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Washington, hosted by Greg Corombos, is Radio America’s nationally syndicated news magazine, focusing on the day’s top news from the nation’s capital, as well as major stories from across the country and around the world. Each weekday, Dateline: Washington follows the events that matter most. From the White House to the halls of Congress, and from the Supreme Court to Wall Street, Dateline’s up-to-the-minute news, beat reporting and feature interviews provide a fast-paced yet thorough review of the day’s events.

Washington, hosted by Greg Corombos, is Radio America’s nationally syndicated news magazine, focusing on the day’s top news from the nation’s capital, as well as major stories from across the country and around the world. Each weekday, Dateline: Washington follows the events that matter most. From the White House to the halls of Congress, and from the Supreme Court to Wall Street, Dateline’s up-to-the-minute news, beat reporting and feature interviews provide a fast-paced yet thorough review of the day’s events.
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Washington, hosted by Greg Corombos, is Radio America’s nationally syndicated news magazine, focusing on the day’s top news from the nation’s capital, as well as major stories from across the country and around the world. Each weekday, Dateline: Washington follows the events that matter most. From the White House to the halls of Congress, and from the Supreme Court to Wall Street, Dateline’s up-to-the-minute news, beat reporting and feature interviews provide a fast-paced yet thorough review of the day’s events.

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'Health Reform is Not Dead'

6/15/2018
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Grassroots activists and state officials are making another push to "repeal and replace" Obamacare, and a leading figure in the effort believes there is a 50-50 chance it can get passed before the midterm elections. "Health reform is not dead," said Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner, who has been working with other activists to revive the effort ever since the Senate failed to advance legislation last summer.� They plan to hold a press conference outlining their reform...

Duration:00:08:07

Rosenstein's Clear Conflict of Interest

6/14/2018
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While Washington digests the long-awaited report on the performance of the FBI and Justice Department during the 2016 campaign, separate revelations convince former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein must recuse himself from the Mueller investigation over a clear conflict of interest. McCarthy's conclusion follows a Fox News report that Rosenstein has threatened to subpoena emails, phone records, and other data from lawmakers and congressional...

Duration:00:09:32

Chemistry vs. Hard Reality

6/12/2018
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President Trump and North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un were all smiles at the summit, agreed to written terms and some unwritten ones, and publicly lavished praise on one another, and veteran Cold War expert is concerned about what this meeting will mean going forward. "It could be the triumph in personal chemistry over hard reality," said Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney, who also served as a Defense Department official in the Reagan administration. He says relying on...

Duration:00:11:50

'It's A Win for Voters'

6/11/2018
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Ohio is not violating federal law through it's new law that removes people from voters rolls after six years if they do not vote during that time or respond to state efforts to verify their residence in the state. The vote was 5-4, with the four liberal justices all dissenting.� In his majority opinion, Justice Samuel Alito stated it was only the job of the court to determine if the Ohio policy violated federal law, not whether the policy was a good...

Duration:00:07:16

Simple Solution to Save Medicare, Social Security

6/6/2018
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Social Security and Medicare are on the path to insolvency sooner than previously thought, and Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., is frustrated that Congress won't act to stave off fiscal disaster when the solution seems obvious to him.�� On Tuesday, the government announced that on their present courses, Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 and Social Security faces the same fate in 2034.� The Medicare projection moves the insolvency date three year's closer than the government estimated just last...

Duration:00:10:43

Rogan Recalls Upheaval, Stacked Field 50 Years After RFK's Death

6/5/2018
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Fifty years ago Tuesday, New York Sen. Robert F. Kennedy eked out a narrow win in the California presidential primary.� Moments after declaring victory, Kennedy was fatally shot, throwing the 1968 presidential race into further turmoil and sending political shockwaves still being felt today. Former Rep. James Rogan, R-Calif., who also served as one of the impeachment managers against President Clinton in 1999, is now a judge on the Superior Court of California in Orange County.� He is also...

Duration:00:13:45

'A Significant Win for Religious Freedom'

6/4/2018
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of the Colorado baker who refused to customize a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony, exciting defenders of religious liberty but leaving some of the broader issues of free speech and religious expression unresolved. The 7-2 decision reversed a decision by the Colorado Court of Appeals and resolved a six-year legal dispute between Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips and the same-sex couple who allege Phillips discriminated against them....

Duration:00:07:11

Economy Strong and Only Getting Stronger

6/1/2018
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U.S. unemployment fell to its lowest rate in 18 years and is on the brink of matching the lowest numbers in 50 years, and a former Labor Department economist is confident the economy is only getting stronger. On Friday, the Labor Department reported 223,000 new jobs were created in May, higher than the 188,000 predicted by experts.� The report also shows the unemployment rate dropping to 3.8 percent, the lowest since 2000.� The U-6 rate, which also factors in part-time workers seeking...

Duration:00:06:41

'The Presidents and the Pastime'

5/31/2018
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President Trump was once a top baseball prospect, the first President Bush was thought to be a Hall of Fame caliber fielder, and Bush may not have become commander-in-chief without critical support from a baseball legend. These are just some of the nuggets in the new book from former presidential speechwriter and prolific baseball author Curt Smith in his new work, "The Presidents and the Pastime." Baseball roots in the U.S. go back to our founding, as colonists played "rounders."� By the...

