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Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.

Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.
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Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.

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Episodes

Missing Saudi Journalist Feared Dead - October 12, 2018

10/12/2018
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Top Washington correspondents discuss the latest Issues in the News. The mysterious disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist in Turkey tops the headlines this week. Listen in as Michael Williams of CBS Radio, Tom DeFrank of the National Journal and Steve Goldstein of MarketWatch discuss this and other Issues in the News on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:24:59

Senate to Vote on SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh - October 05, 2018

10/5/2018
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Top Washington correspondents discuss the latest Issues in the News on the Voice of America. Listen in as Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, Tracy Wilkinson, L.A. Times, and Richard Latendresse, TVA Nouvelles, discuss the controversy surrounding President Trump's nominee for Supreme Court. (**Please note, this program was recorded on Friday, prior to the expected vote in the Senate.) Join us for his story and more on Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Blasey Ford Speaks Before Senate Judiciary Committee - September 28, 2018

9/28/2018
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Listen in on a lively discussion about the Senate confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh. The hearings reached a pinnacle Thursday when the woman who accused him of sexual assault as a teen spoke at the hearings. Join Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard, Dan Raviv of Israeli-based i24News and Tom DeFrank with the National Journal as they discuss these and other top stories on Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Senate Supreme Court Hearings in Flux - September 21, 2018

9/21/2018
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Listen in as top Washington correspondents discuss the latest on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings in light of a woman's accusation that he assaulted her while they were in high school - 36 years ago. Join CBS Radio Contributor Michael Williams, Linda Feldman of the Christian Science Monitor and Steve Goldstein as they discuss these and other headlines this week on Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Remembering 9-11 - September 14, 2018

9/14/2018
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Listen in on a lively discussion of the week’s top stories with Issues in the News. This week, as the United States marked the 17th anniversary of 9-11, Russia and China met in Eastern Siberia to show off their military prowess and perhaps their growing cooperation. Join host Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, along with Emily Tamkin from BuzzFeed and Richard Latendresse of TVA Nouvelles as they discuss these and other stories, on VOA’s Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Protests and Rancor in Supreme Court Nominee Hearing - September 07, 2018

9/7/2018
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Listen in as top Washington journalists talk about the week's headlines including the contentious Senate hearings on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Join host Michael Williams, CBS Radio contributor, along with Philippe Gelie of Le Figaro and Tom DeFrank, the National Journal, as they discuss these and other stories, on VOA’s Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

NAFTA Gets an Update - August 31, 2018

8/31/2018
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This week on Issues in the News, top Washington journalists talk about the week's headlines including the latest on trade negotiations between Canada and the United States, following a separate agreement between Mexico and the United States on the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement – known as NAFTA. Join host Michael Warren, White House Correspondent for the Weekly Standard, along withRichard Latendresse of Canadian broadcaster, TVA Nouvelles, and Tracy Wilkinson from the Los Angeles...

Duration:00:24:59

Legal Trouble for Trump Associates - August 24, 2018

8/24/2018
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Top Washington journalists talk about the week's headlines including the verdict against President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manfort, and a guilty plea from President Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen. Join host Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, along with Emily Tamkin from BuzzFeed and Philip Gelie of Le Figaro as they discuss these and other stories.

Duration:00:24:59

U.S. Hits Turkey With Tariffs Amid Currency Crisis - August 17, 2018

8/17/2018
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Listen in on a round table discussion about U.S. tariffs in Turkey and the latest in the Paul Manafort trial. Join host Michael Williams of CBS Radio and Dan Raviv of Israeli-based i24News as they discuss these and other stories on VOA's Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

U.S. Sanctions Against Iran and Russia - August 10, 2018

8/10/2018
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Top Washington journalists talk about the week's headlines including new U.S. sanctions on Russia and the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran. Join host Michael Williams of CBS Radio, along with Linda Feldmann from the Christian Science Monitor and Dan Raviv of Israeli-based i24News as they discuss these and other stories on VOA’s Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Trump Willing to Meet Iranian President Rouhani ‘Anytime’ - August 03, 2018

8/3/2018
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Join moderator Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard for a round table discussion of the week’s top stories with Tom DeFrank from the National Journal and Emily Tamkin for Buzzfeed News. Topping the headlines – Trump’s invitation to Iran for direct talks falls flat, North Korea continues building missiles even as Pyongyang fulfills its commitment to send some remains of US soldiers back to the United States, the Paul Manafort trial begins and Facebook discloses more evidence of information...

Duration:00:24:59

Dueling Tweets Between U.S. and Iranian Presidents - July 27, 2018

7/27/2018
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Top Washington correspondents discuss the week’s headlines including the latest saber rattling tweets from President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hasan Rouhani. Listen in to the roundtable discussion of Issues in the News with moderator Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, Steve Goldstein of Market Watch and Tom DeFrank of the National Journal.

Duration:00:24:59

The President Clarifies Statement About Russian Meddling - July 20, 2018

7/20/2018
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Join Washington correspondents for a lively discussion of the week's top stories including President Trump’s meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and the president’s subsequent clarification of a controversial statement. Join moderator Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard, along with Philippe Gelie of Le Figaro and Michael Williams, CBS Radio, as they talk about this and other Issues in the News, only on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:24:59

Trump Tells NATO Countries to Spend More - July 13, 2018

7/13/2018
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Join Washington correspondents for a lively discussion of the week's top stories including President Trump’s meetings with NATO and the UK's "Brexit" from the EU. Join moderator Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports along with Linda Feldmann of the Christian Science Monitor and Dan Raviv of i24 News as they talk about this and other Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

U.S. Tariffs Go Into Effect - July 06, 2018

7/6/2018
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Top Washington journalists talk about the week's headlines including promised tit-for-tat tariffs against the United States, and the resignation of EPA Director Scott Pruitt. Join host Michael Williams of CBS Radio, along with Tracy Wilkinson of the Los Angeles Times and Tom DeFrank, the National Journal, as they discuss these and other stories on VOA’s Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy Retires - June 29, 2018

6/29/2018
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Join moderator Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard for a round table discussion of the week’s top stories with Tracy Wilkinson of the Los Angeles Times and Dan Raviv of Israeli-based i24News. Topping the headlines – the politics of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Duration:00:24:59

Migrant Family Separation Controversy - June 22, 2018

6/22/2018
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Join moderator Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard for a round table discussion of the week’s top stories with Tom DeFrank of the National Journal and Phillippe Gelie of Le Figaro. Topping the headlines – the handling of children in the current immigration debate and President Trump's proposed tariffs on goods from China .

Duration:00:24:59

North Korea Summit Outcome - June 15, 2018

6/15/2018
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Join Washington correspondents for a lively discussion of the week's top stories including what they think President Trump accomplished in the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Join Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, Michael Williams, CBS Radio Contributor, and Tracy Wilkinson, Staff Writer for the LA Times, as they talk about this and other Issues in the News on the Voice of America!

Duration:00:24:59

President Trump Prepares for North Korea Summit - June 08, 2018

6/8/2018
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Join moderator Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard for a round table discussion of the week’s top stories with Richard Latendresse of TVA Nouvelles and Oren Dorell of USA Today. Topping the headlines – President Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Listen Saturday and Sunday for this and other top stories on Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Trump, Tariffs and Trade - June 01, 2018

6/1/2018
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Join moderator Michael Williams with panelists Emily Tamkin of Foreign Policy and Richard Latendresse of Canadian broadcaster TVA Nouvelles as they talk about the week's top stories including recently announced trade tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU. Listen Saturday and Sunday for more on this and other Issues in the News!

Duration:00:24:54