Domenico Montanaro

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Sanders Gaining On Clinton. 2008 All Over Again?

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 — ...


Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

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 ...


#TBT: For Trump And Romney, What Happened In Vegas, Stayed In Vegas

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 ...


Biden, Considering Presidential Bid, Says Family Is Weighing On Him

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 ...


As Trump Starts To Fundraise, GOP Contenders Hope To Steal The Spotlight

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Donald Trump's coalition looks like it is here to stay. He's drawing huge crowds and starting to fundraise. Meanwhile, the former frontrunners are struggling to keep up.


Obama Could Make An Endorsement In Primary Between Clinton, Biden

Monday, August 24, 2015

A White House spokesman won't rule out the possibility of the president choosing sides in a presidential primary, even if it's a race between his former secretary of state and his vice president.


'Spice' It Up! Trump Factor Takes Toll On 'Blanded' Walker

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, ...


Clinton Won't Go As Far As Rivals On Minimum Wage Or Rule Out Oil Pipelines

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 ...


LISTEN: Sanders Jokes About Trump Helicopter

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. ...


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 ...