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Adults Shocked By Language, Content In GOP Debates

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

Parents worry the name calling, sexual innuendos and racial threats send the wrong message to children. Teachers say they're trying to make it a teachable moment, on how not to debate.

Will Clinton's Poor Showing In Michigan Bleed Into Illinois' Primary

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:12am

After Hillary Clinton's loss in Michigan, what are her supporters thinking about her chances in similar states which hold primaries next week? David Greene talks to Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois.

North Carolina's Congressional Primaries Are A Mess Because Of These Maps

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 4:00am

Said one observer, "Some sitting members of Congress woke up the next morning after these maps had been released and went, 'oh boy, I don't even live in the district now.'"

The 8th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And 4 Videos)

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:25pm

In Miami and on Univision, the eighth Democratic debate focused heavily on issues important to Latinos.

Watch The Democratic Debate: Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Immigration Reform

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 7:48pm

Tonight's debate comes as the Vermont senator is basking in an upset win in Michigan on Tuesday night. But the former secretary of state still has a big delegate lead.

Transcript: NPR's Interview With Bernie Sanders

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:19pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with NPR's Ari Shapiro.

Iran Tests Two Ballistic Missiles Reportedly Designed To Reach Israel

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:16pm

The tests may violate a U.N. Security Council resolution barring Iran from test-firing missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. Iran says the missiles aren't designed for nukes.

Democratic Debate: 3 Things To Watch

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:40pm

As Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton meet in Miami tonight, questions over electability, delegates and enthusiasm are bound to come up.

Obama Begins Interviewing Potential Supreme Court Nominees

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

President Obama is said to be interviewing candidates to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

In Michigan, Bernie Sanders Exposed Hillary Clinton's Weaknesses

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Sanders won Michigan's primary in a stunning upset to Clinton. Sanders exposed Clinton's weaknesses among working class voters on trade issues and delivered on his promise to win with black voters.

Why Did The Polls Fail To Predict Sanders' Win In Michigan?

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Every major poll of the Michigan Democratic primary showed Hillary Clinton with a big lead over Bernie Sanders. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Harry Enten, senior analyst at FiveThirtyEight, about why those polls proved to be so wrong on primary day.

John Kasich Faces Make-Or-Break GOP Primary In Ohio

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich faces a make-or-break Republican primary in his home state next week. He was expected to come in second against Donald Trump in Michigan's primary last night but came in a close third. NPR talks with Kasich and his supporters in Columbus.

Money Pours In To Produce Anti-Donald Trump TV Ads

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Money is flooding in to produce and buy TV time for anti-Donald Trump ads. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Elizabeth Wilner, senior vice president of Kantar Media Ad Intelligence, about how effective the anti-Trump ads were for Tuesday's primaries.

Democratic Candidates Prepare To Debate In Miami

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

After defeating Hillary Clinton by a hair in the Michigan primary, Bernie Sanders will debate his rival in Miami on Wednesday night.

Trump Steaks, Wine, Water: Why Donald Doesn't Own Most Of Those Products

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:23pm

Donald Trump pushed back against attacks on his business prowess this week, showing off examples of Trump-branded water, wine and steaks. But Trump's own ties to those products may not be as strong as he suggested.

Bernie Sanders: 'Stay Tuned ... We Can Win This Thing'

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:17pm

Sanders has a steep hill to climb to win enough delegates in the presidential primary. But he doesn't seem deterred, telling NPR, "I am used to climbing steep hills."

Trump Doesn't Own Most Of The Products He Pitched Last Night

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:39am

Trump Water, Trump magazine, Trump Steaks. So much Trump and all on stage after his wins in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii Tuesday night. But almost none of them actually are Trump.

Carly Fiorina Says She's 'Horrified' By Trump, Endorses Ted Cruz

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:05am

"The truth is, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are two sides of the same coin. They're not going to reform the system. They are the system," Fiorina, who ended her own bid last month, said.

Epic Missouri Filibuster Over Bill Shielding Opponents Of Same-Sex Weddings Ends

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 9:25am

The Missouri Senate has given preliminary approval to a proposed state constitutional amendment that would protect groups and people with religious objections to same-sex ceremonies.

Jelani Cobb On His Epic 'New Yorker' Piece On Black Lives Matter

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 9:20am

NPR's Kelly McEvers spoke with Jelani Cobb, who has charted the genesis and evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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