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Following Election, NRA Goes on 'Offense'; Here's What It Could Aim To Do

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 6:44pm

The National Rifle Association's to-do list for Congress and the new president includes easier access to silencers and the right to carry concealed firearms in all states with one permit.

'My Year Of Guards And Guns': Megyn Kelly On Standing Up To Trump And Ailes

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 6:41pm

In her book Settle For More, the Fox anchor shares scary and empowering moments covering the 2016 campaign. But Kelly says she doesn't regret not going up against Roger Ailes earlier.

Shaping Trumponomics: These Names Are Being Floated For Cabinet Posts

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 5:32pm

President-elect Trump must quickly fill government departments with leaders who can help give shape to his economic vision. His transition team is considering candidates.

Trump's Name Will Be Removed From Apartment Buildings After Residents Demand It

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 5:07pm

About 600 people signed an online petition saying the values Trump expressed during the campaign don't represent them.

Trump Favors Moving U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem, Despite Backlash Fears

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 4:21pm

No U.S. administration has ever officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but Trump has promised to do so — and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.

Following Hate Crimes And Trump's Election, Muslims Remain Resilient

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 4:14pm

One mosque in central New Jersey is trying to figure out its place in the community — and in America — after the election of Donald Trump.

What A Trump Administration Means For The Supreme Court

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 3:32pm

NPR's Nina Totenberg discusses questions about the incoming Trump administration, some potentially big issues before the Supreme Court and Trump's progress toward nominating a ninth Supreme Court justice.

GOP House Leaders Retain Positions In The New Congress

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 3:32pm

The current Republican Party leadership have all been re-elected by unanimous voice vote for the 115th Congress. Speaker Paul Ryan was also re-nominated to lead the GOP in the new Congress.

Trump And Pence: A Study In Political Contrasts

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 3:32pm

President-elect Donald Trump has made clear that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will have a major role in governing. The men have many differences: in experience, style and ideology.

Insiders Vs. Outsiders? A Look Inside Trump's Transition Team

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 3:32pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and a member of Donald Trump's transition team, on conflict within Trump's circle of advisers and his plans to "drain the swamp."

Republicans Consider How Trump Has Changed Their Party

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 3:32pm

President-elect Donald Trump is scrambling to fill a Cabinet and an administration in the next 65 days. The transition is off to a chaotic start.

For Trump's Secretary Of State, Buzz Centers Around Giuliani, Bolton

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 2:55pm

As diplomats await news of their new boss, all eyes are on Rudy Giuliani, a longtime Trump friend with little foreign policy experience. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is also in the running.

Ex-Breitbart Executive Brings Alt-Right Ties To The White House

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 2:52pm

Critics from the left and the right have charged that Donald Trump has invited a modern face of racism into the White House by naming Breitbart chief Steve Bannon to be his chief strategist.

Paul Ryan Re-Nominated By Republicans As Speaker

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 1:17pm

The GOP leadership elections are a show of unity heading into the new year where Republicans will control both the legislative and executive branches.

Could Trump 'Undermine The Legacy Of The Obama Presidency' With The Stroke Of A Pen?

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 1:06pm

New Yorker writer Evan Osnos talks about the executive orders and other actions that Trump can use to undo existing agreements on climate change, immigration and foreign policy.

Lots Of People Voted For Obama And Trump. Here's Where In 3 Charts

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 11:26am

Many counties in Rust Belt states like Wisconsin, Iowa and Pennsylvania that had backed President Obama just four years ago were crucial to Donald Trump's victory.

#MemeoftheWeek: The Best Of The Obama-Biden 'Brotus'

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 11:20am

President Obama and Vice President Biden have long been open about their friendship and respect for one another, so much so that the POTUS bromance has come to be known as a "BROTUS."

Trump's America: A Hostile Place For Huddled Masses

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 9:52am

Muslim commentator Beenish Ahmed says the election results "make official a nostalgia for a whiter America."

Was Clinton Loss the Worst-Case Scenario For Democrats? No, Probably Not

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 9:45am

The Democratic campaign of 2016 came down to relying on two categories: minority voters and Trump's character issues. There were lots of both, to be sure, but not quite enough of either.

Tougher Times For Latino Students? History Says They've Never Had It Easy

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 4:51am

Despite a lot of rhetoric, decades have passed — and administrations have come and gone — with little progress in educating language-minority students.

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