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Inconsistencies Call Melania Trump's Immigration Story Into Question

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:29pm

Questions about Melania Trump's immigration history in the U.S. have surfaced this week. Trump says she has been in full compliance with U.S. immigration laws. But some immigration experts question whether she had the proper visas while working as a model.

Week In Politics: Donald Trump's Ailing Campaign

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about the political news of the week.

Many Iranians View Donald Trump's Candidacy With Unease

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Ramin Mostaghim, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times in Tehran, about how people in Iran view the U.S. presidential election.

Iranians Deeply Divided Over U.S. Presidential Candidates

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Ramin Mostaghim, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times in Tehran, about how people in Iran view the U.S. presidential election.

U.S. Economy Continues Growth Ahead Of Presidential Election

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:29pm

With new jobs numbers out Friday and the recent anemic growth in the GDP, NPR takes stock of the economy three months before the election.

Khizr Khan Says He Would Live This Week A 'Hundred Million Times' Over

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:07pm

Khan, a Muslim-American lawyer, was thrust into the spotlight after speaking at the Democratic convention about his soldier son who was killed Iraq in 2004.

Asked About Black Friends, Clinton Says She's 'Blessed To Have A Crew'

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 2:16pm

In a rare outreach to journalists, the Democratic nominee spoke Friday at the joint convention for the National Associations of Black Journalists and Hispanic Journalists.

Trump Names Wall Street And Real Estate Titans As Economic Advisers

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:58am

Donald Trump's list is heavy with successful Wall Street and real estate industry figures, but short of actual economists.

Former KKK Leader David Duke Says 'Of Course' Trump Voters Are His Voters

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:05am

The former grand wizard is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Duke tells NPR that, based on polling by his campaign, he believes he'll be supported by more than 75 percent of Donald Trump voters.

Zika Changes The Conversations Between OB-GYNs And Patients In Florida

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 6:33am

For some obstetricians and gynecologists, Zika virus is transforming how they practice medicine. Talks with pregnant patients now include testing for the virus and the risks of long-term effects.

Painting Trump As Temperamental, Clinton Attempts To Flip The Gender Script

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 5:00am

Hillary Clinton's campaign is trying to build a case that Trump is "temperamentally unfit to be president." It's a reversal of something that has long hung over female candidates.

Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisions

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:58am

Ahead of the November election, courts have fairly consistently been striking down new voting restrictions, culminating in some big wins for civil rights forces in late July and early August.

Why Doesn't Hillary Clinton Have More Press Conferences?

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:58am

Hillary Clinton has come under attack from journalists and Donald Trump for her failure to have press conferences. A look at her strategy for the media.

Obama Renews Promise To Defeat ISIS, Scoffs At Claims Of Election Rigging

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:58am

President Obama held a wide-ranging news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday. He talked about the presidential campaign, a recently discovered cash payment to Iran, and efforts to defeat ISIS.

Across Presidential Campaign History, 'Manliness And The Presidency Is A Real Theme'

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:58am

Steve Inskeep talks with John Dickerson — of CBS's "Face the Nation" — about his new book of presidential campaign history called "Whistlestop."

Former Klan Leader David Duke On His Senate Run And Donald Trump

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:58am

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is running for Senate in Louisiana, linking his decision to Donald Trump's bid for the presidency. Duke talks with Steve Inskeep about why he thinks the country is in a position to support him.

American Crossroads CEO On Why The GOP SuperPac Isn't Focusing On Trump

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:58am

The Karl Rove-founded group that advocates for certain candidates has turned its attention to Senate races and away from the presidential race. Its CEO, Steven Law, talks about why.

Protesters Wield Pocket Constitutions At Trump Rally

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 5:11pm

Taking a cue from Khizr Khan's speech at the Democratic National Convention, protesters held up the booklets during a Trump speech in Portland, Maine.

President Obama: The Election Will Not Be 'Rigged'

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 4:43pm

Donald Trump, who has begun to slip in the polls, has charged that the outcome of November's election will be "rigged." President Obama blasted that as "ridiculous" in a wide-ranging news conference.

Obama Holds Press Conference After Pentagon Meeting On ISIS Strategy

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 4:39pm

President Obama held a press conference Thursday ahead of his August vacation where he talked about his meeting with the Pentagon on the administration's strategy to counter ISIS.




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