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Presidential Campaigns Blast AT&T-Time Warner Merger

2 hours 49 min ago

Donald Trump said it put "too much concentration of power in the hands of too few" and Tim Kaine called for "less concentration, especially in the media."

House Top 40: Flipping Control Still A Tough Task For Democrats

7 hours 14 min ago

Even with scandals from Donald Trump and a growing Hillary Clinton lead nationwide, Democrats aren't seeing the wave yet that they need to win back control of the House of Representatives.

Politics In The News: Election Day Countdown

9 hours 10 min ago

With just two weeks until Election Day, David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg of the National Review about the bitterly divisive Trump-Clinton showdown.

Presidential Campaigns Spend $40 Per Vote In 1 Arizona County

9 hours 11 min ago

Nothing has been normal about this presidential election — including ad spending. Donald Trump early on spent no money. Now he and Hillary Clinton have been targeting some unusual places.

So, Which Is It: Bigly Or Big-League? Linguists Take On A Common Trumpism

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 6:54pm

If you've followed the 2016 presidential election, you've probably heard Donald Trump say it: "bigly." Or is that "big-league"? We asked linguists settle the score — and offer a little context, too.

A Civil War History Lesson On Trump's Visit To Gettysburg

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 2:48pm

Trump visited the site of Pickett's Charge, a failed Confederate assault on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Trump Supporters Point To Gore-Bush As A Precedent For Refusal Of Election Results

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 7:24am

Some supporters of Donald Trump look to the election of 2000, when Al Gore conceded to George W. Bush not once but twice — five weeks apart. NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving explains.

Republican And Trump Critic Ana Navarro Speaks On Election

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 7:24am

Ana Navarro has become a standard bearer for Republican women repudiating Donald Trump. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the GOP strategist about her view of the election, which is only 16 days away.

From 'Unproud' To 'Hombre,' Election 2016 Is Testing Our Vocabulary

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 7:24am

Merriam-Webster noticed the number of unique words coming out of this campaign, and has been using Twitter to report the most searchable words. Lexicographer Peter Sokolowski talks to Rachel Martin.

Young, First-Time Voters Share Views On Election In Two Weeks

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 7:24am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with young voters who are going to the polls in a general election for the first time.

Sexism Is Out In The Open In The 2016 Campaign. That May Have Been Inevitable

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 5:00am

With Hillary Clinton, the first woman to head a major party ticket on the ballot, it was always likely there'd be undercurrents of sexism. What surprising is just how out in the open it has been.

POLL: White Evangelicals Have Warmed To Politicians Who Commit 'Immoral' Acts

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 4:00am

A new survey shows that white evangelicals are much more willing now than they were a few years ago to vote for politicians whose personal behavior has been "immoral."

Bitter And Contested Elections In America's History

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 4:11pm

Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.

Barbershop: Wrapping Up The Campaign, Wonder Woman And The NFL

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 4:11pm

Former EPA official Dru Ealons, Mario Loyola of National Review, and NPR editor Ammad Omar discuss the presidential campaigns, Wonder Woman at the U.N., and NFL touchdown celebrations.

In Gettysburg, Trump Mixes Policy With Personal Attacks

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 4:11pm

Today in Gettysburg, Pa., Donald Trump blended his "closing argument" with recriminations and the agenda for his first 100 days in office.

Graceful Losers Triumph, In Spite Of Defeat

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 7:10am

One way or another, someone's going to lose on election night. And there's a graceful way to concede defeat, as Adlai Stevenson showed in 1952, and Al Gore did in the disputed 2000 election.

Clinton Strategy: Is It Worth Reaching For Traditionally Republican States?

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 7:10am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bill Burton, former National Press Secretary for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign, about whether Hillary Clinton should pursue votes in these states to build on her lead.

Non-Politicians Talking Politics: Sports Writer Mitch Albom On 2016 Election

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 7:10am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.

Election 2016: The Consequences Of Early Voting

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 7:10am

Early voting is underway in 37 states and the District of Columbia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to James Huffman, Dean Emeritus at the Lewis and Clark Law School, about the downsides of early voting.

Final Presidential Debate Drama Debrief With 'Politico' Correspondent

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 7:10am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Glenn Thrush of Politico about the week in politics, including the third and final presidential debate.




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