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Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Calls For 'Responsible Nationalism'

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Larry Summers, a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and former U.S. treasury secretary, about his op-ed in the The Washington Post regarding popular support for Brexit and Donald Trump.

Former Trump Adviser Gives Closer Look At A Non-Traditional Campaign

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel discusses the Trump campaign organization with Barry Bennett, a former adviser to the Trump campaign and the former campaign manager for Ben Carson.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Continued Protests, GOP Platform Calls For Marriage Amendment

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:11am

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and around the web. Today, protests continue across America's cities and more than 40 million Americans shoulder $1.3 trillion in student debt.

Sanders And Clinton To Rally Together In New Hampshire

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 9:54am

Democratic sources familiar with negotiations between the campaigns say a formal endorsement is expected.

Contemplating On What Kind Of First Lady Melania Trump Would Be

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump's wife Melania hasn't had a prominent public role in his presidential campaign. Her role as first lady could be more old-fashioned and less political than recent presidential spouses.

Black Lives Matter Activists Take It Off The Street And Into The Museum

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 4:18pm

A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

A Swiss Way For The U.K.?

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 4:18pm

Switzerland has never been a member of the European Union. Former Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey says that it could provide a potential model for the U.K. after the "Brexit" vote.

Changing Presidential Campaign Approach On Display In Ankeny, Iowa

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 4:18pm

Ankeny, Iowa is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and an example of a growing urban/rural divide. The presidential campaigns are shifting focus in this critical swing state.

Candidates Counting Down The Days Until 'Veep' Selection

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 4:18pm

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are vetting their shortlists of vice presidential contenders. With the GOP convention starting in eight days, Trump could name his running mate any day now.

Detroit Working Class Men Split On Donald Trump

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 7:23am

If Trump hopes to win Michigan, then he's got to win over working-class white men in suburban Detroit. But it will be tough. The state hasn't backed a Republican presidential candidate since 1988.

'This Is Not How We Want Our Communities To Operate,' Obama Says After Deadly Week

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 1:28pm

Obama argues that America is "not as divided as some have suggested," saying people of all backgrounds are outraged by attacks on police and about the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 8: No Words

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 11:08am

It's hard to figure out what to say after this week's horrific violence, which began with two viral videos of police shooting black men and ended with a deadly attack by a gunman on police officers.

Post-Brexit, Ireland Faces Economic And Political Downturn

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

Ireland is not happy with Britain's decision to leave the EU. Correspondent Frank Langfitt tells NPR's Lynn Neary that the country faces economic uncertainty and border issues with Northern Ireland.

In Search For Answers, Author George Sanders Covers Trump Campaign

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

The author, a self-professed liberal, traveled to Trump rallies to try to understand the candidate's appeal. He talks to NPR's Lynn Neary about what he's learned about American politics.

Hillary Clinton Addresses Recent Shootings At African Methodist Episcopal Church Convention

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

The AME Church is holding its convention this week in Philadelphia. Members react to the deaths of five police officers, after a spate of police-related violence rocked Minneapolis and Baton Rouge.

Dallas Shooting: Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Strike Different Tones

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

This week's police-related shootings have added more uncertainty to an already tumultuous campaign. NPR editor Domenico Montanaro discusses the possible political fallout with NPR's Lynn Neary.

In Search For Answers, Author George Saunders Covers Trump Campaign

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

The author, a self-professed liberal, traveled to Trump rallies to try to understand the candidate's appeal. He talks to NPR's Lynn Neary about what he's learned about American politics.

LISTEN: Obama's Growing Frustration After Fatal Police Shootings

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 4:55pm

After saying "this could have been my son" after Trayvon Martin's death in 2012, Obama's calls for action grew stronger over the years.

Week In Politics: Deadly Sniper Attack On Dallas Police

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the deadly shooting of Dallas police officers and the FBI's recommendation not to indict Hillary Clinton in the email case.

There's A Reason We Look To Politicians After Tragedy

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 1:07pm

This presidential election, people are choosing someone they can put their faith in when terrible events inevitably happen.

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