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Politics Podcast: A Tango In Argentina and Trump's Tricked-Out 757

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 11:00am

The NPR Politics team is back with a roundup of the week's top political news. They talk delegate counts, President Obama's trip to Cuba and the terror attacks in Brussels.

Indiana Governor Signs New Abortion Restrictions Into Law

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 10:55am

The legislation criminalizes abortions that are motivated solely because of a fetus' potential disability, as well as other factors such as its sex or race.

IRS And Cybercriminals Step Up Spy Vs. Spy Efforts. Who's Winning?

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 6:00am

Each year, cybercriminals expand their efforts to trick people into misdirecting their tax refunds, or paying fines they don't owe. But the IRS says it's stepping up its game too in an endless race.

Pro-Clinton SuperPACS Paying Attention To GOP Efforts To Shake Trump

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 4:04am

Justin Barasky, spokesman for the pro-Clinton superpac Priorities USA, shares what they are learning from Republican attempts to discredit presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Ahead Of Potentially Volatile GOP Convention, Cleveland Readies for Protests

Fri, 03/25/2016 - 4:00am

The city's police are buying riot gear and bringing in officers from other cities to prepare for a political convention that could draw protesters from across the political spectrum.

Biden Concedes Obama Nominated More Moderate Judge To Win Over Republicans

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 4:54pm

The vice president said Obama's pick of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court was a deliberate effort. "We've reached out," Biden said. "Who do you want?"

Cruz Hits Trump Over Attacks On His Wife: 'You Are A Sniveling Coward'

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 4:32pm

"It's not easy to tick me off. I don't get angry often," Cruz told reporters while campaigning in Wisconsin. "But you mess with my wife, you mess with my kids, that'll do it every time."

Ted Cruz Banks On Alliance Of SuperPACs In Race Against Donald Trump

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 3:30pm

Ted Cruz's candidacy is now supported by a total of six superPACs, and the newest one is trying to consolidate spending power against Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Wants To 'Open Up' Libel Laws So He Can Sue News Outlets

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 3:30pm

Donald Trump says he wants to open up libel laws, and he says should be allowed to sue news outlets that publish stories he deems are wrong. But libel laws are well established in the U.S. and have been upheld by liberal and conservative justices.

Joe Biden Criticizes Senate Refusal To Consider Obama Supreme Court Nominee

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 3:30pm

Vice President Biden spoke Thursday on the Senate's refusal to hold hearings on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, touching on his past statements on election year appointments.

From The NPR Archives: Interviews With The Presidential Candidates

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 2:26pm

Links to past candidate interviews not currently available on NPR.org.

Time Warner, Others Join Disney In Opposing Georgia's 'Religious Liberty' Bill

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 1:14pm

Disney and its Marvel subsidiary have threatened to boycott the state if the governor signs the controversial measure. Other companies are now urging the governor to veto the bill.

This 20-Year-Old Clinton Interview About Goldwater, Whitewater Echoes Today

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 12:42pm

In 1996, NPR's Scott Simon interviewed first lady Hillary Clinton about her battles with Republicans and her own time as a young booster of Barry Goldwater.

Atlantic City Faces Financial Collapse; Cringes At State Takeover

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 9:00am

The mayor says his town, known for its boardwalk casinos, will run out of money soon. State lawmakers have a plan to get the city's finances under control, but city leaders say it's a bad deal.

Atlantic City Faces Financial Collapse, Cringes At State Takeover

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:59am

The mayor says his town, known for its boardwalk casinos, will run out of money soon. State lawmakers have a plan to get the city's finances under control, but city leaders say it's a bad deal.

Stopping Trump Won't Be So Easy. Here's Why – In One Chart

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:30am

Trump has a base that skews heavily toward early deciders. His opponents end up fighting over who's left.

In This GOP Primary, You Can Win The State But Only Get A Few Delegates

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 4:01am

It's not just about winning states — winning a presidential nomination includes mastering complex rules about delegates and Pennsylvania's rules are among the most complicated.

GOP Focuses On Pennsylvania Where Delegate Rules Can Confuse

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 4:01am

It's not just about winning states — winning a presidential nomination includes mastering complex rules about delegates. Pennsylvania's rules are among the most complicated.

Listen To 5 Interviews From NPR's Western Tuesday Special

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 4:05pm

Catch up with all the guest interviews from NPR's live coverage of the caucuses and primaries in Arizona, Idaho and Utah.

Clinton Takes On Cruz And Trump Foreign Policy

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 3:50pm

Speaking at Stanford University, Clinton argued Republicans' approach to fighting ISIS "make America less safe and the world more dangerous."

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