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Obama Says Trump Takes Advantage Of American Anxieties

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 3:19pm

In an interview with NPR, President Obama shares some thoughts on Donald Trump. The Republican frontrunner was also highly discussed in the latest Democratic debate.

After Killing Of Cecil, White House Enacts Protections For Lions

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 3:19pm

Months after an American dentist shot and killed a beloved African lion named Cecil, the Obama administration moves to protect lions in Africa through the Endangered Species Act.

Here's What You Should Know About The $1.8 Trillion Spending Bill

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 3:19pm

NPR explores the details of the federal spending bill that President Obama signed into law last week.

Cruz Tour Highlights Organization In SEC Primary States

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 1:06pm

The conservative Texas Senator is building a deep network of supporters in Southern states that will vote on March 1st.

'Sometimes Progress Is A Little Uncomfortable': President Obama On Identity Politics

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:03am

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Obama spoke at length on the subject of identity. The question of who we are as Americans, Obama said, has been a focus since the country's founding.

Meet Hillary Clinton's New Campaign Weapon — Bill

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 10:40am

He's a political spouse like no other, who has so far been confined to cameos. That will change in January, though one analyst says the best thing he can do is "stay out of the way."

Lindsey Graham Ends Presidential Bid

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 8:57am

The South Carolina senator has pushed a hawkish foreign policy message and has been highly critical of Donald Trump throughout the campaign.

Politics In The News: Democratic Debate

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:15am

Democratic presidential candidates engaged in their 3rd debate of the primary season. David Greene talks to Cokie Roberts and Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg, of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research.

Obama Warns Campus Protesters Against Urge to 'Shut Up' Opposition

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00am

The president says he supports student activism at college campuses around the country, but says activists have to beware of shutting people out "because they don't like what they stand for."

WATCH: Obama Says Trump 'Exploiting' Anger, Fear Among 'Blue-Collar Men'

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00am

President Obama tells NPR some of the anger among voters this campaign is "justified" but "misdirected."

WATCH: Obama Insists Climate Deal Will Outlast GOP 'Climate Denial'

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00am

With a Paris climate agreement just over a week old, President Obama is singling out the GOP on climate change in an interview with NPR.

Video And Transcript: NPR's Interview With President Obama

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00am

NPR's wide-ranging interview with President Obama covers his strategy fighting ISIS, the 2016 elections, his legacy and the Paris climate deal.

Obama Makes 'No Apologies' For Fighting ISIS Within 'American Values'

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00am

In an interview with NPR, Obama forcefully defended his strategy against ISIS and encouraged Americans to "keep things in perspective."

Fact-Check: The Democratic Debate

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 4:04pm

The third Democratic presidential debate focused on foreign policy and national security. Do the candidates' statements on the issues check out?

Why Did Hillary Clinton Say The U.S. Is 'Where We Need To Be' In Syria?

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 3:51pm

The statement received widespread criticism, given that ISIS still controls lots of territory inside Syria and inspired the recent attack in San Bernardino.

Cruz Already Targeting March Voting States

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 7:33am

Ted Cruz is spending the weekend campaigning throughout states voting on Super Tuesday, talking up how well-positioned he is in states like Iowa and New Hampshire that come earlier.

Clinton, Rivals True to Form in Third Debate — As Are Their Critics

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 1:53am

The dust-up over the data download was portrayed prior to the debate as a potential turning point for the entire campaign, or at least a good reason to watch the debate.

Democratic Debate Liveblog: Foreign Policy Is Focus, But Data Breach Looms Large

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 7:29pm

A day of chaos and allegations over a data breach between the Sanders and Clinton campaigns could co-opt the foreign policy-focused debate.

Getting That Presidential Interview Just Right

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:51pm

Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep stopped by the NPR Politics podcast to chat about balancing respect for the office with asking "the rudest question that's on your mind."

What To Watch For In The Last Democratic Debate In 2015

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:04pm

The third Democratic presidential primary is tonight in Manchester, New Hampshire. NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith has a preview.

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