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What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:06am

Figures show the U.S. economy is on an upswing but wages haven't gone up and many say their standard of living has flat lined or declined. It's a feeling the presidential candidates are tapping into.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Suspends Presidential Campaign

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:16pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the final remaining opponent to Donald Trump in the GOP presidential race, is expected to drop his bid Wednesday. That makes Donald Trump the apparent Republican nominee.

Presidential Candidates Offer Aggressive Strategies To Combat ISIS

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Nora Bensahel, a scholar in residence at American University's School of International Service, about the stated ISIS strategies of the remaining presidential candidates.

Obama Visits Flint, Mich., To Address Toxic Water Crisis

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

President Obama visits Flint, Mich., where the community is still dealing with the effects of a toxic water crisis.

Donald Trump Pivots To General Election After Indiana Victory

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look ahead to the general election after the Indiana primary. Trump is now the likely GOP nominee after Ted Cruz dropped out Tuesday and John Kasich is expected to suspend his bid Wednesday.

Trump Supporters Weigh In As Front-Runner Becomes Likely GOP Nominee

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

After Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended their campaigns, Donald Trump is now the likely nominee of the Republican Party. NPR hears from some Trump supporters about why they believe in a Trump presidency.

Hillary Clinton Looks To Upcoming Primaries To Solidify Campaign

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Hillary Clinton looks to the upcoming primaries to solidify her presidential campaign, while Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race.

Donald Trump Shifts To Fundraising After Loaning His Campaign $38 Million

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Donald Trump so far has put $38 million into his campaign, but it's almost all loans, not contributions. If he has hopes of paying himself back, he'll have to raise that money before the convention.

Londoners Could Elect City's First Muslim Mayor

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

London may elect it's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, on Thursday. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Pippa Crerar, city hall editor of the London Evening Standard, about the career and prospects of Khan.

Sen. Jeff Flake On Why Republicans Are Reluctant To Endorse Trump

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona about the state of play in the Republican Party following the Indiana primaries.

In November, People Could Be Voting Against — Not For — Trump And Clinton

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:32pm

The general election may be decided not by which candidate is more popular but by which one is less unpopular.

Trump In Triumph: The Man Who Wasn't Welcome In The Game Takes Home The Prize

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:58pm

Trump's megawatt personality immediately became a magnet for viewers on TV, as did his browbeating battles with rivals and news moderators. Even without debates, Trump was everywhere seen on screen.

Politics Podcast: And Then There Was ... 1?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:40pm

The NPR Politics team discusses the results of the Indiana primary and the biggest news of the night — Ted Cruz suspending his presidential campaign making Donald Trump the likely nominee.

Bernie Sanders Says He's Staying In And It's 'Good For The Democratic Party'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:00pm

The Vermont senator tells NPR he will stay in until June, despite the likelihood of Hillary Clinton being the Democratic nominee.

After Ted Cruz Dropped Out, His Watch Party Became The Saddest Room In America

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:21pm

"[I'm] sad, hurt. Hurt by Americans," Linda Bond said. "I believe that they had an opportunity of a lifetime and instead gave into anger and emotion instead of thought."

Kasich Dropping Out Of Presidential Race; Donald Trump Assured GOP Nomination

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:17am

The Ohio governor is suspending his presidential campaign, leaving Donald Trump assured of the GOP nomination. Kasich only won one state, his home of Ohio,and was far behind in the delegate count.

Special Election Coverage: The Indiana Primary

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 10:21am

Catch up with interviews of special guests from NPR's Indiana primary night coverage, hosted by Scott Detrow.

Indiana Primaries: 5 Headlines That Tell Where Republicans And Democrats Stand

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:36am

Republican Ted Cruz has ended his candidacy, after Donald Trump won Indiana to all but clinch victory. Bernie Sanders also won, with 52 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton's 47 percent.

Hoosier Judgment Spells End For Cruz, Triumph For Trump And Another Round For Sanders

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 5:01am

Nine states still have to vote on the Democratic side and Sanders is well positioned to win several or most — but he needs to win all by overwhelming margins to catch Clinton in pledged delegates.

With Cruz Out Of The GOP Race, Will His Supporters Back Trump?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

One of Ted Cruz's most important constituencies in the contest for the presidential nomination was religious conservatives. Rachel Martin talks to Ron Johnson, head of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.




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