Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Candidates Gear Up For N.H. Primary As White House Proposes Major Cuts To 2020 Budget

Democratic presidential hopefuls face rising stakes ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Candidates have ramped up their attacks on each other, especially between former Vice President Joe Biden and former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Meanwhile, fall out continues in Washington after President Trump fired two officials who provided damaging testimony about him in the impeachment inquiry. Plus, the White House has released its new budget, and though it won’t have a future in a divided Congress, it illustrates the president’s fiscal agenda this election year.

NPR’s Ron Elving (@nprrelving) talks to host Jeremy Hobson about what to expect this week in politics.

This article was originally published on

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit

👋 Looks like you could use more news. Sign up for our newsletters.

* indicates required
New Orleans Public Radio News
New Orleans Public Radio Info