Brian Naylor

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New Hampshire Secretary Of State Defends Primary's First-In-The-Nation Status

Monday, February 08, 2016

Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primary. NPR talks to New Hampshire's secretary of state, who for four decades has defended the primary's first-in-the-nation status against critics who say the state isn't representative of the U.S. as a whole.


Cable TV News Named As Most Helpful Source This Election

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A new survey from Pew Research Center finds a high level of engagement in election news. In addition to cable TV, social media and radio are still important sources for many. Print media, not so much.


Meet The Guard Dog Who Keeps The New Hampshire Primary First

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Bill Gardner is the longest-serving secretary of state in America. He's also one of the most powerful. He alone can move the primary. Critics call him autocratic; he says he's following the law.


Leaving Iowa Behind, John Kasich Fights On In New Hampshire

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Ohio governor is looking to break out in the Granite State's primary on Feb. 9 by consolidating support of moderate Republican voters.


#NPRreads: 4 Pieces To Ponder This Weekend

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Iowa's polling queen, the odd allure of the New Hampshire primary, Hillary Clinton's Killer Mike problem — plus, outside the world of politics, a fascinating 17th-century Spanish dictionary. Really.


Trump's New Jab At Ted Cruz: 'An Anchor Baby In Canada'

Friday, January 29, 2016

Campaigning in New Hampshire, he takes more swipes at rival Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president, calling him "an anchor baby in Canada."


This Election, Anger And Frustration Aren't Just On The Right

Friday, January 22, 2016

Much of the talk of anger in the 2016 presidential race has focused on supporters of Donald Trump. But there's also frustration and anxiety among liberals who support Bernie Sanders.


Clinton, Sanders Step Up Attacks As Iowa Caucuses Near

Thursday, January 21, 2016

It's the final stretch in Iowa. In a little over a week, people will cast the first votes of this election — and, on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders find themselves in a very tight race and stepping up attacks and changing tactics.


Homeland Security Begins Crackdown On 'Real IDs'

Friday, January 08, 2016

The government is giving states a deadline to comply with the "Real ID Act," which requires driver's licenses meet certain security standards. But some states are balking, citing privacy concerns.


U.S. Visa Rules May Burden Relatives Abroad, Advocates Say

Friday, December 25, 2015

Some dual citizens who used to be able to visit the U.S. under a "visa waiver" program no longer qualify. The new law requires extra screening for people with Iraqi or Syrian citizenship, for example.


Carly Fiorina's Start In Business Began In Washington, D.C.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is best known as the former head of Hewlett-Packard. We explore where she got her start in business. (This piece initially aired on Sept. 25, 2015 on ATC.)


After Killing Of Cecil, White House Enacts Protections For Lions

Monday, December 21, 2015

Months after an American dentist shot and killed a beloved African lion named Cecil, the Obama administration moves to protect lions in Africa through the Endangered Species Act.


Provision In Congress-Approved Spending Bill Worries Privacy Advocates

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Folded into the federal bill passed on Friday is a cybersecurity measure. Opponents say data can still turned over to law enforcement in some cases and does little to protect against cyber criminals.


Privacy Advocates Sound Alarm On Cybersecurity Provision In Spending Bill

Thursday, December 17, 2015

One of the provisions attached to the $1.1 trillion spending bill allows companies to share their customers' data with other companies and the government. Backers of the measure say it will help fight cyber attacks. But privacy advocates argue it will give the government easy access to Americans' personal information and does little to stop cyber crimes.


What Can — Or Should — Internet Companies Do To Fight Terrorism?

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Politicians are pressing social media and tech firms to do more to rein in the online presence of terrorist groups. But there are challenges, including defining what constitutes terrorist content.


FAA Announces New Registration Guidelines For Drones

Monday, December 14, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday most small drones will now have to be registered. The government hopes this will make it harder for drones to fly into small aircraft.


U.S. To Launch Alert System For Terror Threats

Monday, December 07, 2015

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says that in the coming days his department will unveil a new way to let the public know about terrorist threats. It's an acknowledgement, he says, of the evolving threat environment.


Senators Move To Tighten Visa Waiver Program; Concede Issues Exist

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Even as a bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill to tighten potential security gaps in the visa waiver program, they acknowledge the measure has limits on how effective it might be.


U.S. Bioterrorism-Detection Program Is Unreliable, Report Finds

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Government Accountability Office says that Homeland Security's BioWatch system, deployed in 30 U.S. cities, has issued dozens of false alarms since its introduction in 2003.


4 Things To Know About Visa Waivers And Security

Friday, November 20, 2015

The visa waiver program allowed 20 million travelers into the U.S. last year. Many say it poses a bigger threat than the refugee resettlement program.