NPR has confirmed the Census Bureau will end door knocking at unresponsive homes on Sept. 30, amid growing concerns the White House is pressuring the bureau to stop counting soon for political gain.
Visitors from hot-spot states are still coming to Chicago, saying they didn’t want to cancel their planned vacations or cross-state day trips.
The Republican senior senator from Indiana gives an update on Congress’ negotiations on the next COVID-19 stimulus package.
The president tweeted the proposal just after a report showed the U.S. economy shrank by one-third, the worst contraction in history. Legally, rescheduling the election would require changing a law that dates back to 1845.And, Asma Khalid reports from Duval County in Florida, which could support a Democratic presidential nominee for the first time since Jimmy Carter.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and campaign correspondent Asma Khalid.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.
The political corruption scandal engulfing ComEd takes center stage at a Chicago City Council hearing on the city’s contract with the power company.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he heard positive feedback and support from fellow Democrats after facing calls that he resign in the wake of a corruption scandal.
“He, as much as anyone in our history, brought this country a little bit closer to our highest ideals,” former President Obama said of the congressman.
President Trump floated a “delay” to the election as he made unsubstantiated allegations that mail-in voting will result in fraud. Changing the date of the presidential election would require an act of Congress.
As the coronavirus pandemic has upended normal balloting, a need for more information about how to navigate voting by mail could be particularly acute among young people of color.
Democratic Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline said Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple operate like monopolies and need to be broken up or regulated.