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The Russia Investigations: What Does Devin Nunes Know?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0400

When Nunes and his House intelligence committee concluded there was "no evidence of collusion, coordination or conspiracy," which Nunes was speaking: the intelligence insider or the party loyalist?

House Intel Republicans Have Cleared Trump. So Are The Russia Investigations Over?

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:00:13 -0400

Semi-lost amid the tidal wave of news this week: The House intelligence committee has cleared Donald Trump in its Russia probe. But the road goes ever on.

Democrat Conor Lamb Appears To Have Won Pa. Special Election. Here's What It Means

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:04:00 -0400

Lamb appears to have an insurmountable lead over Republican Rick Saccone, a big turnaround from President Trump's 20-point victory in 2016. It has Republicans worried about a possible Democratic wave.

4 Questions Ahead Of The Special Election In Pennsylvania

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:00:06 -0400

President Trump won the congressional district by 20 points in the 2016 election. But the race is close, and Republicans are spending heavily to try to stave off a public relations disaster.

U.S.-Korea Meeting Could Pay Dividends, Bill Richardson Says

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:06:00 -0400

Noel King talks to Bill Richardson, an ex-New Mexico governor and U.N. ambassador, about the planned meeting between President Trump and North Korea's leader, and why he says it could prove valuable.

Trump Says China Appreciates U.S. Diplomatic Efforts With North Korea

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:00:00 -0400

President Trump has tweeted that China has welcomed his diplomatic efforts with North Korea. Rachel Martin talks to Randy Phillips, former chief CIA representative in China.

Politics In The News: Federal Commission On School Safety

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:00:00 -0400

Noel King talks to Charles Cooke, editor of National Review Online, about the White House creating a federal commission to explore school safety.

Can You Lose A Language You Never Knew?

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 06:00:00 -0500

Each year, a smaller proportion of Latinos in the United States speaks Spanish. But for many, the language is still a fundamental marker of their identity.

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.

High Risk, High Reward For Trump's Meeting With North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:33:36 -0500

Experts cautiously welcomed the news of the meeting. But they warn about raising expectations and that preparation is key, something that is not one of the administration's demonstrated strengths.

Talks Between U.S. And North Korean Leaders Would Be Historic

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:59:00 -0500

Rachel Martin talks to Suzanne DiMaggio, senior fellow at the think tank New America, about the diplomatic opening between the U.S. and North Korea. The U.S. has no diplomatic ties with North Korea.

Trump Accepts North Korean Leader's Invitation To Meet, Officials Say

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:20:00 -0500

Rachel Martin talks to Abraham Denmark of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He served as deputy assistant secretary of Defense for East Asia in the Obama administration.

The Texas Primaries: 6 Takeaways To Kick Off The 2018 Election Cycle

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:34:00 -0500

Democratic enthusiasm was up in Texas, but it's still a very Republican state. Statewide, Democrats face an uphill climb, but in key suburban House races, they could make gains.

5 Laws Of Political Gravity In Midterms. Do They Still Apply In The Age Of Trump?

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 05:00:00 -0500

The president implored his base voters to not get "complacent" in 2018, since the party in power usually loses big league in midterms. But Trump has already proven he can defy political gravity.

From 'Fraud' To Individual Right, Where Does The Supreme Court Stand On Guns?

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:55:00 -0500

The Supreme Court has declined to hear many gun cases in recent years. It has said there is an individual right to own a gun, but it's not an absolute one.