Brian Naylor

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U.S. Postal Service Charges More to Shippers To Mail Their Packages

Saturday, December 08, 2018

A task force looking into U.S. Postal Service prices released its report this week. One recommendation: the postal service charge more to shippers, such as Amazon, to mail their packages.


Former President George H.W. Bush Honored As 'Great And Noble Man' In State Funeral

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Former President George W. Bush delivered the main eulogy, saying his father "showed me what it means to be a president who serves with integrity." The body will be laid to rest in Texas on Thursday.


Visitors Stream Through Capitol Rotunda As George H.W. Bush Lies In State

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The 41st president, who died Friday at the age of 94, will lie in state until Wednesday.


Voice Of America Vows Independence, As Trump Calls For 'Worldwide Network'

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

VOA covers the U.S., warts and all. But is that enough for the president? VOA's director tells NPR it's protected by law, and if it's told to change, she'll respond, "Thank you for your input."


Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington

Monday, December 03, 2018

Speaking Monday at a Capitol ceremony, Sen. Mitch McConnell called Bush "a humble servant who loved his fellow citizens." Bush will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol rotunda until Wednesday.


Chief Justice Roberts Issues Rare Rebuke To Trump; Trump Fires Back

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Roberts took issue with the president's calling a federal judge who ruled against the administration's policy toward asylum-seekers "an Obama judge."


Sign Here: Why Elections Officials Struggle To Match Voters' Signatures

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Officials are still counting ballots from the midterm elections in several states — in part because of the signature verification process. But signatures change over time, especially young people's.


Voter Recount Slowed Because Of Signature Verification Process

Friday, November 16, 2018

Vote counting has been slowed by the need to check signatures on ballots against voter files. A problem in an age where signatures are less important elsewhere and cursive isn't taught in schools.


CHART: Election Recounts Are Rare, Reversals Almost Unheard Of

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The fact that Florida currently has three statewide recounts underway is exceptional in American politics. Between 2000-2015, only three races flipped after statewide recounts.


Michelle Obama Tells NPR She 'Never Ever' Would Have Chosen Politics For Herself

Friday, November 09, 2018

"It was very difficult being married to a man that felt like politics was his destiny," the former first lady tells All Things Considered host Audie Cornish in a wide-ranging interview about her life.


As Florida Races Narrow, Trump And Scott Spread Claims Of Fraud Without Evidence

Friday, November 09, 2018

Voters should be worried about "rampant voter fraud in Palm Beach and Broward counties," said Senate candidate and Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Experts say previous claims of widespread fraud are false.


It's Not Over: Days After Election, These Races Are Still Undecided

Thursday, November 08, 2018

While Democrats won control of the House, and Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate, many individual races remain too close to call.


Trump Lashes Out During Combative Press Conference

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The president mocked Republicans who lost Tuesday night and went after Democrats and the media.


This Maine District Went For Obama, Then Trump. Now It's A Toss-Up

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Maine's mostly rural 2nd Congressional District was won by President Trump, and Republican Bruce Poliquin currently holds the House seat. But former Marine Jared Golden hopes to flip it to Democrats.


Maine's 2nd Congressional District Has Backed Obama And Trump

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The 2nd Congressional District in Maine is a key one for control of the House. This rural district, the largest East of the Mississippi, has faced economic and drug addiction issues.


Interior Department Clears Up Questions Over Inspector General Job

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Interior Department's Inspector General, the agencies independent watchdog, may be replaced by a political appointee now at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ryan Zinke, Interior Secretary, is the subject of some 14 different investigations.


Cherokee Official Says Trump-Warren DNA Debate Isn't Helping Tribe

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

As the president and Elizabeth Warren trade jabs over her Native American roots, the Cherokee Nation secretary of state tells NPR they should instead be looking into the needs of Indian Country.


'Quite Something': Kanye West Makes A Statement In The Oval Office

Thursday, October 11, 2018

During a meeting at the White House, Kanye West spoke for 10 minutes on a range of topics. His stream-of-consciousness remarks left President Trump saying, "That was pretty impressive."


Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Newest Supreme Court Justice

Saturday, October 06, 2018

The federal appeals court judge was confirmed after a narrow Senate vote largely along party lines. He was sworn in Saturday evening so that he can begin work immediately, the Supreme Court said.


Kavanaugh Has The Votes To Be Confirmed To The Supreme Court

Friday, October 05, 2018

A final vote on the nomination is now expected Saturday. Barring an unforeseen development, Kavanaugh's confirmation seems all but certain, after two key senators announced their support.