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Sunday, August 30, 2015
When a wispy-haired, septuagenarian senator from Vermont with a Larry David-style and a life-long passion for talking about income inequality decided to run for president, not many took him seriously.
That's especially true, considering that senator, Bernie Sanders, was going up against the New York Yankees of Democratic politics — ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Donald Trump's been having a lot of fun at the expense of others lately.
On Friday night, he called Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin's husband, disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner, a "perv" and "one of the great sleazebags of our time."
He followed that up Saturday in Nashville, where, before ...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
For Mitt Romney and Donald Trump, their relationship had all the permanence of a Las Vegas wedding.
Perhaps Romney said it best when he took to the podium that fateful day in February of 2012.
"There are some things that you just can't imagine happening in your life. Uh, this ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Confirming rumors that he is seriously considering jumping into the 2016 presidential race, Vice President Biden acknowledged that he is indeed weighing whether to get into the contest.
But in a closed-conference call with Democratic National Committee officials, he noted that he and his family are trying to decide "whether ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
No Republican presidential hopeful this year has more riding on Iowa than Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
After leading in polls in Iowa most of the year, Walker is suddenly slumping. And he might have Donald Trump to blame.
It's not necessarily that the support Walker had earlier in the summer, ...
Monday, August 17, 2015
Continuing to keep an eye on the general election, Hillary Clinton would not endorse a $15 minimum wage like her Democratic rivals for the presidential nomination in an interview with Iowa Public Radio. She also would not rule out approving controversial oil pipelines in a Clinton administration, if she ...
Saturday, August 15, 2015
It was a hectic day at the Iowa State Fair. Thousands crowded around as Donald Trump and other candidates toured the fairgrounds. So many people crowded the area where the famed butter cow was that Trump wasn't even able to go visit it.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., was also there. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015
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, ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...