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What The Midterm Elections Mean For Trump And The GOP

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:47am

Conservative radio host Chris Buskirk talks about Republican voter turnout and how the results of the 2018 midterm election may help or hurt President Trump in the coming years.

Categories: Syndicated

Trump Now Has To Work With A Democratically Controlled House

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:11am

Democrats have promised to provide a check and balance to President Trump. At the same time, Republicans will still have the Senate and all the power of the White House.

Categories: Syndicated

Rep.-Elect Deb Haaland Of New Mexico Makes History

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 9:44am

Noel King talks to Democrat Deb Haaland, one of two Native-American women elected to Congress this election, about what she hopes to accomplish and the face of the political landscape.

Categories: Syndicated

GOP Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Loses Bid For A Third Term

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 9:43am

Wisconsin voted twice for Barack Obama and then for Donald Trump. Republicans dominated state-level politics there for years. Is there a political shift in the Badger State?

Categories: Syndicated

Author Attica Locke Weighs In On The Results Of Midterm Elections

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 9:22am

Noel King talks to Attica Locke, a novelist and writer for the TV show Empire, who says she's looking for signs that her country respects people who are different from each other.

Categories: Syndicated

Trump's Stance On Migrant Caravan Energizes White Evangelical Voters

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:50am

Steve Inskeep talks to Ed Stetzer, who directs the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College in Illinois, about how Evangelicals voted in midterms. In 2016, they helped turn the tide for Donald Trump.

Categories: Syndicated

Losing The House Is A Blow To President Trump's Agenda

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:38am

Noel King talks to NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro and former White House adviser Marc Lotter about the consequences of the midterm election results for President Trump.

Categories: Syndicated

Midterms Were A Rebuke Of Trumpism, Commentator Max Boot Says

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:16am

Noel King talks to Max Boot, author of The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I left the Right, who offers his take on the status of the Republican Party after Tuesday's midterm elections.

Categories: Syndicated

Voters Had Their Say And They've Split Control Of Congress

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:16am

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Domenico Montanaro and Tom Perez, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, about Democrats taking control of the House and Republicans keeping the Senate.

Categories: Syndicated

Strong Turnout Helped Democrats Take Control Of The House

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:40am

Steve Inskeep talks to Karine Jean-Pierre, senior adviser and national spokesperson for the progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org, about voter turnout and how Democrats fared in the midterms.

Categories: Syndicated

Election Analysis: What Were American Voters Trying To Tell Us?

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:13am

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic consultant Robby Mook and conservative commentator Scott Jennings about the biggest takeaways from Tuesday's election for each party.

Categories: Syndicated

Control Of Congress Has Been Decided But Some Races Are Too Close To Call

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:09am

The midterm elections have delivered a divided Congress — with the Republicans building on their majority in the Senate, and the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.

Categories: Syndicated

Pringles Rolls Out Limited-Edition Chips For Thanksgiving

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 6:53am

The holiday-inspired chips feature turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie flavors. Pringles, which is owned by Kellogg's, said those were the three most popular of the eight flavors it tried out.

Categories: Syndicated

Beto O'Rourke Uses Expletive In Concession Speech

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:36am

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas prevailed over Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke Tuesday night. During a speech to supporters, O'Rourke dropped an f-bomb.

Categories: Syndicated

Voters In 3 States Pass Non-Partisan Redistricting Measures

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:11am

The days of political gerrymandering could be numbered. Steve Inskeep talks to Dave Daley of FairVote, which advocates for non-partisan redistricting.

Categories: Syndicated

Election Day Voter Memories

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:11am

An Iowa woman made it to the polls on Election Day despite spending the night in the ER. A North Carolina woman continued a tradition started by her mother.

Categories: Syndicated

How Did Progressives Fare In Midterm Elections?

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:11am

Steve Inskeep talks to Jeff Weaver, manager of the 2016 presidential campaign for Senator Bernie Sanders, about how the progressive wing of the Democrats fared in the midterms.

Categories: Syndicated

Red State Kansas Sees Some Changes In Power

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:11am

Election night brought some power shifts to Kansas. A Democrat won the governor's race while another flipped a congressional seat.

Categories: Syndicated

Resurgence Of Cleric Scandals Emboldens Pope's Critics

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:11am

Pope Francis is facing rising criticism from conservative American Catholics who feel emboldened by the clerical sex abuse scandals.

Categories: Syndicated

Stacey Abrams Wants Every Vote Counted In Georgia's Gubernatorial Race

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:11am

In Georgia, Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp is leading former state lawmaker Stacey Abrams in the race for governor. Early Wednesday Abrams vowed not to concede until every vote was counted.

Categories: Syndicated