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Somali Refugee Makes History In U.S. Election

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 11:14am

On Tuesday, 34-year-old Ilhan Omar became the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States, winning a seat in the Minnesota House.

In Surreal Moment, President-Elect Donald Trump Meets With President Obama

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:54am

It was the unthinkable. President Obama meeting at the White House with his successor — and it would be Donald Trump. But that's exactly what's happening today.

After Contentious Fight, Colorado Voters Approves Aid-In-Dying Measure

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:04am

The fight pitted those who think the terminally ill should have the choice to end their lives with medication against those who worry people might be pressured into suicide.

Trump Has A Chance To Pull U.S. Out Of Climate Accord

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

During the campaign, the president-elect said climate change is not real, and he rejected last year's international agreement to cut greenhouse gases.

Author Who Chronicled 1970's Feminist Movement Reacts To Clinton's Loss

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Renee Montagne talks to journalist and author Lynn Povich about what Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump means for women's rights. Povich is the author of: The Good Girls Revolt.

Parsing Anti-Establishment Sentiments In The U.S. And UK

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

President-elect Donald Trump is a self-proclaimed Washington outsider, and that helped him with voters. Months ago, the UK had its own shake up when British voters decided to leave the European Union.

How U.S. Trade Policy Could Change Under The Trump Administration

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Donald Trump appealed to voters who have been hurt by globalization, promising he would rip up or renegotiate trade deals. Many Republicans, however, back the trade pacts.

Latino Votes For Clinton Didn't Offset Trump's Support

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

David Greene talks to Alfonso Aguilar of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles about the Latino voting bloc in the presidential election, and what a Trump presidency may mean for Latinos.

Across The Country, Thousands Protest Donald Trump's Victory

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Since Trump claimed victory, protests sprung up — including a march in New York to Trump Tower. There were similar marches in several cities, including Seattle, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Chicago.

Transition Process Begins: Trump To Meet With Obama At The White House

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

The meeting is one of the first steps in the transition process. At the same time, there is a lot happening in the political parties after the seismic presidential election.

Trump To Receive Same Top-Secret Briefings As President Obama

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Four former heads of the CIA say U.S. spy agencies will offer Trump the full benefit of their judgments and analysis — despite the fact that Trump openly questioned their guidance during the campaign.

Philly's Democratic Voters Surprised That Rural Votes Boosted Trump

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Trump narrowly won Pennsylvania but Philadelphia went the other direction and overwhelmingly backed Hillary Clinton. That has a lot of people in the City of Brotherly Love wondering about the future.

Author Richard Russo Ponders What The Presidential Election Was Really About

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Renee Montagne talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo, who often writes about class in America, about his post-election outlook. His latest book is Everybody's Fool.

Sixth Graders Need To Talk Out Trump's White House Win

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

Sixth graders at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in North Berkeley, Calif., react to President-elect Donald Trump's victory. Their school was a polling station on Tuesday.

Donald Trump's Businesses Pose New Conflict Of Interest Questions

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

One issue is what to do with all the businesses he owns. Other newly elected presidents have placed investments in a blind trust, but Trump's business empire is on a completely different scale.

Transitioning Between Obama And Trump Administrations Is An 'Enormous Job'

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 4:08am

David Greene talks to former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt, who is a non-partisan adviser to president-elect Donald Trump's transition team. Trump's transition team has been in place since May.

Trump Is Another Republican Striking A Blow For The Way Things Used To Be

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 3:40am

As Trump succeeds Obama, it is hard to imagine a wider gulf between sets of policies, or men with less use for each other. But such contrasts between consecutive administrations are the national norm.

Wall Street Rebounds After Donald Trump's Victory

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 10:15pm

U.S. stocks closed up Wednesday in a dramatic reversal from deep losses in post-election overnight trading. Donald Trump's unexpected victory had investors worried about uncertainty in the markets.

Episode 734: The Trump Indicators

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 9:55pm

Donald Trump is our president elect. We look at three economic indicators to see what they can tell us about a Trump presidency.

Anti-Trump Protests Break Out In Cities Across The Country

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 9:16pm

Several of the protests coalesced around Trump-owned properties. Police have closed off some roads, but demonstrations largely have been peaceful.

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