Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

Rachel Martin appears in the following:

Morning News Brief: Government Shutdown Enters 3rd Day

Monday, January 22, 2018

The federal government remains partially closed with the Senate scheduled to vote at noon on a short-term fix. Essential employees have been told to report to work, but paychecks are on hold.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown Threat Looms, Hush Money Payments

Friday, January 19, 2018

The House approved a short-term spending bill that would keep the government open. Will the Senate follow suit? And, media are reporting allegations that President Trump had an affair in 2006.

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A Modern Day Long-Distance Love Story

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A couple years ago, Elizabeth Schunck was living near Detroit, stuck in an unhappy marriage — feeling more lonely than she says she'd ever been. Looking for connection, she went on a random chat app.

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News Brief: DACA Deal Is Stalled, North Korea Talks

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Immigration talks stalled after President Trump reportedly used vulgar language to describe African countries during a meeting. The U.S. and Canada host talks about North Korea's nuclear threat.

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News Brief: Trump Comment Causes A Stir, Immigration Plan

Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump used vulgar language to refer to African countries. Six senators think they have a bipartisan solution for DACA. And, Trump must decide Friday whether to keep the U.S. in the Iran nuclear deal.

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News Brief: Issa To Retire, Trump To Decide On Iran Sanctions

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa announced on Wednesday that he won't seek re-election. And, President Trump, facing a deadline, deliberates whether to again waive sanctions against Iran.

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Funk Carves Out A Groove At The Funk Music Hall Of Fame In Ohio

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center honors genre greats like the Ohio Players, Isaac Hayes, James Brown and more.

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News Brief: Trump Meeting, 'Fire And Fury'

Friday, January 05, 2018

President Trump and top GOP congressional leaders meet on Friday to build on the success of the tax overhaul measure. Those efforts are being overshadowed by the expedited publishing of a new book.

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'Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics' Offers Practical Advice For Stressed-Out Cynics

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Trying to reduce anxiety and stress in 2018? If the idea of meditation makes you want to toss your coffee cup across the room, ABC News anchor Dan Harris offers some advice in his new book.

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News Brief: Fusion GPS Wants Congressional Testimony Made Public

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

During the 2016 election, the firm put together a collection of unsubstantiated information about Donald Trump's ties to Russia. Plus, President Trump's tweets about North Korea and the Palestinians.

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News Brief: Iran Protests, White House 2018 Strategy

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

It's Day 6 of anti-government protests in Iran and the death toll is rising. And, President Trump boasted that 2018 was going to be very special, but he didn't specify what he wants to focus on.

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News Brief: North Korea's Nuclear Warning, Iran Protests

Monday, January 01, 2018

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un warned the U.S. that his country's completed nuclear arsenal is a button-push away. And, anti-government protests have swept across Iran over the last several days.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown Looms, SUV Plows Into Australian Crowd

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The House is expected to vote on a short-term funding measure to keep the government open. Witnesses describe a white SUV smashing through pedestrians at high speed at an intersection in Melbourne.

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News Brief: Tax Overhaul Progresses, Tillerson On North Korea

Friday, December 15, 2017

Tax overhaul would be a legislative victory for Republicans, but they can only afford to loose 2 GOP votes in the Senate. Secretary of State Tillerson heads to the U.N. to talk about North Korea.

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Remarkable Win Sends Democratic Candidate To U.S. Senate

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones overcame tough odds to win the special election in the very red state of Alabama. He beat Republican Roy Moore to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Voters Will Decide Closely Watched Alabama Senate Race

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

GOP nominee Roy Moore, who defeated incumbent GOP Sen. Luther Strange in the primary, faces off against Democrat Doug Jones. The seat was vacated by Sen. Jeff Sessions who became attorney general.

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U.N. Peacekeepers Killed In Congo Firefight

Friday, December 08, 2017

The United Nations says 14 U.N. peacekeepers are dead and at least 50 others have been injured in an attack Thursday in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Legislators Move To Take On Sexual Harassment In Their Own Halls

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Jackie Speier about legislation to strengthen training, compliance and transparency surrounding sexual harassment in Congress.

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Examining 'God's Plan' For Vice President Mike Pence

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Rachel Martin speaks with McKay Coppins, whose profile of Vice President Mike Pence for The Atlantic looks at the fine line Pence must walk between his beliefs and the president.

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RNC Resumes Support For Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The RNC is restoring its financial support for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in the Alabama special election. They'd earlier pulled support following numerous sexual misconduct allegations.

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