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Trump Just Gave The Speech Republicans Have Been Waiting 20 Years To Hear

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:27pm

Few things make Republicans more upset than the Clintons. And after weeks of missteps, Trump gave them something to cheer about.

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton And Women In The Workforce

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:15pm

In a speech Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic nominee said that economic growth over the past 40 years is largely thanks to women getting into the workforce. We analyze her claim.

Report: Partisan Bad Blood Highest In Decades

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 11:02am

More than half of Republicans and Democrats now have "very unfavorable" views of the opposing party, continuing a trend that's been going on for decades.

Demanding Action On Gun Control, House Democrats Stage Sit-In

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 11:01am

Once the House was gaveled into session, Democrats shouted down the chair. Members remained in the well of the chamber, some literally sitting on the House floor.

Donald Trump: Clinton May Be 'Most Corrupt Person Ever To Run For President'

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 10:40am

The presumptive Republican nominee for the White House lambasted rival Hillary Clinton for her government record and temperament. He even reached out to Bernie Sanders supporters to support him.

If Your Job Is To Attract Investments Here, Then 'Brexit' Could Hurt

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 10:20am

The U.K. is the largest source of foreign investments in the U.S. Representatives of state economic development teams weigh in on the possible impact of a "Brexit" on business in their states.

Marco Rubio Reverses Course, Will Run For Re-Election To Senate

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:29am

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has changed his mind and will indeed run for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

Why Many Young Black Activists See No Reason To Vote For President

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

As young black activists push for an overhaul of the criminal justice system, they are not necessarily turning that activism into political power at the ballot box.

Trump To Make Anti-Hillary Speech; Clinton Says Trump Isn't Presidential

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump is going to try to put Hillary Clinton on the defensive over past scandals. Meanwhile, she continues to attack Trump's fitness for office and deliberates over a vice president.

Radio Talk Show Host Warns Not All Conservative Christians Back Trump

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump on Tuesday met with evangelical leaders in New York. Conservative radio show host Erick Erickson tells Renee Montagne he believes that they are "trading on Jesus' name for politics."

Trump Would Disrupt The Broken System In Washington, Ralph Reed Says

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump met with leading Christian conservatives on Tuesday. David Greene talks to Ralph Reed, the head of the Faith and Freedom Coalition and a longtime Christian activist in Washington.

Campaign Finance Report: Trump Does A Lot Of Mixing Business With Politics

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has steered more than $6 million to various Trump companies over the last year. That's within federal campaign finance boundaries, but raises questions.

Inside Trump's Closed-Door Meeting, Held To Reassures 'The Evangelicals'

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 9:12pm

NPR had inside access as hundreds of conservative Christian leaders questioned Donald Trump about his personal values and political priorities.

Latino Voters Hit Hardest By Brooklyn Voter Purge

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:37pm

When mapped by election district, an analysis by member station WNYC shows that Hispanic voters were disproportionately purged from the rolls when compared to all other groups.

Mother Of Sandy Hook Victim Continues Fight For Gun Control After Orlando

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:30pm

Since Adam Lanza's shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School claimed the life of her 6-year-old daughter, Nelba Márquez-Greene has advocated for more comprehensive government controls over guns. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with her about Monday's vote in Senate, and the changes she's seen in Washington, D.C., and in public opinion since the Connecticut tragedy in 2012.

Staff Shakeup Reveals Turmoil Inside Donald Trump's Campaign

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:30pm

For many Republicans worried about Donald Trump's chances in the general election, his rhetoric isn't necessarily the biggest concern — it's the state of his campaign.

Donald Trump Meets Evangelical Leaders In New York

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:30pm

Donald Trump met Tuesday afternoon with hundreds of evangelical leaders in New York City for a discussion on various political and moral issues.

Appeals Court Considers North Carolina Voting Law

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:30pm

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a case challenging North Carolina's 2013 voting law that eliminated a week of early voting and made other changes that opponents say discriminate against African-American voters in violation of the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act. It's part of a broader national fight over voting rights.

Clinton Draws Sharp Contrasts With Trump In Economic Speech

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:30pm

Hillary Clinton delivered an economic speech in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday. She used the speech to draw sharp contrasts with Donald Trump.

Arizona Senator Weighs In On Senate's Failure To Pass Gun Measures

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:30pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake about gun control proposals in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando.




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