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Not All Lawmakers Are A Fan Of Congress' $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

Lawmakers have until Friday to pass a spending bill and avert a government shutdown. Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus.

Facebook's Zuckerberg Should Testify On Capitol Hill, Sen. Markey Says

David Greene talks to Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, who has called on Facebook's CEO to testify before Congress about the misuse of millions of users' private information.

Poll: Most U.S. Teachers Want Gun Control, Not Guns To Carry

A Gallup poll finds teachers support measures like background checks for gun buyers, but little enthusiasm for bearing arms.

John Bolton's Curious Appearance In A Russian Gun Rights Video

Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton, rumored as a candidate for national security adviser, appeared in a 2013 video for a Russian gun rights group founded by a Putin ally close to the NRA.

On Defense Over Russia, Trump Could Get Another Boost From House Intel Panel

Republicans on the House intelligence committee, led by Devin Nunes, could release more from their secret 150-page report exonerating Trump's campaign on the allegation of collusion with Russia.

Unlike Much Of The Rest Of Washington, The Supreme Court Is No Snowflake

While the snow accumulated outside, the Supreme Court was in session Wednesday. Historically, the justices are no flakes when it comes to snow.

Why A GOP Strategist Turned Down Working With Cambridge Analytica

David Greene talks to Republican data strategist Luke Thompson about how political campaigns use voter data, and how Cambridge Analytica could have influenced the 2016 election.

Morning News Brief: Facebook Response, Friday Budget Deadline

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence on the controversy surrounding allegations that Cambridge Analytica exploited users' data. And, Congress unveils a $1.3 trillion spending bill.

Is Hiding Income And Destroying Records Obstruction? Maybe Not

Justices issued a potentially far-reaching decision Wednesday making it harder for the federal government to prosecute obstruction of IRS enforcement of the tax code.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence addressing the controversy over how a voter targeting firm harvested the personal data of some 50 million users. He acknowledged the company made mistakes.

Tax Change Delivers A Blow To Professional Sports

The change of a single word in the 2017 tax overhaul means professional sports franchises could take a big tax hit each time they trade a player.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Weighs In On How Congress Could Regulate Facebook

Congressional staffers are slated to meet with Facebook officials this week. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and a member of the Commerce and Judiciary committees, about what action Congress could take to regulate how Facebook uses user data.

Federal Judge Expected To Rule In Kansas Voter Registration Lawsuit This Fall

The trial has ended in the lawsuit alleging Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's requirements for registering to vote in his state are unreasonable, as has a hearing to determine if Kobach was in contempt of court. A federal judge will rule on the suit this fall.

U.S. Security Officials Uncertain Of How To Address Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

The U.S. is warning against Russian cyber attacks targeting the energy grid and infrastructure as President Trump congratulates Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection. Many wonder what the Trump administration is doing to keep Americans safe from these potential attacks.

American Business Leaders In China Concerned About Trump's Trade Actions

U.S. businesses in China have had intellectual property stolen, technology 'transferred' and some have had data taken from them by China's government. But many still oppose tariffs as a response.

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