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Today โ€” July 22nd 2019NPR Politics

Amid Protests, Puerto Rico's Governor Says He Won't Run For Re-Election

By Adrian Florido

Gov. Ricardo Rossello's announcement comes after a week of protests over leaked chats exchanged in which Rossello and members of his staff made comments seen as sexist, homophobic, and insensitive.

  • July 21st 2019 at 23:11

Mueller Hearing Lookahead

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with former prosecutor Harry Litman about the upcoming Mueller hearings — and how to effectively ask questions to get answers out of a tight-lipped investigator.

  • July 21st 2019 at 23:11
Yesterday โ€” July 21st 2019NPR Politics

Examining Biden's Health Care Pitch

New York Times health reporter Sarah Kliff tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Joe Biden's health care plan and how it differs from "Medicare for All."

  • July 21st 2019 at 14:00

Mueller Hearings: The Questioning Strategies That Lawmakers Could Implement

Ahead of Robert Mueller's Wednesday testimony, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks former Nixon White House counsel John Dean about the congressional hearing process.

  • July 21st 2019 at 14:00

Constituent In Rep. Ilhan Omar's District Reacts To Trump's Recent Attacks

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Somali immigrant Saciido Shaie about the chants of "send her back" that President Trump's supporters said about her member of Congress.

  • July 21st 2019 at 14:00

What Trump's Attacks Mean For 2020

President Trump has set a path for his re-election campaign.

  • July 21st 2019 at 14:00

The Stakes For Pakistan Prime Minister's D.C. Trip

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Farahnaz Ispahani, who served in Pakistan's Parliament, about Prime Minister Imran Khan's upcoming White House visit.

  • July 21st 2019 at 14:00

Local Environmental Issue In New Hampshire Gets A 2020 Boost

By Annie Ropeik

Clean water activists are leveraging their state's crucial position in the presidential primaries to get candidates to take up their issue.

  • July 21st 2019 at 14:00

Friday News Roundup - International

In Sudan, civilians and the military have reached a power-sharing agreement. But how will they implement it?

(Image credit: EBRAHIM HAMID/AFP/Getty Images)

  • July 19th 2019 at 17:06

Trump Says He'd Vouch For A$AP Rocky Amid Growing Demands For The Rapper's Release

By Abigail Clukey
People across the entertainment industry, including Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj, voiced their outrage and have demanded the release of rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody.

The American entertainer has been detained in Sweden since July 3, after an altercation in Stockholm. Celebrities, Twitter and a GoFundMe petition are clamoring for him to be let go.

(Image credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images )

  • July 21st 2019 at 00:03

Trump's Attack On 'The Squad' Finds Nuanced Support Among Some Jewish Americans

By Charles Lane
A pro-Trump sign next to B

After the president disparaged four congresswomen, some Jewish Americans defend Trump's comments, criticizing the lawmakers as anti-Israel and anti-Semitic. Others are appalled by Trump's remarks.

(Image credit: Charles Lane/WSHU)

  • July 20th 2019 at 23:14
Before yesterdayNPR Politics

How Constantly Changing Immigration Policies Affect Migrants Already In Danger

By Reynaldo Leanos Jr.

The Trump administration issued a new rule requiring migrants to seek protection in another country they travel through before asking for asylum in the U.S.

  • July 20th 2019 at 14:00

What Could Come At The Mueller Hearings

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the scheduled hearings with special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • July 20th 2019 at 14:00

The Week In Politics: Trump's Remarks Attacking 4 Congresswomen

By Ron Elving

President Trump's Sunday tweets, his doubling down and then his attempt to distance himself dominated the political news cycle.

  • July 20th 2019 at 14:00

Radical Or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

By Julie Rovner
Opponents running to Joe Biden

The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized premiums for more people.

(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

  • July 20th 2019 at 13:10

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

By Jessica Taylor
"Now you can finally be free from liberal paper straws that fall apart within minutes and ruin your drink," declares President Trump

The president's reelection campaign is selling reusable and recycled straws in its 2020 online store, because, it says, "Liberal paper straws don't work."

(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

  • July 20th 2019 at 03:34

Former Veterans Affairs Employee Allegedly Defrauded Agency Of Millions Of Dollars

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with George Washington University's Seamus Hughes about a former Department of Veterans Affairs employee who is alleged to have defrauded the agency of millions of dollars.

  • July 19th 2019 at 22:09

Trump Administration Announces Plans To Move Hundreds Of Federal Jobs Out Of D.C.

By Brian Naylor

The Trump administration is moving jobs and agencies out of Washington. Officials say it's placing those agencies and employees closer to their customers, but critics say its about politics.

  • July 19th 2019 at 22:09

The History Of Dissent In American Political Life

In light of President Trump's comments about four freshmen lawmakers, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Harvard Professor Khalil Muhammad about the history of dissent in American political life.

  • July 19th 2019 at 22:09

Week In Politics: Trump's Tweets Expose Racial Divisions

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post, and David Brooks of The New York Times about the racial divisions exposed by President Trump's comments about four Democratic congresswomen of color.

  • July 19th 2019 at 22:09
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