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With so much partisan division in our country, "joy" is not a word typically associated with politics, but it is for Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. She sat down with Geoff Bennett to discuss her new book, "The Joy of Politics."…
Lawmakers are working on borrowed time with the nation $31 trillion in debt and projected to be unable to pay its bills in a matter of weeks. But a day after President Biden and key Republican leaders met for the…
The U.S. Surgeon General declared a new public health epidemic in America, loneliness. A new report finds loneliness can have profound effects on mental health as well as heart disease, stroke and dementia. It tracks a decline in social connections…
The Supreme Court is allowing full access to the abortion drug mifepristone for at least another 48 hours. The justices issued that order Wednesday and promised a new ruling by Friday night. Geoff Bennett discussed the debate over abortion access…
Many parents wrestle with balancing the competing demands of their personal and professional lives. It’s a struggle NPR co-host Mary Louise Kelly recently discussed with Amna Nawaz, and it’s also the focus of Mary Louise’s deeply personal book, "It. Goes.
Protests are ongoing in Tennessee after six people were killed in a school shooting in Nashville last week. More than a thousand students in the area walked out of their schools Monday and marched to the state Capitol to call…
In 1980, a prominent Republican sought to sabotage then-President Jimmy Carter's re-election by asking Middle Eastern leaders to get a message to the Iranians; keep the American hostages until after the election and Reagan will give you a better deal.
Gov. Chris Sununu from the purple state of New Hampshire is considering a run for the GOP's presidential nomination. He joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the presidential race and the future of the Republican Party.
Former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ruled out a presidential bid earlier this week saying he fears a large Republican field could help former President Trump win the nomination. He joins Amna Nawaz to discuss Trump's candidacy and the current Republican…
Sen. John Thune of South Dakota is the second-highest-ranking Republican in the Senate. He joined Amna Nawaz to discuss what he'd like to hear from President Biden's State of the Union address.
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