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    • Trump Denounces KKK, Neo-Nazis as 'Repugnant' as He Seeks to Quell Criticism of His Response to Charlottesville

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    President Trump denounced the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis by name Monday, declaring racist hate groups as "repugnant to all that we hold dear as Americans," as he sought to tamp down mounting criticism of his response to the killing of a counterprotester at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend.

    "Trump Denounces KKK, Neo-Nazis as 'Repugnant' as He Seeks to Quell Criticism of His Response to Charlottesville" is from the August 14, 2017 Post Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama Expected to Veto 9/11 Victims' Bill, White House Says

    • By: David Nakamura, Karoun Demirjian, Mike DeBonis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    President Obama is expected to veto a bill Congress approved without objection that would allow families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue the Saudi Arabian government, a White House spokesman said Monday.

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    • With Stonewall, Obama Designates First National Monument to Gay Rights Movement

    • By: David Nakamura, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "With Stonewall, Obama Designates First National Monument to Gay Rights Movement" is from the June 24, 2016, Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Trump Personally Asked Xi Jinping to Help Resolve Case of UCLA Basketball Players Arrested in China

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    President Trump personally asked his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to help resolve the case of three UCLA men's basketball players who were arrested for shoplifting while in Hangzhou for a tournament last week, people familiar with the situation said Monday.

    "Trump Personally Asked Xi Jinping to Help Resolve Case of UCLA Basketball Players Arrested in China" is from the November 13, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In Hiroshima 71 Years after First Atomic Strike, Obama Calls for End of Nuclear Weapons

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "In Hiroshima 71 Years after First Atomic Strike, Obama Calls for End of Nuclear Weapons" is from the May 27, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • In Final News Conference, Obama Defends a Free Press, His Last Acts in Office

    • By: David Nakamura, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Obama held his final news conference at the White House on Wednesday, defending the importance of the free press and some of the final decisions he has made before leaving office.

    "In Final News Conference, Obama Defends a Free Press, His Last Acts in Office" is from the January 18, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bannon Apologizes, but Trump’s Fury Persists

    • By: David Nakamura, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump’s former chief strategist offered a semi-apology Sunday after days of withering castigation from the White House over his scathing comments in a new book, praising Trump in a public statement that aimed to soften his earlier criticism.

    "Bannon Apologizes, but Trump’s Fury Persists" is from the January 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama's Far-Reaching Trade Deal Would Lower Tariffs on Meat, Cars and Dairy

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Obama's Far-Reaching Trade Deal Would Lower Tariffs on Meat, Cars and Dairy" is from the November 06, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Puts North Korea Back on State Sponsors of Terrorism List to Escalate Pressure over Nuclear Weapons

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    President Trump on Monday announced that his administration has re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, a move aimed at increasing pressure on Pyongyang nearly a decade after the George W. Bush administration removed the rogue nation from the list.

    "Trump Puts North Korea Back on State Sponsors of Terrorism List to Escalate Pressure over Nuclear Weapons" is from the November 20, 2017 Post Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • No Location, No Agenda: Trump Administration Scrambles for North Korea Talks

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Even under the best of circumstances, President Trump’s planned summit with North Korea’s leader would be a daunting challenge — a faceoff with the dictator of a pariah state about whom there is little reliable intelligence and whose regime has a history of breaking promises and violating agreements.

    "No Location, No Agenda: Trump Administration Scrambles for North Korea Talks" is from the March 19, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • With Visit by Egypt’s Sissi, Trump Administration Signals Sharp Policy Shift

    • By: Sudarsan Raghavan, David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When President Trump hosts Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi this week in Washington, they will have a packed agenda: the fight against terrorism, the Middle East’s multiple wars, the refugee crisis and Egypt’s anemic economy.

    "With Visit by Egypt’s Sissi, Trump Administration Signals Sharp Policy Shift" is from the April 02, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sudarsan Raghavan and David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Language as a Weapon’: in Trump Era, Immigration Debate Grows More Heated over What Words to Use

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Lars Larson, a conservative radio host in Portland, Ore., who supports President Trump, uses the phrase “illegal aliens” on his nationally syndicated talk show to describe immigrants living in the country unlawfully.

    "‘Language as a Weapon’: in Trump Era, Immigration Debate Grows More Heated over What Words to Use" is from the January 21, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama Said There Was Never a Better Time to Be Alive. Trump Thinks a ‘Nasty’ World Offers Nothing but Problems.

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Historians say conflicting views can both be true; the challenge for presidents is how they respond to unsettling global events.

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    • Trump’s National Security Advisers Warned Him Not to Congratulate Putin. He Did It Anyway.

    • By: Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers Tuesday when he congratulated Russian President Vladi­mir Putin on his reelection — including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” according to officials familiar with the call.

    "Trump’s National Security Advisers Warned Him Not to Congratulate Putin. He Did It Anyway." is from the March 20, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura, Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Travel Habits of the Most Recent First Ladies

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    First lady Michelle Obama was visiting China with her daughters and mother in 2014 when she remarked to her Chinese counterpart, Peng Liyuan, that it was “very rare” for her to travel abroad.

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    • Trump's Anti-Trade Rhetoric Rattles the Campaign Message of Clinton and Unions

    • By: David Nakamura, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Trump's Anti-Trade Rhetoric Rattles the Campaign Message of Clinton and Unions" is from the July 04, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • It’s Not Just Deportations and the Border: Trump Seeks to Remake the Immigration System

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Trump’s challenge to Congress last week to pursue bipartisan immigration reform seemed, at first glance, like a presumptuous request from a president whose hard-line campaign rhetoric left little room for compromise.

    But the move reflects the underlying aims of Trump and his top aides to more broadly remake U.S. immigration policy to match a nationalist ideology that views large numbers of foreigners as harmful to U.S. society

    "It’s Not Just Deportations and the Border: Trump Seeks to Remake the Immigration System" is from the March 06, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Immigration Bills Fail in Congress, Leaving ‘Dreamers’ in Limbo

    • By: Ed O'Keefe, David Nakamura, Mike DeBonis
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Weeks of intense negotiations for a bipartisan deal on immigration collapsed in Congress on Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation.

    "Immigration Bills Fail in Congress, Leaving ‘Dreamers’ in Limbo" is from the February 15, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ed O'Keefe, David Nakamura and Mike DeBonis and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Phone Taps, Power Plays and Sarcasm: What It’s Like to Negotiate With Vladimir Putin

    • By: David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Relations between Russia and Georgia were strained in 2011 when Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade rolled past the Ferrari and Maserati dealerships to Vladi­mir Putin’s private dacha for their first meeting in a ritzy neighborhood outside Moscow.

    "Phone Taps, Power Plays and Sarcasm: What It’s Like to Negotiate With Vladimir Putin" is from the July 05, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Says Putin Sincere in Denial of Russian Meddling

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Ashley Parker, David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump said that President Vladimir Putin had assured him again Saturday that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign, and indicated that he believed Putin’s sincerity, drawing immediate criticism from lawmakers and former intelligence officials who assessed that the meddling took place.

    "Trump Says Putin Sincere in Denial of Russian Meddling" is from the November 11, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung, Ashley Parker and David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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