Domenico Montanaro

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Clinton Directs Team To Release Private Email Server She Used As Secretary Of State

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Hillary Clinton has "directed her team" to give the private email server that she used while Secretary of State to the Justice Department, a campaign aide confirmed to NPR's Tamara Keith.

Until now, Clinton has turned over selected emails, but now will give the Justice Department the entire server. It ...


5 Things You Should Know About Jim Webb

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Jim Webb is now the fifth Democrat to pursue the 2016 presidential nomination. He made the announcement Thursday on his website, acknowledging that other candidates in the race are likely to have more money and bigger campaign machines than he does.

"I understand the odds, particularly in today's ...


Jeb Bush To Release 33 Years Of Tax Returns

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jeb Bush will release 33 years of tax returns later this afternoon, a Bush campaign aide confirms to NPR.

"This is more than any presidential candidate in the history of the United States," Bush spokeswoman Allie Brandenburger wrote in an email. "This display of transparency is consistent with the high ...


Strength Of Governors In Presidential Races Takes A Dip In 2016

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Being a governor can be a very good thing if you're running for president. NPR explores the role of governors in presidential races and how they might affect 2016.


Predictably, Democrats, Republicans Don't Agree On Charleston Causes, Solutions

Friday, June 19, 2015

The shooting at a historically black church in Charleston briefly put a pause on the campaign. But eventually politics crept back in, and both sides, as usual, took different lessons from the tragedy.


#NPRreads: Wealthier Grays And The Intersection Of Race And Guns

Friday, June 19, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom share pieces that have kept them reading. They share tidbits using the #NPRreads hashtag — and on Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, ...


Obama Mourns Charleston Victims, But Laments 'Politics' Of Gun Control

Thursday, June 18, 2015

This post has been updated.

A day after a shooting left nine dead in a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., President Obama mourned the losses and lamented the politics of gun control.

"At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type ...


The Problem With Donald Trump's One-Page Summary On His Wealth

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Just how much is Donald Trump worth?

"I'm really rich," Trump declared during his presidential announcement Tuesday in New York at Trump Tower, one of the many buildings around the world donning his name.

But just how rich has always been a question. It was one before the real-estate mogul ...


Political Rewind: What The Failed Trade Vote Means For Democrats

Friday, June 12, 2015

President Obama's own party dealt him a stinging rebuke when it rejected a key part of the fast-track trade promotion authority the White House wanted. Not even 11th-hour visits to both the Congressional Baseball Game Thursday night and to Capitol Hill Friday morning could cobble together enough support from his ...


Crossing The Line: Political Operative Gets 2 Years In Prison

Friday, June 12, 2015

The first political operative to ever be found guilty of illegally coordinating between a superPAC and campaign was sentenced Friday to two years in prison and two additional years of probation.

"I did it, it was wrong when I did it, and I knew it was wrong when I did ...


Popular Health Exchange In Jeopardy After Surprise Republican Win

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

More than 500,000 people have gotten health insurance in Kentucky through the state's health care exchange, Kynect, and through expanded Medicaid. Kentucky has seen the second-steepest drop in uninsured of any state.

Supporters of the health care law point to it as one of the success stories, but ...


Politics Rewind: Between Iraq And A Hard Place

Friday, May 15, 2015

He is one of the top (potential) candidates on the GOP side for president, but he got tripped up this week when talking about his position on Iraq, the unpopular war his brother, former President George W. Bush, authorized.

He went from, on Monday, saying he "would have" authorized the ...


Jeb Bush Fully Walks Back: 'I Would Not Have Gone Into Iraq'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

After nearly a week of confusion over his position on Iraq, the Middle East and the role of his brother as an adviser, Jeb Bush fully walked back his position that he would have gone to war in Iraq even knowing what we know now.

"So here's the deal," Bush ...


Jeb Bush Backtracks On Iraq, Says He 'Interpreted The Question Wrong, I Guess'

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Jeb Bush is walking back an answer on the Iraq war, in which he had said he would have authorized the invasion — even knowing what we know now.

"I interpreted the question wrong, I guess," he told conservative Sean Hannity on Hannity's radio show Tuesday afternoon. "I was talking ...


Politics Rewind: Family Baggage And Fuzzy Math

Friday, May 08, 2015

We're debuting our weekly "Politics Rewind" today – what we learned this week in politics, why it mattered and where it fits in. Here are five things we noticed this week:

1. Oh, brother! Jeb Bush is not doing a great job separating himself from George W

If you're the ...


Huckabee Hopes Evangelical Voters Are Tying Yellow Ribbons For Him

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Mike Huckabee is back on the campaign trail after finishing second for the GOP nomination in 2008. In his latest run, he's harking back to an even earlier time, with 1970s icon Tony Orlando.


The Republican Presidential Field Just Got More Diverse. So What?

Monday, May 04, 2015

With the entrance of Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, the 2016 Republican presidential field just got even more diverse. Carson is black, and Fiorina is the only woman not named Hillary Clinton running for president from the two major parties. They join two Latinos on the GOP side — Sens. ...


12 Motivational Moments With An Ohio Republican. No, Really

Friday, May 01, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is considering running for president. He met with reporters Friday afternoon over lunch at the St. Regis Hotel sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. He dropped several pearls of wisdom.

Here are a dozen of them with audio attached.

On his Croatian/Czech background and his first ...


Ohio Republican Gov. Kasich On Expanding Medicaid: 'It's My Money'

Friday, May 01, 2015

No Republican has ever won the White House without winning Ohio. That's exactly the argument Ohio Gov. John Kasich is making for why Republicans should choose him as their nominee in 2016.

"I will tell you that you can't be president if you don't win Ohio. That's not even a ...


A Rough Week For Two Potential Presidential Candidates

Friday, May 01, 2015

It's been a tough week for a couple of candidates looking to break through on the presidential stage, namely Chris Christie and Martin O'Malley.

First, in New Jersey, David Wildstein, a former Christie ally and former Port Authority official, pleaded guity Friday to charges related to the "bridge-gate" scandal ...