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The Trump-Clinton Gender Gap Could Be The Largest In More Than 60 Years

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 7:31am

Women have voted Democratic since 1992, while men consistently vote more to the right. This year, that gap could be bigger than it has been in more than six decades.

Obama To Become First Sitting President To Visit Hiroshima

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 5:00am

The city is now synonymous with the deadly nuclear age that began there more than seven decades ago. White House officials stress that Obama will not apologize for the bombing.

Clinton Violated Policies By Using Private Email, State Department Report Says

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 4:12am

The report doesn't materially change the controversy or reveal new facts. It is a reminder of a bad decision that has been a weight on Clinton's campaign since before she announced she was running.

Pa. County Democratic Chair Doubts Sanders' Fans Would Switch To Trump

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 4:12am

Polls say if Hillary Clinton is the nominee, some Bernie Sanders supporters would shift alliances to Donald Trump. David Greene talks to Jim Davis, the Democratic Party chairman in Fayette County, Pa.

Why Elizabeth Warren Is An Effective Messenger For Progressive Democrats

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 4:12am

Sen. Warren is increasingly taking on Donald Trump. She's also a prolific fundraiser and promoter of Senate Democrats who are running for election intent on regaining a majority.

Airport Security Delays Reach Crisis Point, Rep. McCaul Says

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 4:12am

The TSA administrator testified before a House panel about what he's doing to address the long security lines at airports. David Greene talks to Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX, who chaired the hearing.

When Maddy Became Jake: A Father On Parenting A Transgender Child

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to political reporter Jon Ralston and his son, Jake Ralston, about Jake's transition from female to male.

Inspector General Report Criticizes Hillary Clinton's Use Of Private Server

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 3:31pm

The State Department's independent watchdog criticizes Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account and server for official business.

Donald Trump Holds Rally In California Ahead Of Final Primaries

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 3:31pm

With the Republican nomination virtually in hand, Donald Trump is on a campaign swing through states voting on June 7 — the final day of GOP primaries. He's also holding his first fundraisers.

When Maddy Became Jake: A Father And Son's Enduring Love

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 3:31pm

Jake, born female, was 5 when he says he first told his dad he was a boy. Jon thought it was a phase, but came to accept it, and 15 years later Jake made his new name and gender official.

GOP Congressman Suggests Private Approach To Airline Security

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rep. Darrell Issa of California about why he believes privatizing airport screening would be better for safety and speeding up security lines.

TSA Hopes To Speed Up Screening Lines This Summer, Administrator Tells Congress

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 2:41pm

But the TSA projects that its checkpoints will screen 100 million more people in 2016 than it did in 2013, while the agency's workforce has been reduced by 12 percent over that same time period.

Ryan Shoots Down Trump Endorsement, As He Readies House GOP Campaign Agenda

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:49am

House Republicans will begin rolling out their policy agenda in June. It will, in theory, allow lawmakers to run with Donald Trump on ideas they agree on, and be able to demonstrate where they differ.

Violence Erupts At New Mexico Trump Rally

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 4:30am

Police officers were hit by rocks as anti-Trump demonstrators charged barriers and threw various items. The police responded with smoke grenades and pepper spray.

N.M.'s Primary Could Predict How Latinos Vote In November

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 4:03am

Renee Montagne talks to Gabriel Sanchez of the University of New Mexico for a preview of the June 7 primaries, and the way the Latino voting bloc is expected to influence campaign strategies.

Bernie Sanders Requests A Recanvass Of Voting In Kentucky's Primary

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 4:03am

Sanders hopes to pick up one more delegate. Currently, results show Hillary Clinton beat Sanders by half of a percentage point. Renee Montagne talks to Sanders' supporter Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon.

Trump Gets Easy Win In Washington Primary; Clinton Wins Empty Vote

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:47pm

The Democratic results were somewhat surprising, as Sen. Bernie Sanders dominated the March caucuses that apportioned the state's presidential delegates.

Donald Trump Dredges Up Clinton Scandals Of The '90s

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:32pm

The scandals of the 1990s are back as likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump dubs likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton an enabler of her husband's extra marital affairs.

Why Sanders Requested A 'Recanvass' And Not A 'Recount' In Kentucky

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:13pm

Bottom line: It's cheaper. No actual votes will be tallied, and the difference in delegates might only be one or two even if all the votes were counted and Sanders won.

A Guide To The Many Conspiracy Theories Donald Trump Has Embraced

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:57pm

They run the gamut from the JFK assassination to Vince Foster's death to, of course, Barack Obama's birth certificate.




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