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Why Many Midwestern Farmers Are Pro-TPP

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:29am

A coalition of more than 200 agriculture groups wrote an open letter urging Congress to approve the trade deal, saying it'll help U.S. farmers stay competitive in an increasingly crowded world market.

Conservative Author PJ O'Rourke Reluctantly Backs Clinton

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:36am

O'Rourke will be voting for Hillary Clinton, but he's not happy about it. "She's wrong about absolutely everything, but she's wrong within normal parameters," he said.

North Carolina Files Lawsuit Defending Its 'Bathroom Law'

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:10am

North Carolina is going to court over its new law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Renee Montagne gets the latest from WUNC reporter Jeff Tiberii.

Republican Backlash Continues To Build Against Donald Trump

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to Mac Stipanovich, a GOP strategist in Florida, on his assertion that not voting for Donald Trump — or even voting for Hillary Clinton — is the better option for Republicans.

N.C.'s 'Bathroom Law' Energizes Voters On Both Sides Of The Issue

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 4:01am

In North Carolina, the Republican Party is defending majorities in both chambers of the state legislature and the governor's office — amid a national controversy over a law concerning LGBT rights.

Politics In The News: GOP Has Yet To Unify Around Donald Trump

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Tucker Carlson, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller, about the week ahead. West Virginia and Nebraska hold primaries on Tuesday.

Conservative Groups Gather Momentum To Change States' Judicial Elections

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 4:01am

The presidential and Senate races dominate many states' politics. In Kansas, the fight is over whether to retain 4 state Supreme Court justices. It will be a deep-pocket campaign like none before it.

N. Korea Wants Economic and Nuclear Expansion, But One Undercuts The Other

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 3:25am

North Korea's powerful are gathering for its first ruling party conference in decades. Kim Jong Un is working to consolidate his power at home — and regionally — with an expanded nuclear arsenal.

N. Korea Wants Economic and Nuclear Expansion, But One Undercuts The Other

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 3:25am

North Korea's powerful are gathering for their first ruling party congress in decades. Kim Jong Un is working to consolidate his power at home — and regionally — with an expanded nuclear arsenal.

Clinton Must Clarify Her Economic Message To Win Primary

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 6:57am

Donald Trump has become the de facto Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton still has a wide lead in delegates. On Tuesday, voters in Nebraska and West Virginia will cast their ballots.

'Never Trump' Campaign Now Seeks To Dissociate Trump From Republican Party

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 6:57am

Now that Donald Trump is the apparent Republican nominee, those in the "Never Trump" camp have a decision to make. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Rory Cooper, Senior Advisor to the "Never Trump" PAC.

Sadiq Khan Elected As London's First Muslim Mayor

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

After a bitter election campaign, Londoners have chosen the Labour Party's Sadiq Khan to be the new mayor. He comes from humble immigrant origins, and is the first Muslim to hold the post.

Barbershop: Reporters On The Campaign Trail

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Buzzfeed's Ruby Cramer, The Atlantic's Molly Ball and NPR's Don Gonyea have crisscrossed the country on the campaign trails. They talk with Michel Martin about what they've seen on the road.

With Cruz Out, Will Donald Trump Be Able To Capture Republican Evangelical Vote?

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:51am

NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention about whether Republican evangelical voters will coalesce around Donald Trump now that he is the de facto GOP nominee.

Donald Trump's Republican Victory Marks New Political Reality

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:51am

The latest from the presidential campaign, as Donald Trump seeks to unify Republicans and Hillary Clinton looks ahead to a rough month of continuing primaries.

Headed For Re-Election, Sen. John McCain Can't Afford To Upset Trump Supporters

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:51am

Arizona Sen. John McCain has spent 30 years in the Senate but he's worried that sharing a ballot with Donald Trump this November could cost him his Senate seat.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Donald Trump's Taco Bowl

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:15am

If Donald Trump tweets an image of a taco bowl in the heart of a Trump Tower, but no one else is there to eat it, does it make a meme?

Unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Lacks A Simple, Clear Economic Message

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:14am

"I don't think Hillary Clinton wants to do anything in one sentence," says former Obama strategist David Axelrod. "That's the problem, right?"

The Next Progressive Hope? The Man Trying To Unseat The Democratic Party Chair

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:00am

As the odds grow longer for Bernie Sanders, liberals unhappy with the party could find a cause in Tim Canova, a college professor taking on Democratic National Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Jeb Bush Won't Vote For Trump: 'I Cannot Support His Candidacy'

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 4:49pm

Trump's former 2016 presidential rivals Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham both said Friday they cannot support their party's de facto White House nominee.

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