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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:15 -0400Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:15 -0400Former EPA official Dru Ealons, Mario Loyola of National Review, and NPR editor Ammad Omar discuss the presidential campaigns, Wonder Woman at the U.N., and NFL touchdown celebrations.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:15 -0400Today in Gettysburg, Pa., Donald Trump blended his "closing argument" with recriminations and the agenda for his first 100 days in office.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:24 -0400One way or another, someone's going to lose on election night. And there's a graceful way to concede defeat, as Adlai Stevenson showed in 1952, and Al Gore did in the disputed 2000 election.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bill Burton, former National Press Secretary for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign, about whether Hillary Clinton should pursue votes in these states to build on her lead.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Early voting is underway in 37 states and the District of Columbia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to James Huffman, Dean Emeritus at the Lewis and Clark Law School, about the downsides of early voting.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talks with Glenn Thrush of Politico about the week in politics, including the third and final presidential debate.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:41:00 -0400Big themes on ballots this November include marijuana, elections, education, guns, tobacco, minimum wage and the death penalty.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Hillary Clinton campaigned in Ohio Friday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Florida is home to many Democratic Latinos, but despite the growing Hispanic electorate, it remains highly competitive because it's also home to large numbers of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County in Florida, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400A former top staffer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified in Federal court that she told Christie about planned lane closures on the George Washington Bridge weeks before it happened. Christie has long denied any involvement in the closures, which were designed to punish his political opponents.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 -0400During Wednesday's debate, Donald Trump used the phrase "bad hombres." That got our commentator Domingo Martinez thinking. Who exactly is a bad hombre?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with David Brooks of the New York Times, and EJ Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution about the politics of the week.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 -0400Donald Trump campaigned in North Carolina Friday, a state where Hillary Clinton leads but one Trump badly needs in order to win the election.