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Bernie Sanders Concedes To Clinton In Nevada

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 6:25pm

The senator lost to Hillary Clinton in Saturday's caucuses in Nevada. Hear a little bit of his concession speech to supporters at the audio link above.

Trump, Cruz And Rubio Battle For South Carolina Prize

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 6:05pm

Donald Trump has led Palmetto State polls, but late polls and many GOP observers believe the race has tightened in the closing days. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are battling for a top finish.

Nevada Caucus Update

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 5:28pm

NPR's Tamara Keith has the latest results from today's Nevada Democratic caucuses.

Hillary Clinton Wins Nevada Caucuses

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:22pm

Entrance polls suggest Clinton was buoyed by women, older voters, and nonwhite voters.

Obama Skips Justice Antonin Scalia's Funeral And Republican Primary In SC

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:01pm

Political blogger Dru Ealons, Virginia Republican Puneet Ahluwalia, and publisher of The Federalist webmagazine Ben Domenech join Michel Martin to discuss the criticism surrounding President Obama's decision to skip Justice Antonin Scalia's funeral and the republican primary in South Carolina.

Saturday Is SC Primary For Republicans And Nevada Caucus For Democrats

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:01pm

Saturday is Primary Election Day for Republicans running for president in South Carolina and Democrats in Nevada. NPR gives the latest.

Funeral Services Held on Saturday For Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:01pm

Funeral services were held today for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

The Stream: South Carolina and Nevada Go To The Polls

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 12:51pm

Today, Democrats in Nevada and Republicans in South Carolina are telling the nation who they want to nominate to run for president

Cultural Differences, Lack Of Resources Impede Asian-American Voter Outreach

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 7:22am

Nevada's Asian population has grown very quickly. Yet Asian-American voters have the lowest turnout of any racial group. There are now efforts to increase their electoral participation.

Republican Voters Head To South Carolina Polls

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 7:22am

Linda Wertheimer gets a preview of today's South Carolina Republican primary from conservative radio host Mike Gallagher.

Cameron Reaches New Deal On Britain's EU Status

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 7:22am

Britain's prime minister says he has secured a deal he hopes will keep the UK in the European Union. British voters will vote later this year on whether to remain EU members.

Rubio Tries To Sell The New Face Of The GOP Establishment To S.C. Voters

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 7:00am

The Florida senator needs a rebound in the state's GOP primary after a disappointing New Hampshire finish. And he's hoping the backing of the state's young, diverse leadership can help him do that.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Jeb!, A Gun And 'America.'

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 5:00am

It could have just been a picture of a gun engraved with Jeb Bush's name. But no. The Internet refused to leave it alone.

Ted Cruz Thinks He Knows Why You're Reading This Article

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:20am

His presidential campaign is trying to figure out your personality type so that you'll vote for him.

Latest Clinton Emails Shed Light On Appointment Jockeying

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 8:01pm

The State Department released an additional 1,116 pages of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails Friday night. Some show members of Congress advocating for job candidates.

Pro-Cruz SuperPAC Slams Trump For Supporting Removal Of Confederate Flag

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 7:56pm

A superPAC supporting Ted Cruz is hitting Donald Trump in South Carolina for wanting the Confederate battle flag removed from the state capitol, something the state's Republican governor supported.

Ahead Of South Carolina Primary, Bush Falls Behind In The Ad Race

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 5:15pm

A new analysis shows that outside groups supporting Ted Cruz have run nearly double the ads of pro-Jeb Bush behemoth Right To Rise USA. Here's how the other candidates stack up leading into Saturday.

Trump Calls For Apple Boycott, But Lawmakers Don't See Clear Path In iPhone Case

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 4:22pm

Whatever Congress might come up with would certainly be controversial — and this is an election year. That hasn't stopped some lawmakers from taking sides in the privacy vs. national security debate.

Donald Trump's Uplifting Message Sets Him Apart From Ted Cruz

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump supporters say that his message is actually uplifting, despite the popular view that he is simply riding a wave of anger. While Ted Cruz's message has fewer threads of hope.

Ted Cruz Campaign Takes Voter Micro-Targeting To Next Level

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 3:28pm

Campaigns have been slicing voters into narrow groups for years and years. In 2016, Ted Cruz's campaign is taking micro-targeting one step further by investing significant resources and money into learning about voters' personality traits and behavior. This behavioral profiling is one of many techniques the Cruz campaign is lifting from social science research.

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