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Presidential Front-Runners Look To Shore Up Status In Wisconsin Primaries

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

The front-runners in the GOP and Democratic presidential races are looking to shore up their status in Tuesday's Wisconsin primaries.

How Might Donald Trump's Campaign Affect His Brand?

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

Much of Donald Trump's success in business comes from his ability to leverage his name as a luxury product. He doesn't actually own some of the products attached to him; instead he leases his name to other investors. NPR explores how the current campaign might affect his brand.

Wisconsin Voters Go To The Polls In State's Primaries

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

Voters in Wisconsin weigh in Tuesday in the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries.

Usually The Front-Runners' Friend, Wisconsin Voters Could Buck The Trend

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

For decades, Wisconsin primary voters almost always endorsed the candidates who were already on their way to the nomination. But on Tuesday, Republicans and Democrats in the state could buck that trend.

Trump's Plan To 'Make Mexico Pay' For The Wall

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 12:17pm

Trump demands that Mexico pay up to $10 billion or risk the cutting off of wire transfers from the U.S. to Mexico and a cancellation of business and tourist visas for Mexican citizens.

Wisconsin Primary Preview: Cruz, Sanders Hope For Wins To Seize Momentum

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 5:00am

Ted Cruz hopes support from Scott Walker and the state's influential talk radio contingent can help him topple Trump. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders hopes the state's progressive bent bends for him.

Wisconsin May Play Pivotal Role In The GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Ted Cruz is looking to upset Republican front-runner Donald Trump in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. The stakes are getting higher as the number of contests left grows smaller.

Wisconsin Primary Could Clarify The Direction Of GOP, Democratic Races

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Renee Montagne talks to Van Mobley, a history professor and village president, the equivalent of mayor, of a Milwaukee suburb, about why he intends to vote for Donald Trump in the Wisconsin primary.

Wisconsin May Play Pivitol Role In The GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Ted Cruz is looking to upset Republican front-runner Donald Trump in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. The stakes are getting higher as the number of contests left grows smaller.

Predicting How Wisconsin's Democrats Will Vote In Tuesday's Primary

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders hold bragging rights. Steve Inskeep talks to Sachin Chheda, a Wisconsin Democratic consultant and former head of the Milwaukee County Democratic party.

Polls Show Wisconsin Voters To Buck Trends; Vote For Sanders, Cruz

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Barry Burden, director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks to Renee Montagne about which candidates students, unions, rural and urban voters support.

Sanders Aims To Use Wisconsin Primary To Edge Out Clinton

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Voters go to the polls Tuesday in the presidential primary. The state usually goes with the front-runner, but recent Democratic polls show Bernie Sanders has a good chance of beating Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Agree To Debate Ahead Of New York Primary

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:11pm

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders agreed on Monday to meet for a debate on April 14 ahead of the New York primary.

Trump And Cruz Find Common Ground — Kasich Should Go

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:03pm

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are also backing a Republican Party rule that would prevent the Ohio governor's name from being placed in contention at the Republican National Convention in July.

Once Ruled By Washington Insiders, Campaign Finance Reform Goes Grassroots

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

The issue of regulating political money, a Washington insiders' game for decades, has expanded to the grassroots. Activists are about to march on Washington, D.C, to protest — and perhaps be arrested — inside the Capitol.

Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One' Vote Principle

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday that states may count all residents, whether or not they are eligible to vote, when drawing election districts. In doing so, the court upheld the "one person, one vote" principle.

Donald Trump's Path to 1,237 Delegates Depends On Wisconsin

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump can clinch a majority of the delegates he needs to win the Republican presidential nomination. But his margin of error is razor thin, and even in a best case scenario, he likely won't get there until the last day of the primary season.

Democrats To Face Off In Close Wisconsin Primary Race

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

Democrats have a close race in Wisconsin, which votes in its primary on Tuesday.

7 Proposed Dates, But No Agreement As Clinton And Sanders Spar Over Next Debate

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 12:37pm

Both campaigns say there will be a debate before the important New York primary in two weeks, but they haven't agreed on a date yet.

Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One Vote' Standard

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:05am

The challenge to the longstanding definition argued that only people who are eligible to vote should count in drawing voting district lines and other government purposes. The court was unanimous.

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