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Donald Trump Celebrates Cinco De Mayo With A Trump Taco Bowl

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:13pm

The apparent Republican presidential nominee declared, "I love Hispanics!" But polls show Hispanics don't love him.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Says He's Not Backing Trump — Yet

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07pm

Don't add House Speaker Paul Ryan to the list of Republicans who are backing de facto GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I think he has to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse Doubles Down On Criticism Of Donald Trump

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:31pm

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse has emerged as a sometimes contrary voice in the Republican Party, often criticizing his Senate colleagues and promising never to vote for Donald Trump. NPR looks at his role in the party and his thoughts on how it's changing in 2016.

Donald Trump Campaigns In West Virginia Ahead Of GOP Primary

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:31pm

Apparent Republican nominee Donald Trump visits West Virginia Thursday, where he is expected to appeal to the area's coal ties.

'He's A Work In Progress': Former Reagan Adviser Joins Pro-Trump SuperPAC

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Ed Rollins, who signed on as a strategist for the pro-Trump Great America superPAC.

Clinton Is 'More Conservative Choice': Longtime Republican Crosses Party Lines

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Mark Salter, former chief of staff to John McCain and a senior adviser in both of McCain's presidential campaigns, about why he says he will vote for Hillary Clinton.

U.S. Army Captain Is Suing Obama Over Legality Of The War Against ISIS

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:02pm

Capt. Nathan Michael Smith, who is currently on active duty in Kuwait, says he is concerned that an "illegal" war "forces him to violate his oath to 'preserve, protect and defend' the Constitution."

Congressional Republicans Line Up Behind Trump

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:56am

With Donald Trump all but assured the GOP nomination, congressional Republicans are reluctantly ready to support him.

Just How Ugly Will The General Election Be? Here's A Preview

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 6:45am

Hillary Clinton premiered an unsurprising line of attack against Donald Trump — digging up some choice words from his now-vanquished Republican rivals.

Sanders Reminds Appalachia Voters He Has Championed Their Cause

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07am

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump will be in West Virginia on Thursday ahead of its primary on May 10. Appalachia is an important region for Sanders, who has done well among the white working class.

Pat Buchanan On Why He Shares Trump's Ideas On Foreign Policy

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07am

Pat Buchanan, who twice ran for the Republican presidential nomination, is known for his isolationist streak. He says Donald Trump's success is evidence that there is a revolution going on in America.

After Indiana, Trump Puts Primaries Behind Him; Looks Ahead To November

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump once had 16 opponents in the Republican presidential race. With John Kasich's exit on Wednesday, Trump stands alone as the apparent GOP nominee.

Study: Party Affiliation Plays A Role In Defining Policy Threat

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07am

Rachel Martin talks to Carroll Doherty of the Pew Research Center about a new report that compares the attitudes of the supporters of various presidential candidates toward foreign policy issues.

Transcript: NPR's Interview With Bernie Sanders

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:00am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep about whether he will work for party unity if he does not win the Democratic nomination.

What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:06am

Figures show the U.S. economy is on an upswing but wages haven't gone up and many say their standard of living has flat lined or declined. It's a feeling the presidential candidates are tapping into.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Suspends Presidential Campaign

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:16pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the final remaining opponent to Donald Trump in the GOP presidential race, is expected to drop his bid Wednesday. That makes Donald Trump the apparent Republican nominee.

Presidential Candidates Offer Aggressive Strategies To Combat ISIS

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Nora Bensahel, a scholar in residence at American University's School of International Service, about the stated ISIS strategies of the remaining presidential candidates.

Obama Visits Flint, Mich., To Address Toxic Water Crisis

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

President Obama visits Flint, Mich., where the community is still dealing with the effects of a toxic water crisis.

Donald Trump Pivots To General Election After Indiana Victory

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

Presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look ahead to the general election after the Indiana primary. Trump is now the likely GOP nominee after Ted Cruz dropped out Tuesday and John Kasich is expected to suspend his bid Wednesday.

Trump Supporters Weigh In As Front-Runner Becomes Likely GOP Nominee

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

After Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended their campaigns, Donald Trump is now the likely nominee of the Republican Party. NPR hears from some Trump supporters about why they believe in a Trump presidency.

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