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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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Washington, DC

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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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English


Episodes

No Hanging Chads But a Recount in Florida - November 16, 2018

11/16/2018
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Listen as top Washington correspondents discuss the Democrat's influence on President Trump's next two years as their majority widens in the House of Representatives. Join Moderator Paul Brandus along with Emily Tamkin of BuzzFeed News and Tom DeFrank of the National Journal as they discuss these and other Issues in the News on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:24:59

Opposition Takes the House - November 09, 2018

11/9/2018
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Listen in on a round-table discussion with top Washington journalists as they talk about the results of the U.S.' midterm elections and what’s next for the Trump administration. Join Moderator Michael Williams of CBS Radio along with Steve Goldstein of MarketWatch and Dan Raviv of i24 News as they discuss these and other Issues in the News on the Voice of America.

Duration:00:24:59

The Final Countdown - November 02, 2018

11/2/2018
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Listen in as top Washington journalists discuss the tightening race between Democrat and Republican candidates for the midterm elections. The election will decide which party controls Congress. Join moderator Michael Williams of CBS Radio, Philippe Gelie of Le Figaro and Emily Tamkin with BuzzFeed News as they discuss these and other stories on Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Pipe Bomb Suspect Arrested in Florida - October 26, 2018

10/26/2018
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Join moderator Michael Warren of the Weekly Standard and Tracy Wilkinson of the Los Angeles Times for a discussion on the week's top stories, including recent bomb threats against media and political personalities. This show was recorded before the police arrested a suspect in Florida, after the discovery of a 12th pipe bomb. Tune in for this and more on this week's edition of Issues in the News.

Duration:00:24:59

Thousands of Migrants Head to U.S. Border - October 19, 2018

10/19/2018
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Listen in as top Washington journalists talk about the week's headlines including the latest on the disappearance of a Saudi columnist and U.S. reaction to reports of a so-called migrant caravan headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. Join host Michael Williams of CBS Radio along with Philippe Gelie of Le Figaro and Emily Tamkin of BuzzFeed News as they discuss these and other stories on VOA’s Issues in the News

Duration:00:24:59

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 Times...

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