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Hillary Clinton Expected To Announce Vice Presidential Pick

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:32pm

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her running mate soon. On Friday, the presumptive Democratic nominee campaigned in Florida.

Colorado Republicans Commend Donald Trump's Acceptance Speech

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:32pm

How did the GOP convention go down with Republicans outside of Cleveland? At one watch party in Denver, Republicans said Donald Trump gave exactly the acceptance speech that was needed.

Human Rights Campaign President Accuses Trump Of 'Pandering' To Voters

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:32pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, for reaction to moments during the Republican National Convention that touched on gay rights.

Week In Politics: Republican National Convention

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:32pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Republican National Convention, the vice presidential picks and other political news of the week.

Donald Trump Praises GOP Convention As 'Peaceful,' 'Love-Filled'

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:32pm

A day after the Republican National Convention, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump gives his own assessment of how things went, where he goes from here and also revisits his old feud with Ted Cruz.

Trump Cited My Work In His Speech — But He Missed The Point

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:21pm

Donald Trump talked about how "the system is rigged against our citizens, just like it was rigged against Bernie Sanders — he never had a chance."

Block The Vote: A Journalist Discusses Voting Rights And Restrictions

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:47pm

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlawed racial discrimination in voting. But author Ari Berman says a 2013 Supreme Court ruling blocks the enforcement. Originally broadcast Aug. 10, 2015.

The Morning After: Donald Trump Rails On 'Dishonorable' Ted Cruz

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:29pm

In a press conference Friday, Donald Trump also referred once again to a conspiracy theory linking Cruz's father to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Postcard From Cleveland: Why I'm Voting For Donald Trump

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:16am

We asked everyone we met why they were supporting Trump. Here are some of their answers.

Roger Ailes' Unparalleled Impact On The Public Sphere

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:57am

No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.

Union Of Trump And GOP Consummated On Final Night Of Convention

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:18am

Trump's speech was studded with statistics that had fact-checkers working feverishly into the wee hours — often finding numbers to be distorted or downright specious. But it didn't seem to matter.

GOP Convention Ends With Trump Accepting Presidential Nomination

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

We take a look at the lessons learned from big moments at the Republican National Convention with NPR political reporter Scott Detrow and Republican analyst John Feehery.

Democrats Hold A Shadow Convention In Cleveland Near RNC Location

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

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra is the highest ranking Latino member of Congress. He talks to Steve Inskeep about the Democrats' shadow convention in Cleveland.

Donald Trump Accepts The Republican Party's Presidential Nomination

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

On the last night of the Republican National Convention, before Trump's speech, we hear from delegates on the floor, analysis from NPR's Scott Detrow and a wrap of events from NPR's Mara Liasson.

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

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