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Week In Politics: Russian Hacking, Trump's Lewd Comments On Women

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 5:19pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Eliana Johnson, Washington editor of the National Review.

'You Can Do Anything': In 2005 Tape, Trump Brags About Groping, Kissing Women

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 5:05pm

In a leaked secret recording, the now-GOP presidential nominee can be heard talking about kissing and grabbing women, because, "When you're a star, they let you do it. You can do anything."

U.S. Accuses Russia Of Election Year Cyber-Meddling

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:34pm

The Obama Administration says it is confident that Russia is responsible for the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and it accuses Moscow of trying to interfere with U.S. elections.

U.S. Formally Accuses Russia Of Hacking Democratic Party

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 3:32pm

The U.S. publicly accused Russia of being behind the hacking of the Democratic Party, electoral meddling and other cyber-mischief, reflecting a major decision to openly "name and blame" Moscow.

Supporters Hope Trump Bounces Back In Second Debate

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 3:32pm

Even Donald Trump's biggest supporters are hoping he has a better performance Sunday than he did in the first presidential debate. Trump backers in Nevada, Arizona and Colorado offer advice to Trump ahead of this weekend's debate.

Candidates Face Challenges In Town Hall Style Debate

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 3:32pm

Sunday's town hall debate presents Hillary Clinton with opportunities and perils. NPR explores why the town hall format is tricky for some candidates to navigate.

White House Calls On Schools To Establish Voluntary Integration Programs

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 3:32pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Secretary of Education John King about his school integration initiative, "Stronger Together."

Week In Politics: Vice Presidential Debate

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 3:32pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Eliana Johnson, Washington editor of the National Review. They discuss the vice presidential debate and look at down ticket races.

Matt Drudge Suggests Government May Be Lying About Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 7:30am

The conservative media figure posted several tweets implying that the National Hurricane Center and other officials are lying about the severity of the storm.

In Ohio, Trump Finds Support From Many Democrats

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:04am

As part of Morning Edition's Divided States project, Steve Inskeep finds out about Ohio voter behavior in the lead up to the presidential election.

Northeast Ohio Couple, Who Normally Vote Democratic, Consider Trump

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:04am

Marty Surella is a lifelong Democrat who voted for President Obama twice and Hillary Clinton in Ohio's Democratic primary. But he and his wife are giving serious thought to voting for Donald Trump.

Ohio Pastor Backs Clinton; Says A Trump Win Would Cause Greater Civil Unrest

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:04am

As part of the Divided States project on Morning Edition, Steve Inskeep hears from Cincinnati preacher Ennis Tait about why he supports Hillary Clinton this election year instead of Donald Trump.

Ohio Voter Would Like A Female President Just Not Hillary Clinton

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:04am

Steve Inskeep broadcasts from Cincinnati, Ohio, a state nearly split between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. We hear from retired business owner Linda Caudill, who is an ardent Trump supporter.

How Do You Teach Politics In The Year Of Donald Trump?

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:00am

Donald Trump's rise has challenged decades of conventional political wisdom. And that makes teaching political science particularly difficult right now.

Next President To Face Challenges On Nuclear Weapons

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 3:34pm

The presidential campaign has gone nuclear. A hacked recording of a Hillary Clinton fundraiser reveals her questioning a program putting nuclear warheads on cruise missiles. A question about the nuclear triad seemed to stump Donald Trump. And a very expensive nuclear stockpile modernization plan awaits whoever wins in November.

Voters Drawn To Donald Trump In Florida Panhandle

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 3:34pm

Voters in conservative northwest Florida share their views on the presidential election.

Michelle Obama's Kitchen Garden Will Keep Blooming, Even After She Leaves

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 1:39pm

Whether future occupants of the East Wing like Bill Clinton or Melania Trump decide to get their hands dirty in the garden, its future has been cemented on the White House South Lawn.

Why Don't We Hear More About The Christian Left?

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 12:59pm

Long story short: the right is very, very Christian, while the left is much less so.

A U.S. Senate Candidate Just Dabbed At The End Of A Debate

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 11:53am

U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez ended her debate against California Attorney General Kamala Harris by doing a dance move called the dab.

Friday's Jobs Report Could Help Shape Election Outlook

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 9:01am

If it shows steady unemployment and job growth figures, that would help Democrat Hillary Clinton. If the numbers get worse, that would give an edge to Republican Donald Trump.




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