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Clinton And Trump In Arms Race Over Military Endorsements

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:56am

Hillary Clinton unveiled a list of endorsements from 95 former military officers, a day after Donald Trump announced the support of 88 former generals and admirals.

Hillary Clinton Is Burying Donald Trump On TV In Battleground States

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 8:56am

The widening disparity that extends through Election Day worries Senate Republicans as they try to hold onto a fragile majority.

88 Former Military Leaders Endorse Donald Trump's Presidential Bid

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 4:07am

In an open letter, they said they believe America needs a leader who has not been deeply involved with the hollowing out of the military. Steve Inskeep talk to retired Rear Admiral Philip Anselmo.

Retired Gen. Lloyd Newton Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 4:07am

Registered independent, retired Air Force Gen. Lloyd Newton, announced his endorsement of Democrat Hillary Clinton. Scores of retired military officers endorsed Donald Trump on Tuesday.

Trump's Campaign Message Focuses On Clinton's Private Email Server

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump campaigned in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday night and discussed the latest revelations involving Hillary Clinton's private email system from her time as secretary of State.

Clinton Pushes Beyond Sound Bites To Get Her Message Out

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 4:07am

Aside from attacking Donald Trump while campaigning, Hillary Clinton is making her pitch to be president with a relatively large volume of policy plans that don't make for snappy sound bites.

'Dallas Morning News' Editorial: 'Trump Is No Republican'

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 7:40pm

In a scathing takedown, the reliably Republican Dallas Morning News declines to endorse Donald Trump's bid for the presidency.

Republicans Continue To Block Consideration Of Supreme Court Nominee

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:30pm

The Senate is back for its brief autumn session, but no one expects the majority Republicans to break their blockade on the nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The GOP has vowed to keep that seat open for the next president to fill.

173 Days And Counting: GOP Unlikely To End Blockade On Garland Nomination Soon

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:30pm

The Senate is back for its brief autumn session, but no one expects the majority Republican body to break its blockade on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

Trump Dismisses Questions Over Donation Tied To Florida Attorney General

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:30pm

Donald Trump brushed aside questions this week about the fine he paid over an improper contribution the Trump Foundation made to a political committee associated with Florida's attorney general. At the time, the attorney general was considering whether to pursue a fraud investigation of Trump University.

Congress Faces Looming Deadline To Prevent Government Shutdown

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:30pm

Congress returns Tuesday after a seven week recess and will face an end of September deadline to fund the government and prevent a shutdown. Lawmakers will also have to decide how to fund efforts to combat the spread of Zika. And all of this must be done in an election year where some Congress members face tough re-election battles of their own.

Conservative Activist Phyllis Schlafly Dies At 92

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:30pm

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has died. Schalfly championed traditional roles for women and led opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment. She helped move the Republican Party to the right on issues including abortion rights and same-sex marriage.

Obama Cancels Meeting With Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte After Insults

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:30pm

President Obama cancelled a meeting with Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte after the Filipino leader insulted Obama's mother. The U.S. has been critical of the Filipino government's crackdown on drugs with more than 2,000 people killed in the last two months.

A Resurgence Of 'Redneck' Pride, Marked By Race, Class And Trump

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 1:25pm

The media have used a variety of epithets to describe white working-class Trump supporters. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says these terms embody the class contention that is central to this year's election.

Fox News Will Pay Gretchen Carlson $20 Million To Settle Sexual Harassment Suit

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 8:42am

Two months after former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson accused Fox News' then-chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, the network agrees to a payment, and an apology.

Professor Weighs In On Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Uninformed Voter Comment

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 4:02am

Steve Inskeep talks to Morehouse College professor Marc Lamont Hill, who says it's important that Americans, who may be considered to be uninformed citizens, vote in presidential elections.

Presidential Campaigns Begin Their Sprint To Election Day

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 4:02am

Labor Day marks the traditional start of campaign season but this has been anything but a traditional campaign. We examine the state of the presidential race and what we should be paying attention to.

Congress To-Do List: Fund Government Agencies, Zika Virus Battle

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 4:02am

After a 7-week summer break, Congress returns to Capitol Hill. Lawmakers are scheduled to spend the month of September on a very short to-do list before leaving again ahead of November' election.

Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly Dies At 92

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 8:20pm

The political activist's fierce opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment is widely credited with its failure to be ratified. Schlafly long championed conservative causes and founded the Eagle Forum.

Trump, Clinton Mix Things Up On The Campaign Trail In Ohio

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 6:12pm

Donald Trump sat down with small groups of voters in Ohio on Monday, while Hillary Clinton was also in the state and spoke face to face with reporters.




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