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'This Is Not How We Want Our Communities To Operate,' Obama Says After Deadly Week

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 1:28pm

Obama argues that America is "not as divided as some have suggested," saying people of all backgrounds are outraged by attacks on police and about the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 8: No Words

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 11:08am

It's hard to figure out what to say after this week's horrific violence, which began with two viral videos of police shooting black men and ended with a deadly attack by a gunman on police officers.

Post-Brexit, Ireland Faces Economic And Political Downturn

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

Ireland is not happy with Britain's decision to leave the EU. Correspondent Frank Langfitt tells NPR's Lynn Neary that the country faces economic uncertainty and border issues with Northern Ireland.

In Search For Answers, Author George Sanders Covers Trump Campaign

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

The author, a self-professed liberal, traveled to Trump rallies to try to understand the candidate's appeal. He talks to NPR's Lynn Neary about what he's learned about American politics.

Hillary Clinton Addresses Recent Shootings At African Methodist Episcopal Church Convention

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

The AME Church is holding its convention this week in Philadelphia. Members react to the deaths of five police officers, after a spate of police-related violence rocked Minneapolis and Baton Rouge.

Dallas Shooting: Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Strike Different Tones

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

This week's police-related shootings have added more uncertainty to an already tumultuous campaign. NPR editor Domenico Montanaro discusses the possible political fallout with NPR's Lynn Neary.

In Search For Answers, Author George Saunders Covers Trump Campaign

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:30am

The author, a self-professed liberal, traveled to Trump rallies to try to understand the candidate's appeal. He talks to NPR's Lynn Neary about what he's learned about American politics.

LISTEN: Obama's Growing Frustration After Fatal Police Shootings

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 4:55pm

After saying "this could have been my son" after Trayvon Martin's death in 2012, Obama's calls for action grew stronger over the years.

Week In Politics: Deadly Sniper Attack On Dallas Police

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the deadly shooting of Dallas police officers and the FBI's recommendation not to indict Hillary Clinton in the email case.

There's A Reason We Look To Politicians After Tragedy

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 1:07pm

This presidential election, people are choosing someone they can put their faith in when terrible events inevitably happen.

NPR Politics Lunchbox: Reaction To Dallas Shootings, Campaigns Sell Emails For Cash

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:29am

Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and around the web. Today, politicians react to the recent shootings, and Sanders seeks DNC platform changes.

Trump, Clinton Cancel Campaign Events; Respond To Shootings

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 9:26am

Donald Trump called for more unity in the country while Hillary Clinton said she mourns "for the officers shot while doing their sacred duty."

Attack On Dallas Police: Special Coverage, The Morning After

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 8:59am

NPR correspondents and Sarah Mervosh of the Dallas Morning News talk about the latest from Dallas, U.S. law enforcement and politics, and Friday's news conference by the Dallas police chief and mayor.

Obama Focuses On U.S. Violence While In Poland For NATO Summit

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 6:59am

President Obama is in Warsaw for the NATO summit but overnight he spoke about the sniper attack in Dallas. Five police officers were killed. Obama said the attacks were vicious and calculated.

Getting To Know Ivanka Trump

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 4:18am

Rachel Martin talks to Gabriel Sherman of New York Magazine about Ivanka Trump's role in her father's bid for the presidency. Sherman recently wrote about Ivanka Trump for the magazine.

Politicians React To Two Deaths Of Black Men By Police

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 5:27pm

The deaths of two black men at the hands of police within two days has prompted responses from Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and President Obama.

Donald Trump Visits Members Of Congress Ahead Of GOP Convention

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 3:39pm

As Donald Trump tries to unify the GOP ahead of the Republican National Convention, he met Thursday with House and Senate Republicans in Washington, D.C.

FBI Director Faces Congress Over Hillary Clinton Email Investigation

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 3:39pm

FBI Director James Comey faced questioning from Congress Thursday over his decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton in the investigation of her email practices as secretary of state.

Bernie Sanders Expected To Endorse Hillary Clinton

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 3:39pm

Bernie Sanders is expected to endorse his former rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton, at a campaign event in New Hampshire next week, a Democratic source confirms to NPR.

Arkansas Governor Weighs In On State Of The GOP Ahead Of Convention

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 3:39pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson about the state of the GOP ahead of the Republican National Convention.

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