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Trump Continues Black Outreach Efforts By Campaigning At Detroit Church

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 7:45am

So far, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been speaking to largely white crowds when he asks African-Americans to vote for him. This weekend, Trump met with black voters in Detroit.

Disabled And Fighting For The Right To Vote

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 5:00am

Tens of thousands of Americans with disabilities have lost their voting rights, often after a court assigns them a legal guardian. Now, some of those affected are petitioning to get back those rights.

Has Donald Trump Permanently Altered The Republican Party's DNA?

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 5:00am

Many of Donald Trump's policy proposals stray from the traditional GOP playbook, and his unorthodox ways have a lot of Republicans asking big questions about their party's future.

G-20 Confrontation: U.S., China Have Tense Exchange On The Tarmac Ahead Of Summit

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 5:45pm

Chinese and U.S. officials get into a shouting match on the tarmac, seemingly over where reporters traveling with President Obama could stand as he was exiting Air Force One.

American Immigrants Consider The Country's Role In The World

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 4:17pm

Black Star News' Milton Allimadi, author Valeria Luiselli, Syrian refugee Asmaa Albukaie, and activist Chih Wu Chang are all immigrants. They discuss U.S. foreign policy and life in the U.S.

Trump Visits Detroit Black Church In Outreach Effort

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 4:17pm

Donald Trump campaigned in Detroit Saturday as part of his effort to gain support from African-American voters, who so far have shown low levels of support.

Taco Truck Owner Racks Up Sales At Trump Event In Detroit

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 12:07pm

Straddling the worlds of political symbol and internet meme, an immigrant's taco truck did brisk business — even raising the price of a taco from $1.50 to $2.50.

Voting Restrictions Won't 'Make America Great Again'

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 8:30am

Donald Trump's outreach to African-Americans can't erase his and the GOP's support for tactics that disenfranchise or discourage black voters, writes Mary Curtis in this commentary.

Early Voting Kicks Off

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 7:50am

Early voting starts at the end of September. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Professor Paul Gronke of Reed College about the effect early voting could have on election results.

Congress Returns: Much Ado About Little To Do

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 5:00am

There are only two must-pass items on the agenda: a short-term funding bill to keep the government running past Sept. 30, and a separate funding bill to combat the spread of the Zika virus.

The Clinton Health Rumors Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon. Here's Why

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 5:00am

How do you undo rumors and conspiracy theories? Research suggests that it's really, really hard — it may be that letting go of a conspiracy theory means letting go of who you think you are.

Picture An America With #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 6:46pm

In an election cycle filled with sharp disagreement, one man has landed on a platform everyone can seem to get behind: taco trucks on every corner.

FBI Releases New Documents Related To Clinton Email Probe

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:29pm

The FBI released documents about its investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use. That probe did not lead to charges against Clinton. These documents shed light on what she told the FBI.

Latinos For Trump Founder Warns Of Taco Trucks On Every Corner

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:29pm

The founder of Latinos For Trump warned that if nothing was done about Mexican immigration to the U.S., the country would soon have "taco trucks on every corner." That spawned the hashtag #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner, which went viral very quickly and very hilariously.

Week In Politics: Donald Trump Visits Mexico

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the new FBI documents related to the Hillary Clinton email investigation and Donald Trump's last minute visit to Mexico.

RNC Hires Staff To Supplement Trump's Lacking Ground Game In Critical States

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:06pm

The Republican National Committee announced it's hiring almost 400 additional staffers and opening about 100 new offices across 11 battleground states.

FBI Docs: Clinton Says Concerns About Email Setup Never Reached Her

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 2:15pm

An FBI report and notes of the bureau's interview with Hillary Clinton show she relied on agency officials to deal with classified information.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Taco Trucks On Every Corner

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:37am

A Trump surrogate warned of "taco trucks on every corner" as immigration remains unchecked. But very few people on Twitter think that's a bad thing.

White House Teams With SXSW For Special 1-Day Festival

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:54am

The Obama administration is collaborating with SXSW to host a miniature version of the festival at the White House. It'll be called South by South Lawn and will be held Oct. 3.

Trump's Immigration Speech Was Confusing, Sen. Flake Says

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump has laid out his immigration policy. Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, about Trump's proposals. Flake hasn't endorsed Trump, in part because of his stance on immigration.




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