Domenico Montanaro

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Pressure Is On Trump, Sanders In Crucial Contests Tuesday

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton currently lead the delegate counts for the presidential nomination. But because of the difference in how both parties award their delegates, Clinton's is the more commanding lead.

Michigan is an important test for Sanders

Tuesday's Democratic contest in Michigan, the biggest prize of ...


4 Super Saturday Takeaways: Cruz On The Rise As Two-Way Race Takes Shape

Sunday, March 06, 2016

On the surface, Saturday's election results appeared divided. After all, on the GOP side Ted Cruz and Donald Trump each won two contests, while among Democrats it was Bernie Sanders who won two of the night's contests as Hillary Clinton netted one victory.

But in the march toward the nomination, ...


Mitt Romney Denounces Trump; Speech Likely Won't Affect Trump's Standing

Friday, March 04, 2016

Many GOP leaders insist Donald Trump would not be the party's nominee for president. On Thursday, former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney warned of dire consequences if Trump were elected.


Is A Brokered Convention The Most Likely Way Republicans Can Stop Trump?

Thursday, March 03, 2016

There's a first time for everything. That's certainly held true in this campaign dominated by Donald Trump.

And Republicans opposed to Trump are beginning to abandon the idea that Marco Rubio (or anyone else) can win a majority of delegates before the first round of balloting at this summer's GOP ...


Super Tuesday By The Numbers: Breaking Down Voter Turnout And Delegates

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump look to be on their way to securing the nominations of their respective parties because they won the most delegates on Super Tuesday. NPR explains the...


How Bernie Sanders Could Win Super Tuesday ... Or Lose Really Badly

Monday, February 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton goes into Super Tuesday with a 26-pledged-delegate lead (91-65) over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. She also has a 433-superdelegate lead (453-20).

In crunching some numbers, an NPR analysis finds one very rosy scenario for Sanders in which he comes out with the majority of pledged delegates on Super ...


Politics In The News: The Day Before Super Tuesday

Monday, February 29, 2016

Front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both go into the day in strong positions. Trump just scored a series of wins, and Clinton had a blowout in South Carolina over the weekend.


6 Scenarios That Could Play Out On Super Tuesday

Sunday, February 28, 2016

More than a dozen states vote Tuesday, and almost 1,500 delegates are at stake. It's the biggest day of the 2016 presidential election, and it could be pivotal.

Seven Southern states are voting Tuesday — Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. That means on the Democratic side, black ...


Democrats Face Off In South Carolina

Saturday, February 27, 2016

South Carolina Democrats go to the polls Saturday to choose between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the presidential contest. Meanwhile, Donald Trump gains the endorsement of Chris Christie.


Super Tuesday: Here's What You Need To Know

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Everyone's talking about "Super Tuesday," what it means and that it's such a big deal in this presidential campaign. But why? Here's a quick explainer. Think of it as a frequently asked questions for Super Tuesday:

What is Super Tuesday? It's when more states vote and more delegates are at ...


Rubio, Cruz Use Debate To Try To Chip Away At Trump Ahead Of Super Tuesday

Friday, February 26, 2016

The GOP presidential candidates held their last debate Thursday before the Super Tuesday primaries. The subject matter was the same as in earlier debates, and so was the sniping among the candidates.


5 Remaining GOP Candidates Prepare To Debate In Houston

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The five remaining Republican presidential candidates meet for a debate Thursday night in Houston, which is the biggest state to vote next week in the Super Tuesday primaries.


As Bush Campaign Goes Down, The Knives Come Out

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

It's never clear what the truth is when a campaign ends, but it gets ugly.

Major fundraisers are among the people who are key in creating a campaign. And when campaigns fold, they talk sometimes — usually in blind quotes.

But one of the funders, who helped raise millions of ...


Pro-Cruz SuperPAC Slams Trump For Confederate Flag Removal, Gay Rights

Friday, February 19, 2016

It wouldn't be South Carolina without stuff like this.

A superPAC supporting Ted Cruz is hitting Donald Trump in South Carolina radio ads and robo calls for his support of the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the State Capitol grounds. Another robo call out Friday night is also ...


Republicans Seek To Block Obama From Naming Scalia Successor

Monday, February 15, 2016

The Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia has the potential to upend the 2016 election. NPR takes a look at what signal the president might send with hi...


7 Things To Know About Presidential Appointments To The Supreme Court

Sunday, February 14, 2016

The Appointment Clause of the Constitution (Article II, Section 2, Clause 2) states that the president "shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint ... Judges of the Supreme Court."

That "advice and consent" role has meant different things in U.S. history. In ...


The Senate Battle That Looms For Scalia's Replacement

Saturday, February 13, 2016

NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.


Obama Remembers Scalia As 'Consequential,' Vows To Appoint Replacement

Saturday, February 13, 2016

President Obama struck a somber tone, remembering the late-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a "towering legal mind" who influenced a generation, but made it clear, he intends to replace him.

"I plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in — due time," Obama said. "There will ...


New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

One-hundred percent of votes are now in in New Hampshire and a couple of things are now official:

1. Record for total turnout: Combining all voters — Democrats and Republicans — it was a record for a New Hampshire primary. In all, 538,094 people cast ballots. That beats the 2008 ...


Presidential Candidates Await Results In New Hampshire Primary

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

In just minutes, final polls close in New Hampshire, and the candidates await results in the state's presidential primary contests.