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WATCH: Utah Lt. Governor Apologizes For Past Attitude Toward Gay People

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 4:21pm

Spencer Cox, a Republican, spoke at a vigil after the Orlando shooting. He apologized for not always treating everyone with, "the kindness, dignity and respect — the love — that they deserved."

Fact Check: Donald Trump And Syrian Refugees

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:29pm

President Obama wants to bring 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. this year. Donald Trump says there is a "tremendous flow" coming into the U.S. and he wants to suspend the program.

Will Future Candidates Be Able To Raise Money The Sanders Way?

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:28pm

Bernie Sanders raised $209 million as of April 30, while shunning big money players and depending heavily on online small dollar donors. NPR explores whether other candidates could match that.

Gun Control Advocate Recalls Motivation For 1994 Assault Weapons Ban

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:28pm

Following each successive mass shooting, President Obama's tone has grown more frustrated with Congress' inability to take action to curb gun violence. The last major piece of federal legislation to regulate guns was the 1994 assault weapons ban. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Tom Diaz, who worked on that legislation more than 20 years ago.

'My Heart Has Changed': Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox Apologizes To LGBT Community

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:28pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox about his remarks at a vigil for victims of the shooting in Orlando. In his remarks, he said his "heart has changed," and he urged kindness and understanding for people who are different from us.

Donald Trump Pivots On Guns In Wake Of Orlando Mass Shooting

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump announced Wednesday via Twitter that he wants the NRA to support legislation barring gun sales to people on the government's terrorist watch list.

CHART: 7 Times Obama And Clinton Seemed To Be Reading From The Same Script

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 2:27pm

Hillary Clinton and President Obama both came out swinging against Donald Trump and his response to the attack in Orlando. At times it seemed like they could be reading from the same script.

Donald Trump Teases That He Could Buck The NRA On One Aspect Of Guns

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 1:25pm

In a tweet Wednesday, the presumptive Republican nominee said he plans on meeting with the National Rifle Association to talk about banning suspected terrorists from buying guns.

LIVE VIDEO: Democrats Hold Senate Floor In Push For Gun Control

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 12:41pm

Sen. Chris Murphy, of Connecticut, said he was prepared to talk on the floor for "as long as I can." He added that he had had "enough."

Understanding Congressional Gerrymandering: 'It's Moneyball Applied To Politics'

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 12:36pm

Ratf**ked author David Daley says that Republicans targeted key state legislative races in 2010 in an effort to control state houses, and, eventually, Congressional redistricting.

In Defense Bill, Senate Approves Plan For Women To Register For Draft

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 12:19pm

The bill still must be reconciled with a House bill that doesn't mention women and the draft, and it faces a veto threat from President Obama over, among other things, the closure of Guantanamo Bay.

Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A Campaign

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 5:00am

The days leading up to California's Democratic presidential primary offered a glimpse into everything that went right — and wrong — with Bernie Sanders' presidential bid.

Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A Campaign

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 5:00am

The days leading up to California's Democratic presidential primary offered a glimpse into everything that went right — and wrong — with Bernie Sanders' presidential bid.

Americans Don't Like Caucuses, But Replacing Them With Primaries Isn't Easy

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 4:00am

Americans strongly prefer primary elections open to all voters but it's tough to move away from caucuses and closed primaries even in states where there's lots of unhappiness with the current system.

Are GOP Women Warming Up To Trump?

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:34am

Polls show 60+ percent of American women have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump. But, how, specifically, do Republican women in the key swing state of Ohio feel about the presumptive GOP nominee?

Second GOP Incumbent Loses Congressional Primary

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 9:43pm

Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes is now the second Republican incumbent to lose in a primary this year, the victim of mid-decade congressional redistricting.

Clinton Wins District Of Columbia Primary, Meets With Sanders

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 8:08pm

The results in the nation's capital bring to a close her fight with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, just as the two are meeting at a D.C. hotel.

Donald Trump: Obama Was 'More Angry At Me' Than The Orlando Shooter

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 7:02pm

At a campaign rally on Tuesday, Donald Trump said President Obama was "more angry at me" than he was at the shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre.

Democratic Rep. Jim Himes Refuses To Stay Silent After Orlando Shooting

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:30pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut about why, during the moments of silence observed on the House floor in memory of the Orlando victims, he walked out.

Obama's Criticism Reveals Multi-Front Campaign Against Trump

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:30pm

President Obama's animated criticism of Donald Trump's comments Tuesday reveals a multi-front campaign against the Republican candidate.




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