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Ben Carson Supports Trump's Outreach To African-Americans

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 4:07pm

Donald Trump met with black and Latino supporters this week to try to gain favorability among minority voters. Former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson was in that meeting and supports Trump.

In A Change Of Tone, Trump Reaches Out To Black And Hispanic Voters

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:39am

In an effort to reach out to minority voters, Trump met with a group of Black and Hispanic leaders on Thursday. Scott Simon speaks with Pastor Mark Burns, who's supported Trump since the primaries.

The Week In Politics

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:39am

Donald Trump softened his stance on deportations this week, or did he? And questions on the Clinton Foundation continue to fly in a week when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump called each other bigots.

Week In Politics: Trump Shifts On Immigration Policy

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Donald Trump's shift on immigration and Hillary Clinton's speech linking Trump to white supremacists.

Trump's Many Shifts On Immigration Confuse Supporters And Opponents

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:29pm

After launching his presidential campaign with promises to deport millions of immigrants in this country illegally, Donald Trump has taken positions on the issue that have confused people.

Felons' Rights Restored, Early Voting And Other Voting Law Changes This Week

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:10pm

Voting laws have been getting a lot of attention recently and more twists and turns can be expected before the election in November. Here's an update on where the laws stand.

Reports: New Trump Campaign CEO Faced Domestic Violence Charge In 1996

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:46am

Stephen K. Bannon, the new Trump campaign chief, is the third top Trump adviser who's landed in hot water during this campaign.

Suburban Women Key To Victory In Pennsylvania Senate Race

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 5:00am

GOP Sen. Pat Toomey and his Democratic opponent Katie McGinty are battling it out in the Philadelphia area suburbs.

'Alt-Right,' A White Nationalists Fringe Group, Gains Attention

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04am

Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump for aligning with the "alt-right." David Greene talks to Nicole Hemmer, University of Virginia professor and author of a forthcoming book Messengers of the Right.

Former White House Doctor Outlines Gray Areas In Candidates' Health

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Rob Darling, a former White House physician, about how much voters have a right to know about the medical histories of presidential candidates.

Hillary Clinton's April Interviews Offer Insight Into Media Strategy

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:26pm

Hillary Clinton's interviews from the month of April offer some insight into her strategy and how she has approached the media.

Pennsylvania's Senate Race Comes Down To Women In Philadelphia Suburbs

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:26pm

Women are the decisive vote in the Pennsylvania Senate race, where Democratic challenger Katie McGinty is seeking to oust GOP Sen. Pat Toomey. They are competing for women voters worried about economic and national security. The battleground is the Philadelphia-area suburbs.

Clinton Delivers Remarks Linking Trump To White Supremacists

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:26pm

Hillary Clinton delivered a speech Thursday aimed at tying Donald Trump to white supremacists and the "alt-right" movement.

When African-American Voters Shifted Away From The GOP

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with historian Leah Wright Rigueur, whose book, The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power, explores the history of the relationship between African-Americans and the Republican Party.

Donald Trump Appears To Soften Position On Immigration

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:26pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump suggests he may be shifting his position on one of the signature issues of his campaign: immigration.

Clinton: Trump Is 'Taking Hate Groups Mainstream'

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 2:11pm

"From the start, Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia," Clinton is expected to say today in Reno.

In Stunning Reversal, Trump Suggests He'd 'Work With' Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 10:03am

Donald Trump courted hard-liners on immigration in the primary campaign. But he signaled Wednesday night he'd be in favor of a path to legalization for some immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

All Mixed Up: What Do We Call People Of Multiple Backgrounds?

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 6:00am

The share of multiracial children in America has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years. It's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me.

Donald Trump's Real Problem Is With White People

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:00am

The Trump campaign is doing a lot of outreach to black and Latino communities, but he is underperforming most with the group he is supposed to appeal to most — whites.

Donald Trump Continues To Reach Out To Latino Voters

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:08am

Donald Trump recently met with the National Hispanic Advisory Council for Trump. Renee Montagne talks to one council member who was at that meeting: Kentucky State Senator Ralph Alvarado.




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