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Politics In The News: Debate Prep

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400

The third and final presidential debate will be held on Wednesday in Las Vegas. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Mollie Hemingway, senior editor at The Federalist.

There's Really No Comparison Between The Trump And Clinton Foundations

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0400

They're both foundations, and they've both become political liabilities for the major presidential candidates. But beyond that, the Clinton and Trump foundations have remarkably little in common.

Arizona Has Voted Republican In 11 Of Last 12 Elections, Could Clinton Win There?

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:00 -0400

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Joseph Garcia of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University about how the 2016 Presidential race has become remarkably competitive in Arizona — an historically Republican stronghold.

Ohio Is One Of The States Still Up For Grabs As Election Nears

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:00 -0400

Ohio has long been considered the ultimate bellwether — and it's one of the most contested battleground states in the country. As Hillary Clinton pulls ahead in other key states, we'll look at why the race continues to be so tight there.

Latest In Sports: Cubs In MLB Playoffs, Colin Kaepernick To Start For 49ers

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:49:35 -0400

NPR's Scott Simon and Tom Goldman discuss the latest in baseball playoffs.

'Vietgone': A Sex Comedy About Mom, Dad And Refugee Camps

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:59:00 -0400

Playwright Qui Nguyen's latest work tells the story of how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp in 1975.

Feeling Burned By The Media, Trump Turns Up The Heat

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:34:00 -0400

In the past 24 hours, news accounts of unwanted physical contact between Donald Trump and several women have been published.

Black, Jewish And Avoiding The Synagogue On Yom Kippur

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:09:00 -0400

It's one thing when outsiders don't recognize my faith. It's a different kind of sadness when I'm made to feel like a stranger in the synagogue.

Post-Presidential Debate, Author Laments Electoral 'Dissolution'

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 05:08:00 -0400

To some, Hillary Clinton's second presidential debate performance seemed more defensive than the first. Steve Inskeep talks to David Maraniss, who authored a 1996 biography of Bill Clinton.

GOP Strategist Expects October To Be Full Of Presidential Campaign Surprises

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 05:08:00 -0400

Renee Montagne talks to Republican operative Mac Stipanovich for a look at the state of the presidential campaign following a shocking weekend for Donald Trump and an angry debate in St. Louis.

On Columbus Day, A Look At The Myth That 'All The Real Indians Died Off'

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:07:00 -0400

Two Native American authors tackle the perpetual challenge of combating ignorance, stereotypes and the notion that there's such a thing as a "real" Indian.

Trump Apologizes For 'Locker-Room Talk' On Leaked Video

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0400

Following the second presidential debate, we get a roundup of what happened. Plus, analysis from columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review.

NPR Battleground Map: Trump In Crisis

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 15:38:00 -0400

After audio surfaced of the GOP nominee bragging about groping and kissing women, dozens of Republicans have called on Trump to drop out — and it's all shaken up the electoral map.

Why Don't We Hear More About The Christian Left?

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:59:00 -0400

Long story short: The right is very, very Christian, while the left is much less so.

Donald Trump, Those Taxes And 'The New York Times'

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:09:00 -0400

The Times' story revealing Trump's huge losses two decades ago relies on documents sent anonymously to the newspaper. No criminality by Trump was alleged, but critics of the Times say it broke laws.