Arnie Seipel

Arnie Seipel delivers weather forecasts five times daily on NPR Berlin. He is also a producer for NPR’s coverage of U.S. elections. Arnie previously worked as a production assistant with the promotions department at NPR, as well as the live events unit. He worked on NPR's Talk of the Nation before that.

Arnie’s career in broadcasting began at CBS News where he was an intern for He graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Government and Politics in 2008.

It's All Politics
7:02 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Romney Plans Israel Visit This Summer

Mitt Romney meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on January 13, 2011. Romney was not yet an official candidate at the time.
Israeli Government Getty Images

Originally published on Sun July 8, 2012 8:30 am

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to visit Israel this summer.

While details of the trip were not made available by the Romney campaign, the former Massachusetts governor will reportedly visit the Jewish state in conjunction with his trip to the London Olympics at the end of July.

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It's All Politics
12:30 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

PAC Supporting Former Giffords Opponent Uses Gun Image To Raise Money

A PAC supporting Kelly sent this image from his 2010 campaign in a fundraising email.
Move America Forward Freedom PAC

Originally published on Thu June 7, 2012 12:48 pm

-- Updated at 12:46 pm ET with a statement from Jesse Kelly's campaign. See end of post. --

A PAC supporting Jesse Kelly, a former Marine running to replace Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a special election on Tuesday, is using an image Kelly's campaign has avoided thus far — the candidate holding a gun.

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12:46 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

The Curious Life Of Futurist Author Ray Bradbury

Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 12:07 pm



Some sad news this morning: The world has lost a literary giant. Author Ray Bradbury died last night after a long illness. He was 91 years old. He wrote such classics as "The Martian Chronicles" and "Fahrenheit 451" - futuristic tales from a man who never used a computer, or even drove a car. NPR's Arnie Seipel has more on Bradbury and his curious life.

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12:22 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

'Fahrenheit 451' Author Ray Bradbury Dies At 91

Ray Bradbury's career spanned more than 70 years — during which he transported readers to other dimensions with his futuristic and innovative stories. He died Tuesday at age 91.
Lennox McLendon AP

Originally published on Wed June 6, 2012 8:17 pm

Ray Bradbury, author of The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451, died Tuesday. He was 91. Bradbury was known for his futuristic tales — but he never used a computer, or even drove a car.

Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Ill., in 1920 and grew up during the Great Depression. He said it was a time when people couldn't imagine the future, and his active imagination made him stand out. He once told Fresh Air's Terry Gross about exaggerating basic childhood fears, like monsters at the top of the stairs.

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It's All Politics
1:28 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Obama Calls Romney In Rare Moment Of Courtesy Between Candidates

Originally published on Wed May 30, 2012 2:53 pm

With most media organizations now projecting that Mitt Romney has secured enough delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, President Obama called the former Massachusetts governor to offer his congratulations.

The Obama-Biden campaign offered this statement on Wednesday:

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