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WATCH: Obama Says Trump Is A Product Of The Republican Party, Not His Presidency

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 11:59am

"I have been blamed by Republicans for a lot of things, but being blamed for their primaries and who they're selecting for their party, is novel," Obama said Thursday.

Republican Debate: Which Donald Trump Will Take The Stage Tonight?

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:00am

The remaining four Republican candidates take the stage tonight for the last time before important contests next Tuesday.

Ready For Fun? First Take Off Your Shoes And Wait In Long Airport Lines

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 7:00am

Airlines are expecting record numbers of spring break travelers. Both the industry and TSA are expecting airport screening checkpoints to have long lines. They urge travelers to arrive early.

Democrats' Debate Number 8 Finds Rivals in Familiar Grooves

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 5:00am

Despite Clinton's lead in delegates, Sanders' narrow win in Michigan changed the narrative again and raised questions about the reliability of polls in other states where Clinton seems to be ahead.

Voting Machines Could Again Take Center Stage

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:17am

In 2000, the nation's biggest election meltdown took place in Florida due to paper butterfly ballots, ancient voting machines and poorly trained poll workers. Old machines are again a worry for some.

'The Obama Doctrine': Examining White House Foreign Policy

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

Steve Inskeep talks to Jeffrey Goldberg, who dives deep into President Obama's eight years in a cover story for The Atlantic magazine.

Ben And Jerry Of Ice Cream Fame Back Bernie Sanders

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

Among Bernie Sander's most high-profile supporters are Ben and Jerry — that is, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the millionaire co-founders of the ice cream company Ben & Jerry's.

Clinton, Sanders Square Off In Miami Ahead Of Primaries On Tuesday

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

This week's Democratic primaries made one thing clear: the contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders isn't over yet. The two faced off in Miami in a debate that focused on immigration policy.

Adults Shocked By Language, Content In GOP Debates

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

Parents worry the name calling, sexual innuendos and racial threats send the wrong message to children. Teachers say they're trying to make it a teachable moment, on how not to debate.

Will Clinton's Poor Showing In Michigan Bleed Into Illinois' Primary

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

After Hillary Clinton's loss in Michigan, what are her supporters thinking about her chances in similar states which hold primaries next week? David Greene talks to Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois.

North Carolina's Congressional Primaries Are A Mess Because Of These Maps

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:00am

Said one observer, "Some sitting members of Congress woke up the next morning after these maps had been released and went, 'oh boy, I don't even live in the district now.'"

The 8th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And 4 Videos)

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:25pm

In Miami and on Univision, the eighth Democratic debate focused heavily on issues important to Latinos.

Watch The Democratic Debate: Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Immigration Reform

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 7:48pm

Tonight's debate comes as the Vermont senator is basking in an upset win in Michigan on Tuesday night. But the former secretary of state still has a big delegate lead.

Transcript: NPR's Interview With Bernie Sanders

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:19pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with NPR's Ari Shapiro.

Iran Tests Two Ballistic Missiles Reportedly Designed To Reach Israel

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:16pm

The tests may violate a U.N. Security Council resolution barring Iran from test-firing missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. Iran says the missiles aren't designed for nukes.

Democratic Debate: 3 Things To Watch

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:40pm

As Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton meet in Miami tonight, questions over electability, delegates and enthusiasm are bound to come up.

Obama Begins Interviewing Potential Supreme Court Nominees

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

President Obama is said to be interviewing candidates to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

In Michigan, Bernie Sanders Exposed Hillary Clinton's Weaknesses

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Sanders won Michigan's primary in a stunning upset to Clinton. Sanders exposed Clinton's weaknesses among working class voters on trade issues and delivered on his promise to win with black voters.

Why Did The Polls Fail To Predict Sanders' Win In Michigan?

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Every major poll of the Michigan Democratic primary showed Hillary Clinton with a big lead over Bernie Sanders. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Harry Enten, senior analyst at FiveThirtyEight, about why those polls proved to be so wrong on primary day.

John Kasich Faces Make-Or-Break GOP Primary In Ohio

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich faces a make-or-break Republican primary in his home state next week. He was expected to come in second against Donald Trump in Michigan's primary last night but came in a close third. NPR talks with Kasich and his supporters in Columbus.

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