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Across A Divide On Immigration, Trump Inspires Hope And Fear In A Changing Nevada

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 5:00am

The area around Reno is one of the hottest battlegrounds in 2016. It's also a place where rapid demographic change is underway — exposing divisions between native and foreign-born residents.

In The Swing State Of Florida, GOP Voter Plans To Switch To Clinton's Side

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

As part of our Divided States project, David Greene talks to Renata Sago, of member station WMFE, and Diana Font, a lifelong Republican who plans to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Cuban-Americans Play A Big Role In Florida's Presidential Voting

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

David Greene and NPR reporter Greg Allen discuss the high stakes in Florida, and they hear from a voter in Miami, a Cuban-American mother of three, who is backing Donald Trump.

Not An Enormous Trump Supporter, But Florida Man Will Vote For Him Anyway

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

David Greene talks to Robin Sussingham of member station WUSF, and to Allen Sale, who is nearing retirement and says he's voting for Trump — but that Trump wasn't his first choice for the nomination.

Pulse Nightclub Attack Turns Florida Voter Into A Clinton Supporter

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:07am

David Greene talks to John Palys, a gay man in his 30s who is most concerned about gun control and student debt. The Pulse nightclub attack made him even more determined to back Clinton.

4 Things To Watch In The 3rd Presidential Debate

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:00am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will face off one last time before election day. Here's 4 things to watch in the Las Vegas debate.

Poll Workers Are Hoping For Calm But Preparing For The Worst

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 3:27am

This election, the focus is on vote rigging. But election officials say they are more worried about possible violence at the polls.

Ecuador Acknowledges It Restricted WikiLeaks Founder's Internet Connection

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 7:51pm

Julian Assange, who lives at Ecuador's embassy in London, says his hosts acted under pressure from the U.S. His website has published stolen emails that have embarrassed Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Trump Proposes Term Limits For Congress

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:44pm

The GOP presidential nominee says limits are needed to end the "cycle of corruption" in Washington.

Platform Check: Clinton, Trump Hold Polarized Positions On Immigration

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Immigration is one of the most divisive issues in the presidential race. NPR takes a look at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's policy proposals on the subject.

Jewish Leaders Condemn Trump For Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Trump critics will be following the final debate to see whether he continues to attack the global power structure. White nationalists applaud the line. Critics say it sounds like anti-Semitism.

Missouri Voters To Decide Whether To Rein In Unlimited Political Cash

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

At $50 million and counting, Missouri's gubernatorial election is the most expensive in the country. A ballot measure could reimpose contribution limits after getting rid of them in 2008.

Jewish Leaders Concerned Trump Fuels Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Trump critics will be following the final debate to see whether he continues to attack the global power structure. White nationalists applaud the line. Critics say it sounds like anti-Semitism.

Survivors Present Recommendations On How To End Human Trafficking

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Evelyn Chumbow, a survivor of human trafficking, about the report she and other survivors put together for the U.S. government with their recommendations for how to stem human trafficking in the U.S.

Obama Criticizes Trump's 'Rigged' Election Claims Alongside Italian Leader

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

President Obama took Donald Trump to task Tuesday for suggesting the U.S. election might be "rigged." Obama spoke at a White House news conference, alongside Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Demographic Changes Spark Debate Over Immigration In Nevada

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:31pm

Major demographic changes are driving contentious debates over immigration in Washoe County, Nevada, this year. Voters there represent both sides of deep divisions the campaign has exposed.

On Twitter, Africans Mock U.S. Elections, Joking Of Sanctions

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 1:42pm

The U.S. often chastises African states on elections that are less than free and fair. With Donald Trump claiming the U.S. vote could be rigged, Africans are taking to social media to turn the tables.

Why Worries About Paperless Voting Loom Larger This Year

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:34pm

In tight elections, the loser often calls for a recount. But recounting ballots might not be easy in states that use paperless machines — including the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.

President Obama To Donald Trump: 'Stop Whining'

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:31pm

Obama said that the GOP nominee's claims that the election will be rigged threaten to undermine American democracy and show that he's not able to handle the pressures of the Oval Office.

NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Is Winning — And It's Not Close

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:59am

It's been a rough October for Donald Trump. Barring something extraordinary happening in the final few weeks, his path to win is a near-impossible feat to pull off.




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