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Families Of U.S. Troops Killed In Action Demand Apology From Trump

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 3:27pm

Families of U.S. troops killed in action sent an open letter to Donald Trump on Monday asking him to apologize to the parents of fallen Army Capt. Humayun Khan.

Trump Continues War Of Words With Muslim Parents Of Fallen Army Captain

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 3:27pm

Donald Trump is campaigning in the key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania Monday, as his war of words continues with the Muslim parents of a fallen Army captain.

With An Assist From The White House, Clinton And Trump Start Transition Planning

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 3:27pm

"This is the most complicated takeover, not only on the planet, but in history," says Max Stier, president of the Partnership For Public Service.

Clinton Campaign Hopes Tim Kaine's Spanish Helps Woo Latino Voters

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 3:27pm

Hillary Clinton's running mate, Tim Kaine, speaks Spanish, including on the campaign trail. Clinton's team considers his skill a way to reach out to Latino voters, but how do they see it?

WATCH: Khizr Khan Says Trump Should Have 'Patience And Tolerance For Criticism'

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 3:24pm

In an interview with PBS NewsHour, the father of a slain soldier spoke about his criticism of Donald Trump and why he pulled out the Constitution.

Fact Check: Clinton Says 'Comey Said My Answers Were Truthful' On Emails

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 2:08pm

The email issue, which has dogged Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for months, was brought up during an interview with "Fox News Sunday"

The Policy Split Between Clinton And Kaine On Abortion, Explained

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 1:05pm

The Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate have opposing views on the Hyde Amendment, a long-standing policy to limit federal funding of abortions.

Black Lives, Blue Lives: Political Conventions Reveal A Country Deeply Divided

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:16am

The rhetoric on the stage was dramatized by interactions between protesters and police on the streets.

GOP Criticism Mounts As Trump Continues Attacks On Khan Family

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 9:06am

Donald Trump continued to tweet about the family of a fallen Marine on Monday morning, despite pleas from John McCain and others for him to stop.

This Week In Politics: Trump And The Economy Take A Lashing

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 4:04am

Looking ahead to the general election, with both the Democratic and Republican conventions in the rear view, David Greene talks with NPR commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg of the National Review.

Clinton Tries To Win Over Working-Class Voters In Trump Country

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 4:04am

Now crowned as their parties' official nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the campaign trail. One of the first stops for both candidates: the battleground state of Ohio.

Clinton, Kaine Take Economic Message To Rust Belt

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 4:06pm

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are campaigning in Pennsylvania and Ohio, talking about the economy. But Donald Trump and the Khan family have dominated the media over the weekend.

Barbershop: Evaluating The Media's Role This Political Season

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 4:06pm

The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim, Politico's Susan Glasser, NPR's Mike Oreskes and David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network talk about accusations of media bias and how media cover politics.

Trump And Soldier's Father Throw Punches In Media

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 4:06pm

Khizr Khan, a Muslim and father of a fallen American soldier, criticized Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention. Trump responded by criticizing Khan's wife's silence.

As The Candidates Drop By Sunday Talk Shows, 2 Big Themes Emerge

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 2:16pm

Two issues dominated the Sunday political talk shows: how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have responded to grieving families, and what role Russia is playing in the campaign.

Retired Gen. John Allen Weighs In On Campaign With Hillary Clinton Endorsement

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 7:36am

This past week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with retired Marine Corps General John Allen, who offered his passionate support of Hillary Clinton.

The Week In Politics

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 7:36am

With three months left to election day, NPR's Elise Hu speaks to NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson about where the candidates go now, the Trump backlash and worries about an October surprise.

Donald Trump Campaign To Focus On Black Voter Outreach

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 7:36am

Donald Trump is unpopular with black voters, but Omarosa Manigault is trying to change that. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Manigault, Trump's director of African-American outreach.

After The Convention, We Check In With Independent Voters

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 7:36am

Gina Worthen, Travis Rechenbach and Alicia Jessop have not made up their minds about who they are voting for. NPR's Elise Hu asks them whether the conventions have helped them come to a decision.

Intelligence Officials Share Concerns, But 'Will Step Up' To Continue With Briefings

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 7:36am

Candidates Trump and Clinton will soon receive intelligence briefings, which makes some people nervous. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with former acting CIA director John McLaughlin about the practice.

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