Danielle Kurtzleben

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Analyzing Trump's Patterns Of Tweeting

Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Trump is ubiquitous on Twitter. And as we get close to 100 days, we've learned about patterns, including what time of day he usually tweets and how often he makes negative statements.


We Now Know Trump's Inauguration Donors. Where The Money Went Is Another Story

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

President Trump's inauguration took in $107 million, more than double former President Barack Obama's record-setting $53 million haul in 2009.


We Asked People What They Know About Taxes. See If You Know The Answers

Monday, April 17, 2017

Results of a new Ipsos poll conducted for NPR suggest Americans may be sending a garbled message when they voice their opinions on taxes.


Trump's Latest String Of Flip-Flops Won't Hurt Him (At Least For Now)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

President Trump is already well-known for not sticking to his guns. But his appeal has been more visceral than policy-based anyway, as one political science professor explains.


Trump Can't Bring Back All Those Jobs From China. Here's What He Can Do

Friday, April 07, 2017

Massive tariffs won't help. In fact, one of the most helpful policies for putting manufacturers back to work has nothing to do with Chinese President Xi Jinping.


FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim That The 2009 Stimulus Built Nothing

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump claimed on Tuesday before a group of CEOs that the Obama administration's stimulus package was a failed "infrastructure bill." That's not true.


Beyond The Mike Pence Misogyny Debate, The 3 'Billy Graham Rules' You Haven't Read

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Like the famous preacher, the vice president won't dine alone with a woman other than his wife. But Graham, pastor to the presidents, had other rules, like don't inflate the size of your crowds.


6 Changes The Trump Administration Can Still Make To Obamacare

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Republican overhaul bill died, but the health care drama continues. There are lots of ways the administration can change the Affordable Care Act, without congressional approval.


FACT CHECK: Trump Says Obamacare Is 'Exploding.' It's Not

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Affordable Care Act, passed by Democrats during Obama's presidency, has its weaknesses, but the data show it's not at all "exploding." We have the facts behind what's going on.


Trump Embraces One Of Russia's Favorite Propaganda Tactics — Whataboutism

Friday, March 17, 2017

What's the easiest way to swing back at critics? For Trump (as well as Putin), it's to cry "hypocrite."


Trump Unveils 'Hard Power' Budget That Boosts Military Spending

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The president's budget blueprint calls for a 10 percent increase in military spending, along with deep cuts in foreign aid and the Environmental Protection Agency.


5 Charts That Explain The CBO Report On The Republican Health Plan

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

See how the new health care bill would affect the uninsured, the cost of coverage and the federal deficit, according to a budget analysis.


GOP Health Care Bill Could Leave 24M More Without Coverage By 2026, CBO Says

Monday, March 13, 2017

Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would reduce the federal deficit, though, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.


When It Comes To Legislation, Sometimes Bigger Is Better

Saturday, March 11, 2017

The length of a bill has little to do with its quality. In fact, it's getting harder and harder to pass major laws that aren't behemoths.


Here's What GOP Bill Would (And Wouldn't) Change For Women's Health Care

Friday, March 10, 2017

Obamacare made some huge changes to women's health care. Now Republicans want to repeal the law. Here's which women-specific provisions would (and wouldn't) stick if this bill were passed.


U.S. Ethics Official To White House: No, These Rules Definitely Apply To You

Thursday, March 09, 2017

After Kellyanne Conway urged shoppers to buy Ivanka Trump's fashion line, the Office of Government Ethics urged punishment. The White House says the agency's rules don't apply to its workers.


Experts Say White House's Conway Response Raises Major Ethical Questions

Friday, March 03, 2017

In the White House's letter to the Office of Government Ethics this week about Kellyanne Conway, there's a passage that is potentially far more significant than a clothing endorsement.


While Trump Touts Stock Market, Many Americans Are Left Out Of The Conversation

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

About half of Americans own stock, though most stocks are owned by the wealthiest. For many, a booming stock market does not offer direct benefits.


Voters Trust The Media More Than Trump... Maybe

Thursday, February 23, 2017

In just a few days, two different polls give two different answers to the same question: Do you trust Trump or the news media more? One lesson here is don't trust any single poll too much.


With 'Fake News,' Trump Moves From Alternative Facts To Alternative Language

Friday, February 17, 2017

The phrase is a threat to democracy, as a Republican strategist and a left-leaning linguist both explain to NPR.