Asma Khalid

Asma Khalid appears in the following:

Disappointment Over Politics Spurs Some Millennials To Get Involved

Thursday, October 08, 2015

In politics, the assumption is that millennials are apathetic. But for some in that generation, there's optimism that convinces them that they could change the system they despise.


How Will The New Crop Of First-Time Voters Lean In 2016?

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

The "kids" who came of age during the Obama years are all grown up and are getting their first chance to vote for president. What issues are influencing this new batch of voters?


Meet The Obama-Era Kids Who Are About To Be First-Time Voters

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

We asked young voters to share their earliest political memories, and we heard about praying for George W. Bush, family members losing jobs and fears of terrorism.


In Latest Snub To Latinos, Donald Trump Backs Out Of Hispanic Chamber Event

Friday, October 02, 2015

"Mr. Trump remains committed to reaching out to the Hispanic Community in more genuine and productive ways as he continues to share his vision to Make America Great Again," the campaign said.


Ben Carson Jokes He Used To Throw Rocks At Cars Before Police 'Would Shoot You'

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The joke, told at a Republican campaign event in New Hampshire, hung strangely in the air before Carson pivoted to note the tremendous respect he has for the police.


GOP Chairman On Republican Field: 'It's Like Going To 31 Flavors'

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The chairman of the Republican Party suggests there's room for both immigrant-friendly and anti-immigrant voices in his party. His comments come as the GOP struggles to court minorities.


Generation Disappointed: Millennials Want More From Politics

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Despite a campaign season that so far has been dominated by frustration and anger, Millennials don't seem angry — they're disappointed. But with who and what? And how will that affect their vote?


The White House Plan That Could Get Millions Of Immigrants To Vote

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Obama administration is kicking off a campaign to encourage legal immigrants in the country to become citizens, which could potentially swell voter rolls by millions before Election Day.


The 'Nonjudgmental' Generation: Courting The Millennial Vote

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The sheer size and diversity of younger voters make this group one to watch. Millennials — of various political stripes — are also more "liberal" than the rest of the country.


How Asian-American Voters Went From Republican To Democratic

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

In the past two decades, the small-but-growing Asian-American vote has shifted dramatically in presidential elections.


Conservative Latino Group Pens Letter Opposing GOP Immigration Rhetoric

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

In a letter obtained by NPR, the Libre Initiative criticized calls made by some of the presidential candidates for mass deportation and ending birthright citizenship.


Is Marco Rubio The Candidate Republicans Date But Don't Marry?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Polls suggest GOP primary voters really like Rubio, but when it comes to casting a vote they seem less sure. Time might tell whether he can turn his paper appeal into real appeal.


The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos

Monday, August 31, 2015

The GOP's post-mortem in the wake of the 2012 election suggested the party needed to appeal to Latinos. But the current immigration conversation sparked by Donald Trump could threaten that goal.


Trump Still Leads In Race For Republican Presidential Nomination

Friday, August 21, 2015

The latest CNN/ORC poll shows 24 percent of Republican voters like what they see in Donald Trump. Who are these supporters, and what is Trump's appeal?


For Latinos, Environment Seems Just As Important As Immigration

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Latinos, more than other Americans, see climate change as a man-made problem. An increasing body of research shows that they are deeply concerned about its potential impact on their families.


What's In Donald Trump's Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP

Monday, August 17, 2015

Donald Trump made headlines with his comments deriding some Mexican immigrants as "rapists." His first detailed policy proposal (on immigration) would build a wall and end birthright citizenship.


For Young Voters, Crushing Student Debt Is Front And Center

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Megan Brabec, 24, works three part time jobs with no benefits. "It does really frustrate me when I hear candidates talk about, 'Oh, well, you should have majored in something else," she said.


Boston-Based MiniLuxe Aims To Be 'Starbucks' Of Nail Salons

Thursday, May 21, 2015

MiniLuxe was founded eight years ago with a focus on cleanliness and fair wages. It's expanding nationally, opening up shops in Texas with the goal of becoming the nation's biggest nail chain.


Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.


58 Percent Of Bostonians Oppose Death Penalty For Bomber, Poll Finds

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A new poll commissioned by member station WBUR looks at Greater Boston's attitudes toward capital punishment as the penalty phase of the Boston Marathon bombing trial gets underway.