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Is Trump Flip-Flopping On Immigration? Yes Or No, It's Sure Been Confusing

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:00am

Ahead of a major immigration speech, it's not entirely clear what Trump's policies are. But maybe his voters just don't care.

How President Trump Or President Clinton Might Deal With ISIS

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:02am

David Greene talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joby Warrick about what the candidates will face when it comes to ISIS, and as president, what they might do to protect national security.

Incumbents Poised For Big Wins Despite All The Attention On Outsiders

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:00am

Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Marco Rubio of Florida are favored to win their GOP primaries on Tuesday. So is Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz despite angry opposition.

Trump Surrogate Tweets Cartoon Of Hillary Clinton In Blackface

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 5:34pm

Pastor Mark Burns mocked Hillary Clinton with a cartoon that read, in part, "I ain't no ways tired of pandering to African Americans."

Huma Abedin To Separate From Anthony Weiner After New Sexting Allegations

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 11:38am

The longtime Hillary Clinton adviser said she made the decision "after long and painful consideration and work on my marriage."

In Largest Ad Buy Yet, Trump Campaign Paints Clinton As Job-Killing

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 11:15am

The $10 million television ad buy is targeting five new battleground states, bringing the total for the Trump campaign to nine.

Politics In The News: Trump On Immigration; Clinton's Emails

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 4:00am

Renee Montagne talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review and a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

For Some Trump Loyalists, It's Personality Over Policy

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 3:58am

At the opening of a new Trump campaign office in Nevada, Trump supporters say they support him, regardless of whether they agree with everything he says.

Colin Kaepernick Is Just The Latest Athlete To Make A Strong Political Statement

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 4:10pm

Newly retired New York Times columnist Bill Rhoden discusses NFL player Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem and past political activism by athletes.

Impeachment Trial Begins For Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 4:10pm

The impeachment trial for suspended president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has begun. She is scheduled to testify before the Senate Monday.

Since 2012, The Economy Has Changed — And So Has The Conversation

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 8:00am

Since the last presidential election, a growing economy has sent the unemployment rate plunging. That improvement has changed the political conversation, but it hasn't stopped worries about wages.

Trump And Clinton Mudslinging Ensues, As Trump Sends Mixed Messages On Immigration

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 7:57am

Linda Wertheimer and Domenico Montenaro look at the past week in politics: Trump and Clinton traded accusations of bigotry and racism, while Trump continued to struggle to define his immigration plan.

Donald Trump Tackles Immigration In Iowa 'Roast And Ride' Speech

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 7:57am

Donald Trump takes his campaign to Iowa where he'll take part in a political fundraiser that merges a pig roast and motorcycles.

What Should We Call This Kind of Presidential Campaign, Anyway?

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 5:00am

One can easily imagine Hillary Clinton having some affinity with the "front porch" style campaign of the late 19th century, while Donald Trump personifies the "whistle stopping" style that came next.

A Young Woman Dies, A Teen Is Saved After Amoebas Infect The Brain

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 5:00am

In Florida, perfect timing and alert medical staff saved a teen from almost certain death. But in North Carolina, one young woman died of an amoeba infection after rafting at a popular tourist site.

Trump Promises Crackdown On Immigrants At Iowa 'Roast And Ride' Event

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:19am

At Iowa freshman Sen. Joni Ernst's motorcycle ride and barbecue fundraiser, Trump didn't attend the ride, but addressed participants in a much-needed bid to draw support from influential GOP leaders.

Why Trump's Minority Outreach May Really Be About White Voters

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 4:07pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has publicly tried to reach out to minority voters. But that outreach may really be aimed at improving his standing with suburban white voters.

Ben Carson Supports Trump's Outreach To African-Americans

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 4:07pm

Donald Trump met with black and Latino supporters this week to try to gain favorability among minority voters. Former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson was in that meeting and supports Trump.

In A Change Of Tone, Trump Reaches Out To Black And Hispanic Voters

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:39am

In an effort to reach out to minority voters, Trump met with a group of Black and Hispanic leaders on Thursday. Scott Simon speaks with Pastor Mark Burns, who's supported Trump since the primaries.

The Week In Politics

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:39am

Donald Trump softened his stance on deportations this week, or did he? And questions on the Clinton Foundation continue to fly in a week when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump called each other bigots.




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