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5 Reasons (And Then Some) Not To Worry About A 'Rigged' Election

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 5:00am

Donald Trump is insisting the presidential election will be rigged. There is about zero chance of that happening. It would require an unprecedented, bipartisan and broad-sweeping conspiracy.

Unlike Your Favorite Cereal, Clinton And Trump Don't Inspire Brand Loyalty

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:02am

A report from a brand-consulting firm suggests that if the presidential candidates were cereal brands they probably wouldn't be on your breakfast table.

Dark Talk Of A Rigged Election Signals New Emphasis For Trump Campaign

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:01am

For as long as tales of voter fraud have had currency among conservatives, the notion of liberal media bias has been an article of faith for even longer. The combination has become central for Trump.

From The Economy To Race, See Where The Candidates Stand On The Big Issues

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

We broke down where the candidates stand on the 10 issues voters say they care about most.

With An Election Loss, Rumors Build That Trump Would Launch TV Network

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

According to The Financial Times, Trump's son-in-law approached an investment banker about the possibility of launching a Trump network. Trump denied the report — calling it a "false rumor."

As Trump Is Mired In Controversy, Clinton Campaigns In Red States

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

Hillary Clinton's campaign is dogged by new questions about her private email server, as her team looks to expand the battleground map by campaigning in traditionally Republican states.

Trump Stokes Wisconsin Rally Goers With Voter Fraud Allegations

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

Most political experts agree that widespread voter fraud does not occur in the U.S. At Monday night's rally in Green Bay, Donald Trump supporters said they didn't foresee violence if he loses.

Trump Looms Over GOP Senate Races In 3 Battleground States

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

In the swing states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, Republican Senate campaigns are calibrating how to run races where some GOP voters are energized, and others outraged by the party's nominee.

Election Law Expert Isn't Buying Claims That Nov. 8 Will Be Rigged

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:43am

Despite recent talk that the election is rigged against the GOP presidential candidate, Edward Foley of Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law says that is "extraordinarily unlikely."

Too Sweet, Or Too Shrill? The Double Bind For Women

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 11:00pm

A century after women won the vote in the US, we still see very few of them in leadership roles. Researchers say women are trapped in a catch-22 known as "the double bind."

Sen. McCain Says Republicans Will Block All Court Nominations If Clinton Wins

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 8:43pm

The Supreme Court is already short one justice because Republicans refuse to consider President Obama's nominee. Two sitting judges are in their 80s, so additional vacancies are likely.

Melania Trump Stands By Her Husband, Dismisses Comments As 'Boy Talk'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 8:11pm

The GOP nominee's wife said in an interview with CNN that she believes her husband when he denies allegations brought forward by multiple women that he groped or inappropriately kissed them.

Vice President Biden: 'Trump Is Out There Doing Something Very Dangerous'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 4:47pm

In a wide-ranging interview, the vice president talked with NPR's Robert Siegel about Donald Trump's recent threats to jail Hillary Clinton, talk of a "rigged" election and more.

Pundits Vs. Machine: Who Did Better At Predicting Campaign Controversies?

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 4:40pm

We pitted two political pundits against an algorithm to compete at predicting the biggest issues to arise over a month in the presidential election. Now we find out who won.

Transcript: Tim Kaine Delivers Speech In Spanish At A Miami Church

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 4:22pm

Read Tim Kaine's remarks from a weekend church appearance — he is the first candidate on a major-party ticket to deliver a speech entirely in Spanish.

'The Arizona Republic' Receives Threats After Endorsing Clinton

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to The Arizona Republic publisher Mi-Ai Parrish about her response to the threats the paper received after endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.

Ohio Secretary Of State Calls Trump's Rigged Election Claims 'Irresponsible'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims the American electoral system is "rigged." NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Ohio Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted, who says his claims are irresponsible.

Biden Shares Views On The State Of American Politics

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Vice President Joe Biden about why Democrats have lost support of white working class voters, and asks him about the current political climate.

Donald Trump Steps Up Claims The Election Is 'Rigged'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

Donald Trump's increased claims that the presidential election is "rigged" — and hints that he may not accept its final results — go against political norms that have been in place for the bulk of American history.

Vice President Biden: What Trump Is Doing Is 'Very Dangerous'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 3:35pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Joe Biden about the latest report on the cancer moonshot initiative, the state of the presidential race, and possible U.S. retaliation for Russian hacking.




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