Danielle Kurtzleben

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Seriously, What A Day: 9 Things That Happened In 24 Hours

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday was an insane news day, with confirmation hearings, explosive new allegations about Trump's ties to Russia, and a death sentence in a high-profile case, among other things. And more to come.


Trump Names Son-In-Law Jared Kushner As White House Senior Adviser

Monday, January 09, 2017

The appointment of the president-elect's son-in-law to a senior role could run into legal and ethics issues related to nepotism. Kushner plans to largely divest from his sizable business interests.


What Kind Of 'Jobs President' Has Obama Been — In 8 Charts

Saturday, January 07, 2017

President Obama inherited an economy that was cratering, the worst recession since the Great Depression. Slowly, but surely, things have turned around. The job market is strong, but quickly shifting.


Amid Ethics Office Debacle, Googling Congress Members Spiked. Sort Of

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

It's true that more people looked up their lawmakers than usual. But that was still only a handful of people.


Nonreligious Americans Remain Far Underrepresented In Congress

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Only one member of Congress is religiously unaffiliated, but more than 1 in 5 Americans is.


How The Donald Trump Cabinet Stacks Up, In 3 Charts

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Trump's Cabinet is less academic, less government-centric, and less diverse than those of his predecessors.


More Than A Month Since Election Day, Trump, Clinton Teams Can't Let It Go

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Donald Trump won. Hillary Clinton lost. But 2016 is the election that no one — not even Trump himself — can get over.


5 Fact Checks From President Obama's News Conference

Friday, December 16, 2016

President Obama gave one of his final news conferences as president on Friday. Here, NPR reporters provide context on five different Obama quotes.


MAILBAG: Could 'Faithless Electors' Keep Donald Trump Out Of The White House?

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A reader asks about the argument that electors should deliver the presidency to Hillary Clinton, who won the popular vote. They could, but they won't.


Contrary To Trump's Tweet, Russian Hacking Came Up Before Election (A Lot)

Monday, December 12, 2016

Donald Trump asked Monday morning why Russian hacking wasn't "brought up before the election." It was. Many times. But intelligence agencies hadn't said the hackers aimed to help Trump — until now.


Trump Faces A More Skeptical Public Than Any Incoming President Since 1989

Friday, December 09, 2016

Just 41 percent of Americans say they approve of how well the president-elect has explained his future plans and policies. But Democratic fears appear to have cooled substantially since October.


5 Fact Checks From Trump's Cincinnati 'Thank-You Tour' Kickoff

Friday, December 02, 2016

Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.


Carrier Will Keep 1,000 Jobs In U.S., But Trump Faces A Much Tougher Problem

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Like President Obama, Trump must deal with the millions of old-school, middle-skill jobs, like manufacturing, that just aren't coming back.


Here Are The Problems With The Trump Team's Voter Fraud Evidence

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Trump transition team pointed to one heavily criticized study, as well as an analysis that didn't count fraud, as evidence that "millions of people" voted illegally.


CHARTS: Is The Electoral College Dragging Down Voter Turnout In Your State?

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Voter turnout tends to be higher in battleground states, as well as those with same-day registration. These charts show what that relationship looks like.


President Obama's 2016 Turkey-Pardon Dad Jokes: The Definitive List

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Here is the president's "corny-copia of dad jokes" (his words) in his final turkey-pardoning of his presidency.


Polls Suggest Americans Warming To Donald Trump, But With Reservations

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Post-election polls paint a picture of a nation that's cautiously optimistic about a Trump administration. However, voters are still heavily divided.


Hillary Clinton Speaks Of Disappointment, Persistence In First Post-Election Address

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

She acknowledged wanting to "never leave the house again" and subtly criticized Donald Trump in a speech Wednesday as she was being honored by the Children's Defense Fund.


4 Possible Reasons The Polls Got It So Wrong This Year

Monday, November 14, 2016

The national polls weren't that far off, but something was clearly up in the state polls.


Rural Voters Played A Big Part In Helping Trump Defeat Clinton

Monday, November 14, 2016

While Republicans have held relatively steady since 2008 with urban and suburban voters, they have made considerable gains in rural America.