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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.

Clinton's 7-State Super Tuesday Win Forces Sanders Further Behind

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 6:28am

Commenting on the Democratic presidential primary race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are: Mo Elleithee of Georgetown University and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a member of Congress from Hawaii.

Super Tuesday Brings Harsh Light And Heartaches On The Morning After

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 5:44am

Given his growing lead in delegates, Donald Trump's main obstacle now may be not another candidate but the prospect of an open convention where no one has the votes for a first-ballot nomination.

Super Tuesday: How It Happened State By State

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:36am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won big across the board, but Ted Cruz pulled off a surprise in Oklahoma and Rubio finally won his first state in Minnesota.

Is It time For The GOP Establishment To Get Behind Trump?

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:11am

Donald Trump won seven Super Tuesday contests. Steve Inskeep talks to former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman about the results.

Clinton Uses Super Tuesday To Widen Her Lead Over Bernie Sanders

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:11am

Hillary Clinton swept the Southern states voting in Super Tuesday contests, and won by wide margins. Democratic pollster Margie Omero, co-host of the podcast The Pollsters weighs in on the results.

Other Candidates Keep Pressure On Trump, Clinton

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:11am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had strong Super Tuesday showings, but their rivals didn't let up. Bernie Sanders won 4 states. Ted Cruz captured three. And, Marco Rubio won the Minnesota caucuses.

GOP Super Tuesday Field: Trump Wins 7 States, Cruz 3 And Rubio 1

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:11am

Donald Trump has been winning, but not a clear majority of delegates so far. Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review, tells David Greene his magazine devoted an issue to attacking Trump.

Trump, Clinton Win Big In Race To Reach Party's Presidential Nomination

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:11am

Donald Trump keeps on winning and confounding the Republican Party establishment with his broad coalition of voters. He won seven states on Super Tuesday. Hillary Clinton also won seven.

FBI Chief To House Panel: Tech Firms Create Dangerous New Normal

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:11am

As part of a showdown over whether Apple must develop a way to unlock the iPhone owned by a San Bernardino shooter, Apple and the FBI faced off Tuesday before members of the House Judiciary Committee.

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