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Today โ€” May 27th 2019NPR Politics

A Divided Europe Elects A New Parliament

By Eleanor Beardsley

Polls close today in the European Union Parliamentary Elections. Early results may signal whether nationalist or pro-EU candidates will take a majority of the parliament.

  • May 26th 2019 at 23:06
Yesterday โ€” May 26th 2019NPR Politics

PHOTOS: From Sumo Wrestling To Grand Parades, How World Leaders Try To Impress Trump

By Ayesha Rascoe
President Donald Trump presents the "President

President Trump is in Japan this weekend, the latest country to try to get in his good graces with a good show.

(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

  • May 26th 2019 at 15:13

Virginia Rep. Don Beyer On Impeachment

More Democratic representatives are moving to support an impeachment inquiry. NPR's Susan Davis talks to Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., about why he is now calling for an impeachment inquiry.

  • May 26th 2019 at 14:31

Trump Takes In A Sumo Wrestling Competition

On his second day in Tokyo, President Trump attended a sumo wrestling event.

  • May 26th 2019 at 14:31

Sunday Politics: Trump Vs. Pelosi

NPR's Susan Davis speaks with NBC White House Correspondent Geoff Bennett about the deteriorating relationship between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

  • May 26th 2019 at 14:31

European Elections Will Test The Strength Populism: 'The Stakes Are High'

By Eleanor Beardsley

Elections to the European parliament are usually a ho-hum affair, but this year they're seen as a referendum on the EU itself. And in France — on President Emmanuel Macron and the far right.

  • May 25th 2019 at 23:19

Barbershop: How Political Reporters Cover 2020 Female Candidates

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Democratic strategist Jess McIntosh, Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant, and journalist Christine Rosen.

  • May 25th 2019 at 23:19
Before yesterdayNPR Politics

Trump Administration Proposes Eliminating Protections For Transgender People In ACA

By Selena Simmons-Duffin

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced a proposal to end Obama-era rules protecting transgender people from discrimination in health care.

  • May 24th 2019 at 23:02

Sen. Ron Wyden On Barr And Russia

NPR's Scott Simon asks Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., about the power given to the attorney general to declassify intelligence related to investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

  • May 25th 2019 at 14:20

Trump Arrives In Japan

By Ayesha Rascoe

President Trump has traveled to Tokyo to pay a visit to the Japanese prime minister and the new Japanese emperor.

  • May 25th 2019 at 14:20

Week In Politics

By Ron Elving

Legislation to provide disaster relief is hung up in the House. State legislatures are restricting abortion rights. And the Supreme Court blocked new congressional maps for Michigan and Ohio.

  • May 25th 2019 at 14:20

Doctored Political Videos And Social Media

A doctored video featuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was shared widely online this week. Amanda Carpenter, author of Gaslighting America, tells NPR's Scott Simon how easily disinformation spreads.

  • May 25th 2019 at 14:20

On The Campaign Trail, These Are Hot Spots Candidates Can't Resist

By Don Gonyea
The Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is a regular spot for candidate speeches, hand-shaking and fried-food consumption. It takes place for about two weeks every August, with the years just before the Iowa caucuses especially busy.

In early primary and caucus states, there are well-known places — diners, fairs, union halls — where candidates connect with voters. Here are some of the classics and a few new spots.

(Image credit: Don Gonyea/NPR)

  • May 25th 2019 at 13:00

Judge Blocks Trump Use Of Emergency Power To Build Border Barrier With Military Funds

By Joel Rose
President Trump issued the first veto of his presidency in March, rejecting Congress

Judge Haywood Gilliam in Northern California granted a preliminary injunction against moving $1 billion in Defense Department funds intended for anti-drug activities.

(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

  • May 25th 2019 at 04:14

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Will Be Delayed

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said this week that the Harriet Tubman $20 bill redesign won't happen until 2026, at the earliest, but not everyone is waiting until then for the change.

  • May 25th 2019 at 00:13

DHS Warnings About Chinese Technology Add To Concerns With Ongoing Trade Tensions

By Brian Naylor

The federal government is warning energy companies and big-city transit systems not to use Chinese-made drones and rail cars for fear they could all be used to spy on Americans. Is the fear warranted?

  • May 24th 2019 at 23:44

Speaker Pelosi Holds Fast To Strategy Of Investigating Trump, Not Impeachment

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Irvin Nathan, former general counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, about House Democrats' strategy of investigating the president, rather than impeaching him.

  • May 24th 2019 at 23:44

Digital Forensics Expert Weighs In On Doctored Video Of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with digital forensics expert Hany Farid about a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which is being spread by conservative allies of President Trump.

  • May 24th 2019 at 23:25

Trump Administration's Proposed HHS Rule Would Redefine What 'Sex' Means

By Selena Simmons-Duffin

The Health and Human Services Department has proposed to end Obama-era rules that protect transgender people from discrimination in health care. That could impact the Trump administration's plan to fight HIV.

  • May 24th 2019 at 23:17

'Accidental Presidents' Looks At Achievements Of Vice Presidents Who Became President

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Jared Cohen, author of Accidental Presidents: Eight Men Who Changed America. He chronicles the legacies of men who have taken office when the incumbent died.

  • May 24th 2019 at 23:04
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