Danielle Kurtzleben

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With voters energized over abortion rights, Ohio's Senate election is looking close

Monday, September 19, 2022

The race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio has put abortion rights and women voters in the national spotlight.

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California churches have space to create affordable housing, but there are hurdles

Monday, September 19, 2022

There's a desperate need for affordable housing in California and churches have land to build on. But there are hurdles, including financing difficulties, pushback from neighbors and zoning issues.

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Trump holds rally in Youngston, Ohio as the race to the Senate heats up

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Former President Trump holds a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, later today. The U.S. Senate race in the state is surprisingly tight.

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As the midterms approach, some Republicans are changing how they talk about abortion

Thursday, September 01, 2022

A number of Republican candidates are amending their positions on abortion ahead of this fall's midterm elections.

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Republicans have long feuded with the mainstream media. Now many are shutting them out

Sunday, August 07, 2022

A trend of GOP candidates ignoring or actively avoiding legacy media — particularly national outlets — is building this year. That can hamper voters' ability to make informed choices.

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Many Republicans on the campaign trail are shunning mainstream press

Friday, August 05, 2022

Republican candidates for public office are now commonly refusing to grant access to reporters from mainstream national news media, often speaking to friendly partisan press.

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Kansans vote to keep abortion legal in the state, reject constitutional amendment

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

The first major abortion-related ballot initiative since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade has failed in Kansas. The amendment would have greatly tightened abortion laws in the state.

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Kansas votes on amendment that could lead to tighter abortion laws

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Voters in Kansas are deciding Tuesday whether to amend the state's constitution and open the door to more restrictive abortion laws in the future.

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The next battle over abortion rights is taking place in Kansas

Monday, August 01, 2022

Kansans vote Tuesday on a state constitutional amendment that could tighten abortion laws. It's the first voter contest over abortion since Roe v. Wade was overturned.

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The impact of the Jan. 6 hearings on American voters

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Nearly six in 10 Americans say they are paying at least some attention to the Jan. 6 hearings, according to a NPR-PBS NewsHour Marist poll. But a poll can't fully capture how people are reacting.

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Democrats face hard truths on abortion rights in Wisconsin midterm races

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Democrats in Wisconsin are hoping to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson and reelect Gov. Tony Evers. But even if they win, it might not translate to much action on abortion rights.

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Midterm elections will only go so far in ensuring policy gains for abortion rights

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Wisconsin's statewide races this year highlight a tough truth for Democrats about abortion rights: even if they score some hard-fought wins, actual policy gains still may not come.

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Piano performances terrify me, but I can stomach playing in the background

Monday, July 11, 2022

I'm into piano, but it's also my frenemy. When I get frustrated with something I'm trying to learn, we stop talking for months. But then I hear a pop song and my brain leaps to how I would play it.

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Frustration at Biden and other Democrats grows among abortion-rights supporters

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

While abortion-rights supporters have focused their anger at the Supreme Court, but there was plenty aimed at Democrats who they feel let them down.

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Many abortion rights supporters are frustrated with Democrats

Monday, June 27, 2022

Many who support abortion rights say they have already been voting and that Democrats haven't prioritized protecting abortion rights.

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What to watch, read and listen to this weekend

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: two great newsletters, FX's The Bear, and more.

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How Congress responds to Roe decision may affect which party gets control in November

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Supreme Court's abortion decision raises big questions around whether Congress will respond and how it could affect the campaign for control this November.

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Ikea provides yet another service to the world: a catalog of baby names

Saturday, June 18, 2022

IKEA Norway released a list of 800 names of its products that parents may wish to use to name their children. It comes in the midst of a pandemic baby boom in Nordic countries.

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Cooper Raiff wrote and directed 'Cha Chat Real Smooth.' He's also the party starter

Saturday, June 18, 2022

NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben speaks with writer, actor and director Cooper Raiff about his new film, "Cha Cha Real Smooth," about a college graduate who becomes a "party starter."

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Saturday sports: Golden State claims championships; Sue Bird retires

Saturday, June 18, 2022

NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben speaks with Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media about the NBA championship, WNBA legend Sue Bird's retirement and the host cities for the 2026 World Cup.

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