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After Dallas, Black Gun Owners Take Stock

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 6:00pm

Many African-Americans keep guns for self-defense, dating back to Emancipation. But the shooting in Dallas, and recent killings of black men by police, have raised hard questions for black gun owners.

LISTEN: Funeral After Funeral, Obama Calls For Healing And Gun Reform

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:37pm

President Obama attended a memorial on Tuesday to honor the five law enforcement officers killed in the Dallas shooting. It's one in a long line of funerals he's had to attend.

LISTEN: 8 Excerpts From The Attorney General's Post-July 4 Grilling On Capitol Hill

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:21pm

Loretta Lynch spent hours before a House committee, fielding questions about her decision to accept the FBI's recommendation to not bring charges against Hillary Clinton.

Trump Campaign Turns To Washington Insider Paul Manafort

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

Donald Trump's campaign is being run by Paul Manafort, a Washington, D.C., veteran with a long and sometimes controversial career as a lobbyist.

Donald Trump Campaigns With Rumored Vice Presidential Finalists

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

Donald Trump campaigned with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Tuesday, one of the rumored finalists to be his running mate. Trump has campaigned with several potential vice presidential picks in recent days.

House Panel Grills Attorney General Loretta Lynch Over Clinton Email Case

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on the Justice Department decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton on her handling of classified information.

Bernie Sanders Endorses Democratic Rival Hillary Clinton

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

Hillary Clinton campaigned in New Hampshire Tuesday, joined by her primary rival Bernie Sanders. Sanders endorsed her after a month of intense negotiation between their campaigns.

Obama Delivers Remarks At Memorial For Fallen Dallas Police Officers

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:26pm

President Obama speaks about unity at a memorial service for the Dallas police officers killed last week.

LISTEN: Trump's Past Commentary On Clinton, Guns, And Women

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:17pm

Transcripts and audio have emerged from a syndicated radio show Donald Trump hosted until 2008. In them he takes stances, commented on current events, and gave relationship advice.

President Obama To Speak At Dallas Memorial Service

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:36pm

Four of the murdered officers served with the Dallas Police Department and the fifth with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit police. They ranged in age from 32 to 55 years old.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Sanders Endorses Clinton, BLM Refuses RNC Protest Rules

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:59am

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and round the web. Today, Sanders endorses Clinton and the first openly gay member of the Republican Party's platform committee.

WATCH: In Show Of Party Unity, Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:22am

The Vermont senator's endorsement is the conclusion to the long, surprising Democratic primary fight. Clinton praised Sanders, and Sanders returned the favor, saying it was important to elect Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Still Has A Problem With A Key Pro-Sanders Group: Young Voters

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 8:54am

A new poll suggests Clinton still lags far behind Bernie Sanders among voters 30 and younger.

Americans Really Dislike Trump, Clinton. So Why Aren't Third Parties Doing Better?

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 7:59am

The last time people were this dissatisfied with presidential candidates, Ross Perot became a third-party success story. This year, however, there are new hurdles for outsiders.

Meet Hillary Clinton's Potential Vice Presidents In 100 Words

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 5:39am

The Democrat will already make history with her own nomination for president. Now the question is whether she wants to do it again with her choice of running mate by picking a second woman or Latino.

There Is Still Much Party Business To Handle Before GOP's Convention Begins

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:07am

Ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week, delegates are hashing out the party platform with key debates over same-sex marriage and transgender rights.

Colorado County Gains Political Power As Accurate Presidential Prognosticator

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:07am

In Colorado, a diverse swing state, both parties are aggressively seeking the votes of suburban women in Jefferson County. For decades, the suburbs west of Denver have picked the next president.

Sanders And Clinton To Campaign Together In Portsmouth, N.H.

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 4:07am

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are coming together after an intense primary season for a N.H. campaign event on Tuesday. The question remains how enthusiastically does Sanders endorse Clinton?

Email Case Raises Doubts About Bill Clinton's Value To Wife's Campaign

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

Bill Clinton is widely considered an exceptional political talent. But he recently muddled perceptions of the investigation of his wife's email system, raising doubts about his value to her campaign.

If Hillary Clinton Wins, Bill Would Be A Powerful First Gentleman

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:29pm

If Hillary Clinton is elected, it would be historic for many reasons. Her husband would be the first male spouse of a president and the first former president married to the person in the oval office.

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