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President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, to announce Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for the Supreme Court. Gorsuch stands with his wife Louise.
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Starting Tuesday morning, NPR Politics team cover the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian Intelligence Activities.
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Starting Monday morning, NPR reporters provide live coverage of the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing on the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

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Millions of Americans will experience major changes to their health coverage if both chambers of Congress pass the Republican health care bill that's currently under consideration in the House of Representatives.

Trump's tweets, decoded

Mar 6, 2017
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President Trump tweets a lot. With tens of millions of followers on Twitter, Trump proposes policy, shares his latest actions and reacts to the news. But 140 characters rarely gives the full context. Here, we attempt to do just that for key tweets.

President Donald Trump at speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference in February.
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President Trump has signed a revised executive order, once again barring travel to the United States from six majority-Muslim countries and suspending the U.S. refugee program.

It's similar to the president's January order that was blocked by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. But this latest order leaves Iraq off the list of barred countries. The White House cites more cooperation with the Iraqi government in vetting people who apply for U.S. visas. 

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President Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on Tuesday evening at the Capitol, around 6:00 p.m. PST.

The address comes a day after Trump gave an outline of his budget plan for Congress, which would increase defense spending and make cuts to domestic programs. Following tradition, House Speaker Paul Ryan invited the president to make the speech to lay out his agenda in the early days of his new administration. 

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President Donald Trump is the latest in a succession of U.S. presidents pledging unbreakable support for Israel. Last year, for instance, the U.S. signed a $38-billion military aid package with the Israelis even as Washington pressed Israel to make peace with the Palestinians.

As a presidential candidate, Trump signaled an intent to bolster Israel, but in the early days of the his administration, the language of support has become less robust.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, will fact check Donald Trump's inauguration speech, live, at approximately 8:30 a.m. PT. Portions of the transcript with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact checks below.

NPR's digital team will live blog the day’s events, including reports from across Washington D.C. and elsewhere, from NPR and member station reporters.

Coverage begins at 4 a.m. PT and will end at 3 p.m. PT.

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The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump, 8 a.m. PT on Wednesday. We will be fact-checking and providing background to his remarks in real-time. We will be paying special attention to any comments about conflicts of interest, health care and national security.

Obama arrives for a meeting with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak at the presidential palace in Cairo June 4, 2009.
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The NPR Politics team will be live-annotating President Obama's farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday night, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

The team will add fact-checks and background to Obama's comments as he gives them. We'll be watching in particular for remarks on his legacy, national security, health care and foreign policy, among other topics.

NPR Live Electoral Map

Nov 8, 2016

NPR's battleground electoral map will update throughout Election Day coverage.

Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence won the White House on late Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
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Follow this story for live updates throughout the day. NPR coverage on air begins at 5 p.m.

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night starting at 6 p.m.

NPR's politics team will be live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.

Mike Pence and Tim Kaine
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Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence squared off in the vice-presidential debate Tuesday night.

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