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Many Dislike Health Care System But Are Pleased With Their Own Care

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 3:54am

An NPR poll finds that many people have a low opinion of the health care system, yet they like their doctors. The perception of quality of care varies according to income.

For Some Trump Supporters, KKK Questions Are 'Overblown'

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 3:40am

As he campaigns through southern states in advance of Super Tuesday, Donald Trump has downplayed the endorsement of former KKK leader David Duke.

GOP Grapples With A Possible Trump Nomination

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 4:19pm

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour talks about how the Republican Party is handling Donald Trump as the frontrunner and why so many voters like him.

Campaigns Update: Controversy Ignites Over Trump And The KKK

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 4:19pm

In an interview Sunday, Donald Trump would not disavow support from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. NPR's Sarah McCammon and Tamara Keith have the latest from the campaigns.

How Harry Potter Can Explain Marco Rubio's Path To The GOP Nomination

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 3:55pm

Rubio's strategy is a lot like the fictional game of Quidditch.

Politics Podcast: Everything You Need To Know About Super Tuesday

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 11:36am

The politics team is back with a special episode of the podcast that explains everything you ever wanted to know about Super Tuesday.

Vice Chair Of DNC Resigns To Support Bernie Sanders

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 11:01am

On Meet the Press, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii announced she'd resign her post at the Democratic National Committee to endorse Sanders, citing her military experience as the impetus for her decision.

Fact Check: Are Women Facing The Draft?

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 10:08am

The U.S. military has lifted its ban on women in combat positions. But that doesn't necessarily mean they would soon be conscripted into service.

Trump Won't Condemn KKK, Says He 'Knows Nothing About White Supremacists'

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 9:31am

On CNN's State of the Union, the Republican front-runner was asked if he'd distance himself from the support of former KKK grand wizard David Duke. Trump refused four times, saying, "I don't know."

Trump Heads Into Super Tuesday With Big Support, Unfavorable Ratings

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 6:39am

With Super Tuesday approaching, Rachel Martin asks longtime Republican political strategist Charlie Black about Donald Trump's popularity within the GOP establishment.

Do Political Endorsements Have Real Impact?

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 6:39am

Political endorsements sometimes make a splash. How do candidates go about getting them? Rachel Martin asks political consultant Bill Burton.

Clinton, Trump Head Into Super Tuesday With Momentum

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 6:39am

Democrats in South Carolina voted in their primary last night and now both parties head into the final 48-hour sprint to Super Tuesday, when about a dozen states vote.

6 Scenarios That Could Play Out On Super Tuesday

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 5:00am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are expected to up their delegate leads and pull away from their rivals. But those aren't the only things that could happen. Be ready for surprises.

Sick Of Political Parties, Unaffiliated Voters Are Changing Politics

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 4:00am

More voters identify as independent than Republican or Democrat. And they're changing the political system around the country.

Suddenly, South Carolina Projects Clinton Power Into Super Tuesday

Sun, 02/28/2016 - 12:50am

Clinton made it clear she's ready to incorporate much of Sanders' populist, anti-Wall Street message into her own campaign. She said "more dreams die in the parking lots of banks than anywhere else."

Hillary Clinton Projected To Win South Carolina Primary

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 6:01pm

After a bruising loss in the Palmetto State eight years ago, Clinton is expected to easily win the Democratic primary over rival Bernie Sanders.

Marco Rubio Releases 14 Years Of Tax Returns Amid Pressure On Donald Trump

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 5:42pm

The returns show the Rubios adjusted gross income was $335,561 in 2014, the most recent year he made available. He paid almost $65,000 in income taxes, a 19.3 percent rate.

Democrats Face Off In South Carolina

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 4:17pm

South Carolina Democrats go to the polls Saturday to choose between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the presidential contest. Meanwhile, Donald Trump gains the endorsement of Chris Christie.

Hillary Clinton Looks For Redemption In South Carolina

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 9:35am

In 2008, Clinton suffered a crushing defeat as black voters rushed to Barack Obama — the beginning of the end for her campaign. Now, a win in the state would give her momentum for Super Tuesday.

Why Cruz And Rubio Can't Count On The Latino Vote

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 7:18am

The two candidates, both with a Cuban background, have little support among Latinos. Political scientist Maria de Los Angeles Torres says immigration policy lies at the heart of this trend.

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