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Ukraine's Ambassador Struggles To Stay Silent About Donald Trump

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:26pm

Usually foreign diplomats try to stay out of U.S. politics. But for Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., this is a hard time to stay silent. He's worried about what Donald Trump is saying about Ukraine and Russia on the campaign trail.

Clinton Touts Alternate Paths To Success, Trump Criticizes Payment To Iran

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:26pm

Hillary Clinton campaigned in Nevada Thursday where she focused on how union workers without college degrees can get good jobs. In Maine, Trump focused on a cash payment sent to Iran by the U.S.

'Village Voice' Reporter Recalls Roy Cohn's Early Influence On Trump

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with longtime Village Voice investigative reporter Wayne Barrett about Donald Trump's mentor and lawyer, Roy Cohn, who is said to have taught Trump the strategy of attack, counterattack and never apologize. Barrett is author of the 1991 biography of Trump, Trump: The Deals and the Downfall.

Despite Email Debacle, Prominent Cybersecurity Leaders Favor Clinton

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 11:46am

They are political endorsements you might not expect.

Clinton Republicans, Trump Democrats: See Who's Defecting This Election

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 10:34am

Several prominent Republicans endorsed Hillary Clinton this week — but crossing over during a presidential election isn't new.

Prominent Cybersecurity Leader Favors Clinton, Despite Email Debacle

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 9:40am

Despite a server breached at the DNC and the controversy over Hillary Clinton's private email server, a prominent cybersecurity expert say she's the better choice for president.

Donald Trump Might Be In Real Trouble This Time

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 8:06am

The freewheeling Trump personality that had been a wellspring of success has become a gusher of miscues and offenses — at precisely the wrong time.

Libertarian Candidates Pitch Themselves As Antidote To Partisanship

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 6:06am

"We want the government out of your pocketbook and out of your bedroom, and the polling shows that a majority of Americans think that," vice presidential nominee Bill Weld said in a CNN town hall.

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.




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