Michel Martin

NPR

Michel Martin appears in the following:

DeSantis comes in 2nd in Iowa after Trump's big victory at the caucuses

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' runner-up status to Donald Trump in the Iowa caucuses keeps his presidential bid alive.

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Haley came in 3rd in Iowa's caucuses. Her campaign looks ahead to primaries

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The South Carolina primary is coming up next month. What is Nikki Haley's strategy in her own state, and what is Ron DeSantis doing to make himself known there?

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After months of delays, TV's highest honors were given out at the Emmy Awards

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Postponed by actor and writer strikes from last summer, the Emmy Awards were also celebrating their 75th anniversary. Succession, The Bear and Beef dominated on a night steeped in TV nostalgia.

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Judges appear doubtful about Trump's immunity claim in election interference case

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Lawyers for the former President Donald Trump got a skeptical reception from an appeals court on Tuesday after they argued Trump is immune from criminal prosecution.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Judges push back on Trump's immunity claim. Defense Secretary Austin suffered complications from prostate cancer surgery. With nine days to avoid a government shutdown, what is Congress working on?

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We now know why Defense Secretary Austin has been hospitalized

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was being treated for prostate cancer, which led to the hospitalization that President Biden and Congress were not informed of until days later.

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Americans are sour on Biden's handling of the economy. The media may be to blame

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

The U.S. economy is booming according to the data, but not according to public opinion. What part does the media play in the disparity?

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House GOP focuses on Mayorkas and Hunter Biden instead of spending measures

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

House Republicans prepare to impeach the Homeland Security secretary and vote to hold President Biden's son Hunter in contempt of Congress. The moves fulfill promises to their conservative base.

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Why did some companies repay PPP loans that could have been forgiven?

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Some small businesses that received loans from the government's Paycheck Protection Program during the COVID pandemic were eligible for loan forgiveness, but they decided to repay the money anyway.

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Morning news brief

Tuesday, January 09, 2024

Federal appeals court to hear arguments over one of the indictments of former President Trump. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Tel Aviv. The FAFSA rollout has been pretty rocky.

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Congressional leaders reach an agreement on overall governament spending

Monday, January 08, 2024

They agree on a deal that funds the government, but still can't agree on funding for Ukraine and Israel. That funding is tied up in immigration policy discussions.

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Pentagon keeps Austin's hospitalization quiet for days from White House, Congress

Monday, January 08, 2024

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin waited several days to inform President Biden and members of Congress that he was hospitalized after complications from elective surgery.

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Bangladesh's prime minister wins a majority in parliamentary elections

Monday, January 08, 2024

Sheikh Hasina has been elected to a fourth successive term in elections that were marred by a boycott and low voter turnout. What's next, and what are the implications for the U.S.?

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Morning news brief

Monday, January 08, 2024

More Israeli soldiers head north toward the border with Lebanon. Congressional leaders reach deal to fund the government. The president is told days later after the defense secretary was hospitalized.

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81st Golden Globes: 'Oppenheimer' dominates, 'Poor Things' upsets 'Barbie'

Monday, January 08, 2024

This year's Golden Globes were handed out in the first major broadcast of the Hollywood awards season since actors' and writers' strikes were settled.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, January 03, 2024

A Hamas leader is killed in an explosion in Beirut. Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigns. Jury selection has begun in a civil trial in New York that could transform the NRA.

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How have the views of American voters changed since the insurrection?

Wednesday, January 03, 2024

With the third anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol approaching, Morning Edition examines how the insurrection has changed politics in the U.S.

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Israel's Supreme Court rejects right-wing changes to the judiciary

Tuesday, January 02, 2024

The landmark ruling struck down a law passed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing government that curtailed some of the high court's power and sparked nationwide protests.

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Morning news brief

Tuesday, January 02, 2024

Israel's Supreme Court rejects right-wing changes to the judiciary. State legislatures' agendas are packed this year. Tampa's new water filtration system is expected to help remove forever chemicals.

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Russian missile attack strikes cities across Ukraine

Friday, December 29, 2023

Russia fired more than 100 missiles at Ukraine on Friday, hitting cities including Lviv and Odessa and killing at least 16 people.

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