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5 takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union address
WASHINGTON (NPR) — President Biden delivered a State of the Union address Tuesday night that Democrats will likely be thrilled with. He struck notes of his traditional unity message, pledging… Read More
5 takeaways from the final Jan. 6 committee hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol referred former President Donald Trump for four criminal charges related to an insurrection… Read More
Poll: Abortion and inflation collide as top issues in midterm elections
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Both major political parties are facing crosswinds heading into the 2022 midterms, with Democrats and many independents motivated by the issue of abortion, while Republicans have… Read More
Biden’s speech walks a fine line in its attack on MAGA Republicans
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Democrats have picked up some momentum this election cycle with wins in multiple special elections, following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. And the… Read More
Americans have increasingly negative views of those in the other political party
WASHINGTON D.C. (NPR) – The age of Trump has been hotly polarizing in a country that was already seeing its social fabric stretched thin. A large Pew survey out this… Read More
The meeting that changed history and 3 other takeaways from the latest Jan. 6 hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Former President Trump knew there was no evidence of widespread election fraud because people close to him told him so on multiple occasions. Many of those… Read More
Jan. 6 panel says Trump fleeced his base and 5 other takeaways from the 2nd hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It wasn’t in prime time this time, but the Jan. 6 committee held an eyebrow-raising hearing Monday in its second of seven promised ones. This hearing… Read More
New revelations and 3 other takeaways from the first Jan. 6 committee hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It wasn’t clear what the country could expect from the Jan. 6 select committee’s beginning presentation of its findings, but the prime-time, opening hearing Thursday night… Read More
5 takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union address
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden’s first formal State of the Union address focused on Ukraine, inflation, the coronavirus pandemic and a four-point “Unity Agenda.” He urged world unity in… Read More
The challenges Biden faces in his State of the Union address
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — As President Biden is set to make his first formal State of the Union address Tuesday night, he and the country are facing pressing issues, from… Read More
6 questions for politics in 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — From control of Congress and the strength of the Biden presidency to potential Jan. 6 committee revelations and the future of abortion rights, there’s a lot… Read More
From the Capitol riot to abortion rights, here are the top political stories of 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — This year was supposed to be one of recovery, but it has been far from that. It began with the insurrection at the Capitol, a second… Read More
Senate Acquits Trump In Impeachment Trial — Again
Seven Republicans joined with all Democrats and independents to vote to convict the former president for inciting an insurrection, but the tally is short of the two-thirds vote needed.
Results Still Unclear And 5 Other Takeaways From Election Night 2020
The election between Trump and Biden is still not settled, and it might not be for days.
5 Questions Ahead Of The Pence-Harris Vice Presidential Debate
It’s the showdown many have been waiting for — the debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Pence needs to right the ship, while Harris has to deflect charges of socialism.
7 Takeaways From The Republican National Convention
It’s going to be a nasty post-Labor Day sprint to Election Day, as both parties argue that the soul of America is at stake. For Republicans, it’s all about trying to stick the culture war to Biden.
4 Takeaways From The 1st Night Of The Republican National Convention
President Trump promised an “uplifting” convention, but the first night painted an image of a dystopia that would take hold if Democrat Joe Biden is elected.
7 Takeaways From The 1st Night Of The Democratic National Convention
Former first lady Michelle Obama stole the show as Democrats tried out a glossy, highly produced, made-for-TV special to replace the energy of a live crowd at a convention.
Inside 100 Days To The Presidential Election, 9 Things That Could Change The Race
Joe Biden leads President Trump in polls, but there are still a lot of things that could change the dynamic, from the coronavirus and the economy to debates and “October surprises.”
Some People ‘Have The Sniffles’: Trump Downplays The Coronavirus’s Severity
In a Fox News interview, the president weighed in controversially on the pandemic and issues of race.
Trump Wants To Move On, But The Coronavirus Is Surging In Parts Of Red America
New COVID-19 cases are on the rise in almost half the states, including spikes in Florida, Texas and Arizona, where the president is headed Tuesday.
Trump Returns To Campaign Trail With A Familiar Message In A Changing World
Amid slumping poll numbers, the president delivered a dark message, trying to tie Democratic opponent Joe Biden to the extreme left. Trump’s campaign promised a massive crowd but didn’t deliver.
Poll: Two-Thirds Think Trump Made Racial Tensions Worse After Floyd Was Killed
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found Americans see the nationwide protests as legitimate — a big shift from the 1960s — and almost half strongly disapprove of the job President Trump is doing.
What Is The Insurrection Act That Trump Is Threatening To Invoke?
The 213-year-old law allows a president to “call forth the militia for the purpose of suppressing” an insurrection. Trump threatened to deploy the military to states that don’t quell violent protests.
Trump Seems Likely To Use Law And Order As A Wedge Issue After George Floyd’s Killing
President Trump called Floyd’s death a “grave tragedy” that “should never have happened.” But once he was back on Twitter, he again inflamed tensions, with machismo and politics at the forefront.