuss Coronavirus, Racial Justice, Election

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Who will win Arizona, Trump or Biden? How is the coronavirus being handled in the state? Who is to blame? NPR and Marist College held a virtual focus group with voters of all stripes in this new battleground.

READ: Arizona Focus Group Sees Trump's Crime Attack On Biden As 'Far From Reality'

This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Juana Summers, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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Aug 10 2020

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Weekly Roundup: August 7th

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Coronavirus stimulus package negotiations are stuck at "no deal."

Meanwhile, tens of millions of Americans remain jobless.

Trump may accept the nomination at the White House, a violation of norms and maybe laws.

And in a rare big interview, Joe Biden talked China and put his foot in his mouth.

On Consider This from NPR: Trump signs TikTok Executive Order

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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Aug 07 2020

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Republicans Fear Democrats May Win Senate

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Republican strategists worry that the party may not be able to win a Senate majority again, and they almost certainly will not be able to significantly expand their seat total in the chamber. And in the House, a historic seven incumbents have lost their primary races. What's behind the wave?

READ: Senate Republicans Face Uphill Fight To Hold Majority

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Aug 06 2020

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Different Approaches, Same Pain: Georgia And California Struggle To Curb Covid-19

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As Congress stagnates on aid and Biden's convention duties go virtual, states are feeling the pain of the coronavirus. More than 150 thousand Americans have died and that number is growing by more than a thousand a day.

In Georgia, schools are reopening — many in person. In California, disagreements abound about the best path forward. And, what will the election look like under these conditions?

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, campaign correspondent Kelsey Snell, Scott Shafer of KQED, and Emma Hurt of WABE.

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Aug 05 2020

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Trump's TikTok Trepidation Troubles Teens

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President Trump said Monday that TikTok will close Sept. 15 unless it's bought by an American company. Microsoft is in discussions with TikTok parent company ByteDance over a possible purchase. It is the latest example of U.S. tensions with China manifesting as fights over technology.

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and technology reporter Bobby Allyn.

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Aug 04 2020

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The 2020 Battleground Map—With 90 Days Left.

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NPR's 2020 Battleground Map

The latest NPR analysis of the Electoral College has several states shifting in Biden's favor, and he now has a 297-170 advantage over Trump with exactly three months to go until Election Day.

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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Aug 03 2020

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Weekly Roundup: July 31st

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The country's worst-ever GDP report mirrors common sense: the economic retracted dramatically when the pandemic put life on hold. And the president's mail-in voting conspiracy theories are misleading and undermine conference in election integrity.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, economics correspondent Scott Horsley, and voting reporter Miles Parks.

Note: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google all provide financial support to NPR.

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Jul 31 2020

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Trump Suggests Unprecedented Election Delay. Congress Isn't Interested.

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The president tweeted the proposal just after a report showed the U.S. economy shrank by one-third, the worst contraction in history. Legally, rescheduling the election would require changing a law that dates back to 1845.

And, Asma Khalid reports from Duval County in Florida, which could support a Democratic presidential nominee for the first time since Jimmy Carter.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and campaign correspondent Asma Khalid.

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Jul 30 2020

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Who Will Joe Biden Pick As His Running Mate?

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NPR has profiled a series of women thought to be under consideration to serve as Joe Biden's running mate. They include Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Duckworth, Karen Bass, and Susan Rice.

You can find all of our profiles here.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, and campaign correspondent Scott Detrow.

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Jul 29 2020

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Can The GOP Unite Behind Their Coronavirus Plan?

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The Senate Majority Leader has announced what is nominally the Republican proposal for the next phase of coronavirus relief, but members of his own party are feeling uncertain about the cost. The plan also includes money for a new FBI headquarters in downtown DC, a priority for the president that lacks wide support in Congress.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, and White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe.

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Jul 28 2020

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There Are Fewer Than 100 Days Left Till Election Day. Here's The State Of The Race.

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Joe Biden leads in national polls by a large margin and Trump's approval ratings on key issues are sliding. Despite a term filled with scandals, from the Mueller investigation to impeachment, the president's reelection bid is defined by the pandemic. But a surprising amount can happen in a hundred days.

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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Jul 27 2020

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Weekly Roundup: July 24th, 2020

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President Trump announced yesterday that much of the Republican National Convention would be cancelled because of coronavirus concerns. School reopening continues to be a major concern for parents, most of whom want to see their kids return to the classroom but worry that it can't be done safely. And Republicans find themselves divided over what to include in their coronavirus aid proposal.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, education correspondent Anya Kamenetz, and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.

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Jul 24 2020

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After Crackdown In Portland, Trump And Barr Tout Federal Police

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Federal police have been militant in their response to protests in Portland, including detaining people in unmarked vans. In the wake of that controversy, President Trump and his attorney general are touting an increased role for federal officers in combating systemic violence issues elsewhere in the country.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Jul 23 2020

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Trump Wants To Change Who Counts When Dividing Up Seats In Congress

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President Trump gave a more sober briefing about the coronavirus Tuesday evening, though it still contained inaccuracies. He said, months into the pandemic, that the White House is working on a strategy. And President Trump released a memorandum Tuesday that calls for the exclusion of unauthorized immigrants from the numbers used to divide up seats in Congress among the states.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and national correspondent Hansi Lo Wang.

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Jul 22 2020

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Is The Suburban Swing To Biden A Political Realignment?

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Joe Biden is winning in the suburbs. They were key to Democrats' winning the House in the 2018 midterms. But suburban voters were once a key part of the GOP coalition. Is the shift indicative of a bigger political realignment?

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Jul 21 2020

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Congress To Work On Pandemic Relief

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Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill this week with plans to tackle a long-awaited pandemic relief package. And a majority of Americans don't trust the president for information about the coronavirus. The White House says it plans to return to daily briefings anyway.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Jul 20 2020

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Review-13-13-675-4423-POLITICS

By YourDownstairsNeighbor - May 31 2020
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Excellent, and as usual, the very best way for your family and friends and coworkers to stay informed and they are still the best balanced and positively true and pleasant experience with the world news & politics.....