Rep. Ryan Calls For 'Culture Of Inclusion' To Tackle Poverty

NPR |Aug. 29, 2014 5 a.m.

Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.

How Reagan Used An 'Invisible Bridge' To Win Over Americans

NPR |Aug. 05, 2014 12:36 p.m.

Rick Perlstein's new book describes how Reagan emerged as the leader of a potent political movement during the turbulent mid '70s. He says the soul of Reagan's appeal was how he made people feel good.

In 'Underwater Dreams,' Robotics Team Puts Lens On Immigration Debate

NPR |July 15, 2014 9:20 a.m.

The translation of the 1977 classic premieres July 3 on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona.

Lawmakers Seek Delay On Healthy Lunch Rules For Schools

NPR |May 23, 2014 2:57 p.m.

Some in Congress want to give schools more time to comply with a new law to limit calories and fat and add more veggies to meals. But nutrition advocates say it would roll back healthy gains for kids.

A Bittersweet Goodbye: White House Pastry Chef To Move On

NPR |March 18, 2014 4:58 p.m.

Bill Yosses had to learn to make leaner, healthier versions of his recipes when Michelle Obama moved in. He says those lessons have inspired his next venture in New York.

Rep. Keith Ellison Wonders Why 'People Care' About His Muslim Faith

NPR |Feb. 28, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Rep. Keith Ellison didn't expect all the controversy he caused after becoming the first Muslim elected to Congress. He talks about his faith journey in his new book My Country 'Tis of Thee.

Song And Dance: Of Course Clay Aiken Is Running For Congress

NPR |Feb. 06, 2014 6:50 a.m.

The question isn't why would an Idol contestant make a good politician. It's why wouldn't he?

Esperanza Spalding: Guantanamo Doesn't Represent 'Our America'

NPR |Nov. 22, 2013 12:24 p.m.

Grammy-winning musician Esperanza Spalding tells why Guantanamo is an important personal cause.

'Days Of Fire': The Evolution Of The Bush-Cheney White House

NPR |Nov. 09, 2013 2 p.m.

Journalist Peter Baker reassesses a consequential and controversial administration.

Anthony Weiner (The Myth, Not The Man) Takes The Stage

NPR |Oct. 23, 2013 3:43 p.m.

The former congressman's exploits have become an off-off-Broadway play, The Weiner Monologues.

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