Asma Khalid

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What the 2022 midterms mean for Biden's presidency

Friday, November 11, 2022

President Biden's job just got tougher. The midterm election results mean Republicans likely will control the House. But there are some political silver linings in divided government.


What the midterms mean for Biden's policies, his White House and 2024

Thursday, November 10, 2022

As the dust settles after the midterms, NPR takes a look at what the results mean for President Biden's policies, the way his White House runs and his decision about whether to run again in 2024.


How would the president and Congress govern with a divided government?

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

With the possibility of a divided government and the 2024 election looming, how will the president and Congress govern? What, if anything, can they accomplish in the next two years?


Many midterm voters are concerned about abortion but inflation is the top issue

Monday, November 07, 2022

A look at how two key issues this election season — inflation and the fight over abortion — are informing voters' midterm votes.


Politics chat: Biden focuses on policies in final stretch before polls close

Sunday, November 06, 2022

We'll be looking at the strategy behind President Biden's final days of campaigning for his party in several states just days before the midterm elections.


How Biden changed his tune on inflation as prices soared and the midterms loomed

Saturday, October 29, 2022

At first, the White House said inflation would be a temporary issue. But it quickly became the top economic priority — and major source of midterm political pain — for President Biden.


The White House and Saudi Arabia are embroiled in a public fight over oil production

Friday, October 14, 2022

After the Saudis urged OPEC+ to slash global oil production, the White House and the kingdom are fighting over oil in public. President Biden is warning "there will be consequences" for Saudi Arabia.


Politics chat: OPEC deals blow to Biden's hopes of keeping inflation down before midterms

Sunday, October 09, 2022

OPEC Plus countries dealt a blow to the Biden Administration's hopes of keeping gas prices down, with just a few weeks to go before the midterm election.


Biden is taking executive action to pardon simple federal marijuana convictions

Thursday, October 06, 2022

President Biden is going to pardon people convicted for simple marijuana possession under federal law or D.C. statute — and will review whether pot should still be classified as a Schedule 1 drug.


Biden's pledge to unify the nation is falling flat, some voters say

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

President Biden is having a summit to discuss violence and hate in the country. Some voters say he's come up short on his pledge to try to heal the "soul of the nation."


On the anniversary of JFK's 'man on the moon' speech, Biden touts 'cancer moonshot'

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

President Biden laid out his plan for a national fight against cancer, setting a goal of cutting the death rate in half over the next quarter century.


How U.S. allies view the country a year after its withdraw from Afghanistan

Monday, August 29, 2022

It has been a year since the U.S. withdrew its troops from Afghanistan. Some of the United States' strongest allies were vocal in their criticism, but how do they view the U.S. today?


How inflation is influencing politics in a bellwether Florida county

Friday, August 19, 2022

Voters in a key swing county in Florida are grappling with some of the highest inflation rates in the country. But it's not necessarily the deciding factor for some voters.


How inflation may influence voters in a Florida swing district

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Voters in an important swing district in Florida are grappling with soaring costs for housing and food. What could these frustrations mean for November midterm elections?


News brief: Pelosi's Taiwan trip, Kansas keeps abortion legal, key primary results

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Pelosi's trip to Taiwan heightens U.S.-China tensions. Kansas voters reject a ballot initiative that would have allowed lawmakers to restrict abortion rights. Five states held primaries on Tuesday.


Biden says the U.S. killed top al-Qaida leader and key Sept. 11 plotter

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a drone strike in Afghanistan carried out by the U.S. on July 30, according to President Biden. The Taliban has not confirmed that al-Zawahiri was killed.


Swing state Arizona is getting a lot of attention on Primary Day

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

August is a busy month of statewide primaries. Five states hold primaries on Tuesday. In Arizona, there are key races for governor, Congress, attorney general and secretary of state.


News brief: Ayman al-Zawahiri, Pelosi's trip to Asia, It's Primary Day in Arizona

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

The U.S. says it has killed the leader of al-Qaida. House Speaker Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan despite a warning from China. Voters in the swing state will cast ballots in several key races.


News brief: Ukraine latest, Kentucky flooding, remembering Bill Russell

Monday, August 01, 2022

The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa. Cleanup in Kentucky moves slowly after last week's deadly flooding. Hall-of-Fame basketball player Bill Russell dies at 88.


Monkeypox cases are rising in the U.S. What's being done to stop the outbreak?

Friday, July 29, 2022

San Francisco has declared a state of emergency and New York City called the virus an imminent threat. What is the White House's strategy to curb the monkeypox outbreak?