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Eugene V. Debs Museum Explores History Of American Socialism

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 3:26pm

Eugene Debs was the first major Democratic Socialist in American history, running for president five times in the early 1900s. NPR goes on a tour of his home in Terre Haute, Ind., ahead of that state's primary with Benjamin Kite, an avid Bernie Sanders supporter. Kite, one of the home's caretakers, says Debs laid the groundwork for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal, and likewise Bernie Sanders may be laying the groundwork for a major shift left in American politics.

Indiana Primary Becomes Last Hope For Stop Trump Movement

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 3:26pm

This week's primary in Indiana has become a do-or-die test for the #StopTrump movement and the campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz. Donald Trump hopes a big victory for him will settle the Republican race.

As Factory Jobs Slip Away, Indiana Voters Have Trade On Their Minds

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 3:26pm

Indiana state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.

WATCH: Ted Cruz Clashes With Trump Supporter, 'He Is Playing You For A Chump'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 3:03pm

It wasn't the only unfortunate incident that befell Ted Cruz's campaign over the weekend as he's struggling to catch Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's crucial vote.

As Democrats Look To General Election, Clinton Raises More Money Than Sanders

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:27am

It was the first time Clinton has raised more money than Sanders in months - a sign the momentum is shifting toward a general election fight.

Taking It To The Limit: Cruz, Sanders Or Kasich Might Still Revive Convention Wars

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 5:20am

Beyond the prospect of winning the actual nomination, each of these men sees a chance to frame the issues and politics of the general election — and to influence party dynamics for years to come.

Trump Could Be A Real Drag On GOP: Here Are The Top 10 Senate Races To Watch

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 5:00am

Illinois, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania top list of Senate seats most likely to change hands — and they're all currently Republican-controlled.

Coaching Legend Bob Knight Is Latest Sports Figure To Endorse Trump

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:02am

Donald Trump has collected endorsements from controversial sports figures. The latest: Bob Knight, ex-Indiana Hoosiers basketball coach. Like Trump, men such as Knight cultivated brash personalities.

Politics In The News: Indiana's Primary

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:02am

There is another big presidential primary this week. Some analysts think the contest in Indiana could seal the deal for both parties' front-runners: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

American Crossroads Turns Its Attention To Senate Races

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:02am

Conservative groups are pouring money into supporting GOP races, in the fear Republicans lose the White House. Steve Inskeep talks to Steven Law, CEO of the conservative SuperPAC American Crossroads.

In 2 Indiana Cities, All That Trump And Obama Touched Isn't Political Gold

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:00am

Gary has seen economic investment from Donald Trump, and Kokomo benefited from President Obama's auto bailout. But those connections haven't necessarily led to political goodwill.

Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:00am

After Nancy Glynn got pregnant, she learned her employer didn't offer paid family leave. Then, like many Americans, she discovered it was hard to get by without it.

Every Party But The Real One: A Night Chasing The #WHCD

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 5:16pm

Washington's biggest night has gotten big because of all the parties happening around the main event. A weekend of nerd prom excess could be seen as D.C. at its worst, or D.C. at its best.

Crowds Gather In Los Angeles For May Day Immigrants' Rights March

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 4:06pm

Leslie Berestein Rojas of Southern California Public Radio has an update on the annual May Day march for immigrant rights. The march comes after Donald Trump visited the state, sparking protests.

10 Years After Immigration Protests, What Has Changed?

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 4:06pm

Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American, Fermin Vasquez of the SEIU and Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies discuss the legacy of 10 years of activism for immigration reform.

With Primary Season In Final Stretch, Sanders Reports Slowed Fundraising

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 11:34am

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign reported a $26 million haul in April, far below his totals in February and March. Still, Sanders' donations have outpaced his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

Iran Parliamentary Election: Moderates, Reformists Make Gains, Fall Short Of Majority

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 10:15am

Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani fell short of a clear majority despite receiving the most votes. Analysts say the coming period will be combative, with many big issues decided by independents.

President Obama Has His Last Laughs At 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:08am

In eighth and his last correspondents' dinner on Saturday evening, Obama didn't pull punches with his fellow politicos — but he did pull a last-minute mic drop.

President Obama Has Last Laughs At White House Correspondents' Dinner

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 6:55am

President Obama had his last opportunity to take some digs at politicos and celebrities at last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Battle Out Indiana Primary

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 6:55am

Rachel talks to Pete Seat, the Indiana consultant for John Kasich, about the upcoming primary.

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