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Bernie Sanders Endorses Democratic Rival Hillary Clinton

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

Hillary Clinton campaigned in New Hampshire Tuesday, joined by her primary rival Bernie Sanders. Sanders endorsed her after a month of intense negotiation between their campaigns.

Obama Delivers Remarks At Memorial For Fallen Dallas Police Officers

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

President Obama speaks about unity at a memorial service for the Dallas police officers killed last week.

LISTEN: Trump's Past Commentary On Clinton, Guns, And Women

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:17pm

Transcripts and audio have emerged from a syndicated radio show Donald Trump hosted until 2008. In them he takes stances, commented on current events, and gave relationship advice.

President Obama To Speak At Dallas Memorial Service

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:36pm

Four of the murdered officers served with the Dallas Police Department and the fifth with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit police. They ranged in age from 32 to 55 years old.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Sanders Endorses Clinton, BLM Refuses RNC Protest Rules

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:59am

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and round the web. Today, Sanders endorses Clinton and the first openly gay member of the Republican Party's platform committee.

WATCH: In Show Of Party Unity, Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:22am

The Vermont senator's endorsement is the conclusion to the long, surprising Democratic primary fight. Clinton praised Sanders, and Sanders returned the favor, saying it was important to elect Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Still Has A Problem With A Key Pro-Sanders Group: Young Voters

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 8:54am

A new poll suggests Clinton still lags far behind Bernie Sanders among voters 30 and younger.

Americans Really Dislike Trump, Clinton. So Why Aren't Third Parties Doing Better?

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 7:59am

The last time people were this dissatisfied with presidential candidates, Ross Perot became a third-party success story. This year, however, there are new hurdles for outsiders.

Meet Hillary Clinton's Potential Vice Presidents In 100 Words

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 5:39am

The Democrat will already make history with her own nomination for president. Now the question is whether she wants to do it again with her choice of running mate by picking a second woman or Latino.

There Is Still Much Party Business To Handle Before GOP's Convention Begins

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:07am

Ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week, delegates are hashing out the party platform with key debates over same-sex marriage and transgender rights.

Colorado County Gains Political Power As Accurate Presidential Prognosticator

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:07am

In Colorado, a diverse swing state, both parties are aggressively seeking the votes of suburban women in Jefferson County. For decades, the suburbs west of Denver have picked the next president.

Sanders And Clinton To Campaign Together In Portsmouth, N.H.

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:07am

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are coming together after an intense primary season for a N.H. campaign event on Tuesday. The question remains how enthusiastically does Sanders endorse Clinton?

Email Case Raises Doubts About Bill Clinton's Value To Wife's Campaign

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

Bill Clinton is widely considered an exceptional political talent. But he recently muddled perceptions of the investigation of his wife's email system, raising doubts about his value to her campaign.

If Hillary Clinton Wins, Bill Would Be A Powerful First Gentleman

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

If Hillary Clinton is elected, it would be historic for many reasons. Her husband would be the first male spouse of a president and the first former president married to the person in the oval office.

Race For Pennsylvania Likely To Hinge On Philadelphia Surburbs

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

Republican leaning women could be key to winning Pennsylvania's electoral votes this November, and both parties are appealing to them, especially along the New Jersey border in Bucks County.

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Calls For 'Responsible Nationalism'

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Larry Summers, a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and former U.S. treasury secretary, about his op-ed in the The Washington Post regarding popular support for Brexit and Donald Trump.

Former Trump Adviser Gives Closer Look At A Non-Traditional Campaign

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel discusses the Trump campaign organization with Barry Bennett, a former adviser to the Trump campaign and the former campaign manager for Ben Carson.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Continued Protests, GOP Platform Calls For Marriage Amendment

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:11am

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and around the web. Today, protests continue across America's cities and more than 40 million Americans shoulder $1.3 trillion in student debt.

Sanders And Clinton To Rally Together In New Hampshire

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 9:54am

Democratic sources familiar with negotiations between the campaigns say a formal endorsement is expected.

Contemplating On What Kind Of First Lady Melania Trump Would Be

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump's wife Melania hasn't had a prominent public role in his presidential campaign. Her role as first lady could be more old-fashioned and less political than recent presidential spouses.

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