Duration:00:14:48

Illegal Immigrant Kids: What's Really Happening?

5/30/2018
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For weeks, the Trump administration has been blasted in mainstream and social media for separating parents and children caught crossing into the U.S. illegally and for allegedly allowing 1,500 minors to go missing, some even into the hands of gangs and human traffickers. However, a leading immigration expert says parents are responsible for the separation and the Trump administration is actually doing a much more responsible job of tracking kids than previous administrations. Center for...

Duration:00:10:30

'First Step' Toward Prison Reform

5/29/2018
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The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a prison reform bill last week that aims to better prepare inmates for re-entering society, a leading criminal justice reform advocate is blasting liberals for suggesting the legislation is a wasted opportunity because it does not include sentencing reforms. The bipartisan "First Step Act" passed the House 360-59 but faces a much bigger hurdle in the Senate because of the demand for sentencing reforms.� Organizations like the Brennan...

Duration:00:09:09

Freitas Champions 'Individual Liberty' in Virginia Senate Race

5/25/2018
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Virginia Del. Nick Freitas is racing to the finish line ahead of the commonwealth's June 12th U.S. Senate primary and says his message of individual liberty, smaller government, and thriving markets is resonating with voters. Freitas got a major political boost in March when his passionate defense of the second amendment on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates� went viral.�� "When 40 million people see something, that helps with your name ID," said Freitas. While recent polling is...

Duration:00:17:07

Gorka Demands Obama Officials Lose Security Clearances

5/24/2018
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Former Trump administration official Dr. Sebastian Gorka is urging the president to take decisive action against Obama administration officials involved in conducting surveillance on the Trump campaign and to release as much information on those efforts as possible. Gorka, also the author of the forthcoming book "Why We Fight: Recovering America's Will to Win," is also applauding President Trump's decision to cancel the summit with North Korea and believes this shows exactly what kind of a...

Duration:00:07:37

'We Better Not Be Giving These People Even an Inch'

5/23/2018
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A sitting member of Congress is publicly proposing a ban on so-called military-style semi-automatic rifles and advocates criminal prosecution for Americans who refuse to take part in a mandatory buyback program. In an opinion piece for USA Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, laid out his proposal. "[W]e should ban possession of military-style semiautomatic assault weapons, we should buy back such weapons from all who choose to abide by the law, and we should criminally prosecute any who...

Duration:00:12:08

Freedom Caucus Demands DOJ Cooperation, Better GOP Leaders

5/22/2018
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The House Freedom Caucus is increasingly frustrated with the Justice Department refusing to hand over documents critical to the investigation into the 2016 campaign and with its own Republican leadership on issues ranging from immigration to spending and more. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., is a member of the House Freedom Caucus and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.� He says the Justice Department is dragging its feet on turning over documents related to many different...

Duration:00:11:29

Trump's 'Bold, Comprehensive' Iran Sanctions

5/21/2018
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will apply the toughest sanctions in history in order to squeeze the life out of Iran's nuclear and territorial ambitions and a former Clinton administration official says the Trump administration is headed in a much better direction than the one charted by the Obama administration. During a speech Monday morning at the Heritage Foundation, Pompeo made it clear Iran's belligerent behavior is already resulting in economic pain. "We will apply...

Duration:00:09:01

The One Issue that Could Keep GOP Base at Home in Midterms

5/18/2018
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A rebel band of moderate Republicans in the House are on the verge of teaming with 200 Democrats to sidestep GOP leaders and advance legislation granting amnesty to people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Led by Reps. Jeff Denham, R-Cal., and Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., at least 20 Republicans are on board with what's known as a discharge petition.� If a majority of House members sign a petition in solidarity on a given issue, they can force the issue on the House floor in defiance...

Duration:00:12:34

'We Aren't Opening Up the World to Some Mad Max Version of the Internet'

5/17/2018
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With the reversal of the Obama-era net neutrality policy set to take effect June 1, Democrats and some Republicans are scrambling to block the move legislatively, but an FCC commissioner says none of the nightmare scenarios are going to play out, many people completely miss what's really changing, and the biggest changes likely to come from the policy change will be better, faster, and cheaper broadband. On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted 52-47 through the Congressional Review Act to...

Duration:00:09:17

Prescription Drug Prices: How Can Trump Drive Them Lower?

5/16/2018
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President Trump is vowing to bring down prescription drug prices by targeting the "middle man," and a leading health care policy expert is explaining who that is and what should and should not be done about it. The cost of prescription drugs continues to be a major frustration for patients and physicians, to the point that cash-strapped patients sometimes choose not to get their medication. "Physicians tell me that they prescribe medication for their patients and they can't afford to fill...

Duration:00:09:47

'The Palestinians Use Any Excuse to Riot Against Israel'

5/15/2018
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Hamas, the media, and many nations are blaming President Trump decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem for inflaming Middle East passions and Israel for the scores of deaths along its border with Gaza this week, but a terrorism expert who grew up in the region says the embassy is just an excuse, radical groups are looking for any reason to paint Israel as the villain, and the media are perfectly willing to oblige. For days, mainstream media outlets have shown side-by-side images of...

Duration:00:09:24