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Donald Trump Outlines Economic Policy In Detroit

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Donald Trump laid out his economic policies during a speech in Detroit Monday.

Donald Trump Looks To Turn The Page On Bad Week With Economic Speech

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:37am

According to a preview released by the campaign, the GOP nominee is proposing three tax brackets and would limit taxes on all forms of business income as well as end the estate tax.

This Week In Politics: Trump To Try To Recover From Missteps

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

After a week of turmoil for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, Steve Inskeep discusses the fallout with columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Republican analyst John Feehery.

Clinton Campaign Settles On Slogan After Trump Speaks At GOP Convention

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Hillary Clinton has struggled to find a message that resonated, but her motto "Stronger Together" found new meaning in recent weeks due to its contrast with Donald Trump's convention and message.

Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will spell out what they might do to encourage growth and create jobs. Trump will offer his ideas on Monday in Detroit. Clinton will give her speech on Thursday.

Thai Voters Approve Military-Backed Constitution

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 4:00pm

In a victory for the military, referendum voters in Thailand approved a draft constitution. Critics say it will entrench military control in the country.

Tech Companies Embrace Election Season

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

More than ever before, U.S. elections are a business opportunity. Social media companies are capitalizing on attention spent on the candidates.

Campaign Fundraising Is Close: How Will That Affect The Presidential Race?

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore about the effect of money in the presidential campaigns.

The Week Ahead In Politics

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

It's been a rough week for Donald Trump's campaign — but his opponent, Hillary Clinton has had her stumbles as well. Ailsa Chang gets a rundown from NPR's Ron Elving.

What Will Clinton and Trump Do About Sexual Assault On College Campuses?

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:00am

The candidates have discussed in-depth what they would do to combat terrorism, fix stagnated wages and reform our immigration system. But what about sexual assault?

Questioning If An Election Will Be 'Rigged' Strikes At The Heart Of Democracy

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 5:00am

The stage appears to be set for many Americans to question the legitimacy of this year's election results. The consequences of that are unknowable and potentially dangerous.

Jill Stein Wins Green Party Nomination, Courting Disaffected Sanders Supporters

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 11:00pm

The Green Party officially nominated Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka on Saturday. With many Sanders supporters in attendance, Stein stressed she's long stood for ideas that fueled his rise.

Muslim Voters' Attitudes Have Shifted 'Dramatically' In Past 15 Years

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 4:05pm

Dalia Mogahed, director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, gives an overview of American Muslims' political positions both historically and during this election cycle.

A Pivotal For Week For Donald Trump

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 4:05pm

The presidential race enters the sprint to the general election in November, but already Donald Trump's fortunes seem to be changing rapidly.

Jill Stein Officially Takes Green Party Nomination

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 4:05pm

The Green Party is holding its convention in Houston Saturday, the biggest in its history. Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is hoping to attract disaffected supporters of Bernie Sanders.

How The Trump Campaign Weakened The Republican Platform On Aid To Ukraine

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 10:29am

The changes to the GOP platform also highlight a rare instance where Trump agrees with President Obama's policy.

Trump Launches Fundraising Blitz As GOP Donors Wonder Whether He Can Win

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 9:49am

The Republican nominee has 21 fundraisers planned in the next 31 days — but amid falling poll numbers and a series of stumbles, some big Republican donors may not contribute to Trump's campaign.

Some Bernie Sanders Supporters Finding A New Home Within The Green Party

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 9:01am

The former Democratic candidate may have been mentioned more than the Green Party's own presumptive nominee, Jill Stein, at the third party's convention this weekend in Houston.

#NPRreads: What Our Interns Are Reading This Week

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 7:48am

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

As Trump Poll Numbers Slip, He Warns Of A Rigged Election

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 7:38am

As Donald Trump's poll numbers slip, he's warning of a rigged elections. We get the latest from the candidate's appearances in swing states.

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