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Ron Elving is Senior Editor and Correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News, where he is frequently heard as a news analyst and writes regularly for

Last Build Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:13:00 -0400

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The Week In Politics

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:13:00 -0400

Andrew McCabe and Rex Tillerson were fired, new sanctions were announced on Russia, and the Russia investigation continued.

The Night In 1968 When A Nation Watched An American Presidency Crumble

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 05:00:06 -0400

Fifty years ago almost to the day, anti-war activism led to President Lyndon Johnson's downfall. After a lackluster showing in the New Hampshire primary, he announced he would not seek reelection.

The Zombie Amendments To The Constitution You've Probably Never Heard Of

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 05:00:05 -0500

They won't eat your brains, but technically, they still could come back to life. Not all the amendments that passed Congress have stood the test of ratification by the states.

White House Week: Hope Hicks, Kushner's Business, Trump Talks Trade

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 08:09:33 -0500

In the past week the White House faced another high-profile resignation; reports emerged about Jared Kushner's conflicts of interest; and President Trump made surprising comments on guns and trade.

Repeal The Second Amendment? That's Not So Simple. Here's What It Would Take

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 05:00:30 -0500

The Founding Fathers were willing to be edited, it seems, but they did not want it to be easy. So they made the amending process a steep uphill climb, requiring a clear national consensus to succeed.

What Would It Take To Repeal The 2nd Amendment?

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 05:02:00 -0500

Following the mass shooting in Florida, we've heard a lot of talk about guns. In this country, it's hard to restrict guns because of the Second Amendment. Is it time for that amendment to be repealed?

Week In Politics

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:08:02 -0500

This week in Washington we got a guilty plea from a former Trump campaign aide, questions about the security clearance of a White House staffer, and some new voices in the gun debate.

Billy Graham Walked A Line, And Regretted Crossing Over It, When It Came To Politics

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 07:00:24 -0500

The evangelical preacher sought to be seen as above the partisan political fray. But in his actions and associations, Graham often proved how difficult such an attitude can be to achieve or sustain.

Week In Politics: John Kelly And Rob Porter

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 08:02:31 -0500

John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, the man who was meant to bring calm to the stormy seas of the Trump White House — has found himself at the center of the Rob Porter scandal.

Trump's Big Speech: More Pep Rally Than Bipartisan Breakthrough

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

It is true that Trump's tone and manner were more restrained than his famously rousing style on the stump. But a somewhat more sedate delivery does not, in itself, constitute a conciliatory speech.

Week In Politics: Trump In Davos, Immigration, Mueller

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 08:21:55 -0500

President Trump traveling to Davos this week. The White House outlined a plan on immigration and reports said that Trump tried to fire the special counsel.

The Massive Case Of Collective Amnesia: The FBI Has Been Political From The Start

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

The fact is, controversy about the FBI is anything but new. And political goals of one kind or another have been part of the reason for the agency since its inception.

Both Parties Claim Public Support In Shutdown Struggle. Who's Out Of Touch?

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:01:00 -0500

Republicans and Democrats alike are really only listening to their own section of the choir, NPR's Ron Elving writes.

Blame Game Begins Over Shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:58:44 -0500

We talk about what preceded the decision to shut down the government and what happens next.

The History Of Government Shutdowns In The U.S.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:16:00 -0500

The is not the first time Congress has had little time left to find a deal to prevent a government shutdown. But what lessons were learned from previous government shutdown showdowns? Who has the power, who gets the blame, and what does the history of these confrontations tell us about this current situation?