Robert Siegel

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Crowded Field Of Candidates Vie To Succeed John Boehner In Congress

Monday, March 14, 2016

A Republican primary in Ohio's 8th district on Tuesday shows just how fragmented the GOP has become. Fifteen candidates are running to replace former House Speaker John Boehner in this heavily conservative district. Boehner won the seat in 1990, but it's been empty since his surprise resignation last fall. The race has a lot of names, but no clear front-runner.


John Kasich Faces Make-Or-Break GOP Primary In Ohio

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Ohio Gov. John Kasich faces a make-or-break Republican primary in his home state next week. He was expected to come in second against Donald Trump in Michigan's primary last night but...


From A Life Term To Life On The Outside: When Aging Felons Are Freed

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A landmark ruling by Maryland's highest court affected prisoners convicted of violent crimes before 1981. None of them has re-offended so far. But that's no comfort to angry families of their victims.


Republican Party Chairman: 'This Will Be Just Fine'

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In a battle for the Republican Party's conservative base, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are exchanging heavy blows, with Trump most recently threatening to sue Cruz over a political advertisement.

But in the midst of this fierce contest for the Republican nomination, the party's top official, Reince Priebus, says it's ...


More Than 130 Maryland Lifers Adjust To Freedom After Court Ruling

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Over 130 "geriatric prisoners" who were serving life sentences are leaving Maryland prisons due to a ruling by the state's highest court on criminal cases before 1980.


Tourists Flock To New Hampshire For Front Row Seat To Presidential Politics

Friday, February 05, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel reports on people who are not involved in presidential campaigns traveling to New Hampshire to observe the action surrounding the primary. There are families tryin...


Heading Into New Hampshire, GOP 'Front-Runners' Are Anything But

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Republican establishment choice Jeb Bush was once the candidate to beat. No more: The success of Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio in the Iowa caucuses puts new pressure on the party mainstream.


New Hampshire Newspaper Publisher: 'Trump Has Overturned The Table'

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel spoke with Joe McQuaid, publisher of the largest New Hampshire newspaper, the Union Leader. The conservative paper endorsed Gov. Chris Christie, much to the ire of Donald Trump.


What If? Trump Could Redefine How To Win Iowa

Friday, January 15, 2016

The Republican front-runner is shirking retail politics for big rallies. And he is banking on those crowds showing up on caucus night.


In Iowa, Trump Spins Current Events To His Point Of View

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump made a big point about the disrespect Iran has toward the U.S. citing the 10 U.S. sailors who were detained when their patrol boats drifted into Iranian waters.


Draft Of CDC's New Prescribing Guidelines Stirs Debate

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Since 1999, prescription opioid sales have quadrupled in the U.S. Now, as the country faces an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, doctors are divided over how much prescriptions are the problem.


3 College Seniors Contemplate Their Appointment With The Real World

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Senior year of college for three students from Montgomery County, Md. brings the usual: fear, joy, anxiety, jobs. But does where they went to college change the outcome?


2 Students Hope Their Investment In Arts Education Will Pay Off

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Follow your dreams — that's what so many parents tell their kids. But at what cost? We caught up with two students who chose very different paths to study the arts in New York City.


What's Next For 2 Seniors Wrapping Up At A Big State University?

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

One, newly graduated from the University of Maryland, settles into a sometimes-daunting job hunt, while the other prepares grad school applications.


Even As Details Emerge In San Bernardino Shooting, Motive Remains Murky

Thursday, December 03, 2015

NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson tells host Kelly McEvers about the latest that's known about Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.


The French Are 'Charlie Hebdo': Reflecting On Life In Paris 1 Week Later

Friday, November 20, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel first visited Paris 49 years ago. It's a city he loves. When terrorists hit last Friday, his first instinct was to get there. He reflects on life in Paris a week after the attacks.


'There's A Whole Other Hole': American Filmmaker Reflects On Loss In Paris

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Max Salomon is an American documentary filmmaker living in Paris. He offers his reflections on loss after last Friday's attacks.


Amid Mourning, Life In Paris Goes On

Monday, November 16, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel hears from Parisians in the aftermath of Friday's attack. A Moroccan-born baker kept his shop open even after bullets hit: "Bread, even during wartime, must always be made."


20 Years Later, The Question Lingers: What If Yitzhak Rabin Had Lived?

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Rabin was killed by a Jewish extremist on Nov. 4, 1995. NPR's Robert Siegel asks how Israeli-Palestinian conflict might have played out differently if he had survived.


Oregon Shooting Dredges Conversation On Guns Back To Surface

Friday, October 02, 2015

As details of Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College continue to emerge, several politicians are reacting with strong language about gun control.