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Explainer: How Much Does the NRA Influence Elections?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

How much does the pro-gun group actually matter in individual races? Maybe less than you think.

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Christie Moonlighting as GOP Campaigner

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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Fresh off his National Republican convention keynote address, N.J. Governor Chris Christie — who recently described himself as the third most important Republican after Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan — is hitting the campaign trail for Republicans in key swing states.

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Watch and Read Statement: President Obama Addresses Libya Tragedy

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

President Obama strongly condemned the attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans. Watch the statement below and read and read the president's official statement on the attacks.

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Obama Fundraising: A Million More Donations, Only $3 Million Edge

Monday, September 10, 2012

The Obama and Romney campaigns announced their August fundraising totals Monday morning by touting the numbers they wanted you to see.

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DNC Dispatch: Obama Apologizes to Volunteers Displaced by Rain

Thursday, September 06, 2012

The Democratic National Convention Committee and President Barack Obama have faced harsh criticism this week after deciding to keep the final night of the DNC at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, NC in from the significantly larger Bank of America Stadium. DNC officials cited concerns about the weather in ...

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DNC Day 3: Did Barack Obama Bring it Home? Watch and Chat Transcript

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Watch the live convention stream as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. John Kerry, Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria close out the Democratic National convention tonight in Charlotte. See the complete day three schedule below and watch and chat live with us at 7pm!

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Obama Campaign Recruiting Voting Law Watchdogs

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Just before former President Bill Clinton left the stage in Charlotte, he made sure to add voting rights protection to his list of reasons to reelect President Obama.

“If you want every American to vote and you think it's wrong to change voting procedures just to reduce the turnout of younger, poorer, minority and disabled voters, you should support Barack Obama,” Clinton said as he wrapped up his speech.

It's not just Clinton. In the final hours of the Democratic convention, the Obama campaign is making voting rights enforcement a key part of the closing pitch to activists before they scatter from Charlotte.

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Convention Night Call-In: DNC Thursday

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Each evening during the conventions, Brian Lehrer hosts a convention call-in from 7-8pm, from WNYC in New York and around the country on the "(Mostly) Swing-State Radio Network". Get analysis of the convention, previews of that evening's speeches, and a chance to talk with public radio listeners in swing states around the country.

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DNC Dispatch: Fire Drill Over Jerusalem Leaves Delegates Scrambling

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

After adopting a convention platform Tuesday night with not one objection, the Democrats started Day 2 with two modifications to the platform: adding a mention of God and declaring that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

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That's My Issue: DNC Delegate Stories

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

We hit the streets of Charlotte to ask delegates to the Democratic National Convention: How has personal experience shaped your politics?

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Convention Night Call-In: DNC Wednesday

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Each evening during the conventions, Brian Lehrer hosts a convention call-in from 7-8pm, from WNYC in New York and around the country on the "(Mostly) Swing-State Radio Network". Get analysis of the convention, previews of that evening's speeches, and a chance to talk with public radio listeners in swing states around the country.

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DNC Dispatch: Ledbetter, Dem Speakers Soar Past GOP on Social Media

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

At the Republican National Convention last week in Tampa, we saw a new phase in the maturation of social media - with organizations such as Twitter and Facebook starting to shift from hosting to participating in the political conversation. With their release of the The Twitter Political Index, the company is tracking the amount and sentiment of tweets sent about each of the candidates.

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DNC Day 2: Did Bill Clinton Take Command? Chat Transcript

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Watch the live convention stream as President Bill Clinton, Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, women's activist and attorney Sandra Fluke and more. See the complete day two schedule below and join us for a live chat starting at 7pm!

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Booker Ignites DNC Crowd with Liberal Red Meat

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker received a long ovation and chants of “Cory, Cory” after giving a rousing presentation of the Democratic Party platform Tuesday.

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Convention Night Call-In: DNC Tuesday

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Every evening during the Republican and Democratic conventions, Brian Lehrer hosts a call-in on stations in swing states around the country. Tune in from 7-8pm and call 1-800-543-2543 to join the conversation!

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That's My Issue: Education

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

My mother and father had 18 children. And I learned at a very young age you have to question everything, because you have to open up your mind.

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DNC Day 1: Michelle's Big Moment - Chat Transcript

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Watch the live convention stream as First Lady Michelle Obama, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. See the complete day one schedule below and read the chat transcript!

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DNC Dispatch: NY Delegation Awash in Albany Intrigue

Monday, September 03, 2012

As New York's Democratic delegates and party leaders settle in for a week of party celebration in Charlotte, the group is operating against a backdrop of distress as the sexual harassment scandal involving Assemblyman Vito Lopez grew to include Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is hosting the delegation this week.

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DNC Dispatch: It Has Begun

Monday, September 03, 2012

The Democrats have descended on Charlotte, NC for the national convention, and WNYC got a sneak peak at what's coming this week.

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RNC Dispatch: Grading the RNC Speeches - and Clint Eastwood

Friday, August 31, 2012

His off-the-cuff ramble was more than anything sad.

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