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Obama: Trump, Brexit Vote Both Tap Into Fear Of 'Funny-Looking People'

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 8:01am

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the president acknowledges "parallels" between the U.S. election and Britain's vote to leave the EU. But "the differences are greater than the similarities."

As Black Drama Flourishes, Divides On Racial Equality Persist

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 5:00am

While black stories debut on large and small screens, a Pew survey finds deep divisions on views of race in America. We examine how black America has changed through the lens of a hit TV remake.

Obama Answers Critics That He Hasn't Done Enough To Help Black People

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:03am

Steve Inkeep talks to President Obama about how race relations have evolved during his presidency. The president says you can always find people who feel that "change hasn't happened fast enough."

Fact-Check: Trump's Speech On The Economy Annotated

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:27pm

NPR's politics team has annotated Donald Trump's Tuesday speech on the economy.

Obama: Trump Hasn't Captured 'Zeitgeist Of The Country'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:00pm

Donald Trump may have clinched the GOP nomination, but President Obama says Trump's record low favorability ratings show that he hasn't won over the hearts and minds of the country just yet.

Obama Casts Doubt On Donald Trump's Chances In General Election

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

President Obama reflects on the 2016 presidential election, in a preview of an upcoming NPR documentary on his presidency.

Donald Trump Campaigns In Battleground States

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

Donald Trump is campaigning in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio this week, delivering a policy speech and holding a rally.

Supreme Court Concludes Session With Decision On Texas Abortion Law

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Nina Totenberg and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog about all the happenings this past session and the lack of a ninth justice on the court.

'The Innocent Have Nothing To Fear' Echoes Real-Life Republican Race

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Stuart Stevens, a former strategist for Mitt Romney, whose new novel, The Innocent Have Nothing to Fear, tells the story of a neck-and-neck Republican primary campaign that ends up at a brokered convention.

Select Committee On Benghazi Releases Final Report

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:37pm

The Select Committee on Benghazi released its findings Tuesday about the deadly 2012 attack with critical words for the Obama administration's failure to heed security warnings.

FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotated

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:50pm

NPR's politics team has annotated Hillary Clinton's Monday speech, in which she spoke about student debt, unions and tax rates.

God Only Knows: #IfTrumpwereEvangelical And #MethodistHillary

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:20pm

Amid rumors and questions about the religious faith of both major parties' presumptive presidential nominees, a pair of hashtags is born.

New York, Colorado Hold Key Primaries In Fight For House And Senate

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:12pm

Democrats hope to contest as many as four congressional seats in the Empire State, a place that could prove critical to whether they're able to flip the 30 they need to win back the House.

House Report On Benghazi Attack: Ample Warning, Weak Response

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:04am

Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.

Looking For Change, Teachers Hit The Campaign Trail

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 10:27am

This primary season Oklahoma educators are running for state office in record numbers. The nearly 40 teachers and principals say they're fed up with low funding, over-testing and teacher shortages.

Benghazi Committee Faults Military Response To 2012 Attack

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 9:29am

The 800-page report follows a lengthy and politically contentious investigation that had thrust Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state into the spotlight.

Trump To Give Speech On Trade In Ohio

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:01am

Donald Trump on Tuesday is making stops in the key states of Ohio and Pennsylvania — a more traditional campaign path than he has been on so far. It's another marker of Trump getting more disciplined.

Donald Trump To Give Trade Speech In Steel Country

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:01am

Trump is making stops in the key states of Ohio and Pennsylvania — a more traditional campaign path than he has been on so far. It's another marker of Trump getting more disciplined.

Obama Cautions Against 'Hysteria' Over 'Brexit' Vote

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 4:00am

"I think that the best way to think about this is a pause button has been pressed on the project of full European integration," President Barack Obama told NPR's Steve Inskeep.

Halfway Around The World, Brexit Hits Japan's Already Soft Economy

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:19am

The world's third largest economy is still struggling to gain traction under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The British decision to leave the European Union has delivered another blow.

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