The NPR Politics Podcast
A hearing next week featuring testimony by Capitol Police officers will be held without any members nominated by Republicans. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is boycotting the process after the House’s top Democrat Nancy Pelosi vetoed some of the members he selected to serve.
And the rate of violent crime is sharply up in some cities across the United States. There are no simple answers about what’s driving the increase, but it it is certain to be a central issue in the Republican effort to retake majorities in Congress next year.
This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.
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