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Pastor Supports Trump After Confronting Him About Racism

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:11am

An African American pastor from Ohio shares why he's been a long-time supporter of Donald Trump after a one-time meeting with the businessman. David Greene talks to Cleveland pastor Darrell Scott, who first met Trump six years ago.

Clinton Wins 4 States; Rubio Bows Out; Kasich Still In With Ohio Win

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:11am

Democrat Hillary Clinton won Ohio, Florida, North Carolina and Illinois. Missouri is too close to call for both the Democrats and Republicans.

Obama Prepares To Nominate New Supreme Court Justice

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:11am

Who's in the running to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court? An announcement could come this week.

Sanders Looks Ahead As Clinton Wins 4 More; GOP Race Winnows Down To 3 Candidates

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:11am

Clinton beat Sanders in three states. Trump sweeped Florida. Karen Beckwith of Case Western Reserve University of Ohio and Susan MacManus of the University of South Florida weigh in on the races.

Rubio Suspends Campaign After Trump's Win; Kasich Takes Ohio

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:11am

Sen. Marco Rubio announced an end to his campaign following a loss in his home state of Florida to Donald Trump. Sitting Ohio Gov. John Kasich dealt Trump his only loss on Tuesday on his home turf.

Clinton Grabs 3 Wins In Lead Over Sanders

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:11am

With David Greene in Ohio and Steve Inskeep in Florida, some Democrat voters say Bernie Sanders pushed Hillary Clinton to be a better candidate. Don Gonyea also has the latest for the Republican side.

Amid Big Wins Tuesday, Clinton Told To 'Smile' During Her Speech

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 1:57am

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough tweeted that Clinton should "smile." Others commented that she was "shouting angrily."

Listen To Interviews From NPR's March 15 Special Broadcast

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 12:12am

Catch up with all the guest interviews from NPR's live coverage of the primaries in Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Florida and Ohio.

Marco Rubio Ends His Presidential Campaign

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 7:23pm

The Florida senator is dropping out of the White House race after losing his home state's GOP primary to Donald Trump.

Presidential Candidates Await Results In Ohio, North Carolina Primaries

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 6:55pm

The NPR politics team brings us analysis on the vote in the Ohio and North Carolina primary contests. Polls are also closing in Florida, Missouri and Illinois.

Polls Begin To Close In Ohio, North Carolina Primary Contests

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 6:55pm

The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates await results in the Ohio and North Carolina primary contests.

Mega Tuesday Results Poised To Reshape Presidential Race

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 6:33pm

Tuesday night's five electoral contests could spell the end of the road for at least two Republican candidates, while Bernie Sanders is hoping Rust Belt wins will boost him against Hillary Clinton.

First Mention: John Kasich Enters Debate Over Arms Control In 1987

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 3:27pm

Our feature "First Mention" discovers audio of Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's 1987 debut on NPR's air.

Voters In 5 Large States Go To The Polls In Primary Contests

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 3:27pm

Voters in five large states — Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois and Missouri — have their turn in the Republican and Democratic presidential primary contests Tuesday.

GOP Candidates Look To Slow Donald Trump In 5 Major Primary Contests

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 3:27pm

Tuesday's primary contests may be the last real chance for Donald Trump's opponents to seriously harm his march to the GOP presidential nomination.

Presidential Campaigns Pass Through 'The Villages' Ahead Of Florida Primary

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 3:27pm

One popular campaign stop on the trail ahead of the Florida primary is a retirement community called "The Villages." NPR explores why it's such a magnet for presidential campaigns.

Bernie Sanders Looks To Maintain Momentum As 5 More States Vote

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 3:27pm

Bernie Sanders is looking to keep up his momentum from his win over Hillary Clinton in Michigan last week as five more large states vote on Tuesday.

Mega Tuesday: Follow NPR's Politics Team On Twitter

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 2:10pm

Follow NPR's Politics team on Twitter tonight.

A White Noise Of Negativity: Florida's Political Ads Reviewed

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 1:59pm

Eric Deggans lives near Tampa Bay, and because of his job, he watches a lot of TV. For months, he and other Floridians have been inundated with political ads, and lately they've been pretty negative.

Youngstown: Four Decades Of Service As A Political Backdrop

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 1:35pm

Decade after decade, political candidates come to Youngstown to use its troubles as a backdrop. They assign blame for its job losses, and make promises for its future. So far, not much has changed.

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