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With Bush's Exit, A Chapter In American Politics Closes

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 4:16am

Jeb Bush hoped to be the third Bush elected to the White House, and carry on a dynasty that began with George H.W. Bush's first presidential run in 1980.

The True Number Of Evangelical Voters Depends On Who You Ask

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 4:18pm

Evangelical voters are often talked about as a key part of the electorate. But the actual number of evangelical voters and their religious beliefs are not nearly as clear-cut as pundits think.

Are Trump And Clinton Victories A Sign Of Things To Come?

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 4:18pm

NPR's Don Gonyea previews what's next in the presidential primaries after a decisive victory for Donald Trump in South Carolina and Hillary Clinton taking Nevada.

Pope Calls On Christians To Abolish Death Penalty

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 8:04am

"The commandment, 'Thou shalt not kill,' has absolute value, and concerns both the innocent and the guilty," Pope Francis says.

4 Takeaways From South Carolina And Nevada

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 7:21am

Evangelical voters have faith in Donald Trump, but there's still an opening for Marco Rubio in a much clearer establishment lane after Jeb Bush's exit. Plus: Clinton wins big with older, black voters.

Trump Wins South Carolina; Rubio Narrowly Beats Out Cruz For Second

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:57am

Donald Trump won the South Carolina Republican primary while Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz battled it out for second place, and Jeb Bush called it quits after a disappointing showing.

Jeb Bush Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:57am

After failing to gain any traction in the GOP presidential race, Jeb Bush has ended his run for the White House. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Mark McKinnon, a former Republican media strategist.

Hillary Clinton Wins Over Bernie Sanders In Nevada

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:57am

In her quest to be the Democratic nominee for president, the Clinton badly needed the win after losing to Sanders big in New Hampshire. But Sanders is still claiming momentum.

Traffic Jam In The Winner's Circle: Saturday Results Encourage All But Bush

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:37am

Sanders' message of rising inequality retains much of its magic, and it has greater force when one notes Sanders raised $21 million in the most recent filing period to Clinton's $15 million.

PHOTOS: Voters Make Their Voices Heard In Nevada And South Carolina

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 9:52pm

Democrats caucused in Nevada and Republicans went to the polls in South Carolina. We know the results — well, most of them by now — but here's what the day really looked like on the ground.

Jeb Bush Ends Presidential Campaign

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 7:46pm

The former Florida governor, a son and brother of presidents, raised enormous amounts of money and spent more on TV ads than any other candidate, but he couldn't overcome a change-hungry electorate.

The Latest On The Nevada Caucuses

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 6:29pm

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton won the Nevada caucuses, defeating rival Bernie Sanders. NPR's Ron Elving speaks with Michel Martin.

Bernie Sanders Concedes To Clinton In Nevada

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 6:25pm

The senator lost to Hillary Clinton in Saturday's caucuses in Nevada. Hear a little bit of his concession speech to supporters at the audio link above.

Trump, Cruz And Rubio Battle For South Carolina Prize

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 6:05pm

Donald Trump has led Palmetto State polls, but late polls and many GOP observers believe the race has tightened in the closing days. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are battling for a top finish.

Nevada Caucus Update

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 5:28pm

NPR's Tamara Keith has the latest results from today's Nevada Democratic caucuses.

Hillary Clinton Wins Nevada Caucuses

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:22pm

Entrance polls suggest Clinton was buoyed by women, older voters, and nonwhite voters.

Obama Skips Justice Antonin Scalia's Funeral And Republican Primary In SC

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:01pm

Political blogger Dru Ealons, Virginia Republican Puneet Ahluwalia, and publisher of The Federalist webmagazine Ben Domenech join Michel Martin to discuss the criticism surrounding President Obama's decision to skip Justice Antonin Scalia's funeral and the republican primary in South Carolina.

Saturday Is SC Primary For Republicans And Nevada Caucus For Democrats

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:01pm

Saturday is Primary Election Day for Republicans running for president in South Carolina and Democrats in Nevada. NPR gives the latest.

Funeral Services Held on Saturday For Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:01pm

Funeral services were held today for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

The Stream: South Carolina and Nevada Go To The Polls

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 12:51pm

Today, Democrats in Nevada and Republicans in South Carolina are telling the nation who they want to nominate to run for president

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