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Despite Ties To VP Pick Mike Pence, Koch Network Still Refuses To Support Trump

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 10:51pm

Though the Indiana governor has deep connections to the powerful tax-exempt groups led by the billionaire brothers, the Koch money network maintains its focus will be protecting the Republican Senate.

Trump And Pence: A Match Made In Heaven, Or In Haste?

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 5:47pm

The commonality in these cautionary tales is the speed with which the final selections were made, leaving little time for thorough vetting and testing.

Detroit's Working Class Men Split On Donald Trump

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:21pm

If Trump wants to win Michigan, he's got to win over working-class white men in suburban Detroit. But that will be tough. The state hasn't backed a Republican presidential candidate since 1988.

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Disagrees With Donald Trump On Key Issues

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:35pm

Donald Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, disagrees with the presumptive GOP nominee on a number of notable issues.

In Suburban Atlanta, African-American Newcomers Could Flip Counties Blue

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:35pm

The growing African-American population in suburban Atlanta is making Georgia appear less solidly Republican than it has recently been and could make it a presidential swing state.

Week In Politics: Terror Attack In France, Trump Chooses Pence

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times, about the terror attack in Nice, France, and Donald Trump's new running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

#MemeOfTheWeek: The New Trump/Pence Logo That's Doing ... Something

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:10pm

Most political logos are panned. But this one, this one's really something else.

We Now Know What The Democratic Convention Will Look Like

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 1:47pm

The convention will feature Bernie Sanders on its first night, as well as President Obama, Vice President Biden and first lady Michelle Obama.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Trump Picks Pence As VP; Congress Breaks For 7-Week Vacation

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:12pm

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and 'round the Web. Today, Trump picks Pence as running mate; Erica Garner says ABC "lied" to her.

Breaking Down Trump's VP Announcement, On A Difficult Day

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:41am

Donald Trump ended weeks of speculation Friday by announcing his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The announcement wasn't simple, though, coming in the wake of the mass killing in Nice, France.

Donald Trump Announces His Vice Presidential Pick: Mike Pence

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:34am

Though Trump called off his news conference announcing his running mate, nevertheless he made his announcement right on time — on Twitter. In the tweet, Trump said his choice is the Indiana governor.

Donald Trump And VP Pick Pence Face Divide On Women's Health, LGBT Issues

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:05am

The two will have gulfs to cross on some key issues including Medicaid expansion, LGBT rights and Trump's proposed Muslim ban.

Trump Names Mike Pence As Vice Presidential Running Mate

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 9:59am

After weeks of speculation, culminating in a day of intense speculation, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump tweeted that he has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate.

'Never Trump Is Nevermore': Anti-Trump Forces Fail To Force RNC Floor Fight

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 9:05am

Anti-Trump Republican delegates tried to rewrite the convention rules to force a floor fight and oust Trump as the party's nominee. Their effort failed by wide margins Thursday night.

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Apologizes For Trump Comments

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has expanded on her statement apologizing for her critical comments about Donald Trump. In an interview with NPR, Ginsburg sought to put the controversy behind her.

Political World Lingers In Suspense After Trump Delays VP Announcement

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

Donald Trump delayed his long-awaited news of who will be his running mate. A campaign source tells NPR it will be Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. Trump says the "final, final decision" hasn't been made.

Clinton Tries To Define Trump Before He Basks In GOP Convention Spotlight

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

Hillary Clinton has spent the week trying to define her opponent Donald Trump as divisive. This comes as Clinton will likely recede from the spotlight next week during the GOP convention.

Trump Expected To Name Pence As Running Mate, Sources Tell NPR

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

Donald Trump was to announce his VP pick Friday morning but because of the attacks in France, he is delaying the announcement. Sources tell NPR that Trump has chosen Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

Ryan Says He Believes Trump Is 'Going To Endeavor To Try' To Change

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:05am

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Paul Ryan was optimistic that the presumptive GOP nominee would come around on free trade pacts, and the controversial tone he's used on the campaign trial.

Paul Ryan's Advice For Trump's VP? 'Get Thick Skin'

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 4:00am

The House Speaker and 2012 vice presidential nominee encouraged Trump's running mate to go into minority communities and Democratic-heavy areas to communicate GOP ideas.

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