Once A 'Rocket Ship,' National Security Council Now Avoided By Government Pros

September 18, 2019 - 5:11pm EDT
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Career foreign policy professionals tell NPR they increasingly fear that joining the NSC, which is part of the White House, will taint them as political operatives.

Oct 27 - 7:43pm EDT

A Pennsylvania county is asking the new justice to disqualify herself because her nomination and confirmation is not only "unprecedented" but linked, by Trump, to his own re-election.

Oct 27 - 4:11pm EDT

Democratic candidates have outraised Republicans in nearly every competitive congressional race in 2020, giving the party a financial edge in the homestretch.

Oct 27 - 2:34pm EDT

Joe Biden's campaign is casting the election as a decisive moment in the country's future, while President Trump's campaign is attacking Biden on issues including crime and energy.

Oct 27 - 1:27pm EDT

The New Yorker's Evan Osnos writes about the candidate's enduring quest to become president. He says Joe Biden has a different mindset today than he once had: "He's a man who is at peace."

Oct 27 - 1:14pm EDT

States such as Montana, Arizona and North Carolina are experiencing a flood of campaign contributions from groups that don't have to reveal where the money's coming from.

Oct 27 - 12:49pm EDT

A federal judge says the government may not substitute itself for President Trump as the defendant in the matter and accordingly neutralize the case. So the suit against the president can proceed.

Oct 27 - 7:14am EDT

There's one week left for voting in the 2020 presidential election. President Trump will be in three states Tuesday. Joe Biden makes two stops in Georgia, a red state now considered up for grabs.

Oct 27 - 6:31am EDT

The way the government tracks recessions is largely the same as it was 70 years ago. A research group is working to change that and is revealing a lot about the lopsided recovery along the way.

Oct 27 - 6:09am EDT

In a late-night move to assert editorial control, the CEO of the U.S. international broadcasting agency rescinded a rule which established a "firewall" between the newsroom and political appointees.