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Ron Elving

Ron Elving appears in the following:

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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Judge Garland Has Ability To 'Assemble Unlikely Coalitions,' Obama Says

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. NPR's Ron Elving says Garland has been held up as an "exemplar of the kind of person who ought to be" in these positions.

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On The Ides Of March, Trump And Clinton See Fates Pointing To Nomination

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

With the latest round of voting, we can see a trajectory and a timetable for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to reach their goals: amassing the needed number of delegates before convention time.

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Polls Begin To Close In Ohio, North Carolina Primary Contests

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates await results in the Ohio and North Carolina primary contests.

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A Campaign On The Brink: Donald Trump And The Intersection Of Outrage And Violence

Monday, March 14, 2016

The consensus going into Tuesday's primaries is that last week's confrontations at Trump events will alienate some potential supporters but also galvanize the heart of the Trump movement.

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How 2 Powerful Streams Of Republicanism Are Headed For Cleveland

Sunday, March 13, 2016

History is in the balance: It has become almost a commonplace to say the coming clash in Cleveland may determine not only the 2016 nominee but the survival of the Republican Party as we know it.

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A Century Of GOP Intra-Party Wars Sets Stage For Cleveland Convention

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Again and again since 1912, splits between establishment GOP figures and the party's most ardent conservatives have hobbled the party's performance in November.

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GOP Presidential Contenders Stay Classy With Major Shift In Debate Tone And Pitch

Friday, March 11, 2016

Although at least one more debate is scheduled for March 21, Thursday's had the feeling of a finale. The themes were mostly policy oriented, with a few tiffs over who's likeliest to win in November.

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Democrats' Debate No. 8 Finds Rivals In Familiar Grooves

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Despite Clinton's lead in delegates, Sanders' narrow win in Michigan changed the narrative again and raised questions about the reliability of polls in other states where Clinton seems to be ahead.

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Another Primary Night's Results Confound (At Least Some) Expectations

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The latest day of primary voting was bad news for one leading candidate, good news for another and a setback for popular campaign narratives in both parties.

You may have heard that Hillary Clinton was about to extend her Super Tuesday dominance to Mississippi and Michigan, putting the campaign of ...

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