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A bellwether is usually a state or county that signals how the whole country will go. But some look to baseball to predict the next president.

Far down the ballot, district attorney races could reshape the criminal justice system for millions of Americans by electing a more diverse slate of prosecutors.

As we count down to Election Day, NPR staffers picked some songs that best express the 2016 Election. Now send us your picks, tweet @npratc or @NPRMichel with hashtag #Electionjams.

The website I Waited 96 Years documents women born before the ratification of the 19th Amendment casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton.

For the past two years this election season has been relentless. And it turns out it's especially tough for stand up comedians. Washington, D.C. comedian Rob Maher explains.

Scott Paul and Gerald Taylor of the Alliance for American Manufacturing discuss a report on how manufacturing decline in the U.S. has left many African-American communities spiraling toward poverty.

This year's unconventional presidential race has some stock analysts worried about unpredictable markets. NPR's Marilyn Geewax talks about why and how politics are roiling the financial markets.

The Barbershop circles back with some of the voters from Cleveland and Philadelphia before the political conventions: Democrat Malcolm Kenyatta and Republicans Christian Pancake and Steve Herbik.

Fox News's Bret Baier apologized Friday for his report that an indictment was "likely" to result from the FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation. The gaffe is the latest in a rough year for Fox.

President Obama has commuted the sentences of 72 more inmates to bring his total commutations to 944. Professor P.S. Ruckman of Northern Illinois University explains why the move is unprecedented.

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