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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:00:17 -0500Cases before the Supreme Court on Monday test whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing congressional districts following the 2010 census.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:15:00 -0500Green Party candidate Jill Stein has spurred election recounts in multiple states. Charles Ellison of The Root discusses his post titled "4 Ways the Jill Stein Recount Screws Black Voters."
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Gerrymandering is a venerable American tradition. NPR's Ailsa Chang gets the latest on court challenges to this practice from Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a lawyer for a plaintiff in one of the cases.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500The Freedom Party's populist candidate, who's drawn comparisons to Hitler, could win the presidency in today's election re-run, becoming Europe's first far-right head of state since World War II.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:00 -0500Even as Donald Trump asserts himself on the world stage, departing from decades of US China policy, he remains in campaign mode, charging up his base with a rally and Tweets.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:00:16 -0500Some constituents of Rep. Kevin McCarthy who favor the law, or rely on it, see a conflict between his stated goals as a national leader and the needs of so many people in his home district.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:54:00 -0500Shortly after Stein's withdrawal from the state recount effort, citing the $1 million bond required by the court, her campaign said it plans to "file for emergency relief" in federal court on Monday.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500Republican consultant Puneet Ahluwalia, consultant Jolene Ivey, and Farajii Muhammad of Listen Up! radio take on "rage donations," corporations getting political and Nike's new self-tying shoe.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon discusses anticipated changes to the U.S.-U.K. relationship with the incoming Trump administration and his pick for defense secretary, James Mattis.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:00 -0500In North Carolina, Republican incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory trails his Democratic challenger Roy Cooper by 10,000 votes. One of the largest counties has a recount this weekend.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:00:16 -0500The shooting a year ago started a heated debate about government access to secured devices. As such access keeps getting more restricted, calls for "back doors" continue and questions remain.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500Silicon Valley has been soul searching since the election last month. Tech entrepreneur Ben Parr tells Scott Simon that collaboration with Washington is needed in an age of accelerating technology.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500Volunteers started working the day after Thanksgiving to give the White House its annual holiday charm.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:42:51 -0500We track down a fake-news creator in the suburbs, uncover his empire of fake-news sites, and get him to tell us his secrets.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:26:00 -0500Trump's conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since 1979. China's foreign minister says he believes the call will not change U.S. policy toward China.