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Chinese Familiar With Well-Known U.S. Presidential Candidates

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:11am

In China, people generally find Donald Trump's rhetoric way over the top. They are, however, wary of Hillary Clinton because of her past, get-tough-on-China policies.

Evangelical Leaders Question Movement's Support Of Trump

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:11am

The apparent depth of support for Donald Trump among evangelical voters has produced an identity crisis within that conservative world. Some are disassociating themselves from the broader community.

Rep. Issa Criticizes FBI's Strategy To Get Into Terrorist's iPhone

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:11am

David Greene talks to Rep. Darrell Issa about his perspective on encryption, specifically the showdown between Apple and the FBI over unlocking the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters.

First Mention: Ben Carson Performs Pediatric Brain Surgery In 1987

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

For NPR's feature "First Mention," we find that we first heard about Dr. Ben Carson on July 5, 1987, after he successfully completed a radical brain surgery on child patients.

Journalists Struggle To Characterize Donald Trump's Rhetoric

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

As the number of critics citing the undercurrent of bigotry in some of Donald Trump's rhetoric mounts, journalists grapple with how to characterize what he says — and what he means.

Super Tuesday By The Numbers: Breaking Down Voter Turnout And Delegates

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump look to be on their way to securing the nominations of their respective parties because they won the most delegates on Super Tuesday. NPR explains the math and what it means for the rest of the presidential primary season.

Hillary Clinton Celebrates Super Tuesday Wins At New York City Rally

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally and a rock concert in New York on Wednesday to celebrate her Super Tuesday wins.

How The Divided GOP Field Could Lead To A Contested Convention

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews elections law attorney Ben Ginsberg, who previously served as national counsel to the Bush-Cheney campaigns and the Romney presidential campaign, about what it would take to have a contested GOP convention this year.

Rep. Scott Rigell Urges Republicans To Stand Against Donald Trump

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Republican Rep. Scott Rigell of Virginia about the state of the GOP race after Super Tuesday. Rigell endorsed Marco Rubio, and wrote an open letter on Tuesday asking Virginia Republicans to "vote for any candidate but Donald Trump."

GOP Swallows Bitter Pill After Trump Dominates Super Tuesday

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

After Wednesday night's contests, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have firmed up their front-runner status in the GOP and Democratic presidential contests.

Rep. Chris Collins: 'It's Time' For GOP To Unite Behind Trump

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Rep. Chris Collins, the first sitting congressman to endorse Donald Trump, about the Republican frontrunner's wins on Super Tuesday and how the party is reacting to him.

Journalists Struggle To Describe Trump's Racially Charged Rhetoric

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:25pm

As more critics point to an undercurrent of bigotry in some of Donald Trump's statements, journalists grapple with how to characterize what he says — and what he means.

Gas Prices Pop Up Despite Historic Supplies Of Oil. Blame Spring

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:18pm

The Energy Information Administration says oil inventories are at "historically high" levels. Still, gas prices have been heading up because oil refineries are switching to more costly summer blends.

Barack And Michelle Obama To Headline South By Southwest Festivals

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 2:33pm

The president is talking with the editor in chief of The Texas Tribune to open SXSW Interactive on March 11, and five days later, the first lady will deliver the keynote for SXSW Music.

Elections 2016: Democratic And Republican Delegate Tracker

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 2:31pm

The name of the game is delegates in presidential politics. The race for them is on in the 2016 primary elections. Here's how each candidate has done so far and what's at stake in each state.

Ben Carson Does 'Not See A Political Path Forward' For Presidential Candidacy

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 1:34pm

The accomplished neurosurgeon, a surprising presidential candidate, was a top-polling candidate in 2015 before the GOP primary race refocused on national security and foreign affairs.

Here's Just How Massive Republicans' Super Tuesday Turnout Was

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 1:28pm

GOP voters are way more excited to vote this year than in the 2012 race. Democratic voters, meanwhile, aren't near their 2008 turnout levels.

Christie Stands By Trump As New Jersey Supporters Wonder Why

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 9:37am

The New Jersey governor and former presidential candidate faces a storm of criticism at home for his decision to endorse Republican frontrunner Donald Trump.

Sen. Boxer: Primary Battles Show Clinton's 'Got What It Takes'

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 9:08am

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., talks with David Greene about Hillary Clinton's Super Tuesday results and what they mean for the country moving forward.

Trump's 'Bull In A China Shop,' 'Tell It Like It Is' Approach Wins Voters

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 8:54am

Rep. Tom Marino, who endorsed Trump, and GOP strategist Mark McKinnon talk with David Greene and Steve Inskeep about Trump's appeal. Marino calls Trump a maverick; McKinnon says the race isn't over.

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