Whatever happens with today's elections, it's certain there will be new leadership in the House and the Senate as Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid are both expected to step down. Todd Zwillich looks at just how things will be different.
Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains the politics behind a bill which would allocate $26 billion in aid; and we turn to Principal Mark Wilson from Georgia to hear how he hopes the money will get his school back on track.
Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC Radio and Fernando Pizarro, Washington correspondent for Univision, tackle as we look ahead to this week's news: the Fed's upcoming decision on interest rates, and an upcoming House vote.
We preview what we can expect from the House's version of health care reform, we discuss how new home sales unexpectedly dropped in September, and listeners
weigh in on our conversations about okra and the perennial battle over the toilet seat.
We discuss the health care reform bill, a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts that found that 100% of the credit cards issued by the nation's 12 biggest banks are in violation of the recently passed Credit Card Act, and a World Series recap.
The Republicans' claims that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was briefed about the CIA's 'enhanced interrogation techniques' placed her and other California politicians under a microscope. How will these rivalries affect the national debate over torture?
For many Muslim Americans, the presence of a Quran is a symbolic moment amid a presidential administration that has seemed to wage an all-out war on the triple whammy of what Tlaib and Omar represent: immigrants, Muslims and women.
President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico but stopped short of declaring a national emergency to pay for the barrier with military funds.