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Radical Islam Or Radical Islamism? It Depends Whom You Ask

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 11:31am

Donald Trump has criticized President Obama for not saying "radical Islam." But Obama shot back: "Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away."

Paul Ryan: Trump's Muslim Ban Not Reflective Of GOP And U.S. Principles

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 11:11am

"I think the smarter way to go, in all respects, is to have a security test and not a religious test," Ryan said. It's the second time in as many weeks he's criticized Donald Trump.

It's Trump's Birthday. If He Wins, He'd Be The Oldest President Ever To Take Office

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 10:24am

Donald Trump is 70 today. If he were elected, he'd be the first newly inaugurated, over-70 president. But Hillary Clinton isn't far behind.

Can Bernie Sanders Boost This Congressional Candidate To Victory?

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:51am

Lucy Flores was among the first endorsements Sanders made earlier this year, and his fundraising plea helped the former Nevada legislator raise over $600,000 for her competitive Democratic primary.

'Washington Post' Banned From Events By Trump Campaign

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:04am

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Monday that he was revoking press credentials for The Washington Post — upset with the major newspaper's coverage of his campaign.

Clinton, Trump Give Competing Speeches On Orlando's Mass Shooting

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:04am

Hillary Clinton used a dignified, restrained tone when talking about the tragedy. Donald Trump said he refused to be politically correct and repeated his call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

Amid Long Voting Lines And Claims Of A 'Rigged System,' Does My Vote Matter?

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:00am

This year's primaries have been filled with complaints about the voting process. The controversies raise questions about how confident Americans are that their votes will count in November.

What Trump Really Meant When He Said Obama Has 'Something Else In Mind'

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 6:17pm

Even though the "birther" issue has long since faded, Trump has continued to subtly question whether Obama is a Christian — and he was back at it in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre.

Politics Podcast: Trump And Clinton Respond To Orlando Massacre

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 6:15pm

The politics team discusses the mass shooting in Orlando on Sunday and the responses to the massacre from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump Bans Washington Post From Campaign Events

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 5:27pm

The action is the latest in a string of moves Trump's campaign has made in denying credentials to news outlets who, in the mind of the billionaire businessman, have not treated him fairly.

President Obama's Tone On Mass Shootings Grows More Frustrated

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm

President Obama has spoken out after multiple mass shootings during his time in office. His rhetoric has changed as his frustration has grown over the inability to get gun control measures enacted.

Donald Trump Faces Backlash Over Response To Orlando Shooting

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke Monday about the Orlando, Fla., mass shooting, terrorism and his national security proposals.

Hillary Clinton Responds To Mass Shooting In Orlando

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm

Hillary Clinton planned to kick off her general election campaign Monday with a speech in Cleveland. Instead, the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., will take center stage.

CNN Anchor Jake Tapper Criticizes Media Coverage Of Presidential Race

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm

In this distinctive campaign season, CNN news anchor Jake Tapper sees the need to be more direct than ever in calling balls and strikes for viewers. NPR looks at an anchor trying to keep up with an unprecedented race.

Orlando Mass Shooting Reignites Calls For Stricter Gun Laws

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., has reignited calls on Capitol Hill for tighter gun laws.

Donald Trump Responds To Mass Shooting In Orlando

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke Monday about the Orlando, Fla., mass shooting, terrorism and his national security proposals.

Trump Calls To Ban Immigration From Countries With 'Proven History Of Terrorism'

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 3:03pm

"The only reason the killer was in America in the first place is because we allowed his family to come here," Donald Trump said on Monday.

What Queer Muslims Are Saying About The Orlando Shooting

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 2:54pm

Since the tragic attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, many queer Muslims have spoken out about living at the intersection of two marginalized identities. Here's what some folks had to say.

What Queer Latinos Are Saying About The Orlando Shooting

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 2:53pm

We rounded up some of the sharpest, most poignant reactions to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

With No Relief From Supreme Court, Puerto Rico Will Look Again To Congress

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 1:59pm

The court ruled Monday that a Puerto Rican law to restructure its debt goes against the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Now it's up to Congress to help the island.

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