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Wyoming Democrats Weigh In On Sanders, Clinton

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 4:29pm

Dana Mann Tavegia is a cattle rancher who supports Hillary Clinton. Zachary Lentsch is a student who supports Bernie Sanders. They're both Democrats in a very conservative state.

After Sanders Wins Wyoming Caucuses, All Eyes On New York

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 4:29pm

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are looking beyond Saturday's results in the Wyoming Democratic caucuses to a bigger prize: the April 19 primary in New York.

Ted Cruz Courts Delegates In Colorado

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 4:29pm

Every delegate counts, and Ted Cruz has been working hard to win delegates at Colorado's GOP state convention this weekend in his effort to deny Donald Trump the nomination.

Barbershop: Bill Clinton, Black Lives Matter And Gender Stereotypes

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 4:27pm

Radio host Farajii Muhammad, writer Doyin Richards, and PR professional Jolene Ivey talk about Bill Clinton and Black Lives Matter protesters, a summit on gender stereotypes and a T-shirt controversy.

Some Blacks Did Support Bill Clinton's Crime Bill. Here's Why

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 3:04pm

Bill Clinton was right in saying that some African-Americans supported the 1994 crime bill. It was part of the response to the crack epidemic that devastated many black communities in the 1980s.

Showing More Hustle Than Trump, Cruz Set To Make Delegate Gains In Colorado

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:34pm

Colorado Republicans meet Saturday to elect delegates for the Republican National Convention. Ted Cruz has been well-organized in the state.

Wyoming Democrats Prep For Caucuses, With Hopes For High Turnout

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:01am

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are competing for the state's 14 pledged delegates. Wyoming, typically a deeply red state, is getting a rare bit of love from the Democratic candidates.

Politics Podcast: Eyeing New York, And Wine Ice Cream Inspired By Hillary Clinton

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 9:52am

The NPR politics is back with its weekly roundup of political news. They discuss the state of the primary race as it moves to New York and taste test some wine ice cream inspired by Hillary Clinton.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Hillary Clinton, The New York Subway And Authenticity

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 7:00am

The presidential candidate took a two-stop ride on the New York City subway this week. It seemed to be a play at the authentic, but it may have turned out to be anything but.

The Week In Sports

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am


Presidential Race Moves To New York

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

The presidential primaries have moved to New York where all five presidential candidates are trying to stake their claim to that state.

Prosecutors Say Hastert Sexually Abused Minors; Recommend Up To 6 Months Prison

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

The statute of limitations has expired on abuse charges, but prosecutors want ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert to be sentenced for banking violations linked to his hush-money payments to the accusers.

The Republican Race: Has Trump Finally Gone Too Far?

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with John Podhoretz of Commentary Magazine about the contest for the Republican Presidential nomination.

Pennsylvania's Unbound Delegates Take Their Pick

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

On April 26, Pennsylvania voters will elect a portion of their delegates to the Republican convention. NPR's Scott Simon talks with candidate and former Congressman Phil English.

Sanders Supporter Creates Superdelegate 'Hit List'; Superdelegates Not Amused

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:00am

Supporters of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign have been calling, emailing and tweeting so-called superdelegates who back Hillary Clinton, to try to convince them to switch sides.

Black Lives Matter Protesters Spar With Bill Clinton Over 1994 Crime Bill

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 3:26pm

Black Lives Matter protesters challenged former President Bill Clinton on the 1994 crime bill during a campaign stop for his wife in Philadelphia on Thursday. Critics of the bill, which Clinton signed into law, say it is responsible for the mass incarceration of African-Americans. Others say it reduced crime. Fordham Law Professor John Pfaff says they're both wrong.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns Upstate Ahead Of New York's Primary

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 3:26pm

The New York City metropolitical region will get most of the attention in New York state's upcoming presidential primary. But Hillary Clinton is hoping that her long time relationship with voters upstate — from her time as U.S. senator — pays off. She campaigned in Buffalo Friday, and the primary could be her most important contest in the state since her 2000 Senate run.

Bernie Sanders' Chances At The Nomination Count On Turning Superdelegates

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 3:26pm

If Bernie Sanders has any chance of winning the Democratic nomination for president, he's going to have to convince a large number of superdelegates to change their support from Clinton to him. So who are these superdelegates and how did they get to be such important players in the Democratic nominating process? NPR explores the history and asks what they've been hearing from voters in this race.

As Odds Of Contested Convention Rise, GOP Candidates Seek Colorado's Delegates

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 3:26pm

Colorado was supposed to be a sideshow in the Republican presidential race. But with the odds of a contested convention rising, suddenly presidential campaigns are trying to woo Colorado's delegates.

Week In Politics: Wisconsin Primary, 'Religious Freedom' Bills

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the Wisconsin primary and the flurry of "religious freedom" bills.




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