Politics & Government

Politics
3:27 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

After Successful Election, Republican Governors Look Ahead To 2016

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 9:51 pm

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Politics
3:27 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Acting Director Of Secret Service Testifies On Capitol Hill

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 6:41 pm

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Politics
3:27 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Republicans Criticize Obama's Immigration Actions Ahead Of Unveiling

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 6:31 pm

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Education
3:27 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

No Child Left Behind, Pre-K Programs Could Be On New Congress' Agenda

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 10:38 pm

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We've been exploring the post-election landscape, what Republican control of Congress means for several big issues. Today, education.

NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports on one of the major players and his ideas.

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The Two-Way
11:19 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Obama To Unveil Immigration Plan On Thursday

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 2:14 pm

Updated at 1:28 p.m. ET.

President Obama says he will announce the executive actions he's taking to "start fixing our broken immigration system" during a speech to the nation at 8 p.m. ET Thursday.

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Photography
4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

House Leadership Ranks Remain Mostly Stagnant For Democrats

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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Politics
4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

1 Vote Keeps Keystone XL Pipeline From Senate Passage

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 6:33 pm

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Here's a fight in Congress that either means nothing or means a lot. The Senate voted down a bill to force construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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NPR Story
4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 12:44 pm

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NPR Story
4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Acting Secret Service Head To Testify In White House Fence Jumper Probe

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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A man who leaped a fence and walked into the White House cost the Secret Service director her job. Though she's gone, the questions are not, and today, the new leader faces a House committee. Here's NPR's Brian Naylor.

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It's All Politics
4:03 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders On How Democrats Lost White Voters

Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent, says "the average person is working longer hours, lower wages, and they do not see any political party standing up and fighting for their rights."
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Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 10:09 am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is one of two independents in the Senate. Now, the self-described socialist says he may run for president.

Sanders is aligned with Senate Democrats, but he has spoken lately of a problem with the Democratic coalition that elected President Obama. He says working-class white voters have abandoned Democrats in large numbers. The party, he says, has "not made it clear that they are prepared to stand with the working-class people of this country, take on the big money interests."

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