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'We're Making History': Hillary Clinton Supporters Look To The Finish Line

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:26pm

In the final stretch of the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton is campaigning as hard as ever even as some of her supporters are peering at the finish line with a sense of history and emotion.

Bernie Sanders Campaigns Hard Ahead Of California Primary

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:26pm

Bernie Sanders is campaigning hard ahead of tomorrow's California primary. A win there won't keep Hillary Clinton from clinching the nomination, but it may give Sanders more influence moving forward.

LISTEN: Excerpts From Hillary Clinton's 1969 Wellesley Commencement Speech

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:58pm

The speech reveals some of Clinton's early thoughts on politics and the political process as she attempts find a a balance between idealism and practicality.

How Donald Trump Could Benefit In November From A Bad Economy

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:23pm

Economic studies suggest that when people feel economic pain, they punish the sitting president's party.

Was California The Last Weekend At Bernie's House Of Hope?

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 6:22am

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said he will contest every last vote. But does anyone think he will command as much attention next weekend as he did this past weekend?

How A Tea Partier Became Its Villain — And Why She Could Lose Tuesday

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 5:04am

The political evolution Rep. Renee Ellmers has undergone since 2010 could cost the North Carolina Republican her job in Tuesday's special GOP congressional primary.

Demographic Changes Chip Away At Orange County's Conservatism

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

Renee Montagne talks to Bao Nguyen, mayor of Garden Grove, Calif., and candidate for Congress from the 46th district, about what his campaign means for the political shifts in Orange County.

Trump Questions Neutrality Of Muslim And Mexican-American Judges

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

After criticism from legal scholars for saying a judge could not treat him fairly because he was of Mexican descent, Donald Trump has extended his concern about judicial bias to Muslim Americans.

Politics In The News: A Preview Of Tuesday's Primary Contests

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

Pressure is growing on Bernie Sanders to drop out of the race. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and and Nomiki Konst Konst host of the Sirius XM show The Filter.

Democrats In Wisconsin Call On Party To Revamp Superdelegates' Role

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

As the Democratic primary comes to an end, some are trying to end the role of superdelegates in choosing the party nominee. Wisconsin's Democratic party passed such a resolution over the weekend.

Looking Back On Ronald Reagan's Image

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

Ahead of Tuesday's California primary, the legacy of one of the state's — and the nation's — most influential politicians still resonates: President Ronald Reagan.

What Does Reagan's Legacy Mean To Young Republican Voters?

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 4:03am

Ronald Reagan's legacy continues to dominate the Republican Party and the conservative movement. But younger members of the GOP may not feel so tied to the Gipper.

Clinton Wins Puerto Rico Primary, Now Just Shy Of Clinching Nomination

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 8:58pm

Hillary Clinton stands on the verge of history, as she looks to become first woman to win the nomination of a major party with contests on Tuesday.

Trump's African American: 'I Am Not A Trump Supporter'

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:17pm

Gregory Cheadle tells NPR he was not offended when presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump pointed to him at a recent California campaign rally and said, "Look at my African-American over here."

Narendra Modi Comes To Washington

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

The prime minister of India visits the U.S. this week and will meet with President Obama and address Congress. Modi was once banned from entering the U.S., but opinions in Washington have changed.

What Does 'Presumptive' Nominee Mean?

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

Donald Trump has been the presumptive Republican nominee since last month. Hillary Clinton expects to grab that title Tuesday. But that isn't the same thing as officially securing the nomination.

Clinton, Sanders Campaign In California Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 4:17pm

Clinton is all but assured to secure enough delegates to clinch the Democratic nomination Tuesday. But Bernie Sanders is still campaigning.

RNC Prepares For Unrest After Trump's Primary Rallies Turn Violent

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:48am

Thousands of demonstrators are expected to be arrested during this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Police, lawyers, judges and the courts are all gearing up for the onslaught.

How Donald Trump Is Affecting Latino Votes For The GOP

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:48am

Donald Trump does not poll well with Latinos. NPR's Rachel Martin asks Mario Guerra, a former California mayor, about whether Trump will hurt efforts to get Latinos to vote Republican.

For Clinton, Trump Is The Bully She's Trying To Punch In The Nose

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 5:00am

The likely Democratic nominee eviscerated Trump in a speech Thursday. It was aimed not just as Democrats, but Republicans, as Clinton is set to take on Trump this fall.

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