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The 11th Republican Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And 4 Videos)

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:25pm

If you thought you'd seen everything during a GOP presidential debate, you were wrong. The tenor was set when Donald Trump referenced the size of his, um, member.

On The Clock: Which Candidate Is Getting The Most Talking Time

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 8:53pm

The Republican presidential candidates take the stage in the first debate following Super Tuesday. Will Trump continue to dominate the talking time? NPR has its stopwatch at the ready.

WATCH: Rivals Try Again To Take Down Trump In GOP Debate

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 7:50pm

The four remaining GOP presidential candidates are facing off in Detroit on Thursday evening just as sniping in the party to try and stop Donald Trump has reached a fever pitch.

Mitt Romney, Donald Trump Share Harsh Words In Competing Speeches

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 6:58pm

It was day of strong words on the campaign trail after former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered a speech that was highly critical of front-runner Donald Trump.

Domestic Politics: When Couples Are Divided Along Party Lines

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

Super Tuesday may be over, but there are many votes to come, including Saturday's vote in Nebraska. That's where Maria Julie Rodriguez and James Borer live. They responded to our call out on social media for couples divided over their presidential primary candidate of choice. They're split not just between two candidates, but between two parties.

Democrats Face Real Political Crisis Ahead Of November Election

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

The stakes in the November election are higher for Democrats than Republicans. Democrats currently hold fewer elected offices nationwide than at any time since the 1920s, and the Obama years have decimated the party's bench.

Donald Trump Releases Details Of Health Care Plan

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

Donald Trump has promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and now he has released some more details of how he would do that on his website.

Florida Newspaper Editor Describes 'Bizarre' GOP Primary Race

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Adam C. Smith, political editor of the Tampa Bay Times, about what's happening in the GOP primary race in Florida.

Election Officials Help North Carolina Voters Tackle Confusing Voter ID Laws

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

Early primary voting begins in North Carolina on Thursday. Voters have to deal with some confusing new voter laws, including photo ID requirements. Election officials and voter advocates are trying to get the word out to avoid problems at the polls.

Former GOP Nominee Mitt Romney Sharply Criticizes Donald Trump

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

In a speech on Thursday, Mitt Romney sharply criticized Donald Trump. The former 2012 presidential candidate called Trump a fraud and a phony. Romney said he would vote for any of the other Republican contenders, but did not endorse one.

Trump: The Reality TV Years

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:21pm

Before Donald Trump was a presidential candidate, he spent many, many seasons headlining the show The Apprentice, where he was presented as the embodiment of success and an enemy of weakness.

SuperPACs Support Anti-Trump Effort With $16 Millions In Attacks

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 1:59pm

Conservative donors and consults trying to take down GOP front-runner Donald Trump vastly accelerated their spending on negative ads over the last two months.

Is A Brokered Convention The Most Likely Way Republicans Can Stop Trump?

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 1:12pm

Republicans opposed to Donald Trump are running out of time and options to stop him from being their nominee. Many are now talking about their last, best chance being at the convention.

Paul Ryan 'Laughed Out Loud' At Donald Trump's 'Pay A Big Price' Threat

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 12:58pm

On Super Tuesday, Trump's had said the House speaker would "pay a big price" if he couldn't work well with Trump.

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Chestnuts And Adds A Populist Wrinkle

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 12:27pm

Donald Trump drew fire in recent debates for his lack of specifics on how he would change the country's health care system. He released a plan Wednesday that is unlikely to satisfy critics.

Don't Miss Jay Caspian Kang On Asian-Americans, Whiteness, And Peter Liang

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

Protests over the conviction of police officer Peter Liang in the shooting death of an unarmed black man show that Asian-Americans have something to say about race and policing. But what, and how?

Mitt Romney And Donald Trump Spar Over Future Of GOP

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 8:19am

The party's former nominee plans to call the current Republican front-runner "a phony, a fraud." Returning fire on Thursday, Trump called Romney "a stiff."

Donald Trump Looms Large — Even Among Observers Looking On From Germany

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 8:18am

In Germany, the American presidential primaries are generating more interest than usual — especially in Trump, a candidate who has German roots, and whose rise has many Germans feeling alarmed.

4 Things To Watch For In Tonight's Republican Debate

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 5:00am

Republican presidential candidates meet again Thursday night in their 11th debate. Just four men will be on stage: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and John Kasich.

Clinton Celebrates Super Tuesday Wins, Sanders Campaigns In Maine, Michigan

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:54am

Hillary Clinton attended a star-studded concert in New York City. Bernie Sanders flew to Maine and Michigan to rally voters. On the Democratic side, Michigan is the next big prize.

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