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Platform Check: Clinton, Trump Sharply Divided On Approach To Russia

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Kimberly Marten, a professor at Columbia University, about the presidential candidates' approach toward the U.S. relationship with Russia.

Week In Politics: Trump Sexual Assault Allegations

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times, and Alex Wagner, senior editor at The Atlantic. They discuss the sexual abuse allegations against Donald Trump, and the WikiLeaks release of emails sent by Clinton campaign staffers.

In Ohio, Obama Tries To Energize His Winning Coalition For Clinton

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:37pm

President Obama campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Ohio Friday where the race is tight in this battleground state.

Trump Accuser Says She 'Jumped Out' Of Her Skin During Debate

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 12:39pm

Jessica Leeds, who alleges Donald Trump groped her on an airplane three decades ago, tells NPR why she was compelled to tell her story. Trump has denied every detail of the encounter.

'We're Not Hypothetical': Immigrants In The U.S. Illegally Speak Out

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 4:00am

Immigrants living in the United States without documentation have their eyes on this year's election. Their future may depend on it.

Talk Show Host Explains Why He's Choosing An Independent Candidate

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:59am

Conservative talk show host and activist Erick Erickson has decided to support independent candidate Evan McMullin for president. What could this mean for the conservative movement?

Why Didn't Allegations Of Trump's Sexual Misconduct Come Up Sooner?

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:59am

Renee Montagne talks to Tim Miller, communications director for Jeb Bush's campaign and partner at Definers, a firm that specializes in opposition research, about the Trump misconduct allegations.

Trump Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Spur Calls To Assault Hotlines

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:59am

Calls to the country's largest sexual assault hotline have spiked since a video came out of Donald Trump bragging about molesting women. We hear from sexual assault survivors about the tape.

Trump Uses Ohio Rally To Bring Up Clinton's Leaked Emails, Private Server

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:59am

Donald Trump renewed charges against Hillary Clinton, such as her private email server and damaging information from leaked emails, such as her purported support for "open trade and open borders."

The Video Defense About Her Emails Hillary Clinton Never Gave

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:39pm

Emails released by Wikileaks reveal at the height of Hillary Clinton's email controversy, her top campaign aides drafted a video address to supporters that the candidate never delivered.

In New Responses, Hillary Clinton Insists Email Setup A Matter Of 'Convenience'

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 6:11pm

Hillary Clinton responded to 25 questions from the conservative group Judicial Watch about her email practices, but the answers shed little new light on the controversy.

TRANSCRIPT: Donald Trump's Speech Responding To Assault Accusations

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 4:49pm

In a speech in Florida, Trump denied allegations that he touched women without consent. He blamed politicians and the media and called the election "a crossroads in the history of our civilization."

For Some Sexual Assault Activists, Trump Tape Is A Teachable Moment

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 4:47pm

The videotape of Donald Trump bragging about groping and kissing women is already being used on campuses as a case study to teach students everything from bystander intervention to consent.

Many White Women In Ohio Undecided Over Donald Trump

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

White women could be key in Ohio this year. They make up roughly 40 percent of all voters in the state. And in 2012 — as a bloc — they supported Republican Mitt Romney. But this year, many feel conflicted about the GOP nominee. We revisit women who were undecided when we last met them earlier in the campaign to see how they're leaning as Election Day nears.

How Politics Killed Universal Childcare In The 1970s

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

American parents often have difficulty securing care for their children while they go to work. Childcare in the U.S. is tremendously expensive, and in many parts of the country, extremely scarce. Rewind almost 50 years, and the same problems existed. But in 1971, the United States came very close to having universal, federally subsidized childcare. NPR examines how Congress came to pass the legislation, and why President Nixon vetoed it.

Clinton Campaign Deals With Fallout Of WikiLeaks Revelations

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

Hillary Clinton's team is dealing with fallout from the ongoing release of hacked emails by WikiLeaks. The emails reveal internal campaign discussions.

Donald Trump Pushes Back Against Sexual Assault Allegations

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

Donald Trump is pushing back against claims by several women that he made unwanted sexual advances.

Michelle Obama Blasts Donald Trump Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

Michelle Obama delivered a speech on the sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump in a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire.

Trump Threatens To Sue 'The New York Times' Over Sex Abuse Allegations

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

In the past 24 hours, news accounts of unwanted physical contact between Donald Trump and several women have been published. One story prompted Trump to threaten to file a lawsuit against The New York Times. In addition, Trump has mostly retreated to his corner and given access to Fox News for interviews.

Election Experts Share Tips On How To Avoid Voting Issues At The Polls

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 3:34pm

For those worried about problems voting in this year's elections, there are several things they can do to help, such as checking their registrations and polling places ahead of time, and volunteering to be a poll worker.




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