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Clinton's Attacks On Trump's Temperament Mark A Kind Of Role Reversal

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 5:22am

Women are often stereotyped as overly emotional. Now, Hillary Clinton is turning that line of attack on Donald Trump's temperament.

July Was Clinton's Best Month Of Fundraising; Trump Wasn't Far Behind

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 4:21am

Hillary Clinton's campaign, along with the Democratic National Committee, raised $90 million in July — its largest monthly haul yet. The Trump campaign announced Wednesday it had raised $82 jointly with the Republican National Committee, with $64 million coming from small donors. Steve Inskeep talks with Matea Gold, who covers money and politics for the Washington Post.

Cybersecurity Conference Includes 'Hackers For Hillary' Fundraiser

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 4:21am

A Hillary Clinton fundraiser will take place at BlackHat in Las Vegas. Cybersecurity experts there say they support her over Donald Trump despite all the controversy over her email server.

Hillary Clinton Hits Trump Over Outsourcing

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 5:46pm

Clinton visited a Colorado tie company on Wednesday, questioning why her Republican rival makes his name-brand ties in China and not America.

Hillary Clinton Uses Billionaire Supporters To Undermine Donald Trump

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:30pm

Hillary Clinton has some very rich people supporting her, including Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban and Meg Whitman. The advantages of their support are obvious, but there could be some potential downsides.

Tea Party Rep. Tim Huelskamp Defeated In Kansas Primary

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:30pm

A tea party member of Congress from Kansas is the latest member to lose a primary election this year.

As U.S. Presidential Election Nears, Mexicans Fear Economic Impact

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:30pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to independent journalist Javier Garza about how the U.S. presidential election is viewed in Mexico. Some fear how the new president will affect Mexico's economy.

Obama Commutes Sentences Of 214 Federal Inmates

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:30pm

President Obama Monday commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates. Clemency for non violent drug offenses has been a focus of the Obama administration, and it has overseen the commutations of more prisoners than the previous nine administrations combined.

Panic-Stricken Republican Party Looks To Get Trump Back On Track

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:30pm

Donald Trump's latest controversial comments are stealing the spotlight in the presidential campaign — leaving many in his party worried about his prospects against Hillary Clinton.

Senate Control Up For Grabs As Republicans Play Defense

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:30pm

A look at the senate races this year reveals Republicans playing defense in many states, but Democrats need a serious bounce to take control of the chamber.

With $80 Million July Haul, Trump Narrows Fundraising Gap With Clinton

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 3:27pm

Clinton still has far more cash in the bank, but Trump has caught up considerably.

After Pulse Shooting, LGBT Folks Of Color Worry About Increased Police Attention

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 1:44pm

Some LGBT activists worry that more police presence won't protect them from vigilante violence — and might actually make these events less safe for the communities they serve.

Can This Campaign Be Saved? GOP Scrambles To 'Reset' Trump

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 1:31pm

Party loyalists are hopeful the GOP presidential nominee can change course after a disastrous first week of the general election campaign.

How Positive Thinking, Prosperity Gospel Define Donald Trump's Faith Outlook

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 1:31pm

"God didn't want people to be poor," is how one historian described the view the Trump family pastor.

Clinton, Kaine Driven By Their Faith In The 'Social Gospel'

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 1:26pm

For both candidates on the Democratic Party ticket, religious faith has provided a foundation for their progressive politics.

State Dept. Calls Report Linking Payment To Iranian Prisoner Release 'False'

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 1:25pm

State Department spokesman John Kirby said there was no quid pro quo with the $400 million payment, which he said was tied to a claim Iran launched in an international tribunal.

Establishment Topples Tea Party With Ouster Of Kansas Republican

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 9:24am

Buoyed by agriculture interest groups, obstetrician Roger Marshall easily ousted Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp, a conservative member of the rabble-rousing Freedom Caucus.

Reporting While Brown In The Summer Of Trump

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 8:13am

Shereen Marisol Meraji and Gene Demby sit down with Pilar Marrero of La Opinion and Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post to see how they balance real talk and staying fair during the Summer of Trump.

Basketball Tickets, Caribbean Travel. Is Disclosure Enough For Kaine's Gifts?

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 7:20am

Clinton's vice presidential pick received more than $160,000 in gifts while governor of Virginia. He disclosed it all, as required by state law, but it could be a problem in this year of populists.

In A Turbulent Election Year, Mosques Organize En Masse Voting

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 4:00am

In an election year marked by vitriol toward the Muslim community, some mosques are urging their worshipers to vote. To do so, they're borrowing a strategy used by African-American churches.




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