NPR Coverage Of President Obama's Statement On Spending Cuts

This afternoon, President Obama will make a statement in the White House briefing room about the nation's finances. The administration and Congress face a March 1 deadline for mandated cuts in spending. The White House says the President will make some proposals on spending cuts.

Jennifer Ludden will be hosting live both before and after the event. She'll be joined by Senior Washington Editor, Ron Elving, White House Correspondent Mara Liasson, and Congressional Correspondent, Tamara Keith.


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Rita Dove: "Collected Poems: 1974 - 2004"

A conversation with Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner.

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Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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John Kasich Bows Out, Donald Trump Becomes The Apparent GOP Nominee

Donald Trump becomes the presumptive GOP nominee after John Kasich bows out of the presidential race. Guest host Derek McGinty talks with experts for analysis of the news.

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Why Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.

New research shows medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 250,000 people a year. Why there are so many mistakes, and what can be done to improve patient safety.