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Donald Trump's Controversial Speech Often Dances With The Line

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:12am

Trump has repeatedly made statements that push the boundaries of acceptable political discourse, but things are often open to interpretation.

'Wal-Mart Moms' And the 2016 Elections: 8 Takeaways

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 8:17am

Focus groups with swing, female voters in Ohio and Arizona reveal negative attitudes saturate a critical bloc of voters this year.

WATCH: A 'Tremendous' Timeline Of Trump's TV Commercials

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 5:00am

The Republican presidential nominee has a long history of starring in TV commercials, from pizza to computers.

Politics With A Backbeat: Hip-Hop Lyrics Weave In Trump, Clinton

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:03am

David Greene talks to Allison McCann of the data website FiveThirtyEight about the way in which rappers have referenced Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their songs over the years.

Presidential Campaign Strategies Shaped Early By Immigration

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:03am

One issue that has really shaped this campaign is immigration. It was a cornerstone of Donald Trump's success in the primaries. But it's also alienating some voters.

Paul Ryan Projected To Defeat Challenger In Wisconsin Primary Race

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 8:32pm

The Republican leader is ahead by a wide margin in early returns and is projected to defeat a Trump-friendly entrepreneur. The GOP presidential candidate had shown tepid support for the House speaker.

LISTEN: GOP Sen. Susan Collins On Why She Can't Support Trump

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:55pm

The Maine politician talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about her decision to not support her party's nominee for president, Donald Trump.

Republican Sen. Susan Collins Decides Not To Endorse Donald Trump

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:11pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Maine Sen. Susan Collins about her decision not to endorse Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Trump Appears To Suggest 'Second Amendment' Could Stop Clinton

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 3:46pm

Falsely charging that Hillary Clinton wanted to "abolish the Second Amendment," the GOP nominee then appeared to many observers to suggest taking up arms against his Democratic rival.

Trump Implies 'Second Amendment People' Could Stop Clinton

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 3:36pm

Donald Trump warned supporters Tuesday about the implications of Hillary Clinton being elected and her ability to choose Supreme Court justices. Trump is now denying he suggested she be shot.

Child Care Plan Is A Change In Rhetoric For Donald Trump

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 12:04pm

Last year, the candidate was dismissive of child care questions. But his daughter Ivanka has pressed for the issues and had a major role in his new proposals.

Parents Of 2 Benghazi Victims Sue Hillary Clinton For Wrongful Death

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:31am

They allege the attack "was directly and proximately caused" by the then-secretary of state's mishandling of government secrets. Legal experts say the lawsuit would have to meet a high bar to proceed.

Clinton Campaign Says It Didn't Know Orlando Shooter's Father Was At Her Rally

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:19am

Seddique Mateen, the father of Pulse Nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, was seated behind Hillary Clinton at her Kissimmee, FL rally.

Politics Still Prevalent In The Pulpit, Survey Shows

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:13am

Churchgoing Americans say their preachers often speak out on hot social and political issues and occasionally back or oppose particular candidates in defiance of U.S. law prohibiting endorsements.

Trump Adviser Says One Of The GOP Nominee's Signature Plans Is 'Not Workable'

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

On a key Trump priority — banning travel to the U.S. from areas affected by terrorism — retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says "a blanket [ban] is not workable."

Trump Unveils His Proposal To Reshape America's Tax System

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to economist and syndicated columnist Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about Donald Trump's economic vision.

Clinton, Trump Are On Opposite Ends Of The Foreign Policy Spectrum

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Republican Donald Trump sees the U.S. as the skinny kid on the beach getting sand kicked in his face. Democrat Hillary Clinton sees a world where the U.S. still very much reins as a superpower.

GOP Sen. Susan Collins Says She Can't Support Donald Trump

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 9:11pm

"Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country," the Maine centrist writes in an op-ed.

Meet Evan McMullin, The #NeverTrump Movement's Last Hope

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 5:25pm

Evan McMullin, a Chief Policy Director for Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, is launching an independent bid for the White House in what may be a last ditch effort to stop Trump.

Hillary Clinton Kicks Off 2-Day Campaign Visit To Florida

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

Hillary Clinton began a two-day campaign visit to the key battleground state of Florida on Monday.

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