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David Copperfield Wants Congress To Believe In Magic

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 2:12pm

The magician is lobbying Congress to pass a resolution recognizing magic as an art form.

In Political Activism, Ali Pulled No Punches — And Paid A Heavy Price

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:24am

It's common today for athletes to carry the banner of some sort of political protest. But it wasn't so easy for Ali, who was banned from boxing for opposing the Vietnam War.

House Approves Bipartisan Bill To Address Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:11am

The bill, which still needs to be approved by the Senate, would appoint a seven-person board that could restructure the territories debts. Puerto Rico owes more than $70 billion.

Circle June 23. A Vote That Day In The U.K. Could Affect Your Wallet

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 6:59am

Most economists say an upcoming vote to determine the United Kingdom's role in the EU is a big deal. The so-called Brexit vote might upset trade deals, financial markets and currencies, they argue.

Presumed Democratic Nominee Clinton Picks Up Heavy Hitters' Endorsements

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 4:03am

President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton on Thursday, after he met with her primary opponent Bernie Sanders. Clinton also was endorsed by Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Women's Group Wants Trump To Better Articulate His Pro-Life Stance

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 4:03am

Some conservatives struggle with backing Donald Trump because they say he does not share their principles. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Penny Young Nance, CEO of Concerned Women for America.

As His Campaign Winds Down, What Is Bernie Sanders' Next Move?

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep asks Larry Cohen, a former president of the Communications Workers Of America and a Sanders' adviser, about where they go from here now that Hillary Clinton is the presumptive nominee.

Sanders To Work With Clinton But Plans To Compete In D.C.'s Primary

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 4:03am

Bernie Sanders pledged to work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump. But later on Thursday at his last rally of the primary season, he carried on as if determined to become the next president.

Trump Is On The Right Track By Toning Down Rhetoric, Dole Says

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 4:03am

If there's one man who epitomizes the Republican establishment, it's former Senator Bob Dole. And yet as the GOP struggles with their presumptive nominee, Dole has fully endorsed him.

Elizabeth Warren To Back Hillary Clinton

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 5:19pm

The progressive hero is the latest Democrat to fall in line behind Clinton after she clinched the requisite number of delegates earlier this week over rival Bernie Sanders.

Hillary Clinton Speaks To NPR About President Obama's Endorsement

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:57pm

Clinton said she is looking forward to working with Bernie Sanders "during the campaign and then after the inauguration," as the rivals figure out how to unify.

Early Voting Lawsuits Center On Key Swing State Of Ohio

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:25pm

The fight over who gets to vote when is heating up in Ohio, which has become the epicenter of legal fights over voter access.

Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton After Meeting With Bernie Sanders

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:25pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders met with President Obama Thursday to discuss how the Democratic Party should move ahead after the primary season. Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton shortly after their meeting.

Hillary Clinton Fights To Win Over Her Own Demographic: White Women

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:25pm

Hillary Clinton is winning women voters this primary season, but that's mainly because of overwhelming support from women of color. As her campaign moves to the general election, NPR explores whether she can win over an increasing share of white female voters.

Hillary Clinton 'Thrilled' To Have President Obama's Endorsement

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:59pm

After the bitter primary battle between Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the president is choosing to endorse Clinton, as the party seeks to unify.

Bitter Rivals To Allies: How President Obama Evolved On Hillary Clinton

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:54pm

In 2008, Barack Obama found Clinton barely "likeable enough" but needed her support after he secured the Democratic nomination. Now, she's getting the president's endorsement.

For Civil Rights Chief, Fighting For The Outsider Is Deeply Personal

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:31pm

"History doesn't reward timidity," Vanita Gupta, who runs the Justice Department's civil rights unit, said recently. She's at the center of fights over transgender rights and police accountability.

Why Would The Pro-Clinton SuperPAC Target Conservative Christians?

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:30am

A new ad from Priorities USA Action has overt religious messaging, which isn't likely to get many evangelicals to vote for Hillary Clinton. But it might keep some from voting for Donald Trump.

Bernie Sanders Goes To The White House

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:06am

While Sanders' dreams of being the Oval Office's next occupant have been denied, the question on the minds of many Democrats is: When will he give up his fight for the party's presidential nomination?

GOP Rep. Cole Comments On Presumptive Nominee Donald Trump

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 4:04am

David Greene talks to GOP Congressman Tom Cole of Oklahoma about the impact of Donald Trump on party unity.

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