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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.

In Trump's German Ancestral Village, The Locals Are Not Impressed

Sat, 02/13/2016 - 4:31am

"Ich bin ein Kallstadter," Donald Trump likes to say. But many of the villagers are more proud of other famous American descendants with links to Kallstadt: the Heinz family, of ketchup fame.

Jim Gilmore, Who Was Campaigning For President, Isn't Anymore

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:12pm

He had the resume — swing-state governor, veteran, ex-party leader — but there's a good chance you had no idea he was running. Judging by vote totals, Iowa and New Hampshire may have missed it too.

#MemeoftheWeek: What Would Honest Abe Really Think Of Politics Today?

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:07pm

#ThingsLincolnDidntSay brought the 16th president back to Twitter on his birthday to weigh in on the current presidential race. But in reality, he might actually feel at home.

Photos: Obama Declares 3 New National Monuments In California Desert

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:22pm

The new designations protect nearly 1.8 million acres of public lands that include Southern California's highest peak, thousands of Native American rock carvings, endangered animals and a ghost town.

NPR Politics Podcast: South Carolina's Dirty Reputation

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:35pm

South Carolina has a reputation for being a state where presidential primary politics gets dirty. NPR's Politics Podcast explores what that's about.

In Nevada, Generation Gap Over Democratic Candidates Widens

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:35pm

Democratic women are overwhelmingly supporting Hillary Clinton — or rather, those over 45 are. Women under 30 are strongly supporting Bernie Sanders. With the caucuses in Nevada coming up, NPR asks women there what they make of this generational divide.

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