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Poll Workers Are Hoping For Calm But Preparing For The Worst

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 3:27am

This election, the focus is on vote rigging. But election officials say they are more worried about possible violence at the polls.

Ecuador Acknowledges It Restricted WikiLeaks Founder's Internet Connection

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 7:51pm

Julian Assange, who lives at Ecuador's embassy in London, says his hosts acted under pressure from the U.S. His website has published stolen emails that have embarrassed Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Trump Proposes Term Limits For Congress

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:44pm

The GOP presidential nominee says limits are needed to end the "cycle of corruption" in Washington.

Platform Check: Clinton, Trump Hold Polarized Positions On Immigration

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Immigration is one of the most divisive issues in the presidential race. NPR takes a look at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's policy proposals on the subject.

Jewish Leaders Condemn Trump For Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Trump critics will be following the final debate to see whether he continues to attack the global power structure. White nationalists applaud the line. Critics say it sounds like anti-Semitism.

Missouri Voters To Decide Whether To Rein In Unlimited Political Cash

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

At $50 million and counting, Missouri's gubernatorial election is the most expensive in the country. A ballot measure could reimpose contribution limits after getting rid of them in 2008.

Jewish Leaders Concerned Trump Fuels Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Trump critics will be following the final debate to see whether he continues to attack the global power structure. White nationalists applaud the line. Critics say it sounds like anti-Semitism.

Survivors Present Recommendations On How To End Human Trafficking

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Evelyn Chumbow, a survivor of human trafficking, about the report she and other survivors put together for the U.S. government with their recommendations for how to stem human trafficking in the U.S.

Obama Criticizes Trump's 'Rigged' Election Claims Alongside Italian Leader

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

President Obama took Donald Trump to task Tuesday for suggesting the U.S. election might be "rigged." Obama spoke at a White House news conference, alongside Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Demographic Changes Spark Debate Over Immigration In Nevada

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Major demographic changes are driving contentious debates over immigration in Washoe County, Nevada, this year. Voters there represent both sides of deep divisions the campaign has exposed.

On Twitter, Africans Mock U.S. Elections, Joking Of Sanctions

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 1:42pm

The U.S. often chastises African states on elections that are less than free and fair. With Donald Trump claiming the U.S. vote could be rigged, Africans are taking to social media to turn the tables.

Why Worries About Paperless Voting Loom Larger This Year

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:34pm

In tight elections, the loser often calls for a recount. But recounting ballots might not be easy in states that use paperless machines — including the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.

President Obama To Donald Trump: 'Stop Whining'

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:31pm

Obama said that the GOP nominee's claims that the election will be rigged threaten to undermine American democracy and show that he's not able to handle the pressures of the Oval Office.

NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Is Winning — And It's Not Close

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:59am

It's been a rough October for Donald Trump. Barring something extraordinary happening in the final few weeks, his path to win is a near-impossible feat to pull off.

Is Hillary Clinton Really Trying To Win Texas?

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:56am

The Clinton campaign is running a new ad in the Lone Star State, but it is more seriously targeting Arizona and other traditional GOP states as her position in typical battlegrounds looks stable.

5 Reasons (And Then Some) Not To Worry About A 'Rigged' Election

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 5:00am

Donald Trump is insisting the presidential election will be rigged. There is about zero chance of that happening. It would require an unprecedented, bipartisan and broad-sweeping conspiracy.

Unlike Your Favorite Cereal, Clinton And Trump Don't Inspire Brand Loyalty

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:02am

A report from a brand-consulting firm suggests that if the presidential candidates were cereal brands they probably wouldn't be on your breakfast table.

Dark Talk Of A Rigged Election Signals New Emphasis For Trump Campaign

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:01am

For as long as tales of voter fraud have had currency among conservatives, the notion of liberal media bias has been an article of faith for even longer. The combination has become central for Trump.

From The Economy To Race, See Where The Candidates Stand On The Big Issues

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

We broke down where the candidates stand on the 10 issues voters say they care about most.

With An Election Loss, Rumors Build That Trump Would Launch TV Network

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

According to The Financial Times, Trump's son-in-law approached an investment banker about the possibility of launching a Trump network. Trump denied the report — calling it a "false rumor."




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