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'Boston Globe' Runs Fake Front Page Detailing A Donald Trump World

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 9:44am

The front page of the paper's opinion section has fake stories about a market crash, the beginning of mass deportations and U.S. military refusing orders from its civilian leadership.

Bernie Or Hillary: Catching Up With Young Democrat Roundtable

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 6:56am

The tone of the race has gotten nastier in recent days. Rachel Martin checks in with four young voters about the campaign. Two are supporting Bernie Sanders and two are backing Hillary Clinton.

The Boston Globe Imagines A Trump-Run America

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 6:56am

The Boston Globe printed a mock front page Sunday on its Ideas section, satirizing a potential Donald Trump presidency. Rachel Martin talks with editor Kathleen Kingsbury about the commentary.

Cruz Gains Momentum Over Trump After Colorado Victory

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 6:56am

The Republican presidential race has become a delegate-by-delegate race. And no more so than in Colorado, where none of the state's delegates are bound to any candidate.

A Former Mexican President Looks At Trump And Sees A 'Dictator'

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 4:47am

"We know about dictators in Latin America," Mexico's former president, Vicente Fox, tells NPR. "So I really want American citizens to really consider, is that really the best option that you have?"

Cruz Puts Another Hurdle On Trump's Path To GOP Nomination

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:28pm

The Texas senator took home all 34 of Colorado's delegates, thanks in large part to an organized campaign strategy that could give him Trump a real fight for the nomination.

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.




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