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Ron Elving

Ron Elving appears in the following:

Democrats Burned By Charges Of A Rigged Nomination, But Some In GOP Watch With Envy

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Even some of Hillary Clinton's foremost fans and staunchest party regulars — such as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi — are ready to talk about a fresh infusion of populism for the next round.

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Do Democrats Want What Bernie Wants, Or Just What Bernie Has?

Friday, May 20, 2016

The "Nevada fracas" has created a media meme and a conversational focus for the conflict roiling the Democratic Party. This is because it encapsulates the grievances felt on both sides.

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Democrats Go To Polls In Kentucky, Oregon Primaries

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

As the Democratic race goes on, voters in Kentucky and Oregon have their say in primaries Tuesday. Both states could be favorable for Sen. Bernie Sanders to extend a win streak against Hillary Clinton.

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How Many Levels Can You Count In The Ryan-Trump Chess Game?

Friday, May 13, 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan is widely regarded as a thought leader in his party and in the conservative movement, generally. He speaks often of principles, and he seems to mean it. He has yet to back Trump.

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Presidential Election Redefines Debate Over The Role Of Government

Friday, May 06, 2016

One of the longest-held divides inside American politics is over the role of government. This election year, both the Democrats and the Republicans may be pushed into increasing the government's role.

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As Trump Victory Appears Imminent, Candidates Fans Await Confirmation

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Those gathered at Sen. Ted Cruz's event in Indianapolis are subdued, but "are still waiting to hear from their guy, hopefully to hear him say that he's going to stay in this race."

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Hillary Clinton Looks To Upcoming Primaries To Solidify Campaign

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Hillary Clinton looks to the upcoming primaries to solidify her presidential campaign, while Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race.

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Trump In Triumph: The Man Who Wasn't Welcome In The Game Takes Home The Prize

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Trump's megawatt personality immediately became a magnet for viewers on TV, as did his browbeating battles with rivals and news moderators. Even without debates, Trump was seen everywhere on-screen.

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Hoosier Judgment Spells End For Cruz, Triumph For Trump And Another Round For Sanders

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Nine states still have to vote on the Democratic side, and Sanders is well-positioned to win several or most — but he needs to win all by overwhelming margins to catch Clinton in pledged delegates.

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Taking It To The Limit: Cruz, Sanders, Kasich Could Revive Convention Wars

Monday, May 02, 2016

Beyond the prospect of winning the actual nomination, each of these men sees a chance to frame the issues and politics of the general election — and to influence party dynamics for years to come.

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On To Indy: Hoosier State Could Be Stand For Trump Challengers, Sanders

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Donald Trump, with about 75 percent of the delegates, and Hillary Clinton, with 90 percent, are so far ahead in their parties that only the most extraordinary events could prevent their nominations.

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What's At Stake In Tuesday's Elections

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Five states in the Northeast go to the polls Tuesday. Bernie Sanders faces a tough challenge on the Democratic side, while Donald Trump leads GOP polls.

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After New York Wins, Trump And Clinton Look Forward To Knockout Round

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The last best chance to stop Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton may well be next week, when Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware hold the next-to-last round of primaries.

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Polls Close In New York Democratic, Republican Primaries

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The polls have closed in the New York Democratic and Republican primaries. NPR has the latest from Clinton and Trump headquarters.

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Latest And Perhaps Last Debate Highlights Animosity Of Sanders, Clinton

Friday, April 15, 2016

Bernie Sanders' relentlessly aggressive strategy against Hillary Clinton in Thursday's debate is a defining moment, says NPR's Ron Elving — no matter who wins New York's Democratic primary Tuesday.

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Fasten Your Seat Belt — It's Going To Be A Bumpy Ride To The Conventions

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

We can now expect both parties' nomination battles to continue through the final primaries. In the GOP, the issue seems certain to remain unresolved until the national convention in Cleveland in July.

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Polls Close In Wisconsin Primaries

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Exit polling shows Sens. Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders leading in the state, says NPR's Ron Elving.

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Usually The Front-Runners' Friend, Wisconsin Voters Could Buck The Trend

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

For decades, Wisconsin primary voters almost always endorsed the candidates who were already on their way to the nomination. But on Tuesday, Republicans and Democrats in the state could buck that trend.

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Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To 'One Person, One Vote'

Monday, April 04, 2016

The court ruled unanimously that all persons residing in a particular state or district should be counted — not just those who are eligible to vote — when drawing legislative districts.

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Wisconsin, Long The Front-Runner's Friend, Looks To Play Spoiler On Tuesday

Monday, April 04, 2016

The polls could be wrong, but they do comport with signals from the ground: Wisconsin is Cruzing and feeling the Bern, and both candidates could ride the thermal updraft for the next two weeks.

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