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Ivanka Trump's GOP Convention Speech Targeted Women And Millennials

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep gets a review of Donald Trump's big night with NPR's Scott Detrow and Republican analyst John Feehery. NPR's Asma Khalid reports on young Republicans reluctant to embrace their nominee.

In His Acceptance Speech, Trump Promises To Restore Safety

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:01am

Republicans had been waiting for Donald Trump to accept his party's presidential nomination. We listen with NPR's Scott Detrow, and go to Arizona to hear from Democrats with NPR's Don Gonyea.

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's Republican Convention Speech, Annotated

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:29pm

NPR Politics adds context, analysis and checks facts in Trump's Thursday night address to the Republican National Convention.

'I Am Proud To Be Gay,' Tech Investor Peter Thiel Tells GOP Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 8:29pm

Peter Thiel is an openly gay libertarian billionaire financier, co-founder of PayPal and early Facebook investor. "Fake culture wars only distract us from our economic decline," he says.

One Minute Into GOP Convention Night, 6-Year-Old Heavenly Steals The Show

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 7:26pm

With two outsized, white bows in her hair, 6-year-old Heavenly Joy brought the house down at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Thursday night.

Mike Pence Appears To Contradict Trump's Stance On NATO

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:30pm

The United States would "absolutely" defend its NATO allies, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence told the PBS NewsHour on Thursday

Trump To Promise 'Safety Will Be Restored' As He Accepts GOP Nomination

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:17pm

Trump will cast himself as a champion for the middle class, arguing that by putting presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the White House, economic strife would grow.

'Art Of The Deal' Ghostwriter On Why Trump Should Not Be President

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 5:10pm

Tony Schwartz spent 18 months working on Donald Trump's 1987 best-selling book. "I helped paint a vastly more appealing human being than he actually is," Schwartz says.

How Ivanka Trump Could Prove To Be Her Father's Most Powerful Weapon

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:52pm

Ivanka Trump is considered one of Donald Trump's most influential advisers. She could also end up being one of his best surrogates on the campaign trail and someone who can sway female voters.

Republican National Convention Parallels Reality Television

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

Conflict, betrayal, false words: The Republican National Convention is playing out like a reality TV show.

Ivanka Trump's Popularity Could Help Her Father Win Over Women

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

Ivanka Trump will introduce her father at the GOP convention Thursday night. She's been a close confidant and adviser to him, and some question whether she can help Donald Trump reach female voters.

Donald Trump To Deliver Remarks After Ted Cruz Failed To Endorse Him

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

As the Republican National Convention nears its end, Donald Trump will deliver a speech Thursday night for the first time as the official GOP nominee.

Young Republicans Weigh In On Their Party's Future

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to young Republicans at the Republican National Convention about the future of their party and their place in it.

Donald Trump To Accept Republican Nomination At Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

Donald Trump takes the stage Thursday night for the climax of the Republican National Convention. But the drama of rival Ted Cruz's speech the night before — and his decision not to endorse Trump — is still reverberating.

Donald Trump's Outreach To Black Voters Overshadowed At Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

The Republican Party has a black voter problem. African-Americans attending the GOP Convention in Cleveland are hoping Donald Trump can attract more of them.

In Cleveland, A Wall Stands Between Latinos' Praise And Protest For Trump

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 12:22pm

As Republicans made overtures to Latinos inside the convention hall, protesters outside denounced what they said was Donald Trump's racism.

Roundup: The Republican National Convention And Race (So Far)

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 10:11am

A lawmaker asks if non-whites have contributed to civilization. Accusations that a white woman stole remarks from a black woman. An exceedingly tiny number of black delegates. And more from the RNC.

Cruz Says He Won't Be A 'Servile Puppy Dog' To Trump Campaign

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:59am

The morning after Ted Cruz was booed by the crowd at the Republican convention, he defended his decision not to endorse Trump.

Clinton's Fundraising Outpaces Trump's As The General Election Season Begins

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:46am

The reports from the Clinton committees put her in better financial shape than either President Obama or challenger Mitt Romney in 2012. Trump's fundraising has improved but still lags Clinton's'.

WATCH: Michelle Obama Sings Stevie, Raps With Missy, On 'Carpool Karaoke'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:01am

Oh, and then there was her rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies," complete with the moves.

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