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Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week. Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can also listen to us via affiliate stations in your area. Check your local radio station guide for more information. Friday: 2330 UTC Saturday: 1530 & 2230 UTC Sunday: 0130, 0430, 0930, 1130, 1530 & 2130 UTC Meet our Moderators and Panelists David Rennie: Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist Tom DeFrank: Contributing Editor, The National Journal Linda Feldmann: Washington Bureau Chief, Christian Science Monitor Michael Williams: Contributor, CBS Radio News Dan Raviv: National Correspondent, Israeli-based channel i24News Laura Meckler: Staff Writer, Wall Street Journal Oren Dorell: Foreign Affairs Reporter, USA Today Paul Brandus: White House Correspondent, West Wing Reports Contact: Email: issues@voanews.com Facebook: CarolCastielVOA Twitter: CarolCastielVOA Postal Mail: Voice of America Issues in the News Washington, DC 20237 USA

Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week. Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can also listen to us via affiliate stations in your area. Check your local radio station guide for more information. Friday: 2330 UTC Saturday: 1530 & 2230 UTC Sunday: 0130, 0430, 0930, 1130, 1530 & 2130 UTC Meet our Moderators and Panelists David Rennie: Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist Tom DeFrank: Contributing Editor, The National Journal Linda Feldmann: Washington Bureau Chief, Christian Science Monitor Michael Williams: Contributor, CBS Radio News Dan Raviv: National Correspondent, Israeli-based channel i24News Laura Meckler: Staff Writer, Wall Street Journal Oren Dorell: Foreign Affairs Reporter, USA Today Paul Brandus: White House Correspondent, West Wing Reports Contact: Email: issues@voanews.com Facebook: CarolCastielVOA Twitter: CarolCastielVOA Postal Mail: Voice of America Issues in the News Washington, DC 20237 USA

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Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week. Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can also listen to us via affiliate stations in your area. Check your local radio station guide for more information. Friday: 2330 UTC Saturday: 1530 & 2230 UTC Sunday: 0130, 0430, 0930, 1130, 1530 & 2130 UTC Meet our Moderators and Panelists David Rennie: Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist Tom DeFrank: Contributing Editor, The National Journal Linda Feldmann: Washington Bureau Chief, Christian Science Monitor Michael Williams: Contributor, CBS Radio News Dan Raviv: National Correspondent, Israeli-based channel i24News Laura Meckler: Staff Writer, Wall Street Journal Oren Dorell: Foreign Affairs Reporter, USA Today Paul Brandus: White House Correspondent, West Wing Reports Contact: Email: issues@voanews.com Facebook: CarolCastielVOA Twitter: CarolCastielVOA Postal Mail: Voice of America Issues in the News Washington, DC 20237 USA

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Episodes

President Trump Pushes Back on New Russian Report

7/3/2020
A panel of prominent Washington journalists deliberate the latest top stories of the week including the growing pressure for President Trump to respond to allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan. Join moderator Michael Williams, contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. editor for the New Statesman and Richard Latendresse, correspondent for T.V.A. Nouvelles-Canada on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:17:55

New COVID-19 Cases Surge Across Globe

6/26/2020
Join a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include new COVID-19 cases surge across the globe. On this edition of Issues in the News, listen to moderator Dan Raviv and panelists Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Star Parker, radio and television commentator and founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education.

Duration:00:15:57

Congress Reacts to Trump's Police Reform Order

6/19/2020
Join a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include President Trump signing an executive order for police reform but Democrats and some GOP say it doesn't go far enough. Listen to moderator Shayna Estulin, Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent and panelists Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and Molly Ball, National Political Correspondent for Time Magazine on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:50:06

Protestors Call to Defund Police

6/12/2020
Join a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include protestors and some politicians calling for the defunding of police. Listen to moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington and panelists Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal.

