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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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Immigration Stalemate

2/19/2018
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The U.S. Senate rejected multiple attempts at immigration reform legislation, suggesting it is unlikely Congress can reach a deal this year that tightens up the nation's immigration system and also clarifies the future for those holding legal status under the expiring DACA program. President Trump announced last year that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program would expire in March 2018.� DACA is the 2012 initiative taken by President Obama to grant legal status to...

Duration:00:08:46

Free Speech and the Russia Indictments

2/16/2018
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The Justice Department announced the indictment of 13 Russians on charges of attempting to defraud the United States by meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign, but a former federal prosecutor says the charges may have a chilling effect on free speech here at home and around the globe. On Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments handed down from a grand jury connected to the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian activities during...

Duration:00:10:56

Gun Rights Group Responds to Media Condemnation

2/15/2018
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Gun control advocates and media figures are making several accusations against the gun lobby and guns rights reporters in the aftermath of Wednesday's horrific high school shooting in Florida, but a prominent gun rights group says the claims are baseless and says media attention given to this killer is already inspiring the next one. On Wednesday, 17 people were killed and another 14 injured at a high school in Parkland, Florida.� The 19-year-old shooter, who was once expelled from the...

Duration:00:13:13

Victory for Free Speech in Climate Debate

2/14/2018
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A judge in British Columbia dismissed all charges against climate change skeptic Dr. Tim Ball, in what Ball calls a major win for free speech in an era where the effort to stifle politically incorrect opinions is "endemic." On Tuesday, Judge Ronald Skolrood dismissed the charges aimed at Ball by Canadian climate scientist Andrew Weaver, who is also leader of the Green Party in British Columbia and has a long affiliation with the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change....

Duration:00:11:40

Kim's Charm Offensive Unlikely to Change Much of Anything

2/13/2018
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North Korea expert Gordon Chang is not surprised the western media swooned over Kim Jong-un's sister at the start of the Olympics in Pyongcheong but he says this "political warfare" won't change the big picture very much, unless the South Korean president acts on his desire to undermine U.S. policy. Over the weekend, media outlets from CNN and Reuters to the Washington Post and the New York Times lavished praise on Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, for her...

Duration:00:09:47

Kentucky Gov. Details Work Requirements for Medicaid

2/12/2018
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Last month, the Trump administration gave its blessing for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin� to implement work requirements for some Medicaid recipients, and while his critics are predicting this move will result in people needlessly dying, Bevin says it will lead to better health outcomes because more people have a stake in the system. Bevin's predecessor, Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, embraced Medicaid expansion as President Obama's health law took effect.� However, Bevin says that decision did...

Duration:00:12:07

Protecting Your Kids from Sexual Predators

2/9/2018
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The explosion of sexual abuse revelations in recent months reveals a much bigger problem than many imagined, and Americans are now far more aware of the sexual abuse of children from cases ranging from Hollywood to disgraced USA Gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar. And a career sex crimes prosecutor says parents can play a vital role in preparing kids to recognize lewd behavior and in helping them come forward if abuse has occured. Stacey Honowitz serves as an assistant state attorney in Florida,...

Duration:00:13:46

Brat: Senate 'Scare of Shadow" on Spending

2/8/2018
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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Virginia, is slamming Republican congressional leaders for caving to spending demands by Democrats in a two-year budget bill that he anticipates will spark trillion-dollar deficits as far as the eye can see while Republicans unilaterally surrender their greatest weapon for passing meaningful entitlement, welfare, or health care reforms. On Wednesday, just one day before another government funding deadline, the Republican and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate...

Duration:00:10:57

Kurtz Talks Media vs. Trump

2/7/2018
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Media critic Howard Kurtz says the mainstream media are in grave danger of irreparably damaging their credibility by so blatantly and viscerally attacking President Trump on a daily basis, and he says those reporters are actually doing the president they loathe a huge political favor. Kurtz is a longtime media analyst and columnist.� He hosts "Media Buzz" on the Fox News Channel and is the author of the new book, "Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War over the Truth." Kurtz...

Duration:00:13:06

Why is the U.S. Still Spending at Obama Levels?

2/6/2018
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As Congress approaches yet another government funding deadline, the U.S. government is still spending taxpayer dollars at Obama-era levels since lawmakers continue to kick the fiscal can down the road in perpetuity, and one leading economist says that inaction is triggering the return of trillion-dollar deficits that future generations will have to pay. Vance Ginn is senior economist at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, where he also directs the foundation's Center for American...

