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Clinton Gets Back In The Game After Blowout Loss To Sanders In N.H.

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:04am

Bernie Sanders had moments in Milwaukee guaranteed to make his core supporters ecstatic, but he did not dominate the evening as one might expect the 22-point winner of the first primary to do.

Sanders, Clinton Take The Stage In Milwaukee For Their 6th Debate

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:04am

After Bernie Sanders' N.H.primary win, he was reaching out to minority voters who make up a larger segment of the electorate in upcoming contests. Hillary Clinton was trying to regain her footing.

Detainee Interrogation Chief: Waterboarding Doesn't Work

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:00am

The head of the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group spoke as Donald Trump is calling for a return to simulated drowning and other interrogation techniques that critics have likened to torture.

Sanders Favors A 'Speculation Tax' On Big Wall Street Firms. What Is That?

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:00am

The tax would apply to all kinds of trading, but estimates of how much revenue it might raise vary greatly.

The 6th Democratic Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And Three Videos)

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:21pm

Clinton and Sanders sparred on Wall Street's influence on politics, on which candidate is more loyal to President Obama and the record of Henry Kissinger as secretary of state.

WATCH: The PBS Democratic Primary Debate

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:30pm

Tonight, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton square off in their first debate since his massive victory in the New Hampshire primary.

W. Is Back: Bush Bros. To Campaign Together

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 5:47pm

George W. Bush heads to South Carolina to help his brother Jeb. It's the first time the former president is publicly hitting the campaign trail in years.

South Carolina Voters Likely To Play Major Role In Sorting Out GOP Race

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 3:27pm

The next big Republican primary is just over a week from now in South Carolina, which has a strong track record for picking the eventual winner. The state also has a history of dirty politics.

South Carolina Democratic Chair On How Candidates Can Appeal To Black Voters

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 3:27pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jaime Harrison, chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party, about the upcoming primaries in his state.

Democratic Presidential Candidates To Debate After Bernie Sanders' Big Win

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 3:27pm

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debate in Milwaukee Thursday night. It's the first chance for voters to see them since Sanders' big win in New Hampshire.

How 'Establishment' Became The Buzzword Of The 2016 Election

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:44pm

People have been sticking it to The Man for years. And in this year's presidential race, The Man is really, really easy to stick it to.

'FiveThirtyEight' Statistician Nate Silver Reports On The 2016 Election

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:32pm

Silver analyzes polls and predicts election outcomes on his website, FiveThirtyEight. This year's is "maybe the most fascinating nomination race that we've ever seen," he says.

Polling Is Ubiquitous, But Is It Bad For Democracy?

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:32pm

New Yorker writer Jill Lepore examines the history of polling in America. She tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that today's polls may be less reliable — and more influential — than ever before.

Don't Forget About Ted Cruz

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:18am

The Texas senator has largely been out of the headlines after his third-place showing in New Hampshire. But that was not a bad finish for him, and now the calendar is shaping up better for him.

Democratic Debate: 4 Things To Watch Tonight

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 5:00am

The debate airs on PBS Thursday night, two days after Bernie Sanders walloped Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. Here's what NPR will be watching.

Christie, Fiorina Drop Out; Rest Of The GOP Presidential Field Pushes On

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 4:25am

With the Republican race still unsettled after the New Hampshire primary, the battle moves to South Carolina. On Wednesday, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina withdrew from the race.

Talking Politics With Late-Night Host Seth Meyers

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 4:25am

David Greene talks to Seth Meyers, the host of Late Night With Seth Meyers on NBC, about the presidential campaign, politics and the view from the late night stage.

In South Carolina, Young Black Voters Could Put Holes In Clinton's 'Firewall'

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 4:24am

Most polls show Hillary Clinton beating Bernie Sanders soundly in the state's upcoming primary, due to overwhelming black support. But many young black voters are turning lukewarm on Clinton.

New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 9:32pm

The total ballots cast and turnout among Republicans was the highest ever. But, for Democrats, it was big, but not perhaps as "huge" as Bernie Sanders made it out to be.

Politics Podcast: How Did Trump And Sanders Win YUUGE In New Hampshire?

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 5:08pm

Who would have predicted a year ago that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump would win the New Hampshire primary? The politics team talks delegate counts, exit polls and what's next on the campaign trail.




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