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Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A Campaign

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 5:00am

The days leading up to California's Democratic presidential primary offered a glimpse into everything that went right — and wrong — with Bernie Sanders' presidential bid.

Americans Don't Like Caucuses, But Replacing Them With Primaries Isn't Easy

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 4:00am

Americans strongly prefer primary elections open to all voters but it's tough to move away from caucuses and closed primaries even in states where there's lots of unhappiness with the current system.

Are GOP Women Warming Up To Trump?

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:34am

Polls show 60+ percent of American women have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump. But, how, specifically, do Republican women in the key swing state of Ohio feel about the presumptive GOP nominee?

Second GOP Incumbent Loses Congressional Primary

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 9:43pm

Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes is now the second Republican incumbent to lose in a primary this year, the victim of mid-decade congressional redistricting.

Clinton Wins District Of Columbia Primary, Meets With Sanders

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 8:08pm

The results in the nation's capital bring to a close her fight with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, just as the two are meeting at a D.C. hotel.

Donald Trump: Obama Was 'More Angry At Me' Than The Orlando Shooter

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 7:02pm

At a campaign rally on Tuesday, Donald Trump said President Obama was "more angry at me" than he was at the shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre.

Democratic Rep. Jim Himes Refuses To Stay Silent After Orlando Shooting

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:30pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut about why, during the moments of silence observed on the House floor in memory of the Orlando victims, he walked out.

Obama's Criticism Reveals Multi-Front Campaign Against Trump

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:30pm

President Obama's animated criticism of Donald Trump's comments Tuesday reveals a multi-front campaign against the Republican candidate.

Obama Blasts Donald Trump's Comments About Orlando Massacre

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:30pm

President Obama blasted Donald Trump Tuesday. He said Trump's call for a ban on Muslim immigrants to the U.S. would betray America's values and make the country less safe.

Here's Where Gun Laws Stand In Your State

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:45pm

Federal action on gun laws is unlikely. President Obama has again called for state and local governments to tighten them. Here's what those laws look like where you live.

President Obama Slams 'Yapping' Over 'Radical Islam' And Terrorism

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 1:50pm

"It's a political talking point. It's not a strategy," Obama says in a lengthy speech in which he also criticized Donald Trump's proposals for Muslim immigrants.

Russian Hackers Penetrate Democratic National Committee, Steal Trump Research

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:03pm

The DNC says the Russian hackers had access to its computer network for more than a year, viewing and stealing files.

Radical Islam Or Radical Islamism? It Depends Whom You Ask

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 11:31am

Donald Trump has criticized President Obama for not saying "radical Islam." But Obama shot back: "Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away."

Paul Ryan: Trump's Muslim Ban Not Reflective Of GOP And U.S. Principles

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 11:11am

"I think the smarter way to go, in all respects, is to have a security test and not a religious test," Ryan said. It's the second time in as many weeks he's criticized Donald Trump.

It's Trump's Birthday. If He Wins, He'd Be The Oldest President Ever To Take Office

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 10:24am

Donald Trump is 70 today. If he were elected, he'd be the first newly inaugurated, over-70 president. But Hillary Clinton isn't far behind.

Can Bernie Sanders Boost This Congressional Candidate To Victory?

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:51am

Lucy Flores was among the first endorsements Sanders made earlier this year, and his fundraising plea helped the former Nevada legislator raise over $600,000 for her competitive Democratic primary.

'Washington Post' Banned From Events By Trump Campaign

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:04am

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Monday that he was revoking press credentials for The Washington Post — upset with the major newspaper's coverage of his campaign.

Clinton, Trump Give Competing Speeches On Orlando's Mass Shooting

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:04am

Hillary Clinton used a dignified, restrained tone when talking about the tragedy. Donald Trump said he refused to be politically correct and repeated his call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

Amid Long Voting Lines And Claims Of A 'Rigged System,' Does My Vote Matter?

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:00am

This year's primaries have been filled with complaints about the voting process. The controversies raise questions about how confident Americans are that their votes will count in November.

What Trump Really Meant When He Said Obama Has 'Something Else In Mind'

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 6:17pm

Even though the "birther" issue has long since faded, Trump has continued to subtly question whether Obama is a Christian — and he was back at it in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre.




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