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Daughter Of Late Eric Garner Endorses Bernie Sanders

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 8:07am

Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by NYPD officers. His mother has endorsed Hillary Clinton and his daughter, Bernie Sanders. Rachel Martin asks Erica Garner why she chose Sanders.

Presidential Candidates Pledge To Undo Citizens United. But Can They?

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 5:00am

It was a point of agreement between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at their last debate. It's also supported by some Republican contenders. But that doesn't mean it'll happen easily.

The Senate Battle That Looms For Scalia's Replacement

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 9:35pm

NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.

4 Questions With NPR's Nina Totenberg About Justice Antonin Scalia

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 9:13pm

NPR's legal affairs correspondent talks about about Scalia's life, legacy and what's next.

On The Clock: Trump Gets The Most Talking Time In Tonight's Debate

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 8:54pm

With the South Carolina primary just a week away, the six remaining Republican presidential candidates took the debate stage. Who got the most talking time? NPR had its stopwatch at the ready.

Obama Remembers Scalia As 'Consequential,' Vows To Appoint Replacement

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 8:05pm

President Obama struck a somber tone, remembering the late-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a "towering legal mind" who influenced a generation, but made it clear, he intends to replace him.

Tributes Flow For Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 8:03pm

From descriptions calling him a "towering figure," to plaudits saying he was a staunch defender of the Constitution, conservatives and liberals alike remembered Scalia.

Scalia's Death Refocuses Tonight's GOP Presidential Debate, Campaign

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 7:38pm

The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spurs debate over whether President Obama should fill the vacancy and what type of justice each candidate would nominate if elected.

Get Ready For A Fight To Replace Scalia

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 7:33pm

Congressional Republicans are pledging to confirm no one President Obama appoints to the Supreme Court.

Over 1,000 Clinton Documents Released, Including 84 New Classified Emails

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 7:11pm

The latest batch of the emails from Clinton's controversial private server include 81 which had been redacted and upgraded to confidential classified status and three upgraded to secret status.

Replacing Antonin Scalia Will Be No Simple Task

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 6:32pm

The Supreme Court justice's death will have enormous repercussions for the U.S. legal system. With the high court short-handed, here's the political turmoil to expect from the attempts to replace him.

Staunch Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At Age 79

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 5:17pm

Senior Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was confirmed dead Saturday afternoon at a West Texas ranch. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free-Press.

Republican Debate Preview

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 4:54pm

NPR's political correspondent Mara Liasson gives a preview of tonight's high-stakes Republican debate in South Carolina.

Barbershop: Feminist Pioneers, Young Women And Hillary Clinton

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 4:52pm

Former Maryland state representative Jolene Ivey, professor and author Roxane Gay and the Huffington Post's Emily Peck discuss controversial comments by Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem.

Justice Antonin Scalia, Known For Biting Dissents, Dies At 79

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 4:37pm

Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.

4 Things To Know About The South Carolina Primaries

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 12:07pm

On the GOP side, the state has a mix of evangelicals and moderates that could test the field. For Democrats, Clinton and Sanders are fighting for black voters, who are more than half the electorate.

Spectacle Of Spin: The Post-Debate Room Where The Truth Gets Dizzy

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 6:49am

In the spin room, reporters clamor for quotes and candidates weave their positive narratives. It's a quite a sight, sure — but in the age of social media, has it become irrelevant?

For Nevada Democrats, A Lot Will Depend On Latino Voters

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 6:49am

How instrumental is Nevada's Latino community in next week's race there between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders? NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks Nevada state senator Ruben Kihuen.

How Can Republicans And Democrats Win South Carolina?

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 6:49am

The road to the White House now turns South. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with South Carolina political scientist Scott Huffmon about what candidates from each party must do to win in his state.

Fact-Check: Could The Next President Bring Back Waterboarding?

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 6:31am

Ted Cruz said he doesn't consider waterboarding torture, and Donald Trump said he would bring back "worse" methods. We break down whether that would be an option under the law.

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