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The Disconnect Between The Public And Private Hillary Clinton

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

Friends and associates of Hillary Clinton often describe her as warm and humorous in private, which often clashes with the image the public has of her. Her campaign is trying to change that.

Cheered Or Jeered, Democrats On Moving Past The Party Rift

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to State Rep. Diane Russell of Maine, a supporter of Bernie Sanders, and U.S. Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland, who was booed by Sanders supporters, about the divisions plaguing the Democrats.

At The Democratic Convention, An Opportunity For Healing, Or More Disunity

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

Hillary Clinton is expected to formally become the Democratic nominee for president in Philadelphia on day two of the Democratic convention. Will party disunity continue to dominate the convention floor Tuesday night?

Clinton Makes History As Democratic Presidential Nominee

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:05pm

It is a historic first 150 years in the making, starting when suffragettes demanded the right to vote and Victoria Claflin Woodhull became the first woman to run for president in the United States.

Clinton Poised To Become First Female Presidential Nominee Of A Major Party

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:05pm

The proceedings will begin with a roll call vote, and the delegates will officially nominate Clinton as their party's candidate for president.

From Afar, Trump Basks In DNC Chaos

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:28pm

Trump has been seizing on the turmoil at the DNC as a talking point on the campaign trail.

The Obamas And The White House's Slave Legacy

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:11pm

The Obamas have repeatedly used their platform to remind the public that the White House was built by slaves. Of course, not everyone is enthralled, or even convinced that this history is real.

The Rise And Fall Of FOX News CEO Roger Ailes

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:09pm

Ailes resigned last week amid allegations of sexual harassment. Biographer Gabriel Sherman joins Fresh Air to discuss the accusations, as well as Ailes' influence on political discourse in America.

'First Dude'? Why Bill Clinton Could Make A Powerful First Spouse

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:33am

For Bill Clinton, a return to the White House could look much like his life does now as a former president.

FBI Investigates Possible Russian Connection To Leaked DNC Emails

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:07am

Hackers tied to two Russian intelligence agencies breached DNC computers in May, but whether the same hackers turned over thousands of emails to WikiLeaks is still under investigation.

Reports: Sanders Was In Talks To Nominate Clinton Ahead Of DNC Roll Call

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:29am

According to reports, the Vermont senator was in talks to formally nominate Clinton

Different Breeds Of Convention Democrats Ask: 'Whose Party Is This, Anyway?'

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 5:17am

DNC officials, congressional leaders and even the icons of the party's progressive wing were subjected to jeers, catcalls and chants from an element of the audience on the convention's first day.

Michigan Sen. Stabenow On Hillary Clinton's Long Political Journey

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

Hillary Clinton is set to officially be nominated Tuesday as the Democratic presidential candidate. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat from Michigan, says Clinton has been an inspiring figure.

A Look Inside The Protests Around The Democratic Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

Outside the convention arena in Philadelphia, protesters unwilling to give up on Bernie Sanders' candidacy weathered a heat index that local officials say reached 109 degrees.

First Night Speeches At The Democratic Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren had the headline speaking roles. But for many, Michelle Obama stole the show. A look at highlights from the opening night at the Democratic National Convention.

The Democratic Convention May Be Too Funny For Comedy Writers

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

The writers of the HBO comedy Veep say truth can be stranger than fiction when it comes to politics. NPR's Don Gonyea and Democratic pollster Margie Omero also join the conversation.

In Philadelphia, Democrats Look For Unity Amid The Boos

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

As the convention started, Bernie Sanders supporters were in an uproar over leaked emails. Their protests spilled onto the convention floor. But Sanders gave a strong endorsement of Hillary Clinton.

Are Russians Behind The DNC Email Leaks?

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 4:21am

As leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee rock that party's convention this week, federal law enforcement officials are investigating the hack and whether it was orchestrated by Russia.

Michelle Obama: I Want A President 'Who Is Worthy Of My Girls' Promise'

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 12:21am

At the Democratic convention, the first lady said the election is about making a better future for the children. Hillary Clinton is the only candidate "who I trust with that responsibility," she said.

READ: Michelle Obama's Speech At 2016 Democratic National Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 11:18pm

The first lady drew a sharp contrast between the Republican and Democratic presidential tickets, speaking as a mother and what kind of country Americans want for their children.




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