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Conservative Groups Redirect Support From Trump To Endangered Republicans

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 3:28pm

The Koch network and some other conservative groups are redirecting their efforts from supporting Donald Trump to sending a lifeline to endangered Republican senators and representatives.

Data Scientists Find Consistencies In Donald Trump's Erratic Twitter Strategy

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump has become well known for his shoot-from-the-hip tweeting style. Lots of insults, lots of rants and lots of energy. Data scientists who have examined all of Trump's tweets over time found he has some very clear Twitter strategies and tactics that, in many ways, have been working.

'Breitbart News' Chairman Hired To Salvage Ailing Trump Campaign

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 3:28pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Joshua Green, senior national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek, about his cover story regarding Steve Bannon. He talks about how Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News, plans to salvage the Trump campaign.

On Social Media, As In Real Life, White People Are Way Less Likely To Talk About Race

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 2:48pm

A new study from Pew found that while people of color regularly see and share content on social media about race, white people rarely do.

In Nevada, Tribes Push To Protect Land At The Heart Of Bundy Ranch Standoff

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 2:37pm

National monument designations that bypass Congress are hugely controversial. In this presidential election year, the politics in a state like Nevada are even more sensitive.

Cooked Up After A Hillary Clinton Gaffe, The First Spouse Cookie Battle Is Back

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 10:30am

This year, Bill Clinton and Melania Trump submitted recipes to Family Circle magazine's presidential cookie competition — though some say the whole idea is antiquated.

Is 'Rural Resentment' Driving Voters To Donald Trump?

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 8:00am

The rural-urban split in this year's presidential vote is shaping up to be much bigger than in 2012.

Trump Adds Fuel To Conspiracy Theories Questioning Clinton's Health

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:48am

An online volley of theories says that stools, stumbles and pillows are evidence that Hillary Clinton is in poor health.

As November Approaches, Trump Overhauls Campaign Staff

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 4:05am

Donald Trump named a conservative media provocateur to lead his campaign — in the third major shakeup during the election season. David Greene talks to senior Trump adviser Boris Epshteyn.

How To Lose The Senate In 82 Days

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 4:00am

Senate Republicans are bracing for down-ballot losses that are likely to cost the party their Senate majority this year.

Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Sounds

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 3:45am

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump frequently promises to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. But how realistic is it to think he could do that, if elected?

Trump Proposes 'Extreme Vetting' For Immigrants, But How Would It Work?

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Donald Trump proposed "extreme vetting" for potential immigrants, saying the U.S. should only accept newcomers who share the country's values and respect its people. NPR looks at how that would work.

Donald Trump To Finally Go Live With Television Ads

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Donald Trump's presidential campaign hasn't spent a single dollar on television advertising in the general election. Experts say this is an unprecedented decision to disregard the most effective way to communicate with voters.

Republican Nominee Donald Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Staff

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes up his top campaign staff with less than three months to Election Day.

Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Staff, With Less Than Three Months To Election Day

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 6:57am

The Trump campaign is naming Breitbart News' Stephen Bannon as chief executive, and is also promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Paul Manafort will stay on as campaign chairman.

The Clintons Wrote The Book On How Politicians Climb Out Of Middle Class

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 5:00am

Bill and Hillary Clinton moved into the White House in 1993 as a First Couple of modest means. If they return next January, it will be as millionaires.

Trump Campaign Denies Ex-Fox Chief Ailes Is A Debate Adviser

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:06am

Former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, badly tarnished by a sexual harassment scandal, is reportedly advising Donald Trump on the upcoming debates and the presidential campaign.

On The Road Recently, Trump Sticks Mostly To Teleprompter's Message

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump appeared in Milwaukee Tuesdayas his campaign tries to keep the candidate on message. He met with law enforcement to show support after rioting erupting following a police shooting.

ClintonKaine.com Pays Off For Domain Squatter

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:06am

In 2011, Jeremy Green registered ClintonKaine.com. After Hillary Clinton named Tim Kaine as her running mate, Green offered the site to Clinton's campaign but they wouldn't meet his price. Who did?

Julian Assange Sees 'Incredible Double Standard' In Clinton Email Case

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:42am

The WikiLeaks founder argued that the Department of Justice decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for breaching national security with her private email server is unfair.




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