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Fact-Check: New Hampshire GOP Debate

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 4:07pm

NPR's politics team fact-checks the Republican presidential debate. Much of the policy discussion focused on taxes, including a claim by Donald Trump that the U.S. is the most-taxed country on Earth.

Hillary Clinton Stops In Flint, Spotlighting The City's Struggles

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 4:07pm

The Democratic presidential candidate visited Flint, Mich., on Sunday. While on the campaign trail, she's been highlighting the city's recovery from lead contamination in its water.

Fact-Check: GOP Candidates On Taxes And Downgrades

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 3:47pm

The US doesn't have the highest taxes in the world ... but it's close if you're talking about corporate taxes.

Clinton And Sanders Test New Campaign Tactics Ahead Of New Hampshire

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 7:41am

Hillary Clinton is trailing Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire. The way they're campaigning in that state ahead of Tuesday's primary tells you something about how they're positioned in the race.

TV Ad-Spending Bonanza Revs Up In New Hampshire

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 7:41am

Presidential campaigns are spending tens of millions of dollars ahead of the New Hampshire primary. That's a windfall for the state's only network TV affiliate, where much of the money is being spent.

Slow Jam Takes Los Angeles Drivers Out Of Fast Lane

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 7:41am

The mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Carcetti, came up with a novel way to warn drivers of a major road closure.

Carly Fiorina Pulled From Debate – But Still In The Race

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 7:41am

Carly Fiorina was the only candidate to be excluded from Saturday's GOP debate. Rachel Martin talks with Fiorina about the debate, and her rationale for staying in the race despite her low numbers.

Rubio And Cruz Targeted In GOP Debate

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 7:41am

Seven Republican candidates faced off in New Hampshire Saturday night, just days ahead of that state's primary. Fireworks flew as several candidates face a make-or-break election.

Clinton Or Sanders? Young Democrats Weigh In

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 7:38am

Two young Democratic activists say their own experience — and what they know about the experience of both Clinton and Sanders — brought them to support different candidates.

With A Little Help From Larry David, Bernie Sanders Does SNL

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 4:53am

Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David hosted the episode with a cameo from the senator himself. Sanders slipped in a main campaign message, while David jabbed at the candidate's cantankerous side.

The 8th Republican Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:17pm

Again, the Republicans engaged in an intense brawl that was framed by Carson's delayed entrance and an tough confrontation between Chris Christie and Marco Rubio.

On The Clock: Who's Getting The Most Talking Time In Tonight's Debate

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 8:09pm

It's the last debate before the New Hampshire primary and Donald Trump is back onstage. Which GOP candidate will end up with the most talking time?

WATCH: Republican Presidential Debate

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 7:00pm

After skipping the last GOP debate and coming second in Iowa, Donald Trump will be center stage once again Saturday night.

GOP Debate Preview

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 4:16pm

NPR's Mara Liasson talks about what to expect in the last Republican debate before the New Hampshire primary.

'National Review' On How Donald Trump Is Changing The Campaign

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 4:16pm

The prominent conservative magazine National Review dedicated a whole issue to denouncing Donald Trump. Editor Rich Lowry talks about how Trump is reshaping the state of conservatism.

Even Indie Bernie Feels the Undertow of Politics as Usual

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 2:39pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders has honored his vow not to run negative campaign ads. But some of his ads convey a message tantamount to a subtweet — which quietly makes its point about rival Hillary Clinton.

Do Political TV Ads Still Work?

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 7:25am

TV ads are a tried-and-true way for politicians to get their message out. But in this chaotic presidential primary, are they still effective?

After Cruz Win, How Important Is Candidate Stance On Ethanol?

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 7:25am

Ted Cruz won the Iowa Republican Caucuses on a platform that included opposing ethanol, a key Iowa industry. Does this mean future presidential candidates won't have to support the corn fuel?

Former New Hampshire Governor Talks Primary Candidates

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 7:25am

Scott Simon talks New Hampshire politics with John Sununu, former governor and White House chief of staff.

GOP Front-Runners Gear Up For New Hampshire Primary

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 7:25am

NPR's Ron Elving gives Scott Simon a preview of Saturday night's GOP debate and an analysis of the presidential race.




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