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As GOP Hopeful Rubio Rises, So Does Scrutiny

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:31pm

Strong debate performances have strengthened Marco Rubio's presidential campaign. He released records that show he made personal charges to a state GOP credit card. But there are even more questions about how the Florida Republican has handled his personal finances.

Does Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Signal Relationship Reset?

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:31pm

The White House meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama comes after tensions fueled by divisions over the Iran nuclear deal, which the White House supported but Israel opposed.

Another Dad Joins Facebook — President Obama

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:49pm

The president is billing his new page as "a place where you can hear directly from me."

Ferguson In The Classroom: How One College Took Up Race And Policing This Semester

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 10:42am

College students around the country are lining up to take classes like a new one at NYU called "Black Lives Matter: Race, Resistance, and Popular Protest."

#NPRYouthVote: Will Young Voters Lead Or Lag In 2016?

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 6:33am

One year ahead of the 2016 elections, Michel Martin speaks with young voters in Iowa about the issues that matter to them, and whether candidates are using the right tools to reach them.

This Week In Politics: GOP Candidates Carson, Rubio Take Heat

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 4:07am

As candidates rise to prominence in a presidential election, they may feel optimistic for a time. Then, things can start to get uncomfortable.

Cruz's Crew: You Play The Game, But It's The Cruz Campaign That Scores

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:40am

Ted Cruz's campaign is hoping its app motivates supporters to volunteer and donate as well as turn over personal information.

As Lawrence Lessig's Long-Shot Bid Ends, What's To Come For His Key Issue?

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 4:14pm

Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig talks about his decision to drop out of the Democratic presidential primary race and his ongoing efforts to get big money out of politics.

With One Year Till The Election, Who Will Be The Swing Voters In 2016?

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 4:14pm

One year from the 2016 general election, Drake University political science professor Rachel Paine Caufield talks about the political landscape.

A Look Ahead To The 4th GOP Debate

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 4:14pm

Republican presidential candidates meet for a debate on Tuesday in Milwaukee, Wis., as Dr. Ben Carson and Sen. Marco Rubio have come under increased scrutiny.

The Motives Beneath The 'Bedrock' To Come, In U.S.-Israeli Relations

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 4:14pm

This week's Words You'll Hear is "bedrock," which President Obama is expected to use to describe U.S. commitments to Israel, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House on Monday.

Live From New York, It's Donald Trump

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 11:45am

In spite of days of protests over his appearance on the show, Trump hosted SNL last night. His performance was far from perfect, but it probably didn't need to be.

How Obama's Trade Deal Might Stir Up Your Dinner

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 9:28am

Trade deals don't just affect labor and manufacturing. They also have a way of changing the way we eat. From food safety to booze imports, we offer a cheat sheet on the new Pacific Rim trade deal.

One Year Until Election Day 2016, Where The Candidates Stand

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 6:53am

It's one year until people will vote in the 2016 presidential election. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson about where candidates stand right now.

Democratic Front-Runners Wade Into Gender Politics

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 6:53am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Slate's Michelle Goldberg about how gender politics plays into the campaigns of Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Environmentalists Celebrate Keystone XL Decision

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 6:53am

Environmental groups and activists are celebrating President Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline plan, but some people say that the Keystone decision is a symbolic one.

One Year Before 2016 Election, Voters Share Messages For Candidates

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 5:03am

Americans choose the next president one year from today. People from around the country have plenty to say about what the candidates should be discussing — and what they don't want to hear.

Clinton Calls For Loosening Federal Restrictions On Marijuana

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 5:34pm

At a town hall event in Orangeburg, S.C., the Democrat backs reclassifying the drug so federal research can be done into its medicinal purposes — a position already held by her White House rivals.

Meet The Man Behind The Ben Carson Rap

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 4:38pm

The Carson campaign recently dropped a rap ad aimed at young black voters. Aspiring Mogul, the rapper behind the track, explains his inspiration — and his reaction to harsh responses on social media.

What To Expect When Donald Trump Hosts 'Saturday Night Live'

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 4:34pm

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live tonight, despite protests from Hispanic groups who are angry about his criticisms of immigrants.

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