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Matt Wald

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Reporter for the New York Times, covering transportation and energy

Matt Wald on KCRW

The Republican Party is even less popular with American voters than President Obama, but the GOP is poised to win back control of the Senate in next month’s elections.

The Republicans Are Ready to Win… Are They Ready to Govern?

The Republican Party is even less popular with American voters than President Obama, but the GOP is poised to win back control of the Senate in next month’s elections.

from To the Point

It's been two years since the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl: the explosions and meltdown of three reactors at Fukushima, Japan.

Can an Ice Wall Fix Fukushima?

It's been two years since the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl: the explosions and meltdown of three reactors at Fukushima, Japan.

from To the Point

Some 27,000 people are now dead or missing and 240,000 homeless in the aftermath of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami, and the nuclear crisis may take months to resolve.

Radioactive Water from Japan's Nuclear Plant Threatens to Spill into Sea

Some 27,000 people are now dead or missing and 240,000 homeless in the aftermath of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami, and the nuclear crisis may take months to resolve.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

More than 800,000 federal employees continue to go without pay in what could soon be the longest government shutdown yet.

from Left, Right & Center

The government reopens (for now) after Trump caves on his wall demands.

from Left, Right & Center

Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race in November, is delivering the Democrats’ response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.

from News Stories

Do more surprises lay ahead for the “dirty trickster”?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

Listen to America change… one person at a time. For these six people, the politics of the Trump era have changed everyday life.

from Left, Right & Center

Life, replete with its ups and downs, goes on in U.S. and Mexican border communities despite the political calamity unfolding around them.

from Scheer Intelligence

The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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