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Ron Elving

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Replacing Antonin Scalia Will Be No Simple Task

Saturday, February 13, 2016

The Supreme Court justice's death will have enormous repercussions for the U.S. legal system. With the high court short-handed, here's the political turmoil to expect from the attempts to replace him.

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Clinton Gets Back In The Game After Blowout Loss To Sanders In N.H.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Bernie Sanders had moments in Milwaukee guaranteed to make his core supporters ecstatic, but he did not dominate the evening as one might expect the 22-point winner of the first primary to do.

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After Months Of Focus On Just 2 States, Candidates Scramble To Appeal To 2 More

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Iowa and New Hampshire have spoken, each in its own unique accent. Now the race moves on to Nevada and South Carolina, states quite different from the first two, and quite different from each other.

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After New Hampshire, Some GOP Campaigns May Stagger On In Zombie Phase

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The reaper is nearer in the Republican field. The end of the dream may come for any of six candidates who desperately need at least a respectable finish in New Hampshire.

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New Hampshire Celebrates A Century Of Voting First

Monday, February 08, 2016

The wrinkle New Hampshire added to the presidential election was holding a primary very early. Would candidates even countenance the idea of traipsing through the snow? It turned out that they would.

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In The Light Of The Morning After, How Bad Was Rubio's Repetition?

Sunday, February 07, 2016

"I would pay for them to keep running that clip, because that's what I believe passionately," Marco Rubio said of a much-aired video excerpt of him repeating a line at Saturday's debate.

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Rubio's Repeated Line Shakes Up Last Debate Before New Hampshire Votes

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Suddenly there were mash-ups of Rubio's repetitions everywhere, and Twitter and other social media platforms were rife with derision. Commentators competed in ridiculing the Rubio "glitch."

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Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?

Friday, February 05, 2016

The term has also been used to cover certain ideas, attitudes, movements and schools of thought. It has been affixed to leading American politicians, in both major parties, including Teddy Roosevelt.

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Last Clash Before N.H. Puts Clinton, Sanders In A Field Of Friendly Fire

Friday, February 05, 2016

Hillary Clinton denounced what she called "an artful smear." She challenged Bernie Sanders to identify a vote she had cast or changed to pay off a donor. "Enough is enough," she said.

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Cruz Deals Trump A Setback In Iowa; Clinton Narrowly Edges Out Sanders

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Ted Cruz was the big winner, and Marco Rubio lost second place to Donald Trump by just 1 percentage point. For Democrats, the margin of victory was exquisitely small, with voters' age a key factor.

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On The Bubble: Whose White House Dreams Will Burst First?

Monday, February 01, 2016

Don't expect a parade of once-hopefuls trudging to microphones to quit the day after the caucuses. But the die will have been cast. Iowa doesn't kill candidacies; it puts them on life support.

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Trump-less Debate Sets A New Standard, But With A Familiar Outcome

Friday, January 29, 2016

Donald Trump remained the focal point for many debate questions and responses. He also did well on social media, scoring more Google searches and Twitter/Facebook mentions than debate participants.

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In The Last Week Before Iowa Caucus, Candidates Playing Down Expectations

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Entering the last week of campaigning before the voters start to weigh in, some candidates may be preparing to cast a loss in the Iowa caucuses as not such a bad thing.

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Clinton Offers Bipartisan Olive Branch, But Is It In Season?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Talk of peace between the parties, as Hillary Clinton described in an NPR interview, will not appeal to everyone in this year of the angry activist. But Clinton hopes to survive the primaries.

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Clinton Finds Herself In A Real Debate As First Voter Tests Loom

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hillary Clinton went after Bernie Sanders' record on guns, but the senator took the fight to Clinton on her ties to Wall Street banks, including $600,000 in speaking fees from Goldman Sachs.

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Heading Into Iowa, GOP Candidates Clash But Fail To Derail The Trump Express

Friday, January 15, 2016

Ted Cruz noted that Donald Trump and his lawyers had earlier given him a pass on his Canadian birth, but that since then "the Constitution hasn't changed, but the poll numbers have."

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Obama Closes His Run Of Speeches To Congress With Appeal For Broad Reform

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

"It's one of the few regrets of my presidency," Obama said in a moment of self-critique, "that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better."

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Victory Lap? Final State Of The Union Speeches Reflect And Look Ahead

Monday, January 11, 2016

Eighth-year reports, like the one President Obama will deliver this week, have carried a special portent and the opportunity for a president to address his own record and the direction of the country.

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Politics In The News: State Of The Union Preview

Monday, January 11, 2016

President Obama delivers his final State of the Union of his presidency on Tuesday. The Republican presidential candidates are already preparing their attacks.

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Obama's Final State Of The union

Sunday, January 10, 2016

What to expect when President Obama delivers his final State of the Union on Tuesday, from NPR's Ron Elving.

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