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Fact-Check: The Democratic Debate

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 4:04pm

The third Democratic presidential debate focused on foreign policy and national security. Do the candidates' statements on the issues check out?

Why Did Hillary Clinton Say The U.S. Is 'Where We Need To Be' In Syria?

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 3:51pm

The statement received widespread criticism, given that ISIS still controls lots of territory inside Syria and inspired the recent attack in San Bernardino.

Cruz Already Targeting March Voting States

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 7:33am

Ted Cruz is spending the weekend campaigning throughout states voting on Super Tuesday, talking up how well-positioned he is in states like Iowa and New Hampshire that come earlier.

Clinton, Rivals True to Form in Third Debate — As Are Their Critics

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 1:53am

The dust-up over the data download was portrayed prior to the debate as a potential turning point for the entire campaign, or at least a good reason to watch the debate.

Democratic Debate Liveblog: Foreign Policy Is Focus, But Data Breach Looms Large

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 7:29pm

A day of chaos and allegations over a data breach between the Sanders and Clinton campaigns could co-opt the foreign policy-focused debate.

Getting That Presidential Interview Just Right

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:51pm

Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep stopped by the NPR Politics podcast to chat about balancing respect for the office with asking "the rudest question that's on your mind."

What To Watch For In The Last Democratic Debate In 2015

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:04pm

The third Democratic presidential primary is tonight in Manchester, New Hampshire. NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith has a preview.

N.M. Governor Apologizes Over Attempt To Quash Noise Complaints, Cites Snowballs

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 1:19pm

In audio recordings, the governor is heard telling police dispatchers there's no need to send officers — and demanding to know who complained.

Data Breach Fight Creates New Rancor Ahead Of Democratic Debate

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 11:21am

A Saturday evening debate expected to be unexciting could have new fire after the DNC and Sanders sparred over a data breach where his campaign saw proprietary information from Clinton's campaign.

How To Ace A Debate? Ask The Pros Behind The Politicians

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 10:41am

When they take the debate stage, candidates must somehow walk a fine line between polish and authenticity — but how? Two people who train presidential hopefuls for a living break down how it's done.

How To Ace A Debate? Ask The Pros Behind The Politicians

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 10:41am

When they take the debate stage, candidates must somehow walk a fine line between polish and authenticity — but how? Two people who train presidential hopefuls for a living break down how it's done.

Are You An Evangelical? Are You Sure?

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 7:03am

"Evangelical" is one of the most poorly defined terms in the U.S. political conversation.

What To Look Forward To During Saturday's Democratic Debate

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 7:01am

Access to the DNC's voter files is available again to the Bernie Sanders campaign. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about how this spat could play out on the debate stage Saturday night.

Coloradans Will Put Single-Payer Health Care To A Vote

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 7:01am

Colorado voters made the state the first to legalize recreational pot. In 2016, a ballot initiative could establish another first: a single-payer health system that provides universal coverage.

President Obama Talks Terrorism In Year-End Press Conference

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 7:01am

Terrorist attacks and the ongoing battle with the Islamic State cast a shadow over some of the accomplishments the president tried to highlight in his year-end news conference on Friday.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Hillary Clinton's Awkward Love For Beyoncé

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:00am

Most politicians aren't cool. And maybe that's ok.

Fact Check: Did Obama Withdraw From Iraq Too Soon, Allowing ISIS To Grow?

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:00am

Republicans have hammered President Obama for underestimating ISIS and naively allowing it to grow by leaving Iraq. But the withdrawal is only one factor in the rise of the extremists.

DNC Restores Sanders Campaign's Access To Voter Files After Data Breach

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 12:32am

A software glitch let Sanders staffers see data from rival Hillary Clinton's files. But Sanders said the retaliation went too far, and filed a lawsuit in federal court to regain access to the data.

Bernie Sanders Campaign Sues DNC After Breach Of Voter Database

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 5:37pm

The Bernie Sanders campaign is suing the Democratic National Committee after it suspended access to a voter database. The DNC says the campaign inappropriately accessed Hillary Clinton's data.

Secretary Of State Kerry Works To Focus Global Leaders On Syria

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 3:29pm

Secretary of State John Kerry tries to keep up the momentum in talks to resolve the civil war in Syria. Nearly 20 countries are meeting in New York to plan for peace talks expected next month.

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