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How The 'Trump Factor' Could Put House Seats In Play For Democrats

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 3:11pm

If Donald Trump is the GOP nominee, Democrats increasingly believe they may have a shot at winning control of the U.S. House.

3 Reasons Why Trump's Abortion Comments Are Dangerous For His Campaign

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 9:21am

Trump made some highly controversial statements on abortion yesterday, then took them back hours later.

Anti-Abortion Group Weighs In On Donald Trump's Comments

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 4:14am

Steve Inskeep talks to Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List about Trump's remarks on punishing woman who have had abortions, if it were to become illegal. He later restated his comment.

Trump Restates Comments About Abortion And 'Punishment' For Women

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 4:14am

Donald Trump entered into the abortion debate on Wednesday when he was asked whether women who underwent the procedure, if it were banned, should be punished. He quickly walked back his answer.

Has Bernie Sanders Moved Hillary Clinton To The Left?

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 4:14am

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders insists he isn't in the race to move Hillary Clinton to the left. But progressive activists say he's doing just that.

Donald Trump Backtracks After Abortion Comments Spark Firestorm

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 5:21pm

Donald Trump reversed his position after suffering swift backlash from both conservatives and liberals on his comments that women should be punished for getting an illegal abortion.

Obama Task Force Director On The Cancer 'Moonshot' Initiative

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:09pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Greg Simon, executive director of the Obama administration's Cancer Moonshot Task Force, about the barriers to advancements in treating cancer.

Trump Calls For Punishing Women Who Have Abortions, Then Backtracks

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:00pm

Trump's comments upset both abortion rights advocates and opponents and drew criticism from the rest of the presidential field.

First Mention: Donald Trump Unveils Trump Tower In 1983

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 3:22pm

We find a first mention of Donald Trump deep in the NPR archives from the opening of Trump Tower in 1983.

Funeral Service Held For Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 3:22pm

A funeral service for Toronto's Former Mayor Rob Ford was held Wednesday in his home town. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star about Ford's life and political legacy.

Border Patrol Union Endorses Donald Trump

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 1:55pm

National Border Patrol Council said Trump is the "the only candidate who actually threatens the established powers that have betrayed this county."

Do Americans Really Move To Canada Because Of Politics?

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 9:51am

This campaign season, lots of people are apparently making calls and doing internet searches to see how to move to Canada. The number who follow through will likely be much, much lower.

Why Donald Trump Reversed His Pledge To Support The GOP Nominee

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 9:40am

There are two key words to understand Trump's thinking: "fairness" and "leverage." He believes a possible brokered convention and complex delegate allocation rules tilt the process against him.

Trump Challengers Need To Put More Meat On The Table, Steve Forbes Says

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:06am

Steve Forbes knows what it's like for a non-politician to run for president — he did it twice. Rachel Martin talks to the publisher and former GOP presidential candidate about the GOP primary season.

Trump Goes Back On Pledge To Support Eventual GOP Nominee

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:06am

And as he campaigned in Wisconsin, Trump supported his campaign manager who was charged with battery for allegedly grabbing a reporter for Breitbart News following a campaign rally earlier this month.

Trump Abandons Pledge To Support Republican Nominee

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 3:49am

In the first Republican debate last August, Trump would not promise to support his party's eventual nominee. In September he signed a pledge to do so. Tuesday night Trump reversed himself again.

Supreme Court Orders More Briefs On Birth Control, Hoping To Prevent Tie

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 4:58pm

The case, heard last week, tests the religious liberty claims against the Obamacare mandate for birth control in all health insurance plans.

Ahead Of Wisconsin Rally, Trump's Campaign Hit With New Wrinkle

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump's campaign manager was charged with misdemeanor battery Tuesday for an incident earlier this month. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with reporter Sarah McCammon on the campaign trail.

Should Congressional Staffers Get A Pay Bump?

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 3:28pm

Some people say Congress should invest in better paid and higher qualified staff. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with one of them, Lee Drutman, senior fellow in political reform at think tank New America.

Corey Lewandowski, Trump's Campaign Manager, Charged With Battery

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 10:44am

The charge and a new video tape come after Lewandowski allegedly grabbed a reporter following a Trump campaign rally earlier this month.

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