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Trump Election Revealed Fractures Among Diverse Evangelical Community

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 7:18am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to evangelical blogger and radio show host Julie Roys about division in the Evangelical community following Donald Trump's election.

Hillary Clinton Had The Stronger Ground Game. What Happened?

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 7:18am

Before election day we spoke to Republican and Democratic strategists Rob Jesmer and Karine Jean-Pierre. NPR's Rachel Martin checks back in with them now that Donald Trump is the President-elect,

Spike In Minority Students Reporting Harassment After Trump Win

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 7:18am

After Donald Trump's election victory, there are growing reports of harassment and intimidation directed at minority students in schools around the country.

Feeling Left Behind, White Working-Class Voters Turned Out For Trump

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 7:18am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to ProPublica reporter Alec MacGillis about his reporting in white working class areas of Pennsylvania and Ohio, and how the opioid epidemic played into voters' decisions.

For Clues To Trump's National Security Policy, Look To His Advisers

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 5:42am

All potential advisers discussed so far are longtime Washington hands who embody Republican orthodoxy. The more responsibility Trump delegates to them, the more familiar his administration may look.

'SNL' Reflects A Nation's Emotional Tone In Post-Election Episode

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 3:34am

A somber cold open from Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton set the episode's cathartic tone for the rest of the night. Dave Chappelle made his hosting debut alongside musical guest A Tribe called Quest.

Has Trump's Stumping Already Frayed Transatlantic Ties?

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 5:09pm

European officials don't know what to expect from a President Trump. But they're hoping his policies may differ from what he's said on the campaign trail.

Where To Go From Here: Trying To Build 'Possibility And Hope'

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

As the founder and president of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, it's Richard Harwood's job to build bridges between people. He discusses how Americans can begin mending political divides.

Rabbi Encourages Parents To 'Fight For The Values We Believe In'

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of Ohev Sholom — The National Synagogue in Washington, D.C., has protested Donald Trump. After the election, he has advice for how parents should explain it to their children.

NPR News Chief On The Role Of Journalism: Facts Exist And They Matter

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

NPR's Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director Michael Oreskes explains why he believes journalism and facts are important after this year's historic election.

How Were The Polls So Wrong?

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

FiveThirtyEight senior writer Farai Chideya talks about covering politics and polling in the 2016 election and how her views on media coverage of politics have changed.

The Social Media Fallout Of Trump's Victory

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

Doyin Richards, founder of Daddy Doin' Work, decided to unfriend Trump supporters on Facebook. He discusses his social media reaction and how to move forward after the election.

Muslim, Woman, Immigrant — And Trump Supporter

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

Asra Nomani is a former Wall Street Journal reporter who wrote a piece in The Washington Post about why she, as a liberal, decided to vote for Donald Trump.

What It's Like To Be An American Muslim After Trump's Election

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

Commentator, author and human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar reflects on what the presidential election results mean as a Muslim-American.

Latinas For Trump Co-Founder 'In Shock'

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

After an emotional election we check in with Denise Galvez, co-founder of Latinas for Trump. Trump performed better than expected among Latino voters.

'Never Trump' Conservative Calls Election 'Amazing Earthquake'

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

Mona Charen is a conservative columnist for National Review and a member of the "Never Trump" movement. She shares her reaction to the election of Donald Trump.

Trump Supporter Says 'My Heart Swelled With Satisfaction' On Election Night

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:13pm

Political commentator Gayle Trotter hosts a podcast called Right in DC and has supported Donald Trump since July. She reflects on the election results and the campaign season.

7 Reasons Donald Trump Won The Presidential Election

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 4:04pm

Clinton failed to fire up the Obama coalition in a big way, and Democrats have cratered with blue-collar white voters.

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.

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