Tag: Political analysis

Shields and Brooks on Trump’s judicial picks, Bill Taylor’s testimony

JUDY WOODRUFF: In this week alone, the top U.S. diplomat for Ukraine told Congress that the president withheld military aid for personal political gain; Republican Congress members stormed a secure room at the Capitol, where many already had access, to dispute the impeachment process, but not the substance; and we have learned that the Department of Justice is investigating its...

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on N.C. special election, Trump’s primary challengers

JUDY WOODRUFF: Labor Day is behind us, schools have started and the political calendar is ramping up. Lisa Desjardins fills in the picture. LISA DESJARDINS: North Carolina is the first hot spot, hosting President Trump tonight for a campaign rally tonight ahead of a special congressional election. And Congress is also back, with Democrats in the House shedding the spotlight...

Tamara Keith and Joshua Johnson on Trump and recession fears, gun safety momentum

And that brings us to Politics Monday. I’m here with Tamara Keith from NPR. She also co-hosts “The NPR Politics Podcast.” And Joshua Johnson, also from NPR, he’s the host of “1A.” Welcome to you both, Politics Monday. It’s nice to have the public media gang around the table here. (LAUGHTER) JOSHUA JOHNSON, National Public Radio: The way it should...

Understanding the Primaries: Delegates, Democracy, and America’s Nonstop Political Party

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. and I have strep throat which I rate 0/10 not recommended. so your video about the political situation in Brazil made me think about the political situation here in the United States specifically the tortuously long, Kafka-esque process through which the two major political parties in the United States determine their nominees for President. delving...