Duration:00:10:47

Memo Released, Now What?

2/5/2018
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The memo alleging major missteps by the FBI and Justice Department will not likely result in criminal charges, but a former federal prosecutor says that doesn't mean the issues at stake are any less serious and he says law enforcement officials have done a terrible job explaining the Russia investigation to the American people. On Friday, the memo from Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee accused FBI and Justice Department officials of obtaining a Foreign Intelligence...

Duration:00:14:17

Dissecting the Memo

2/2/2018
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President Trump declassified the high anticipated memo from House Intelligence Committee Republicans on Friday, and the four-page summary of federal FISA abuses convinces former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli that the government manipulated the system for partisan purposes and that the entire FISA system must be reformed. The memo casts a critical eye on actions taken by FBI and Justice Department officials since October 2016, the first time they obtained a foreign intelligence...

Duration:00:14:43

The Dire Need for Civil Service Reform

2/1/2018
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President Trump fired a major shot in the effort to enact civil service reform during his State of the Union address on Tuesday, creating what one leading workforce expert hopes will be an effort to root out the "intransigence and incompetence" from the federal workforce. In his speech, Trump hailed the passage of legislation in 2017 that gave more authority for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin to fire people failing to perform at levels needed to provide veterans the service...

Duration:00:10:56

Trump Denunciation of North Korea A Call for Regime Change

1/31/2018
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A leading expert on the North Korean nuclear threat says President Trump's condemnation of the communist regime through powerful stories also served as an American declaration that it's time for a regime change in Pyongyang, but warned that military action would be a big mistake. During Tuesday evening's, State of the Union address, Trump focused his final foreign policy item at the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and punctuated it by telling two gripping stories First, he recounted...

Duration:00:09:05

GOP Senate Hopeful Believes California Winnable

1/30/2018
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Conventional wisdom suggests 2018 will be a good year for Democrats but one GOP candidate believes not only that Republicans can win but that he can win in California - one of the bluest states in the U.S. John Estrada is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is seeking a fifth full term and her sixth overall election to the U.S. Senate.� Estrada is a U.S. Navy veteran, a small business owner, and a decades-long activist in California Republican politics.� He ran...

Duration:00:11:22

Toensing Reacts to McCabe Exit, Rips Politics at FBI

1/29/2018
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Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe is abruptly leaving his position just weeks before his scheduled retirement, triggering a frenzy of speculation from the left and the right, but a former federal prosecutor says McCabe is just one part of a baffling approach to the Russia investigation by the FBI and the Justice Department. Another Monday stunner is the revelation, reportedly in the FISA memo from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence that Deputy Attorney General Rod...

Duration:00:11:24

Trump Blasted from Right Over Immigration Blueprint

1/26/2018
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Immigration policy conservatives are giving President Trump's immigration reform blueprint a thumbs down after the plan moves to the left on two key issues, leaving activists fearing a more timid final bill and no end in sight to the dangerous flood of illegal immigration into the United States. The Trump framework focuses on four key areas: spending $25 billion on border security including additional portions of a wall, extending legal status and a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million...

Duration:00:10:48

Humans Now Accused of Making the Earth Cooler

1/25/2018
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After insisting for more than three decades that human activity was driving the earth's temperatures to dangerous levels, climate scientists and activists now contend that same activity is keeping us artificially cool and that cleaning up our atmosphere will leave us feeling the heat. On January 22, an online article for Scientific American makes the claim that certain parts of the pollution created by human behavior are actually preventing us from feeling the impact of the other emissions...

Duration:00:11:04

House Judiciary Chairman: There Is No DACA Deadline

1/24/2018
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The author of the House of Representatives bill to clamp down on illegal immigration and address the fate of people brought to the U.S. illegally as children says there is no reason for lawmakers to rush immigration legislation and says his goal is to make sure the nation never faces an illegal immigration crisis again. Senate Democrats tried to attach immigration legislation to efforts to keep the government funded past January 19.� Three days later, they agreed to fund the government in...

Duration:00:09:53

'This Wasn't About Abortion, It Was About Infanticide'

1/23/2018
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Live Action President Lila Rose says President Trump is off to a "promising" start on pro-life issues but she says the president and Congress must do what it takes to defund Planned Parenthood at a time when Democrats are voting in favor of "infanticide." Still in her twenties, Rose has been a leading pro-life activist for a decade, starting when she was 15.� She gained notoriety for videotaping her experiences posing as a pregnant teenager at various Planned Parenthood facilities. One...

Duration:00:11:31

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