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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe Trump's misusing his power.

from NPR

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time.

Bernie Sanders launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, no longer an underdog

The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time.

from NPR

President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

“I’d rather do it much faster.”

President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

from Left, Right & Center

In August 1999, a white supremacist from Washington state loaded his van with guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition, and drove over 1000 miles to the San Fernando Valley.

Learning to live with the trauma of gun violence

In August 1999, a white supremacist from Washington state loaded his van with guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition, and drove over 1000 miles to the San Fernando Valley.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

Trump declares national emergency, California sues

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall, after signing a bipartisan bill to keep the government open for six months.

California sues Trump hours after he declares a national emergency

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall, after signing a bipartisan bill to keep the government open for six months.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a U.S. citizen.

Supreme Court to decide whether 2020 Census will include citizenship question

The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a U.S. citizen.

from NPR

Almost-certain legal challenges and likely pushback from some within his own party await the president in the next phase of the ongoing national political battle over border security and immigration.

Trump declares national emergency to help fund southern border wall

Almost-certain legal challenges and likely pushback from some within his own party await the president in the next phase of the ongoing national political battle over border security and immigration.

from NPR

It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

School shooting drills ‘scare more than they prepare’

It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today is the one year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and faculty were killed by an expelled student…

Looking back at 20 years of gun control activism

Today is the one year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and faculty were killed by an expelled student…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Following a year of outraged activism, some survivors went silent Thursday. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School invited students to participate in community service projects.

'We live with it every day' Parkland community marks one year since massacre

Following a year of outraged activism, some survivors went silent Thursday. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School invited students to participate in community service projects.

from NPR

LaRouche was connected to bizarre conspiracy theories and ran for president eight times between 1976 and 2004.

Conspiracy theorist and frequent presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche dies at 96

LaRouche was connected to bizarre conspiracy theories and ran for president eight times between 1976 and 2004.

from NPR

The Green New Deal targets climate change--but that’s not all.

Climate Change, the Green New Deal and ‘socialism’

The Green New Deal targets climate change--but that’s not all.

from To the Point

She wants to make it help 50 million women around the world get jobs and start their own businesses. Critics are waiting for more details.

Ivanka Trump Launches $50 Million Program To Empower Women In The Workplace

She wants to make it help 50 million women around the world get jobs and start their own businesses. Critics are waiting for more details.

from NPR

It’s legally relevant, we promise.

Bezos’s Pecker problem

It’s legally relevant, we promise.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State address today.

Takeaways from Gov. Newsom’s first State of the State

Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State address today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We look at the trouble Democrats are finding themselves in over Israel.

Democrats confront the politics of supporting and criticizing Israel

We look at the trouble Democrats are finding themselves in over Israel.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senator Amy Klobuchar has a public reputation as “Minnesota nice.” Behind the scenes, it may be a different story.

Does 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar have a temper? Does it matter?

Senator Amy Klobuchar has a public reputation as “Minnesota nice.” Behind the scenes, it may be a different story.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Justice Department moved to block a group in Philadelphia from opening a center where people who inject drugs like heroin or fentanyl could do so under medical supervision -- known…

Justice Dept. blocks what would have been the first safe injection site in the U.S.

The Justice Department moved to block a group in Philadelphia from opening a center where people who inject drugs like heroin or fentanyl could do so under medical supervision -- known…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand