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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 17

Charlottesville — and the President's reaction — dominated the week. This episode: host/editor/correspondent Ron Elving, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House reporter Geoff Bennett, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 17

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Opioid Emergency/Listener Mail

President Trump has said the opioid epidemic is an emergency but has yet to take formal action. Plus, some listener questions. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White house correspondent Tamara Keith, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Opioid Emergency/Listener Mail

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 10

North Korea dominated the news this week, so NPR International Editor Will Dobson joins the podcast, with host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Geoff Bennett, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Listener Mail

This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Listener Mail

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 3

The President's private calls with world leaders leak, while the White House focuses on the party base. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 3

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Scaramucci Out/Listener Mail

Just two weeks after being named White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci is leaving his position. Plus, some listener questions. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, and political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations. And check out https://nprontheroad.tumblr.com/ for photos from the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

Scaramucci Out/Listener Mail

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McCain Deals Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts

In a moment of drama, Senator McCain bucked his party's leadership and voted against the "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act. This episode: Host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

McCain Deals Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 27

Senate Republicans inch forward on health care. This episode Host/correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations. And check out https://nprontheroad.tumblr.com/ for photos from the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 27

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Jared Kushner: 'I Did Not Collude'

Plus Anthony Scaramucci takes over as White House communications director. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national security editor Phil Ewing, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Jared Kushner: 'I Did Not Collude'

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 20

Senator John McCain's diagnosis, the GOP and health care, and the President's news-making interview. This episode: host/White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional reporter Geoff Bennett, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and political editor Domenico Montanaro. More coverage at nprpolitics.org. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 20

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