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Clinton Surrogate Gen. John Douglass Weighs In On Presidential Debate

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

The morning after the first presidential debate, David Greene talks to retired Air Force Gen. John Douglass, who says Donald Trump doesn't have the experience or temperament to be president.

Trump Surrogate Boris Epshteyn Weighs In On First Presidential Debate

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

David Greene talks to Boris Epshteyn, senior adviser to Donald Trump's campaign from Hofstra University, the setting for Monday night's debate. The debate was lively and often combative.

Fact Check: Trump And Clinton Debate For The First Time

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:48:00 -0400

NPR reporters and editors annotated Monday night's debate as it happened. Read the final fact check, analysis and context here.

Politics In The News: First Presidential Debate

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:57:00 -0400

The first presidential debate at Hofstra University is just hours away. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg for a preview.

The Big Reason Voters Like Trump, Clinton? They're Not The Other

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:47:00 -0400

A new Pew Research Center study finds that a third of Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's supporters are most strongly motivated by opposition to Trump and Clinton.

With Donald Trump's Birther Spin, He's Crossed A Line

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0400

Donald Trump has found it possible not only to circumvent the media and defy them, but to exploit their power and discredit their judgment at the same time.

NPR Battleground Map: A Path To The Presidency Opens Up For Trump

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

A month ago, Hillary Clinton had solidified her lead, and Donald Trump's path to the presidency looked closed off. That has all changed in the past month.

Analysis: Trump Tax Plan Would Cost Trillions, Boost Incomes For The Rich

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:41:00 -0400

The plan would also help the rich more than the middle class, according to the Tax Foundation. And there's still one huge, $1.5 trillion uncertainty in the plan.

This Week In Politics

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400

With the first presidential debate just a week away, Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who is also editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller.

Politics In The News

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:09:00 -0400

In two weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet for their first debate. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Mollie Hemingway senior editor at The Federalist.

Hillary Clinton's 'Basket Of Deplorables,' In Full Context Of This Ugly Campaign

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 16:38:00 -0400

The Democrat said "half" of Trump supporters are in a "basket of deplorables." She said she regrets saying half, but when distrust is this high, comments like that can make it harder to govern.

Trump Doesn't Understand The Black Community, Strategist Says

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400

Renee Montagne talks to Ron Christie, former special assistant to President George W. Bush and chief executive of Christie Strategies, about Donald Trump's attempt to gain African-American votes

Politics In The News: Election Campaigns Kick Into High Gear On Labor Day

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 06:08:00 -0400

The Hillary Clinton camp went after Donald Trump for sticking to his hard-line immigration stance. Renee Montagne talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and GOP strategist John Feehery.

Has Donald Trump Permanently Altered The Republican Party's DNA?

Sun, 04 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0400

Many of Donald Trump's policy proposals stray from the traditional GOP playbook, and his unorthodox ways have a lot of Republicans asking big questions about their party's future.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Colin Kaepernick's Concerns 'Very Admirable'

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:22:00 -0400

The basketball legend weighs in on the 49ers quarterback, who has decided not to stand when the national anthem is played before games.