Domenico Montanaro

Domenico Montanaro appears in the following:

Barring Something Unforeseen, Hillary Clinton Will Be The Democratic Nominee

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On the Democratic side, it's all but done. The former secretary of state now has 90 percent of the delegates needed to be the nominee. For the GOP, Trump is now the only one who can win a majority.

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Why Tuesday Could Determine The Nominees In Both Presidential Primaries

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could take major steps toward becoming their parties nominees with big days in the pivotal primaries in the Northeast.

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Conflicting Interpretations Add To Mystique Of GOP Convention

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Most people assume that delegates to the GOP convention are bound, at least at first, to a candidate. The convention starts by rewriting the rules, so things could be done differently this year.

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Can A Candidate Pay Delegates? Plus, 3 Possible GOP Convention Scenarios

Monday, April 11, 2016

Rides on Air Force One and state dinners were lures the last time there was an open convention. What about cold, hard cash? Top Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg explains what's permissible and not.

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NPR Politics Podcast Explores The History Of Contested Conventions

Monday, April 11, 2016

The NPR Politics Podcast talks with elections law attorney Ben Ginsberg about how a contested GOP contention would play out.

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Kasich Won't Drop Out, Believes He'll Succeed In A Contested Convention

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is mathematically eliminated from getting a majority of delegates to get the GOP presidential nomination, but he polls well in a general election. Each loss strikes a hard blow.

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Donald Trump Backtracks After Abortion Comments Spark Firestorm

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Donald Trump reversed his position after suffering swift backlash from both conservatives and liberals on his comments that women should be punished for getting an illegal abortion.

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Why Donald Trump Reversed His Pledge To Support The GOP Nominee

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

There are two key words to understand Trump's thinking: "fairness" and "leverage." He believes a possible brokered convention and complex delegate allocation rules tilt the process against him.

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker Endorses Ted Cruz, But Will It Help?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The former presidential candidate has thrown his support behind Cruz ahead of the Wisconsin primary April 5.

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President Obama Chides Media For 2016 Election Coverage

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The president decried the media's role in and responsibility for the current political climate — and this campaign — at a journalism award dinner Monday night.

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Despite The Math, Bernie Sanders Has Already Won

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Bernie Sanders won sweeping victories Saturday, and more are sure to come over the next couple of months. Can he win the nomination? And is that what really even matters?

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Tabloid Allegations Again Fly In A Political Campaign — And Why No One Can Look Away

Friday, March 25, 2016

A political cheating scandal has once again hit the pages of the National Enquirer — and it has roiled the 2016 presidential campaign even though none of the allegations have been substantiated.

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U.S. Presidential Candidates React To Terror Attacks In Brussels

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday spurred reactions from some of the presidential candidates in the U.S.

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No, The Terrorist Attacks In Belgium Don't Mean Donald Trump Will Be President

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Trump once again turned to protectionism as a way of dealing with the world, but it won't necessarily mean it will launch him to the White House.

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Yes, Clinton's Gotten The Most Votes, But GOP Has More Overall

Saturday, March 19, 2016

For all the attention Donald Trump has gotten, more people have voted for Hillary Clinton than any single candidate. Of course, Republicans have had a much bigger field — and record turnout.

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Presidential Candidates Await Results In Ohio, North Carolina Primaries

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The NPR politics team brings us analysis on the vote in the Ohio and North Carolina primary contests. Polls are also closing in Florida, Missouri and Illinois.

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Why Both The Democratic And Republican Races Are Probably Going To June

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The delegate races on both sides are tight. For Republicans, their crowded field is splitting up the votes. For Democrats, the calendar could favor Bernie Sanders over the next several weeks.

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Where Sanders Might Have His Best Shots Going Forward

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Sanders has won some of his biggest margins with white men, while Hillary Clinton has won big with African Americans. They might tell you where they can most win in the primaries coming up.

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Donald Trump Cancels Rally In Chicago As Protests Erupt

Friday, March 11, 2016

A Donald Trump campaign rally at the University of Illinois in Chicago was postponed Friday night after protesters clashed inside and outside the event.

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Here's What You Need To Know About The March 15 'Mega Tuesday' Contests

Friday, March 11, 2016

The primaries and caucuses in big, important states hold more than 1,000 delegates and could essentially determine the nominees of both parties.

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