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Sanders Has Been Losing In States Where Income Inequality Is Worse

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:07pm

It's one of the more unexpected patterns in this year's election data...but why is it happening?

Clinton, Trump Hope To Solidify Leads With Win In New York

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

Presidential front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are hoping to solidify their leads in New York Tuesday, and an upset in either contest could have dramatic consequences.

Democratic Candidates Battle Over Key Districts In Upstate New York

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

With the New York primary underway, NPR checks in with a reporter in far upstate New York to see what voters there are thinking on this primary day.

New York Voters Go To The Polls On Primary Day

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

New York voters have their chance to determine the direction of the presidential race in their state's contests Tuesday.

Former RNC Chairman Haley Barbour Weighs In On State Of The GOP

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Haley Barbour, the former governor of Mississippi and former chairman of the Republican National Committee, about the state of the Republican Party.

EXPLAINER: The Sanders Campaign On Hillary Clinton's Joint Fundraising Committee

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 2:35pm

The Sanders campaign claims that Hillary Clinton's campaign is running afoul of campaign finance law by using joint fundraising committee with the Democratic National Committee.

What Are Kids Learning From This Presidential Election?

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:00am

Some teachers worry the heated rhetoric is causing stress, especially among immigrant and minority students. Others are trying to channel the political interest into learning opportunities.

New York Preview: Clinton, Trump Look To Home State To Help Put Races Away

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 5:00am

The stakes are high for both Clinton and Trump. Clinton hopes New York can help make it clear she will be the nominee. Trump needs a big day to get closer to his magic delegate number.

Out Of The Horror In Oklahoma City, Merrick Garland Forged The Way Forward

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 5:00am

Twenty-one years ago, Garland — now nominated to the Supreme Court — supervised the investigation following the bombing that killed 168 people.

New York's Primary Could Upend Democratic Race For President

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04am

If Bernie Sanders is able to pull off an upset in Tuesday's New York Democratic primary, it could be his best shot at transforming the race and damaging Hillary Clinton's chances for the nomination.

Trump Expected To Win N.Y. Primary; Aims For All 95 Delegates

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04am

It's Primary Day in New York, and Donald Trump is looking to leave the other GOP presidential challengers in his dust. David Greene talks to Ed Cox, chairman of the Republican Party in New York.

Cruz, Kasich Try To Prevent Trump From Sweeping New York

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04am

Donald Trump has been leading by large margins in his home state of New York. If he wins big in the state's GOP primary on Tuesday, it could go a long way toward helping Trump clinch the nomination.

Why New York Mayor De Blasio Backs Clinton Over Sanders

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04am

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton counts among her supporters, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Renee Montagne talks to de Blasio about why he supports Clinton over Bernie Sanders.

Plenty Of Friction Expected During Obama's Visit To Saudi Arabia

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:35am

President Obama departs Tuesday for Saudi Arabia, where he'll meet with King Salman and leaders of neighboring states. There's plenty to talk about: Relations have been strained on a number of fronts.

Saudis Threaten Economic Repercussions If Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 3:24pm

As President Obama prepares to leave for Saudi Arabia, there is new controversy surrounding a bill that would effectively give 9/11 families the ability to sue the Saudi government.

Trump Supporters Criticize Delegate Selection Process In Florida

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 3:24pm

Donald Trump won Florida's primary, but now it's time to select delegates for the national convention. In Florida, delegates are selected by party leaders, and Trump supporters say they're being squeezed out of the delegate selection process.

Many American Independent Party Voters In California Are Mis-Registered

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 3:24pm

The American Independent Party calls itself "The Fastest Growing Political Party in California," but an investigation by the Los Angeles Times found a majority of voters registered with the AIP may have done so by mistake. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with John Myers of the Los Angeles Times.

Mega Rallies Help Fuel Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Campaigns

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 3:24pm

The phenomena of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders' candidacies has been captured in huge rallies. The events are staples of their campaigns, providing supporters an outlet for excitement and catharsis.

China Killed 1 Million U.S. Jobs, But Don't Blame Trade Deals

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 6:01am

Candidates on the campaign trail have blasted NAFTA and the TPP. But the rhetoric has been wrong, says an MIT economist, noting it's trade with China that's done a number on U.S. manufacturing jobs.

Politics In The News: Female Voters And The 2016 Election

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 4:03am

David Greene talks to columnist and NPR commentator Cokie Roberts and demographer Bill Frey of the Brookings Institution, about how female voters may shift the presidential election.

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