Asma Khalid

Asma Khalid appears in the following:

Hillary Clinton Drawn Into 2018 Campaign With Comments About Trump Voters

Monday, March 19, 2018

The 2016 Democratic nominee is not on the ballot, but her recent comments that Trump appealed to voters intolerant of women and minorities is being used against Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.


With Centrist Democrats' Success, Party's Identity Struggle Gets More Complicated

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Having centrists like Conor Lamb from southwestern Pennsylvania in the party can conflict with the increased progressive activism energizing Democrats against President Trump.


Black Voters Need More Convincing From Democrats In 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Black turnout in the 2016 presidential election fell to the lowest rate since 2000. To reverse that, some voters say Democrats need to better address issues like wealth disparity and criminal justice.


What Some Black Voters Say They Need To See Done Before Returning To The Polls

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Black voter turnout in the last presidential election fell to the lowest rate since 2000. Will 2018 be any different? Young voters and non-voters in Cleveland, Ohio weigh in.


Trump Picks CNBC Commentator Larry Kudlow As Top Economic Adviser

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Kudlow is a longtime free-markets conservative who supports most of the president's policies, but has also criticized some of his trade policies.


Trump To Rally In Pennsylvania To Support Endangered GOP Candidate

Saturday, March 10, 2018

President Trump is in western Pennsylvania for a rally just outside the congressional district where Republicans are trying to avoid a loss in a special election on Tuesday.


GOP Candidate Struggling In Trump Country, So He'll Get A Presidential Boost

Saturday, March 10, 2018

President Trump is holding a rally to support Rick Saccone, a Republican in danger of losing a special election on Tuesday in a western Pennsylvania district that Trump won by nearly 20 points.


Steel Country Democrats Who Backed Trump Weigh Party Loyalty In 2018

Friday, March 09, 2018

In Eastern Ohio's Mahoning Valley, thousands of traditionally Democratic voters went for Donald Trump in 2016. The question for 2018 is whether they are now Republican voters down the ballot.


Will Democrats Who Backed Trump in 2016 Back The GOP In 2018?

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

President Trump's election in 2016 reshuffled the political map with some white, working-class Democrats backing him. In 2018, a big question is whether this same group has shifted to completely supporting the GOP.


NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

Friday, March 02, 2018

More than 9 in 10 Americans support mandatory background checks for all gun buyers. That's one finding in a new NPR/Ipsos poll that shows an increasing level of support for gun control policies.


How Immigration Policy Motivates Voters

Friday, February 16, 2018

After Congress failed to pass any immigration legislation this week, we look at how immigration policy could motivate voters this November.


How Robots Are Helping A Furniture Shop Without Putting Workers Out Of Jobs

Monday, January 08, 2018

Furniture making is a job associated with old fashioned handiwork. But robots are coming to the field, not to replace workers but to help U.S.-based companies survive.


From Post-it Notes To Algorithms: How Automation Is Changing Legal Work

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Lawyers are spending less time doing research than they used to, thanks to technology. The next big change will be to automate the process of doing wills, trusts and real estate closings, experts say.


Facial Recognition May Boost Airport Security But Raises Privacy Worries

Monday, June 26, 2017

If you travel from Boston's Logan Airport to Aruba on JetBlue you can use your face as identification rather than a passport. Similar experiments in facial recognition are underway at other airports.


Massachusetts Tries Something New To Claim Taxes From Online Sales

Friday, June 02, 2017

States have long argued that they are losing millions of dollars in uncollected taxes from online sales. Massachusetts is now trying a very Internet answer to this Internet problem.


Without A Special Visa, Foreign Startup Founders Turn To A Workaround

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Immigration advocates often tout how many startups are founded by foreigners. Yet the U.S. does not offer startup visas. Some entrepreneurs turn to a program started as an experiment in Massachusetts.


Tech Creates Our Political Echo Chambers. It Might Also Be A Solution

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Social media took a lot of blame for intensifying polarization and partisan acrimony during the presidential campaign. Now some startups and researchers are trying to burst ideological filter bubbles.


The Father Of The Web Is Worried About How Ugly It's Become

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

When he invented the Web 28 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee saw it as a way to break apart silos and connect the world. Now he's increasingly troubled about its dark side, but he believes it can be fixed.


Researchers Take A Step Toward Mind-Controlled Robots

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Researchers have created a system where humans can guide robots with their brainwaves, signaling to the machines when they've made a mistake. It could help improve the way humans and robots interact.


H-1B Visa Debate: Are Foreign Tech Workers Hired Over Americans?

Monday, March 06, 2017

Many employers say they need H-1B workers because of a talent shortage among U.S. tech companies. But some Americans say the program that allows foreigners to be hired has put them out of work.