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Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week.
Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news.

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Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can also listen to us via affiliate stations in your area. Check your local radio station guide for more information.

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Saturday: 1530 & 2230 UTC
Sunday: 0130, 0430, 0930, 1130, 1530 & 2130 UTC
Meet our Moderators and Panelists

David Rennie: Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist
Tom DeFrank: Contributing Editor, The National Journal
Linda Feldmann: Washington Bureau Chief, Christian Science Monitor
Michael Williams: Contributor, CBS Radio News
Dan Raviv: National Correspondent, Israeli-based channel i24News
Laura Meckler: Staff Writer, Wall Street Journal
Oren Dorell: Foreign Affairs Reporter, USA Today
Paul Brandus: White House Correspondent, West Wing Reports
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Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week.
Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news.

Subscribe to a Podcast of the show

Broadcast Schedule

Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can also listen to us via affiliate stations in your area. Check your local radio station guide for more information.

Friday: 2330 UTC
Saturday: 1530 & 2230 UTC
Sunday: 0130, 0430, 0930, 1130, 1530 & 2130 UTC
Meet our Moderators and Panelists

David Rennie: Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist
Tom DeFrank: Contributing Editor, The National Journal
Linda Feldmann: Washington Bureau Chief, Christian Science Monitor
Michael Williams: Contributor, CBS Radio News
Dan Raviv: National Correspondent, Israeli-based channel i24News
Laura Meckler: Staff Writer, Wall Street Journal
Oren Dorell: Foreign Affairs Reporter, USA Today
Paul Brandus: White House Correspondent, West Wing Reports
Contact:

Email: issues@voanews.com

Facebook: CarolCastielVOA

Twitter: CarolCastielVOA

Postal Mail:
Voice of America
Issues in the News
Washington, DC 20237 USA

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    China is Praised for Efforts to Contain Coronavirus

    Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which will include the latest on the coronavirus. Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports & Columnist for USA Today, panelists, JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target USA and Dan Raviv, Senior Washington Correspondent for i24News.

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    COVID-19 Cases Rise to More than 64,000 Globally

    COVID-19 Cases Rise to More than 64,000 Globally

    Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include U.S. Attorney General William Barr saying President Donald Trump's tweets about the Justice Department "make it impossible for me to do my job." Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today, panelists, Tracy Wilkinson, Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and Ashraf Khalil, Washington DC Metro Reporter for the Associated Press.

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    Trump Blasts Critics After Acquittal

    Trump Blasts Critics After Acquittal

    Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include the acquittal of President Trump on two articles of impeachment. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists,Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor,and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal.

    • 25 min
    Death Toll Rises From Coronavirus

    Death Toll Rises From Coronavirus

    Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which will include the latest on the Coronavirus. China says the total number of cases has reached over 7,000. Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today, Panelists, Kimberly Adams-Correspondent for Marketplace and Jonathan Broder, Contributing Editor at Newsweek on the Voice of America!

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    Democrats Plea to Senate for Trump's Removal

    Democrats Plea to Senate for Trump's Removal

    Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include the Democrats making impassioned pleas to the Senate for the removal of President Trump from office. Join moderator Shayna Estulin, Washington Correspondent for i24 News, Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles-Canada, Nahal Toosi, Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Politico on the Voice of America!

    • 25 min
    Impeachment Trial of President Trump Officially Underway

    Impeachment Trial of President Trump Officially Underway

    Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include the U.S. looking ahead to the next phase of the trade agreement with China. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and JJ Green, Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target USA on the Voice of America.

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