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Southern Lawmakers Lead Fight Over Funding To Combat Zika Virus

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia about the need for congressional funding to prevent the Zika virus from spreading in the U.S. The Florida delegation sees this as a national emergency.

Donald Trump Likely Driving Latino Voter Registration Surge In California

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:26pm

California is seeing a surge of voter registrations among Latinos, including a number of voters who have become American citizens specifically to vote. Some have attributed this trend to Donald Trump's run for president.

Boxing Great Manny Pacquiao Wins Senate Seat In The Philippines

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 2:01pm

The political victory brings the 37-year-old, who had previously served in the Philippines' House of Representatives, ever closer to an eventual shot at the presidency.

A Reporter On The Panama Papers: The Basic Idea Is 'To Hide True Ownership'

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:18am

Documents leaked from a Panama-based law firm have offered new insight into how easy it is for the rich and corrupt to hide their assets. McClatchy's Kevin Hall has been reporting on the documents.

On Ads, Sanders Has Spent Most, But Trump Has Spent Best

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 8:12am

Sanders has outspent the other candidates on TV ads. But Trump has spent best, in the sense that he has barely had to spend to win voters over.

Report Says Trade Deal Would Boost U.S. Economy, But Opponents Say No

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:00am

If Congress were to approve the TransPacific Partnership, the economy would expand by .15 percent by 2032, according to a report by the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Nevada's State Party Convention Highlights Democrats' Turmoil

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Tensions simmer between Democratic Party leaders and Bernie Sanders over the behavior of his some of his supporters. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Sen. Claire McCaskill, who is backing Hillary Clinton.

Trump's Supreme Court List Might Reassure Conservatives, But Leaves Off Big Names

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 8:02pm

Trump promised to appoint to the high court the kinds of people the GOP base would be happy with.

Biden To Announce New Overtime Pay Rules In Ohio

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:29pm

Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to announce a new overtime rule the White House hopes will make millions more American workers eligible for overtime pay.

Donald Trump Releases List Of Potential Supreme Court Nominees

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:29pm

Donald Trump released on Wednesday a list of potential Supreme Court nominees.

Once An Insurgent Candidate, Howard Dean Now Supports Hillary Clinton

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with former Democratic National Committee Chairman and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. They talk about the state of the Democratic race.

'Highly Sophisticated Killers' No More. Trump Embraces Big Donors

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:01pm

He can do it through a joint fundraising apparatus for his campaign, the Republican National Committee and 11 state Republican parties. It's something Hillary Clinton has been doing since last year.

Trump's List Of Possible Supreme Court Nominees Includes A Judge Who Mocked Trump

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 2:52pm

Donald Trump has named 11 people he'd consider nominating to the Supreme Court. One judge on the list once tweeted, "Who would the Donald Name to #SCOTUS? The mind reels. *weeps—can't finish tweet* "

Obama Administration Releases New Overtime Pay Rules

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:24am

The White House released new rules Tuesday night governing overtime pay for middle income, salaried workers. Millions of American workers will be eligible for overtime pay under the new rules.

Judge Blocks Kansas' Proof-Of-Citizenship Voting Registration Requirement

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 6:55am

The ruling is the latest development in a back-and-forth over the registration requirement, which supporters claim prevents voter fraud and opponents say is an effort to suppress voting rights.

Hillary Finally Wins A Clinton County During Primary Contests

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 5:59am

Reporters noticed that Bernie Sanders kept winning counties named Clinton. The Vermont Senator was eight for eight. Hillary Clinton finally won a Clinton County — Tuesday night in Kentucky.

Rep. Grijalva Weighs In On Sanders' Showing In Tuesday's Primaries

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Mary Louise Kelly talks to Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, who supports Bernie Sanders as the Democratic presidential nominee, about the results of the Oregon and Kentucky primaries.

Primary Recap: Sanders Wins Oregon, Clinton Has A Slim Lead In Kentucky

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Voters went to the polls in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton may have just barely edged out Bernie Sanders in Kentucky's primary. But Sanders won by a significant margin in Oregon.

Donald Trump Calls On Experts To Help Revise His Tax Package

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Trump enlists conservative economists, including Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation, to make his tax plan more politically palatable. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Moore about advising Trump.

Nevada Incident Could Make It Difficult For Sanders' Supporters To Back Clinton

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Sen. Bernie Sanders is answering for violence at the Nevada Democratic Party's state convention, where his supporters threw chairs and hurled obscenities as Hillary Clinton claimed the most delegates.

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