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Republican Sen. Susan Collins Decides Not To Endorse Donald Trump

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:11pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Maine Sen. Susan Collins about her decision not to endorse Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Trump Appears To Suggest 'Second Amendment' Could Stop Clinton

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 3:46pm

Falsely charging that Hillary Clinton wanted to "abolish the Second Amendment," the GOP nominee then appeared to many observers to suggest taking up arms against his Democratic rival.

Trump Implies 'Second Amendment People' Could Stop Clinton

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 3:36pm

Donald Trump warned supporters Tuesday about the implications of Hillary Clinton being elected and her ability to choose Supreme Court justices. Trump is now denying he suggested she be shot.

Child Care Plan Is A Change In Rhetoric For Donald Trump

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 12:04pm

Last year, the candidate was dismissive of child care questions. But his daughter Ivanka has pressed for the issues and had a major role in his new proposals.

Parents Of 2 Benghazi Victims Sue Hillary Clinton For Wrongful Death

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:31am

They allege the attack "was directly and proximately caused" by the then-secretary of state's mishandling of government secrets. Legal experts say the lawsuit would have to meet a high bar to proceed.

Clinton Campaign Says It Didn't Know Orlando Shooter's Father Was At Her Rally

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:19am

Seddique Mateen, the father of Pulse Nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, was seated behind Hillary Clinton at her Kissimmee, FL rally.

Politics Still Prevalent In The Pulpit, Survey Shows

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:13am

Churchgoing Americans say their preachers often speak out on hot social and political issues and occasionally back or oppose particular candidates in defiance of U.S. law prohibiting endorsements.

Trump Adviser Says One Of The GOP Nominee's Signature Plans Is 'Not Workable'

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

On a key Trump priority — banning travel to the U.S. from areas affected by terrorism — retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says "a blanket [ban] is not workable."

Trump Unveils His Proposal To Reshape America's Tax System

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to economist and syndicated columnist Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about Donald Trump's economic vision.

Clinton, Trump Are On Opposite Ends Of The Foreign Policy Spectrum

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Republican Donald Trump sees the U.S. as the skinny kid on the beach getting sand kicked in his face. Democrat Hillary Clinton sees a world where the U.S. still very much reins as a superpower.

GOP Sen. Susan Collins Says She Can't Support Donald Trump

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 9:11pm

"Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country," the Maine centrist writes in an op-ed.

Meet Evan McMullin, The #NeverTrump Movement's Last Hope

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 5:25pm

Evan McMullin, a Chief Policy Director for Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, is launching an independent bid for the White House in what may be a last ditch effort to stop Trump.

Hillary Clinton Kicks Off 2-Day Campaign Visit To Florida

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Hillary Clinton began a two-day campaign visit to the key battleground state of Florida on Monday.

'Forbes' Editor: Trump Continues 'Common Rhetorical Line' On Trade Deals

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Avik Roy, opinion editor at Forbes, for an analysis of the political ideologies Donald Trump espoused Monday in his economic speech.

Donald Trump Outlines Economic Policy In Detroit

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Donald Trump laid out his economic policies during a speech in Detroit Monday.

Donald Trump Looks To Turn The Page On Bad Week With Economic Speech

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:37am

According to a preview released by the campaign, the GOP nominee is proposing three tax brackets and would limit taxes on all forms of business income as well as end the estate tax.

This Week In Politics: Trump To Try To Recover From Missteps

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

After a week of turmoil for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, Steve Inskeep discusses the fallout with columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Republican analyst John Feehery.

Clinton Campaign Settles On Slogan After Trump Speaks At GOP Convention

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Hillary Clinton has struggled to find a message that resonated, but her motto "Stronger Together" found new meaning in recent weeks due to its contrast with Donald Trump's convention and message.

Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will spell out what they might do to encourage growth and create jobs. Trump will offer his ideas on Monday in Detroit. Clinton will give her speech on Thursday.

Thai Voters Approve Military-Backed Constitution

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 4:00pm

In a victory for the military, referendum voters in Thailand approved a draft constitution. Critics say it will entrench military control in the country.




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