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After Trump Victory, Many Bernie Sanders Supporters Say 'I Told You So'

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 8:00am

Sanders' most ardent supporters say the Vermont socialist could have won over working-class voters in states such as Michigan and Wisconsin that Hillary Clinton lost.

2016: An Election Year That Pervaded Sports

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

At the end of election week, NPR's Tom Goldman joins Scott Simon to reflect on a year in which politics seeped into every aspect of America life, including sports.

After Big Promises, Where Do Trump's Plans For Economy Stand?

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

The president-elect vowed faster economic growth through business tax cuts and leasing federal lands for energy developments. Scott Simon speaks to economist Stephen Moore, one of Trump's advisors.

Economy, Not Gender, Played A Big Factor For Many Midwest, Females Who Embraced Trump

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

In Michigan and other Midwest states, many women say they'd love to see a female president someday, but a candidate's gender shouldn't be a reason to vote for her.

After Losing Middle-Class Workers, What Does The Democratic Party's Future Look Like?

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

After Hillary Clinton's defeat, the Democratic Party is doing some soul-searching. NPR's Scott Simon talks to long-time Democratic strategist Tad Devine about how the party moves forward.

U.S. Presidential Election Turns France's Attention To Their Own Establishment

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

Marine Le Pen of the National Front Party congratulated Trump on his win. Scott Simon talks to Le Monde editorial director Sylvie Kauffmann about parallels between French and American politics.

Evaluating The State Of Polling After The 2016 Presidential Election

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

The polls missed Donald Trump's election. Individual polls missed, although national polls weren't far off. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sean Trende of Real Clear Politics.

Indiana Working-Class Voters Hope Trump Will Deliver On Jobs Promises

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

Donald Trump's victory in Indiana was even bigger than expected. Now, blue collar workers have high hopes that Trump can bolster manufacturing and bring back jobs from overseas, as promised.

President-Elect Donald Trump Names Mike Pence To Lead Transition Team

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

President-elect Donald Trump named his transition committee on Friday, which contains many familiar names from his campaign, from top surrogates, to his children.

Journalists Underestimated Trump. But We All Live In Bubbles

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 7:40am

Journalists, pundits, and many Americans were shocked when Donald Trump won the presidential election. It illuminates just how easy it is to live in a bubble, reinforced by social media channels.

5 Big Foreign Policy Challenges For President-Elect Trump

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 6:00am

NPR journalists around the world weigh in on some of the most pressing international issues facing President-elect Donald Trump — from trade with China, relations with Russia and fighting ISIS.

Episode 735: President Trump

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 9:26pm

Candidates promise all kinds of things. But once they get into office, it's not always possible to carry through on them. We ask, can Trump do the things he's pledged to do?

Trump Won Their Vote. Now They Want Him To Meet Expectations

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 5:13pm

Residents of rural Pennsylvania turned to Donald Trump after feeling a growing level of economic anxiety. But they're going to be watching to see if he follows through on his promises in Washington.

'De Nada' Agenda Denied: For Latino Voters, A Narrative Changes Overnight

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 4:53pm

After many elections in which they'd been important but not decisive, Latinos thought they'd be able to exert influence in Washington. Instead, their expectations were dashed by a Republican sweep.

Zuckerberg Denies Fake News On Facebook Had Impact On The Election

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:45pm

The Facebook CEO says the idea that fake news influenced the U.S. presidential election is "a pretty crazy idea." And he says it's a "very small volume" of the content on the site.

Teaching In The Age Of Trump

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:34pm

This week, for many schools and teachers, their lesson plans went out the window and a new one appeared: How to teach about, and what to say to students, following the historic election.

After 22 Years, Is NAFTA Headed Back To The Drawing Board?

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:20pm

NAFTA has long united the economies of the United States, Mexico and Canada. With Donald Trump headed to the White House, trade partners say they're open to talks.

Trump's Plan For Clean Coal Could Put The Brakes On Natural Gas

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:19pm

President-elect Donald Trump's energy plan includes a promise to develop clean coal. Clean coal is a technology that has struggled for years and is unlikely to be competitive with cheap natural gas.

Trump's Victory Elevates Hopes For People In Coal Country

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:19pm

Coal country is celebrating Donald Trump's victory. Support for Trump was strong from Appalachia to Wyoming, and now that he has been elected, people have high hopes about what he, and the Republican Congress, can do to turn around coal's fortunes.

From Cookies To Concession: Looking Back On Hillary Clinton's Political Career

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:19pm

After 30 years in public life, Hillary Clinton's political career ended after failing to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling. NPR takes a look back at her long and conflict-filled political career.

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