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Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Sounds

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 3:45am

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump frequently promises to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. But how realistic is it to think he could do that, if elected?

Trump Proposes 'Extreme Vetting' For Immigrants, But How Would It Work?

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Donald Trump proposed "extreme vetting" for potential immigrants, saying the U.S. should only accept newcomers who share the country's values and respect its people. NPR looks at how that would work.

Donald Trump To Finally Go Live With Television Ads

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Donald Trump's presidential campaign hasn't spent a single dollar on television advertising in the general election. Experts say this is an unprecedented decision to disregard the most effective way to communicate with voters.

Republican Nominee Donald Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Staff

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:32pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes up his top campaign staff with less than three months to Election Day.

Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Staff, With Less Than Three Months To Election Day

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 6:57am

The Trump campaign is naming Breitbart News' Stephen Bannon as chief executive, and is also promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Paul Manafort will stay on as campaign chairman.

The Clintons Wrote The Book On How Politicians Climb Out Of Middle Class

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 5:00am

Bill and Hillary Clinton moved into the White House in 1993 as a First Couple of modest means. If they return next January, it will be as millionaires.

Trump Campaign Denies Ex-Fox Chief Ailes Is A Debate Adviser

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:06am

Former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, badly tarnished by a sexual harassment scandal, is reportedly advising Donald Trump on the upcoming debates and the presidential campaign.

On The Road Recently, Trump Sticks Mostly To Teleprompter's Message

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump appeared in Milwaukee Tuesdayas his campaign tries to keep the candidate on message. He met with law enforcement to show support after rioting erupting following a police shooting.

ClintonKaine.com Pays Off For Domain Squatter

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 4:06am

In 2011, Jeremy Green registered ClintonKaine.com. After Hillary Clinton named Tim Kaine as her running mate, Green offered the site to Clinton's campaign but they wouldn't meet his price. Who did?

Julian Assange Sees 'Incredible Double Standard' In Clinton Email Case

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:42am

The WikiLeaks founder argued that the Department of Justice decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for breaching national security with her private email server is unfair.

Trump Campaign To Run First General Election TV Ads

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:48pm

The Clinton campaign has spent over $60 million on ads in key states. Trump's first spending on TV spots in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania comes as he's fallen behind in most polls.

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.




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