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NPR Special Coverage of breaking news stories and special political events such as the State of the Union Address, primaries, elections, and other important events that affect our community and nation.

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union address starting at 8pm CT.  Red River Radio and NPR News will provide live anchored coverage of the President's speech as well as the Republican response. This will be the last State of the Union address of his historic presidency. Audie Cornish will host and she'll be joined in the studio by White House Correspondent Scott Horsley, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.

Airs Sunday, December 6, at 7 p.m. President Obama will address the nation tonight at 7 p.m. CT. The White House says the President will speak from the Oval Office about steps the government is taking to address terrorist threats against the country. He is also expected to give an update on the investigation into the San Bernardino shootings.

Live Stream of Hillary Clinton's testimony before the House Benghazi Select Committee. 

 

Airs Thursday, September 24, at 9 a.m. Pope Francis hasn’t been shy about airing his political views. So, what will he tell Congress this Thursday when he appears before a joint session? Join us for live coverage from NPR News on Red River Radio and you’ll hear the pope’s remarks and NPR News' analysis. 

Airs Sunday, September 20, at 8 p.m. Few Americans remember that Iran launched its nuclear program in the 1950s with the direct backing of its then ally, the United States. That American support would turn to sanctions and threats of war over Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

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