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From Start To Finish, Sounds From The 2016 Presidential Campaign

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:25pm

Finally it's over: a process that began more than a year ago, kicking off with a primary that included close to 20 Republican candidates and six Democrats. Here's a montage of memorable moments.

Voters Focused On Change Elect Donald Trump Over Hillary Clinton

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 10:20am

Steve Inskeep and David Greene talk to NPR correspondents Mara Liasson, Scott Detrow, Tamara Keith and Sarah McCammon about Tuesday's election results.

Election Results Are Still Coming Out Of Arizona

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 9:54am

Donald Trump looks to be on his way to winning the state but votes are still being counted. Sen. John McCain won his reelection bid. And, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his reelection bid.

Daybreak Poll Correctly Predicted Trump Would Beat Clinton

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 9:42am

Renee Montagne talks to Jill Darling about how the poll, a partnership between the Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California's Center for Economic and Social Research, got it right.

Texas Hands Donald Trump Its 38 Electoral Votes

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 9:12am

Any hope Democrats had of younger Latino voters turning the Lone Star State blue, were wiped out by Donald Trump's stronger support among white men.

Now That He's Won, Will Trump's Relationship With The Media Evolve?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 8:53am

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump has had a contentious relationship with members of the press. Going forward, Trump and the media will have to negotiate how they deal with each other.

Clinton's Defeat Is An Opportunity To Go Back To The Drawing Board

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 8:31am

Steve Inskeep talks to Leslie Wimes of the Democratic African-American Women Caucus in Florida. She supported Hillary Clinton but says Clinton didn't do enough to win Florida.

Trump Supporters In Moscow Bar Cheer Next U.S. President

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 8:01am

David Greene talks to Neil MacFarquar, Moscow bureau chief for The New York Times about the election-watch party in the Russian capital.

Rep. Blackburn: I Knew The Presidential Race Would Be Close

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 7:52am

Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn endorsed Donald Trump last spring. She tells David Greene that she often saw many Trump signs in people's yards but no signs for Hillary Clinton.

Voter Check-In: Clinton Supporter Reaches Out To The Other Side

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 7:44am

It was in Atlanta that we first met small business owner Tanya Hicks. While she backed Hillary Clinton, she believes everyone has to come together.

Trump Wins Electoral College Votes; Clinton Has More Popular Votes

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 7:24am

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Susan Davis, Democratic pollster Margie Omero and NPR's Mara Liasson about election results. And, NPR's John Ydstie says there were worries about U.S. financial markets

In A Sea Of Red, Illinois Stands Out As A Blue State

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 7:03am

Illinois is President Obama's adopted home state, and voters there backed Hillary Clinton. We pay a visit to Lou Mitchell's restaurant to talk to voters.

Trump's Victory Has Muslim-Americans Feeling Anxious

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 6:58am

Renee Montagne talks to Ahmed Rehab, the executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who says he couldn't believe that Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton.

Riding A Wave Of Change, Donald Trump Wins Presidential Election

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 6:44am

Jonah Goldberg of the National Review and GOP pollster John Feehery discuss Trump's win. NPR's Scott Detrow reports on rural voters, and NPR's John Ydstie has more on financial market uncertainty.

Australian Safety Authorities Cool To Aerial Hot Dog Delivery

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 5:56am

Instead of going to pick up his hot dog, a man in Australia decided to send his drone instead. With a fine, the $8 sausage could end up costing $6,900.

Cleveland Browns Aim To Win This Season's First NFL Game

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:31am

2016 is the year the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA title, and it's the year the Indians made it into World Series action. Now, the Browns would like to win just one game. The NFL team is 0-9.

View From The Middle East: Trump Victory Reaction

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Reaction in the Middle East to the news that Donald Trump would be the next U.S. president, ranged from celebrations to dismay. Trump inherits the fight to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Novelist Adds Fresh Perspective To Election Result Spin

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

The morning after Election Day, David Greene talks to African-American novelist Attica Locke, author of three novels and a writer for the TV series Empire, for some perspective on the results.

Immigration Was A Hot Button Issue. Now What?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Immigration was a big issue in the presidential race. Now that Donald Trump has been elected, will he carry through with promises? And, financial markets began the day lower on news Trump would win.

Voter Check-In: Native American Voter

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

On this morning after the election, we check back with a number of voters we met over the months. On Tuesday, Majerle Lister wrote in Bernie Sanders' name instead of voting for Hillary Clinton.




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