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

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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?

8 Congressional Chairmen Are Calling It Quits. Here's Why And What It Could Mean

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:07:46 -0500

In past generations, committee chairs were masters of the agenda, ruling based on their seniority and longevity. They kept their grip on the gavels until they, or the Almighty, decided otherwise.

President Trump Called For Roy Cohn, But Roy Cohn Was Gone

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 07:00:15 -0500

Some say Cohn was Trump's mentor, or even his surrogate father. This much is clear: Cohn was Trump's model in the handling of public relationships and media warfare.

What To Expect From Trump In 2018

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:02:17 -0500

We review President Trump's impromptu interview with The New York Times and look ahead to his upcoming battles with congressional Democrats.

History Shows Christmas Can Be A Powerful Motivator On Capitol Hill

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 08:15:08 -0500

Since George Washington's raid on Trenton, the words "Christmas," "Washington" and "crisis" have gone hand in hand.

Does The Republican Tax Legislation Follow Through On Trump's Promises?

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:45:00 -0500

President Trump laid out some principles for what the GOP tax bill would do. Now that the bill will soon become law, were those pledges kept? Our NPR Politics Podcast team discusses.

Why Trump Continues To Forge An Unlikely Bond With Religious Conservatives

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 06:00:07 -0500

It is not that conservative evangelicals think Trump is one of them, but rather that they believe he is being used by God. As the Bible says, "By their fruits ye shall know them." (Matthew 7:20)

Republicans Turn To Taxes After Alabama Defeat

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:48:00 -0500

After a big political loss in the Alabama Senate race, Republicans are focusing on securing their first major legislative victory: passing a tax overhaul bill.

A Refresher On Anita Hill And Clarence Thomas

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:46:00 -0500

In the wake of today's #MeToo moment, the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas and the testimony of Anita Hill have new resonance.

Week In Politics: Resignations, Tax Bill, Roy Moore

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 07:56:00 -0500

From congressmen announcing their resignations to the federal government averting shutdown, the week in politics has felt more like months.

Encore: Lessons In Bipartisanship

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 07:57:14 -0500

The last time lawmakers worked across the aisle in a big way was when the Senate overhauled the federal tax code in 1986.

Week In Politics: Flynn And Russia, Sexual Harassment On Capitol Hill

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:00:25 -0500

Michael Flynn has broken ties with the White House legal team, reports say, in a possible sign he will cooperate with prosecutors investigating Russian influence.

No One Has Been Expelled From The Senate Since The Civil War

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:00:02 -0500

There is no precedent for expelling a duly-elected Senate member for actions committed before they took office. In fact, there is little precedent for expelling senators at all.

Will Tuesday's Election Results Interfere With GOP Plans For Tax Overhaul?

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 05:04:00 -0500

Congress is dealing with a fast-approaching deadline set by President Trump: have a tax overhaul bill on his desk by Christmas. To achieve that, a process that takes months needs to happen in weeks.

'Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life' Examines The Personal Traits That Marked FDR For Greatness

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:00:19 -0500

NPR's Ron Elving says historian Robert Dallek's latest tome "emphasizes the human scale of FDR's life, his interaction with the people around him and the interplay among his intimates."