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Veteran Political Strategist No Johnny-Come-Lately On Trump Train

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Among Donald Trump's high profile supporters is Roger Stone, who has worked for Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. He lobbied for Trump's casino businesses in the '90s and now supports his candidacy.

Obama's Cuba Visit Raises Concerns About Guantanamo Bay's Future

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Occupied by Americans for more than a century and coveted far longer, Cuba's Guantanamo Bay has seen a series of rationales for its being the longest held U.S. military base abroad. As President Obama visits Havana, some fear it won't be long before Cuba controls that outpost for the first time ever. Others say it's about time that happened.

For Trump, AIPAC Speech Provides Foreign Policy Test

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Trump's address to the pro-Israel group is a chance to try to put contradictory and controversial statements on Israel policy in the past.

Why Are Presidential Campaigns So Long? There's Plenty Of Blame To Go Around

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:30pm

As it turns out, there are a few reasons for the seemingly endless American presidential campaign cycle, including laws, party rules and a guy named Jimmy Carter.

The Puzzles In Covering Trump: How The Media Approach His Campaign

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:26pm

Politico editor Susan Glasser, Huffington Post Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and NPR editorial director Michael Oreskes discuss the challenges of covering the Trump campaign.

President Obama Touches Down In Cuba, Commencing A Historic Visit

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 3:22pm

When he landed Sunday in Havana, Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Cuban soil since 1928. During his brief trip he'll be meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro and political dissidents.

Donald Trump To Address Plans For U.S.-Israel Relationship

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:18am

The Republican frontrunner will speak at the AIPAC conference this week. Former negotiator Aaron David Miller talks to Rachel Martin about his unusual position on the Israeli-Palestinian relationship.

Arizona Primary: Republicans Playing Immigration Policy Card Still Draws Voters

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:18am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with journalist Ed Montini on how the immigration debate will play out in the upcoming Arizona primary.

Young Republicans Ponder Trump's Lasting Impact On The GOP

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:00am

Chelsi Henry, Will Estrada, Margaret Hoover and Eugene Spektor, four young Republicans, join NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about the state of the race, and Donald Trump's role in their party.

Surprise: Americans Kind Of Like Trade

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:39am

You'd think from watching the campaign that foreign trade is super unpopular. But polls show that's not quite true.

Trump Comes To Arizona, Greeted By Both Supporters And Protesters

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 4:23pm

The GOP presidential front-runner scheduled rallies in Phoenix and Tucson on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's primary in Arizona.

Yes, Clinton's Gotten The Most Votes, But GOP Has More Overall

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 2:02pm

For all the attention Donald Trump has gotten, more people have voted for Hillary Clinton than any single candidate. Of course, Republicans have had a much bigger field — and record turnout.

Think Twice Before Telling A Woman To Smile

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 9:34am

Tuesday night, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough tweeted some advice to Hillary Clinton as she delivered her victory speech: "Smile. You just had a big night." It caused an uproar.

'The Simpsons' 2000 Trump Presidency Prediction: 'A Warning To America'

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 7:16am

"The Simpsons" likes to poke fun at everything, and sometimes the show makes a few predictions. We look back at an episode from 2000 that imagines what would happen under a Donald Trump presidency.

Waning Ways To Stop Trump; How Western Caucuses Will Affect Democrats

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 7:16am

It's been a big week in primaries for both the Democrats and Republicans, with more to come. NPR's Ron Elving looks through the results and where the candidates might pick up more delegates.

Amid EU Deal, Migrants In Greece Doubtful Macedonia Border Will Open

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 7:16am

NPR's Melissa Block asks Jan van't Land of Doctors Without Borders about conditions in Idomeni, Greece, a small town where as many as 12,000 migrants are camping at the closed border with Macedonia.

Unbound Delegates Look To Narrow Their Republican Vote

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 7:16am

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Matt Micheli, a GOP delegate who will go to his party's convention free to support any candidate. There is a fight now to win the loyalty of such unbound delegates.

After Reaching Out His Hand, President Obama Will Step Foot In Cuba

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 4:00am

Obama will be the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge arrived on a battleship in 1928.

Ahead Of Arizona Primary, Business Community Fears Trump Will Inspire Backlash

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 4:00am

Business leaders remember an economic boycott against the state for its 2010 immigration bill and worry about international consequences of a Trump presidency.

Will The Supreme Court Nomination Fight Cost This Senator His Seat?

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 4:00am

A new challenger plans to put Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley's opposition to holding Supreme Court nomination hearings at the center of her campaign.

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