Week in politics: Debt ceiling deal; Republican presidential candidates26m By Scott SimonThe debt ceiling crisis averted, and the Republican presidential field expands - we break down another busy week in politics.
Senator Chris Coons of Delaware reflects on Biden's debt ceiling deal26m By Scott SimonNPR's Scott Simon talks with Senator Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, about President Biden and the debt ceiling deal.
What to expect in Biden's Oval Office address about the debt ceiling dealFri 7:11pm By Noah CaldwellPresident Biden delivers the first Oval Office address of his presidency. It comes a day after Congress passed a bipartisan deal to lift the debt ceiling, narrowly avoiding the deadline.
Biden hails bipartisan deal to avert debt default in a rare Oval Office addressFri 5:55pm By Franco OrdoñezThe president outlined the economic stakes that leaders faced and declared that a crisis had been averted.
YouTube will no longer take down false claims about U.S. electionsFri 5:19pm By Shannon BondThe Google-owned video platform's reversal comes as former President Donald Trump continues to baselessly claim the 2020 election was stolen
What Secretary of State Antony Blinken sees as Russia's strategic failings in UkraineFri 4:57pm By Michele KelemenVisiting NATO's newest member, Finland, Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives a speech about what he sees as Russia's strategic failings in Ukraine and promises NATO support for Kyiv.
How the GOP field is growing ahead of the 2024 electionFri 4:38pm By Domenico MontanaroWith expected announcements from former Vice President Mike Pence and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie next week, the GOP field is growing ahead of the 2024 election.
U.S.-imposed sanctions on Sudan is a good first step, says former special envoyFri 4:36pm By Linah MohammadNPR's Ari Shapiro talks with former ambassador J. Peter Pham about how the U.S. has imposed its first sanctions related to the conflict in Sudan after ceasefire efforts collapsed.
President Biden remarks on the debt ceiling with a rare address from the Oval OfficeFri 4:34pm By Tamara KeithPresident Biden is wrapping up the debt ceiling drama with a rare address from the Oval Office.
Congress created changes to food assistance. Here's what they meanFri 11:47am By Ximena BustilloIn an effort to avoid defaulting on the nation's loans, lawmakers created updates to SNAP, the nation's largest food assistance safety net. There are new work requirements as well as exemptions.
Pence won't be charged in DOJ classified documents investigationFri 11:46am By Carrie JohnsonTwo sources confirm the Justice Department sent a letter to former Vice President Mike Pence saying the investigation would close without any finding of criminal wrongdoing.
Senate passes GOP-led resolution to block Biden's student loan relief planFri 10:07am By Emily OlsonWith President Biden pledging a veto, the resolution amounts to a mostly symbolic show of congressional disapproval on a plan to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt.
What the debt ceiling measure passed by Congress means for SNAP recipientsFri 5:10am By A MartínezA bipartisan bill to avert a historic default has passed the Senate and now heads to the president. One of the key provisions in the bill is being questioned for what it actually achieves.
Morning news briefFri 5:10am By Leila FadelThe Senate passes debt ceiling bill that prevents the U.S. from defaulting. A mom takes on YouTube over deadly social media blackout challenge. The U.S. and China headline a global defense summit.
60 years since 'The Children's Crusade' changed Birmingham and the nationFri 5:00am By Marisa PeñalozaThe Birmingham movement in 1963 was a turning point when children joined the struggle for equal rights. The brutal response from white segregationists galvanized support for the Civil Rights Act.
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