Nancy French On Implications Of Alabama Election For Christian Conservatives

Nancy French On Implications Of Alabama Election For Christian Conservatives

Nancy French is a Southern, conservative Christian writer who has written about her experience as the victim of childhood sexual abuse, her break with the Republican Party over Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy and about empathizing with Roy Moore’s Moore’s accusers. NPR’s Robert Siegel speaks with French about Alabama’s special election and its implications for Christian conservatives.


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Nancy French On Implications Of Alabama Election For Christian Conservatives

Crimson Shocker!

It was close, but for Roy Moore, there was no cigar. Not for Donny either! Or Steve Bannon. And Mitch McConnell? Well, it was victory of sorts, one that will haunt him through the mid-terms.The Dems want to replace him, and so do a lot of Republicans. Donny wants his gone, but then, Donny wants Congress gone, and most of this staff.

Will It Be Moore Or Jones? Polls Are Closed In Divisive Alabama Senate Election

Will It Be Moore Or Jones? Polls Are Closed In Divisive Alabama Senate Election

Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore speaks to the media after arriving at a polling station in Gallant, Ala., on Tuesday.The special election was upended last month as multiple women came forward to say Roy Moore had pursued them romantically or assaulted them as teenagers, when he was in his 30s.

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Will It Be Moore Or Jones? Polls Are Closed In Divisive Alabama Senate Election

U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. would be willing to open negotiations without requiring North Korea to agree beforehand to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

After Court Ruling, Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits As Of Jan. 1

After Court Ruling, Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits As Of Jan. 1

Transgender U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during a July interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany.A federal judge upheld a temporary injunction against President Trump’s ban on new trans troops in the military. Now, the Pentagon faces a deadline to begin accepting these applicants in the new year.

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After Court Ruling, Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits As Of Jan. 1

DOJ Stepping Up Prosecutions Of Medical Providers Who Abuse Prescribing Authority

DOJ Stepping Up Prosecutions Of Medical Providers Who Abuse Prescribing Authority

It’s believed that 80 percent of people addicted to heroin today started with prescription painkillers. The over-prescription of opioids in the U.S. has been well documented. NPR’s Robert Siegel speaks with U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about how the Department of Justice is ramping up prosecutions of medical providers who abuse their prescribing authority when it comes to opioids.


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DOJ Stepping Up Prosecutions Of Medical Providers Who Abuse Prescribing Authority