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Clinton And Rivals Cross Swords In Second Debate, But Cause No Wounds

Sun, 11/15/2015 - 9:39am

Former Maryland Gov. O'Malley won cheers referring to "that immigrant-bashing carnival barker Donald Trump," and adding "the symbol of America is the Statue of Liberty, not a barbed-wire fence."

LISTEN: Political Correspondent Don Gonyea's Iowa Playlist

Sun, 11/15/2015 - 4:03am

NPR correspondent and music buff Don Gonyea takes listeners for a drive on the campaign trail in Iowa.

Democrats, Especially Clinton, Face Pressure In Debate On Paris Attacks

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 10:43pm

The first half hour of Saturday's debate was dominated by foreign policy. The candidates walked a line on their views and President Obama's, whose handling of the issue has declined since ISIS's rise.

The Democratic Debate Clock: Which Issues Got The Most Time

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 10:30pm

NPR kept track of how many minutes each issue — like foreign policy and the economy — got at the second Democratic debate.

Debate Liveblog: National Security Takes Center Stage For Democrats

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:59pm

In the wake of the Paris attacks Friday that killed at least 129 people, questions early on focused entirely on foreign policy and national security.

LIVE CHAT: Join NPR's Politics Team For The Democratic Debate

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 6:01pm

Share your comments and questions to NPR's political reporters and editors during Saturday's debate.

After 15-Year Hiatus, White House Hopefuls Return To Bob Jones University

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 5:24pm

The school's segregationist past made it a controversial campaign stop. GOP hopefuls Dr. Ben Carson and Ted Cruz appeared at the conservative Christian university in South Carolina in recent days.

Paris Attacks Expected To Shape Second Democratic Debate

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 4:05pm

Democratic candidates are gathering tonight in Des Moines, Iowa, for their second debate of the 2016 primary season.

Candidates Long To Know What Young Voters Want. Why Not Just Ask?

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 4:05pm

Candidates seem to find the question a conundrum — and a pressing one, with the presidential election a year away. So, NPR's Michel Martin asked students at Iowa's Drake University what they want.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Rewriting Songs For Politicians

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:30am

It turns out everyone likes mocking politicians, especially the Internet. From "I Want You To Love Me," to "Barack the Casbah," we round up #NewSongsForPoliticians.

Attacks In Paris May Alter The American Campaign Landscape

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:19am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Roger Simon, Politico's chief political correspondent, about how the attacks in Paris may change the focus of Saturday's Democratic primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa.

Obama Pledges U.S. Support For France In Wake Of Attacks

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:19am

Hours after news of the Paris attacks broke, President Obama called them "an attack on all of humanity." On Saturday, Obama leaves for Turkey and beyond for a series of international meetings.

Paris Attacks To Play Big Role In Tonight's Democratic Debate

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 6:03am

The terrorist attacks in Paris will likely add a new wrinkle to the second Democratic primary debate, something that has gotten little attention to this point on the Democratic side — foreign policy.

Would More Dinner and Golf Solve Washington's Problems? Ray LaHood Thinks So

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 4:03am

The former Transportation Secretary's new book bemoans the end of bipartisanship. Is his vision of compromise a pipe dream?

U.S. Political Reaction To Paris Attacks Split Along Party Lines

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 11:17pm

Politics is never far from controversy — be it Supreme Court rulings, guns or terrorist attacks, like Paris. The American president — and the people trying to replace him — all weighed in.

Supreme Court To Take Up Debate Over Abortion Restrictions

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 5:27pm

The court will test the constitutionality of a sweeping Texas abortion law that, if upheld, would allow the kind of major abortion restrictions not permitted in more than 40 years.

'I Started Over': Checking In On Salvadoran Migrants In The U.S.

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 4:35pm

In July 2014, NPR's Kelly McEvers spoke with Rosy, a Salvadoran immigrant who arrived in Los Angeles with her two children and is seeking asylum in the U.S. NPR checks back in on Rosy and her family.

Secretary Of State Kerry Finds Inspiration In Tunisia Ahead Of Syria Talks

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:18pm

Before his latest round of talks in Vienna on the war in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry makes a stop in Tunisia, where the Arab Spring began.

Week In Politics: Latest Republican Presidential Debate

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:18pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Eliana Johnson, Washington editor of the National Review, about the latest presidential primary debates.

GOP Presidential Candidates Speak At Sunshine Summit In Florida

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:18pm

The Republican presidential candidates are all making their pitches at the Sunshine Summit in Florida on Friday. NPR explores what is on most of voters minds and what they make of the candidates so far.




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