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John McLaughlin, TV Pioneer of Raucous Political Punditry, Dies at 89

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 6:59pm

McLaughlin's provocative political talk shows anticipated the current TV verbal battleground. He knew he was breaking the traditional mold of political talk shows as forums for polite disagreement.

Hillary Clinton Highlights Voter Registration Efforts In Philadelphia

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 3:33pm

Hillary Clinton is highlighting voter registration efforts in Philadelphia, as Donald Trump has been talking about concerns over the legitimacy of the voting system in that state.

White House Announces New Fuel Efficiency Standards For Trucks, Buses

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 3:33pm

The Obama administration has announced new fuel efficiency standards for trucks and buses.

FBI Turns Over Secret Clinton Email Documents To GOP Lawmakers

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 3:28pm

Fulfilling a demand from Republicans in Congress, the FBI has shared documents about its closed investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server. Some worry the move sets a bad precedent.

Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Resigns After Perjury Conviction

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 2:43pm

Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in the Democratic Party, was convicted on charges that she leaked grand jury information to target a political rival and then lied about it under oath.

Rubio Backs Trump, But Stands By Calling Him A 'Con Man'

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 1:08pm

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told the Miami Herald editorial board he has "stood by everything I ever said" during his presidential campaign.

Source: Trump To Receive First Intelligence Briefing Wednesday

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 12:44pm

The Republican nominee is set to get his first classified intelligence briefing tomorrow, and he is expected to bring Chris Christie.

Rudy Giuliani Claims No Terror Attacks In U.S. Pre-Obama

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:51am

That's not true, of course, and interesting coming from the man who was mayor of New York on 9/11.

NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Solidifies Lead Against Donald Trump

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

Since the conventions, Donald Trump has stumbled badly. That has moved voters in the direction of Hillary Clinton, giving her a sizable lead in the key states.

In Ohio Speech, Donald Trump Lays Out Foreign Policy Priorities

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

David Greene talks to Republican political strategist Mike Murphy about Trump's anti-ISIS proposals, which were outlined in a speech in Youngstown. He promised to "crush" ISIS and vet immigrants.

Wasserman Schultz Faces Tough Primary Against Sanders-Endorsed Canova

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 4:05am

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is fighting to keep her seat in Congress. Progressive Democrat Tim Canova has matched Wasserman Schultz in fundraising after being endorsed by Bernie Sanders.

Trump Proposes New, Ideological Test For Some Visitors And Immigrants

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:17pm

In a foreign policy address, Donald Trump also proposed several steps to fight ISIS that are part of existing White House strategy.

Donald Trump Delivers National Security Speech In Ohio

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump delivered a speech about national security and terrorism at Youngstown State University in Ohio Monday.

Trump's Voter Fraud Warnings Likely To Have Major Implications

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

Donald Trump is raising questions about the integrity of the voting process. Widespread doubt of presidential election results could have major implications for the constitutional transfer of power.

Clinton Campaigns With Vice President Biden In Scranton, Penn.

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton campaigned Monday with Vice President Joe Biden in his hometown of Scranton, Penn.

Trump Calls On Supporters To Monitor Polling Places On Election Day

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:29pm

Donald Trump says he will only lose the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania if there is "cheating." He is organizing his supporters to monitor polling places on Election Day.

Trump Campaign Chair Dismisses Report Of Ukraine Payments As 'Silly'

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:44am

"The suggestion that I accepted cash payments is unfounded, silly, and nonsensical," Paul Manafort said after The New York Times reported $12.7 million listed in a political party's "black ledger."

This Week In Politics

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Republican pollster Jim Hobart about the missed opportunities, and capitalized moments from the presidential campaign trail.

Clinton Releases 2015 Tax Returns; Pressure On Trump To Do The Same

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

Hillary Clinton last week released her latest tax returns. It's a move to pressure Trump to release his tax records but it also underscores the wealth that the Clinton's have amassed in recent years.

Trump's Week Off Script

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 7:32am

It seems presidential candidate Donald Trump is once again off message. NPR Politics' editor Domenico Montanaro joins Rachel Martin for a look back at Trump and Hillary Clinton's weeks.

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