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Barbershop: Democrats Talk Core Values In Philadelphia

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:03pm

Democrats Malcolm Kenyatta, who is a Clinton delegate, social worker Amy Hoag, and Gary Frazier of Black Men for Bernie are in Philadelphia for the DNC. They discuss challenges facing the party.

Clinton-Kaine Ticket Makes Debut In Miami

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:03pm

Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as the vice presidential nominee for the Democratic ticket for president. They campaigned together for the first time in Miami Saturday.

WATCH: Tim Kaine Makes Campaign Trail Debut: 'I Like To Fight For Right'

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 12:48pm

"Do you want a 'you're fired' president or a 'you're hired' president?" Kaine asked the crowd in Miami.

Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issues

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 10:53am

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's running mate. The two agree on how government should tackle abortion and gun control, but disagree on the authorization of military force.

Hillary Clinton Picks Her VP Nominee: Who Is Tim Kaine?

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

Hillary Clinton has tapped Virginia SenatorTim Kaine to be her running mate, completing the democratic presidential ticket.

Casting Doubt On U.S. Commitment To Mutual Defense, Donald Trump Unsettles NATO Allies

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told the New York Times that a Trump administration wouldn't defend NATO allies unless they had "fulfilled their obligations" to the U.S.

Post Republican Convention Wrap-Up: Did The Party Make Progress On Unity?

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

The Republican National Convention wrapped up on Thursday. Ron Elving was there, and tells NPR's Scott Simon about the ups and downs of the four day meeting.

'America First,' Invoked By Trump, Has A Complicated History

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

NPR's Scott Simon looks back at the history of the slogan, "America First," which goes back to the 1940s, and has both bipartisan and anti-Semitic roots.

Is This Really The Nastiest Election Season? Or Just Politics As Usual?

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to trivia expert AJ Jacobs about political conventions gone sour and unpopular candidates over the decades in U.S. politics.

After A Dramatic Non-Endorsement, What Does Ted Cruz's Political Future Hold?

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:34am

The RNC might be over but the week's events are still fresh in people's minds, especially the reaction to Sen. Cruz's speech. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Texas Republican Delegate Ken Cope.

RECAP: A Round-Up Of Can't-Miss Stories From The RNC

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 6:42am

Here are some stories from the NPR Politics team to catch you up on the news from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.

4 Reasons Why Progressives Aren't Thrilled With Clinton's Pick Of Kaine

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:33am

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine's positions on Wall Street reforms and trade deals are already drawing the ire of groups who had backed Clinton's primary rival Bernie Sanders.

In Divided Virginia Administration, Kaine Learned To Work Across The Aisle

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:44pm

Ex-Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, a Republican, was elected to be Democrat Tim Kaine's lieutenant when he was governor. Bolling describes his years with Kaine and offers tips for being a good No. 2.

Tim Kaine's Pastor Describes The Veep Pick's Life As A Devout Catholic

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:41pm

Tim Kaine has worn many hats in Virginia politics: Richmond mayor, governor, senator. He's also a recognizable face at a majority-black Catholic church in Richmond — and has been for 30 years.

In Kaine, Clinton Gains A Swing-State Spanish Speaker

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:33pm

Who is Tim Kaine, and what does he bring to the Democratic presidential ticket? NPR's Mara Liasson provides answers.

Why 'Boring' Tim Kaine Might Be Exactly What Hillary Clinton Needs

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 7:56pm

Being a safe pick isn't a bad thing, and the Virginia senator is a disciplined messenger, has a positive persona and can help Clinton appeal to white males — a place where Trump has an edge.

5 Things To Know About Tim Kaine

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 7:21pm

Hillary Clinton has chosen Tim Kaine as her running mate. Here are some fast facts about the Virginia senator.

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Vice Presidential Running Mate

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 7:15pm

The Virginia senator and former governor is a loyal ally who can help reach out to Hispanics and may be able to woo disaffected independents or moderate Republicans who are turned off by Donald Trump.

Virginia Court Overturns Order That Restored Voting Rights To Felons

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 7:05pm

The state Supreme Court said Gov. Terry McAuliffe doesn't have the authority to grant voting rights to felons through a blanket order. McAuliffe's action this spring affected 206,000 ex-offenders.

Political World Awaits Hillary Clinton's Pick For Vice President

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 6:10pm

The presumptive Democratic nominee is expected to announce her running mate soon. Clinton campaigned in Tampa, Fla., on Friday following the Republican National Convention this week.




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