Duration:00:16:07

U.S. Protests Gain Global Support

6/5/2020
A panel of prominent Washington journalists deliberate the latest top stories of the week, which include world reaction to the ongoing U.S. protests amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Join Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today and Dow Jones/MarketWatch and panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. Editor at the New Statesman and JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target U.S.A. on this edition of Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

COVID-19: Focus on Latin America

5/29/2020
A panel of prominent Washington journalists deliberate the latest top stories that include the rise of the number of coronavirus infections and deaths in Brazil now has the world's attention on Latin America. Join moderator Shayna Estulin, Washington Correspondent and Foreign Affairs Expert and panelists, Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today & Dow Jones/MarketWatch and Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington.

Duration:00:13:16

COVID-19 Vaccine Testing Shows Promise

5/22/2020
A panel of prominent Washington journalists discuss the latest developments on the world's top stories. Join moderator Michael Williams, Washington Contributor to CBS Radio, panelists Nahal Toosi Foreign Affairs Correspondent for POLITICO and Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times as they analyze the continuing fight against COVID-19.

Duration:07:43:48

Top U.S. Health Expert Warns About Re-openings

5/15/2020
A panel of prominent Washington journalists deliberate the latest developments on how the world is coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today, is joined by panelists Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal.

Duration:02:11:14

Lawmakers Express Mixed Feelings About Returning to Capitol

5/8/2020
In this edition of Issues in the News, you will hear a panel of prominent Washington journalists deliberate the latest top stories of the week. Join moderator Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday, panelists, Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's Regional Director for the Americas as they discuss President Trumps ramped up efforts to reopen the United States.

Duration:00:24:59

COVID-19 Restrictions Slowly Loosen in Some Countries

5/1/2020
On this edition of Issues in the News, a panel of prominent Washington journalists deliberate the latest top stories of the week. Join moderator Shayna Estulin, Washington Correspondent and Foreign Affairs Expert, panelists, Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles, Canada and JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and Host of Target USA as they analyze the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:57:57

COVID-19 Claims Over 50,000 American Lives

4/24/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include Americans in several states protest to reopen their states for business as COVID-19 claims over 50,000 American lives... Moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists Emily Tamkin, US Editor at the New Statesman and Shayna Estulin, Washington Correspondent and Foreign Affairs Expert discuss these and other Issues in the News.

Duration:00:13:58

Trump Looks to Suspend Funds to WHO

4/17/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include President Trump hoping to reopen the U.S. in phases... Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing reports and Columnist for USA Today, panelists Emily Tamkin, US Editor at the New Statesman and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:17:22

Economic Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

4/10/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include the economic ramifications of COVID-19. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and Jonathan Broder, Contributing Editor to Congressional Quarterly as the examine the Issues in the News.

Duration:01:08:40

COVID-19 Pandemic - Global Ramifications

4/3/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate via Skype the global response and ramifications of COVID-19. Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today, panelists Nahal Toosi, Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Politico and Dan Raviv, Columnist for News Day as they discuss the latest Issues in the News.

Duration:00:12:55

COVID-19 Pandemic a Growing Crisis

3/27/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the global effects of the coronavirus. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and, Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:35:06

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb Globally

3/20/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include governments around the world trying to halt COVID-19. Join host VOA's Kim Lewis with panelists JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target USA, and Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today on the Voice of America.

Duration:07:59:51

COVID-19 Testing on Large Scale to Begin

3/13/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include governments around the world trying to halt the ever-changing outbreak of a new coronavirus. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and, Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times.

Duration:00:54:25

98,000 COVID-19 Cases are Reported Worldwide, at Least 3,300 Deaths.

3/6/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which will include at least 75 countries are reporting cases of the coronavirus. Join moderator Paul Brandus-White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today, panelists, Tom DeFrank- Contributing Editor to the National Journal and Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles-Canada.

Duration:01:48:34

President Trump Faces Biggest Threat: COVID-19

2/28/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week that include health officials urging governments to respond aggressively to the Coronavirus. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists, Tom DeFrank, contributor to the National Journal and Jonathan Broder, Contributing Editor at the Congressional Quarterly on the Voice of America.;

Duration:03:53:25

China is Praised for Efforts to Contain Coronavirus

2/21/2020
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which will include the latest on the coronavirus. Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports & Columnist for USA Today, panelists, JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target USA and Dan Raviv, Senior Washington Correspondent for i24News.

Duration:00:16:49