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Expected Justice Nominee Will Be Met With Resistance

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 6:53am

There's little doubt the president's choice nominee will face a tough fight in the appointment process, as Republicans have said they won't even consider his pick.

Once 'Seduced' By Drug Trade, Former Inmate Now 'Honors My Second Chance'

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 6:28am

In a new book, Shaka Senghor describes 19 years in prison and how he transformed himself into an advocate for inmates and a spokesman for the idea that people can change.

President Obama To Name New Supreme Court Justice

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 6:08am

President Obama will announce his choice of a successor to late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at 11 a.m. ET.

Texas Congressman Declares Magic A 'National Treasure'

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 5:32am

Conservative Texas Congressman Pete Sessions introduced a bill before Congress on Tuesday that would recognize magic as an "art form with unique power to impact the lives of all people."

5 Mega Tuesday Takeaways: Trump, Clinton Both Building Broad Party Coalitions

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 5:31am

As Donald Trump continues to win primaries across the country, his broad coalition is hard to define. White voters propelled a Hillary Clinton win in Ohio, while black voters helped her take Illinois.

On the Ides Of March, Trump And Clinton See Fates Pointing To Nomination

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:29am

With the latest round of voting we can see a trajectory and calculate a timetable for Clinton and Trump to reach their goals – amassing the needed number of delegates before convention time.

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.

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