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LISTEN: Correspondent Don Gonyea's Campaign Homestretch Playlist

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 6:26am

To pass the time on the road, political correspondent Don Gonyea creates playlists curated to the story and state. With the campaign end drawing near, Don has his playlist for the final few weeks.

For Much Of Black America, Election 2016 Has Been Rough

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 4:00am

There are deep emotions in the African-American community behind this election's lopsided poll numbers: dissatisfaction, nostalgia, and even disgust.

WikiLeaks Releases More Purported Emails, Bringing Total To More Than 11,000

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 5:26pm

The latest batch from WikiLeaks of hacked emails linked to Clinton campaign chair John Podesta brings the total to more than 11,000 of what the organization claims will be more than 50,000 emails.

WikiLeaks Claims To Release Hillary Clinton's Goldman Sachs Transcripts

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 5:22pm

WikiLeaks has released what it claims to be transcripts of three paid, closed-door 'speeches' Hillary Clinton gave to Goldman Sachs.

Countries Reach Deal To Limit Hydrofluorocarbon Emissions

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 4:04pm

Countries around the world have agreed to limit the type of greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons. Andrew Light of the World Resources Institute talks about what it means for climate change.

Farmer Wants Candidates To Address Rural Issues

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 4:04pm

Becky Ravenkamp is a farmer who's taken on many roles to keep her Colorado farm town afloat. She thinks candidates this election year have largely overlooked rural America.

First-Time Congressional Candidate Embraces The Unconventionality Of 2016

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 4:04pm

Donald Larson is running for Congress in Ohio's 9th District. He describes what it's like to run for the first time as a Republican in the year of Donald Trump.

A Look At The Congressional Seats In Play In November

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 4:04pm

While much of the election coverage is focused on the presidential race, seats in Congress are also up for grabs in November.

Survey Says Americans Are Getting Stressed By The Elections

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 8:00am

Fifty-two percent of American adults tell pollsters the 2016 election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress. That's according to a survey by American Psychological Association.

Why The Political Conversations In Utah Are About Voting Blue Or Independent

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 6:49am

Utah, traditionally a red state, might vote for a Democrat or an Independent this November. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Utah blogger C. Jane Kendrick about how she is watching the election.

Supporters In N.C. Show Unwavering Loyalty To Trump Amid Sex Assault Accusations

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 6:49am

Donald Trump held a rally in Charlotte, N.C., Friday night where his supporters expressed fierce loyalty to him and frustration with other Republican party leaders.

Trump Is Gemini, Clinton Is Scorpio, What Astrologers Predict About This Match Up

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 6:49am

Trump is a Gemini and Clinton is a Scorpio. Those signs don't mix well. Members of the International Society for Astrological Research meet this week to predict the election and other big issues.

Long Island Woman Feels A Trump Presidency Will Rescue America From Its Elites

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 6:49am

Patty Dwyer voted for President Obama eight years ago. This year the 60-year-old respiratory therapist is all in for Donald Trump. She says Trump will unify a nation that has divided into factions.

Democratic Republic Of Congo Battles An Electoral Crisis

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 6:49am

Protests have broken out in the Democratic Republic of Congo following a presidential election delay. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Mvemba Phezo Dizolele of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies about the growing insecurity.

Has Trump Made It Difficult For Republican Candidates To Ask People For Their Votes?

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 6:49am

This week serious fissures have emerged between Donald Trump and members of the GOP who have disavowed him. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michael Graham, podcast editor for The Weekly Standard.

Canada Just Wants To #TellAmericaItsGreat

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 5:54pm

A Canadian company started the hashtag #TellAmericaItsGreat to help its southern neighbors endure this contentious election season.

Some Business Owners Say This Election Makes Campaign Signs Worth The Risk

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 5:43pm

Political lawn signs are common, but most business owners avoid them for fear they will upset customers. But some businesses are prominently showing their support during this divisive election.

Justice Ginsburg Walks Back Criticism Of Colin Kaepernick's Kneeling

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 4:10pm

The Supreme Court justice says her criticism of Colin Kaepernick and other athletes for kneeling during the national anthem was "inappropriately dismissive and harsh."

Voting: 5 Things To Do Before Heading To The Polls

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 4:06pm

Here are five things you can do to make sure you can cast your ballot as smoothly as possible on or before Election Day.

Working Parents Across The Country Share Their Experiences

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:37pm

Over the past two weeks, we have examined some of the challenges American working parents experience, and solutions proposed to alleviate those burdens. Now we hear from listeners who are working parents around in the country about the issues most pressing to them.




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