Ari Shapiro

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Republicans Launch Mission To Turn Up Their Digital Game

Friday, March 22, 2013

The Republican and Democratic parties have been in a digital arms race for years. And this week, Republicans frankly admitted that they are losing.

Now, the GOP has ambitious plans to improve its game.

Monday's report from the Republican National Committee puts it bluntly: "Republicans must catch up ...


As Gay Marriage Heads To Court, A Look Back At The Bumpy Ride

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Gays and lesbians have adopted the phrase "it gets better" as a kind of slogan to assure young people that life won't always be so tough.

Looking back, life has gotten dramatically better for LGBT people in the United States in a very short period of time. The modern gay ...


Obama Team Stops Saying 'Global War On Terror' But Doesn't Stop Waging It

Monday, March 11, 2013

After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush often made a provocative claim: He argued that the U.S. was fighting a war without a typical battlefield. In effect, he said, this war is everywhere.

"Our enemies make no distinction based on borders," he said in


White House Holiday Spirit A 'Joy To All'

Saturday, December 01, 2012

The bows are tied, the garlands are hung, and the White House is aglow. The decorations were handled with care by volunteers from all over the country, and this week, first lady Miche...


White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

Friday, October 19, 2012

For all the attention on female voters, the gender gap is no less among white men. They voted in large numbers against Barack Obama four years ago, and are expected to do so again thi...

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Obama, Romney In Tug Of War Over China Trade

Monday, September 17, 2012

The Obama administration has filed a new trade complaint against China with the World Trade Organization, challenging Chinese subsidies for auto parts. Mitt Romney dismissed the trade...


Despite Fact Checks, Romney Escalates Welfare Work Requirement Charge

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Wednesday marks the 16th anniversary of President Clinton's welfare overhaul. Republican Mitt Romney keeps saying that President Obama has gutted the law — even though every major fac...

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Romney Takes Rubio On Road, Testing A Potential Running Mate

Monday, April 23, 2012

Monday was the first time GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, often talked about as a vice presidential pick, have campaigned together. But Romney sai...


Ari Shapiro on Romney vs. Obama: Day 1

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

With wins in Wisconsin, DC, and Maryland, Mitt Romney now has half the delegates needed to win the nomination. And for the first time yesterday, President Obama attacked Romney by name. NPR White House Correspondent, Ari Shapiro, joins from Wisconsin to discuss the 2012 race and other political news.

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In S.C. GOP Forum, Romney Gets Implicit Jabs

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Candidates were explicitly prohibited from even mentioning each other during the presidential forum Saturday. Still, going into the last week of campaigning in South Carolina, most f...


Trade Deals May Alienate Some Obama Supporters

Friday, October 14, 2011

President Obama had a rare bipartisan economic success when Congress passed three trade deals this week. But some important parts of Obama's political base are not fans, which could ...


Romney Calls For A Bigger, Stronger Military

Friday, October 07, 2011

In a speech at The Citadel on Friday, the former Massachusetts governor known more for his business acumen than his foreign-policy experience said he wants to increase the military bu...