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After Second Debate, Donald Trump Heads To Pennsylvania

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:38pm

Donald Trump hits the campaign trail again after a fiery second presidential debate.

Hillary Clinton Returns To Detroit After Second Presidential Debate

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:38pm

Hillary Clinton campaigns in Detroit and Columbus, Ohio, after the second presidential debate.

Former NBA Player Criticizes Donald Trump's 'Locker Room Talk'

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:38pm

Are the comments heard in the now infamous Access Hollywood tape of Donald Trump really just "locker room talk?" Many current and former pro athletes like former NBA player John Amaechi say it's not.

Pennsylvania Supporters Stand By Donald Trump After Fiery Debate

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:38pm

After a weekend of explosive revelations about the Republican nominee and a fiery debate between the two candidates, Donald Trump supporters in Pennsylvania say they will still support him.

Republicans Review Support Of Donald Trump After Second Debate

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:38pm

Republican leaders are weighing whether they and the party should still support Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Speaker Paul Ryan told members they should "do what's best for you in your district."

The Analyst Who Gambled And Took On Trump

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:32pm

Even before the troubled Trump Taj Mahal casino opened in 1990, Marvin Roffman predicted it would flop. Donald Trump took offense and Roffman was fired. But the securities analyst had the last laugh.

Divided States: 4 Ohio Voters Weigh In After The Second Debate

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 2:00pm

Did the second presidential debate — or the leaked video of Donald Trump making vulgar remarks about women — make a difference to four voters in divided Ohio?

Paul Ryan Will No Longer Defend Trump, Looks To Protect House Majority

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 11:10am

The House speaker told Republicans "you all need to do what's best for you in your district" and that he will not defend Donald Trump or campaign with him over the next month.

Pence Sticks With Trump, Praises Running Mate In Post-Debate TV Appearances

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 10:01am

Mike Pence is defending Donald Trump --and joining attacks on Bill Clinton — after a weekend where he criticized his running mate, and there was speculation that he might leave the Republican ticket.

On Columbus Day, A Look At The Myth That 'All The Real Indians Died Off'

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 6:07am

Two Native American authors tackle the perpetual challenge of combating ignorance, stereotypes and the notion that there's such a thing as a "real" Indian.

Round 2 Of Clinton-Trump Proves Combative — But Provides No Knockout

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:47am

While it could be said Donald Trump upped his game in Sunday's debate, he still did not reach the level at which the carefully prepared and rehearsed Hillary Clinton has functioned in both debates.

NBC Suspends Billy Bush For His Role On Trump Video

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:00am

The release of an 11-year-old Donald Trump video has sent reverberations throughout the media, and raised many questions about how news organizations should cover the GOP presidential candidate.

Ohio Voters Weigh In On Sunday's Presidential Debate

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:00am

As part of the Morning Edition Divided States project, Steve Inskeep checks in with voters from Ohio who he interviewed last week to see what they thought of the second presidential debate.

Voters In Ohio React To The Second Presidential Debate

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep has been reporting from Ohio, and he checks in with some of the voters he talked to last week to get their response to the debate. We'll fact check some of the candidates' statements.

4 Ohio Voters Comment On The Candidates' Debate Performance

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:00am

After the second presidential debate, we gather together four voters for a roundtable in Cincinnati, where some polls have Clinton modestly ahead in the race and others have Trump slightly leading.

Trump Apologizes For 'Locker-Room Talk' On Leaked Video

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:00am

Following the second presidential debate, we get a roundup of what happened. Plus, analysis from columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review.

The Second Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And 6 Videos)

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 10:33pm

The second presidential debate was a no-holds-barred affair. Trump and Clinton did not shake hands at the outset — and it quickly turned nasty.

WATCH: Trump, Clinton Debate For First Time Since Leaked Audio

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 7:41pm

Donald Trump is already on the defensive after a leaked video showed him making lewd comments about groping women. Now the GOP nominee signals he will attack Clinton over her husband's infidelities.

Here's Why So Many Republicans Deserted Trump This Time Around

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 7:37pm

Blame the substance, the tape, the timing or the "tipping point," but the surge of Republican desertions happened because Trump's offense hit them where they live — both personally and politically.

FACT CHECK: Clinton And Trump Debate For The 2nd Time

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 7:19pm

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors from across the newsroom, is live annotating the debate, which begins at 9 p.m. ET in St. Louis.

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