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Julian Zelizer on KCRW

Historically, the US has been a “nation of immigrants,” but the welcome mat comes and goes. The current crisis at the Mexican border didn’t start with President Trump.

The politics of incivility

Historically, the US has been a “nation of immigrants,” but the welcome mat comes and goes. The current crisis at the Mexican border didn’t start with President Trump.

from To the Point

Perhaps the shortest tenure ever for a White House official, Anthony Scaramucci is out as Communications Director. He was there for a little over a week.

John Kelly in as Chief of Staff, 'The Mooch' out as Communications Director

Perhaps the shortest tenure ever for a White House official, Anthony Scaramucci is out as Communications Director. He was there for a little over a week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump promised big things in  his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.

Do the first hundred days really matter?

President Trump promised big things in his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.

from To the Point

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