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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.

    Twitter Adds Warning To Trump's Tweets As He Spreads Misinformation

    Twitter Adds Warning To Trump's Tweets As He Spreads Misinformation

    Twitter has placed a fact-checking warning on a pair of tweets issued by President Trump in which he claims without evidence that mail-in ballots are fraudulent. The label comes in the middle of a series of tweets from the president touting a conspiracy theory.

    This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and political reporter Miles Parks.

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    • 14 min
    Trump Threatens To Move The Republican National Convention

    Trump Threatens To Move The Republican National Convention

    President Trump has threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention, which has been scheduled to take place in Charlotte, N.C., in August. He is objecting to the governor's safety measures.

    Meanwhile Democrats weigh options for how they may host their own convention.

    This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and political reporter Juana Summers.

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    • 14 min
    Republicans And Democrats Battle Over The Future Of Voting

    Republicans And Democrats Battle Over The Future Of Voting

    The coronavirus has reshaped how voting may happen for the 2020 elections, and Democrats and Republicans are battling in courts across the country trying to get the upper hand in November. But because the landscape has changed so quickly, neither party is sure what exactly gives them an advantage.

    This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political reporter Miles Parks, and correspondent Pam Fessler.

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    • 14 min
    Weekly Roundup: May 22nd, 2020

    Weekly Roundup: May 22nd, 2020

    In an at-times tense exchange on the radio show Breakfast Club, former Vice President Joe Biden said, "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black." The comments drew widespread criticism.

    Plus, China moves to exert more control over Hong Kong causing more tension with the United States.

    This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, reporter Juana Summers, editor & correspondent Ron Elving, Congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and chief economic correspondent Scott Horsley.

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    • 25 min
    Trump And Biden Wage An Uneven Virtual Campaign

    Trump And Biden Wage An Uneven Virtual Campaign

    The president with a major social media presence is facing a Democratic challenger with fewer digital resources. Biden's strategy counts on real-world conditions overcoming Trump's virtual dominance.

    This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and campaign correspondent Asma Khalid.

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    • 14 min
    Democrats Think Prioritizing Health Care Will Give Them Wins In 2020

    Democrats Think Prioritizing Health Care Will Give Them Wins In 2020

    Hoping to build on the party's success in 2018, the Democratic Party will take aim at federal challengers who want to repeal Obamacare and state candidates who resist Medicare expansion.

    Plus, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that two-thirds of Americans do not expect their daily lives to return to normal for at least six months.

    This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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    • 13 min

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