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Biden To Announce New Overtime Pay Rules In Ohio

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:29pm

Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to announce a new overtime rule the White House hopes will make millions more American workers eligible for overtime pay.

Donald Trump Releases List Of Potential Supreme Court Nominees

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:29pm

Donald Trump released on Wednesday a list of potential Supreme Court nominees.

Once An Insurgent Candidate, Howard Dean Now Supports Hillary Clinton

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with former Democratic National Committee Chairman and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. They talk about the state of the Democratic race.

'Highly Sophisticated Killers' No More. Trump Embraces Big Donors

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:01pm

He can do it through a joint fundraising apparatus for his campaign, the Republican National Committee and 11 state Republican parties. It's something Hillary Clinton has been doing since last year.

Trump's List Of Possible Supreme Court Nominees Includes A Judge Who Mocked Trump

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 2:52pm

Donald Trump has named 11 people he'd consider nominating to the Supreme Court. One judge on the list once tweeted, "Who would the Donald Name to #SCOTUS? The mind reels. *weeps—can't finish tweet* "

Obama Administration Releases New Overtime Pay Rules

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:24am

The White House released new rules Tuesday night governing overtime pay for middle income, salaried workers. Millions of American workers will be eligible for overtime pay under the new rules.

Judge Blocks Kansas' Proof-Of-Citizenship Voting Registration Requirement

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 6:55am

The ruling is the latest development in a back-and-forth over the registration requirement, which supporters claim prevents voter fraud and opponents say is an effort to suppress voting rights.

Hillary Finally Wins A Clinton County During Primary Contests

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 5:59am

Reporters noticed that Bernie Sanders kept winning counties named Clinton. The Vermont Senator was eight for eight. Hillary Clinton finally won a Clinton County — Tuesday night in Kentucky.

Rep. Grijalva Weighs In On Sanders' Showing In Tuesday's Primaries

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Mary Louise Kelly talks to Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, who supports Bernie Sanders as the Democratic presidential nominee, about the results of the Oregon and Kentucky primaries.

Primary Recap: Sanders Wins Oregon, Clinton Has A Slim Lead In Kentucky

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Voters went to the polls in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton may have just barely edged out Bernie Sanders in Kentucky's primary. But Sanders won by a significant margin in Oregon.

Donald Trump Calls On Experts To Help Revise His Tax Package

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Trump enlists conservative economists, including Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation, to make his tax plan more politically palatable. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Moore about advising Trump.

Nevada Incident Could Make It Difficult For Sanders' Supporters To Back Clinton

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:02am

Sen. Bernie Sanders is answering for violence at the Nevada Democratic Party's state convention, where his supporters threw chairs and hurled obscenities as Hillary Clinton claimed the most delegates.

In Sit-Down With Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly Shows A Light Touch

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:55pm

After nine months of feuding, the long-awaited interview may not have been worth the hype.

Millions To Be Eligible For Overtime Under New Obama Administration Rule

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 8:58pm

Starting December 1, anyone earning less than about $47,000 a year will qualify for overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. The move will affect more than 4 million workers.

Clinton Holds Narrow Lead Over Sanders In Kentucky Primary

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 8:42pm

With nearly all votes counted, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders in the Kentucky Democratic primary by almost 1,800 votes.

Sanders Doubles Down On Nevada Convention Controversy

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 4:47pm

Trailing Hillary Clinton in the delegate race, Bernie Sanders says the Nevada state party treated him unfairly and denied that his supporters incited violence and leveled threats toward officials.

President Obama Is Familiar With Finland's Heavy Metal Scene. Are You?

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 4:33pm

Obama commended the country's prolific metal scene while speaking with European Nordic leaders. "Finland is making the weirdest heavy metal imaginable," Decibel editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian says.

Older Voters To Candidates: Don't Forget About Us

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 4:14pm

Voters age 65 and older make up more than a fifth of the electorate, but they're not hearing the presidential candidates talk about the issues that matter most to them.

Can Trump Turn Pennsylvania's Disaffected Democrats Into Believers By November?

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:26pm

Donald Trump argues his route to the White House runs through traditionally Democratic states such as Pennsylvania. But it's not clear the Keystone State will make that large an impact this fall.

North Carolina Philanthropist To Support GOP Without Backing Donald Trump

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Art Pope, the North Carolinian philanthropist and CEO of Variety Wholesalers, about how he plans to support the Republican Party without backing the party's de facto nominee, Donald Trump.




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