The Washington Report

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The Washington Report has been a WQXR tradition for many years. Each week, The New York Times' David Sanger joins us with a preview of the top stories from Washington.

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Nuclear Diplomacy in Vienna; The Crisis in the Middle East and U.S.spies in Germany

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news from inside and beyond the Beltway.

The New NSA Director's Take on Snowden; The "New Caliphate" and President Obama's Plan For Immigrant Children

Monday, June 30, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news from inside the Beltway and beyond.

 

The Crisis in Iraq Deepens and Congress Looks at Domestic Spying Legislation

Monday, June 23, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news in and beyond the Beltway.

The Crisis in Iraq; the Fallout on Capitol Hill and Whatever Happened to Sanctions on Russia?

Monday, June 16, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about the week's news from Washington.

The U.S. - Taliban Prisoner Swap and the Crisis at the Veteran's Administration

Monday, June 02, 2014

Kerry Nolan sits down with the New York Times' David Sanger to discuss the latest developments from Washington.

The President's Trip to Afghanistan, US Military Policy, and Cyber Espionage

Monday, May 26, 2014

David Sanger of the New York Times speaks with WNYC's David Furst about the president's surprise visit to Afghanistan and who he did—and didn't—meet with, military policy in a time of little appetite for foreign intervention, and the indictments of members of China's People's Liberation Army on charges of espionage.

Ukraine Referendum, Yemen & Geithner's Book

Monday, May 12, 2014

David Sanger of the New York Times joins WNYC's Richard Hake to discuss the latest out of Ukraine, American forces in Yemen and former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's new book. 

U.S. & Germany on Russia Sanctions, Obama & Job Figures & Correspondents Dinner

Monday, May 05, 2014

David Sanger of the New York Times speaks with WNYC's Richard Hake on the latest news out of the nation's capitol, including the President and the new job figures and his meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel and Obama as comedian at White House Correspondents Dinner.

More Sanctions for Russia, U-S Military in Philappines & SCOTUS and Aero

Monday, April 28, 2014

David Sanger of the New York Times and WNYC's Richard Hake discuss the latest developments on President Obama's overseas trip to Asia and sanctions against Russia as well as The U.S. Supreme Court and the Aero company.

Crisis in Ukraine, Obamacare Exceeds Goal

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Washington Report: David Sanger from the New York Times discusses Ukraine and the Affordable Care Act with WNYC's David Furst.

Ukraine & Putin, Heartbleed Bug, Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Washington Report: David Sanger from the New York Times discusses Ukraine, the heart bleed bug and the anniversary of Civil Rights Act with WNYC's Richard Hake.

Defense Secretary Goes to China; Republicans Ponder Christie Alternatives

Monday, April 07, 2014

Richard Hake and the New York Times' David Sanger discuss Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's trip to China to address cyber security concerns, and take a look at security following a second Fort Hood shooting and the GOP search for an alternative presidential candidate in the wake of Bridgegate.

The President's Overseas Trip; Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms

Monday, March 31, 2014

Richard Hake and the New York Times' David Sanger discuss the President's meeting with the king of Saudi Arabia and take a look at the latest enrollment numbers as the deadline for the Affordable Care Act enrollment nears.

The NSA and China; and President Obama's Summit Meetings in Europe

Monday, March 24, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about China's accusation of U.S. spying, the President's third nuclear summit meeting and how Russia's movements in Crimea will overshadow the economic summit in the Netherlands.

The Missing Airliner; The Vote in Ukraine

Monday, March 17, 2014

Kerry Nolan and the New York Times' David Sanger discuss the future of Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula and take a look at why Washington insiders don't believe the missing Malaysian Airliner was the victim of a terrorist act.

Russia's Move on Ukraine and Washington's Reaction

Monday, March 03, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about this weekend's move by Russian troops into the Crimea, the White House's reaction, and what happens going forward.

Snowden's Access to NSA Files, How the Olympics Are Burnishing Russia's Image, and Gay Marriage on the Federal Level

Monday, February 10, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about how easily NSA leaker Edward Snowden was able to collect so much data; we turn to Sochi for a look at Russia's image here in the US and back home, the Attorney General is set to make an announcement on same-sex marriage.

Cooperation on Capitol Hill; President Obama's Executive Orders and What the U-S Hopes For During the Sochi Olympics

Monday, February 03, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about what, aside from security, the U-S hopes to take away from the Olympics; how President Obama will try to further his agenda without Congressional help and how there may actually be some cooperation on Capitol Hill with respect to immigration.

Syria's Rocky Peace Talks; America's Rocky Road Out of Afghanistan; and President Obama's State of The Union Message

Monday, January 27, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about the way out of Afghanistan, the shaky start to peace talks with Syria's government and its' rebel forces and he'll preview President Obama's State of The Union speech.

Iran's Cooperation With U.N. Inspectors and President Obama's Plan For The NSA

Monday, January 20, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about Iran's cooperation with U.N. nuclear inspectors and whether that means economic sanctions will be lifted; and Sanger takes a look at Friday's speech by President Obama, in which he lays out a plan for future intelligence gathering.

Gates' Explosive Memoir; Christie's Bridge Scandal

Monday, January 13, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times's David Sanger about the former Secretary of Defense's new memoir and is the George Washington Bridge scandal now out of Governor Christie's hands?