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Gaming Association Boasts More NCAA Brackets Than Votes For Next President

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 4:34pm

The American Gaming Association estimates Americans will complete upwards of 70 million NCAA tournament brackets this year — potentially more than votes cast for any 2016 presidential candidate.

What Is The Secret Service's Priority At Political Rallies?

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 3:25pm

When things get out of hand at a political rally, what is the Secret Service's first priority: crowd control or protecting the candidate? NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews former Secret Service Director Ralph Basham about the role of Secret Service on the contentious 2016 campaign trail.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Illinois Ahead Of Major Primary Contests

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 3:25pm

Hillary Clinton is looking to hold off Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's major primaries, but Sanders is looking for momentum after his surprise win in Michigan last week.

Bernie Sanders Looks To Pull Off Another Upset Against Hillary Clinton

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 3:25pm

Bernie Sanders is looking to pull off another upset against Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's Democratic primary contests.

GOP Candidates Campaign Ahead Of Major Contests In Swing States

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 3:25pm

With the campaign for the Republican nomination punctuated by protests and clashes at Donald Trump rallies, he and his GOP opponents are campaigning ahead of Tuesday's primaries in big swing states.

Crowded Field Of Candidates Vie To Succeed John Boehner In Congress

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 3:25pm

A Republican primary in Ohio's 8th district on Tuesday shows just how fragmented the GOP has become. Fifteen candidates are running to replace former House Speaker John Boehner in this heavily conservative district. Boehner won the seat in 1990, but it's been empty since his surprise resignation last fall. The race has a lot of names, but no clear front-runner.

Reporter And Editor Resign From Breitbart Site Over Alleged Assault At Trump Event

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 12:28pm

Last week, Brietbart News was promoting Michelle Fields' interviews on major TV networks. Last night, she resigned from the site, along with editor-at-large Ben Shapiro.

How Single Women Are Transforming American Politics

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:33am

Women are staying single longer than ever — a shift that's having profound political implications, says author Rebecca Traister.

A Campaign On The Brink: Donald Trump And The Intersection Of Outrage And Violence

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:30am

It is as if the Tea Party of recent years had marched down the street and met another march coming at them head on, featuring Occupy Wall Street bolstered by Black Lives Matter.

Clinton, Sanders Campaigns Expect Tuesday's Race In Ohio To Be Close

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 4:11am

Sanders has been hitting his message opposing free trade deals hard in the major industrial state. The issue gave him traction in a win over Hillary Clinton in Michigan, something he'd like to repeat.

GOP Mystery: Why Do Many Evangelicals Back Donald Trump?

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 4:11am

Many election observers struggle to understand why evangelical Christians have embraced Trump. Renee Montagne talks to Ralph Reed, founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, tells Renee Montagne.

Trump Rally Violence Stokes Primary Voters' Opinions In Ohio

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 4:11am

Voters in Ohio decide their primaries on Tuesday. Republicans there react to the volatile mood that has overtaken the GOP primary race in recent days.

Protests Continue At Trump Rallies Ahead Of Tuesday Primaries

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 4:16pm

Donald Trump continued to encounter protesters at his rallies over the weekend. His GOP opponents say he's inciting violence; they're hoping to break into Trump's lead ahead of Tuesday primaries.

Where Sanders Might Have His Best Shots Going Forward

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 1:04pm

Sanders has won some of his biggest margins with white men, while Hillary Clinton has won big with African Americans. They might tell you where they can most win in the primaries coming up.

Trump On Rally Violence: 'Don't Accept Responsibility,' Might Pay Legal Bills

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 11:49am

On Meet the Press, presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he may pay the legal bills of a supporter who punched a protester in the face. He also said he "doesn't condone violence."

Bernie Sanders Has Strength Among White Men Pinched By The Economy

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 11:08am

The Vermont independent won the Michigan primary, in part, because of strong support from white men, upset about stagnant wages and jobs sent offshore. Now, that demographic could help him win Ohio.

Dole-Kemp Campaign Site Immortalizes '90s Internet Tech

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 6:59am

It was among the first campaign websites, and it's still archived online for all to see. Robert Arena, director of Internet strategy for the campaign, takes a stroll down memory lane.

How Protest Climate Around Trump Will Affect The Race

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 6:59am

After a planned rally for Donald Trump was cancelled Friday night, the other GOP candidates are weighing in. NPR Political Correspondent Mara Liasson has a look ahead to the Tuesday primaries.

'This Can't Go On In Chicago,' Says Anti-Trump Protester

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 6:59am

Jedidiah Brown was the man pulled off stage at the canceled Chicago Trump rally. He says his goal was to shut it down.

Voters Left And Right Are Anti-Free Trade. But Is It All Bad?

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 6:59am

Adam Davidson of Gimlet, explains how free trade helps everyone a little bit, and also how it has directly ruined the lives millions of workers in certain sectors.

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