Youngstown, Ohio, is considered a Democratic stronghold, but there is strong support for Donald Trump in the Mahoning Valley area this presidential year, which echoes memories of another outspoken, over-the-top political outsider — the late Congressman James Traficant.
NPR's Robert Siegel travels to Springfield, Ohio, which has seen the loss of many blue collar jobs in recent decades, and joins volunteer Laura Rosenberger as she canvasses a neighborhood in search of Trump supporters. Rosenberger says she doesn't always vote Republican and hasn't voted at all the past couple of years, but says Donald Trump has made her an enthusiastic Republican voter this year.
A three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a North Carolina law that requited voter identification. The unanimous decision found the law was "passed with racially discriminatory intent."
Republican Donald Trump spoke at a press conference Wednesday morning, in which he said Russia should try to find thousands of deleted emails from his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's private system.
The theme of day three of the GOP Convention in Cleveland is "Make America First Again." Before World War II, the "America First Committee" focused on keeping the U.S. out of the conflict raging in Europe.
Voters go to the polls Thursday to decide whether the United Kingdom should remain part of the European Union. Financial Times political editor George Parker explains what a vote to "Brexit" would mean. We also hear from a couple divided over the issue.
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