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Pelosi Says Impeachment Inquiry Shows That Trump Engaged In Bribery

Listen to Pelosi Says Impeachment Inquiry Shows That Trump Engaged In BriberyHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi believes that the impeachment inquiry currently underway has uncovered evidence that President Trump's actions amounted to bribery. In this episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and editor & correspondent Ron Elving.

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Takeaways From The First Public Hearing In Impeachment Inquiry

Listen to Takeaways From The First Public Hearing In Impeachment InquiryMostly, the five hour hearing emphasized aspects of the narrative about the Ukraine affair that already have emerged from closed-door depositions. In this episode: Political correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and Justice Department correspondent Ryan Lucas.

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The Impeachment Inquiry Public Hearings Begin Tomorrow: What You Need To Know

Listen to The Impeachment Inquiry Public Hearings Begin Tomorrow: What You Need To KnowAfter weeks of closed-door depositions, Democrats are planning open hearings this week about the Ukraine affair. Here's where the story stands — and what's coming next. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and Congressional reporter Claudia Grisales. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

President Trump's Push for Black Voters Could Help Persuade Suburban Whites

Listen to President Trump's Push for Black Voters Could Help Persuade Suburban WhitesThe Trump campaign launched its "Black Voices for Trump" initiative in Atlanta last week, touting record low black unemployment and criminal justice reform. Experts say that while the push may not make a big difference among black voters, it could help to reassure suburban white voters concerned about Trump's rhetoric on race. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

NPR Politics Live From DC: The Road To 2020

Listen to NPR Politics Live From DC: The Road To 2020This is a special episode, recorded in front of a live audience at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC on Friday, November 8th. The cast breaks down everything you need to know about who's running for president, and how impeachment affects the race. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Scott Detrow, political correspondent Asma Khalid, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and senior editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

In 2020, Some Americans Will Vote On Their Phones. Is That The Future?

Listen to In 2020, Some Americans Will Vote On Their Phones. Is That The Future?Despite Russia's high-profile interference in the last U.S. presidential election, pockets of the U.S. are experimenting with Internet voting ahead of the 2020 election. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, political reporter Miles Parks, and election security editor Phil Ewing. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Fmr. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Expected To Announce Run For Senate

Listen to Fmr. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Expected To Announce Run For SenateFormer Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to announce his bid for a Senate seat in Alabama despite no backing from the Republican establishment. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

2019 Elections Show Impeachment Might Not Boost GOP; More Inquiry Testimony Released

Listen to 2019 Elections Show Impeachment Might Not Boost GOP; More Inquiry Testimony ReleasedTrump's campaign may be raising lots of money off impeachment, but it may not be firing up rural voters as Republicans thought it would. Plus, William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, told congressional investigators that President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was acting in the president's interests. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, political reporter Jessica Taylor, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Key Testimony In Impeachment Inquiry Released To The Public

Listen to Key Testimony In Impeachment Inquiry Released To The PublicTranscripts from four witnesses in the impeachment inquiry have been made public. The NPR Politics Podcast breaks down the key takeaways from the hundreds of pages of testimony. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, national security editor Phil Ewing, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Impeachment Trial Could Be A "Disaster" For Senators In 2020 Race

Listen to Impeachment Trial Could Be A "Disaster" For Senators In 2020 RaceAll six U.S. Senators still running for president are backing the House's impeachment inquiry. But now that the lawmakers may be getting what they want, many political operatives see it as a train wreck for their presidential campaigns. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political correspondent Asma Khalid, and political correspondent Scott Detrow. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 1

Listen to Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 1Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her plan to pay for single-payer health care without imposing new taxes on the middle class. Plus, Timothy Morrison verified to House investigators that President Trump leaned on Ukraine to launch investigations he thought might help him. He worried about blowback — but not legal implications. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, senior editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, political correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

House Passes Resolution Formalizing Impeachment Inquiry

Listen to House Passes Resolution Formalizing Impeachment InquiryThe House of Representatives voted Thursday 232-196 to pass a resolution formalizing its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Just two Democrats voted no. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional editor Deirdre Walsh, political reporter Miles Parks, and political reporter Tim Mak. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

The 2019 Elections: What To Watch For

Listen to The 2019 Elections: What To Watch ForIt's an off, off, off election year, but some states will still be casting votes. NPR Politics breaks down the key races to watch. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Jessica Taylor, and senior editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

House Will Vote To Formalize Impeachment Procedures In Ongoing Inquiry

Listen to House Will Vote To Formalize Impeachment Procedures In Ongoing InquiryHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will vote this week on a resolution outlining the process for the next steps in the inquiry into President Trump. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Impeachment Inquiry Witness Asks Court To Weigh In On Congressional Subpoena

Listen to Impeachment Inquiry Witness Asks Court To Weigh In On Congressional SubpoenaInvestigators in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump hoped to talk to Charles Kupperman on Monday. But the former White House official failed to show up. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is Dead

Listen to President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is DeadTrump declared that U.S. forces have brought "the world's No. 1 terrorist leader to justice" and that no U.S. troops were killed or injured in the raid. Some experts fear the resurgence of the Islamic State now that Trump has announced a pullout of U.S. forces from Syria, with dozens of ISIS fighters escaping from Kurdish custody in the last month. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national security editor Phil Ewing, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Friday, October 25

Listen to Weekly Roundup: Friday, October 25The justice department opens a criminal investigation into the basis of the Russia investigation. Plus, Mark Zuckerberg appears on Capitol Hill, and the House Ethics Committee investigates freshman representative Katie Hill. This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political correspondent Asma Khalid, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, political reporter Tim Mak, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Despite Establishment Worries, Voters Are Excited About Democratic Primary Field

Listen to Despite Establishment Worries, Voters Are Excited About Democratic Primary FieldDemocratic donors and activists worry that the party is going to nominate someone who can't win next year, and they're musing about who else could be out there. Newsflash: This is probably it. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, political correspondent Asma Khalid, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Trump Calls Syria Cease-Fire 'Permanent,' Lifts Sanctions on Turkey

Listen to Trump Calls Syria Cease-Fire 'Permanent,' Lifts Sanctions on TurkeyPresident Trump says he is lifting sanctions on Turkey after the country agreed to what he called a permanent cease-fire in northern Syria, ending Turkey's military offensive that began after the U.S. pulled troops from the area. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and national security editor Phil Ewing. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Diplomat Testifies Trump Directly Linked Ukrainian Aid To Political Investigations

Listen to Diplomat Testifies Trump Directly Linked Ukrainian Aid To Political InvestigationsLongtime U.S. diplomat William Taylor is testifying on Capitol Hill Tuesday as part of the House impeachment inquiry, and Democrats say his insight is bolstering their case against President Trump. This episode: political correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas. Email the show at [email protected] Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.