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Clinton Campaign Says It Didn't Know Orlando Shooter's Father Was At Her Rally

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:19am

Seddique Mateen, the father of Pulse Nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, was seated behind Hillary Clinton at her Kissimmee, FL rally.

Politics Still Prevalent In The Pulpit, Survey Shows

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:13am

Churchgoing Americans say their preachers often speak out on hot social and political issues and occasionally back or oppose particular candidates in defiance of U.S. law prohibiting endorsements.

Trump Adviser Says One Of The GOP Nominee's Signature Plans Is 'Not Workable'

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

On a key Trump priority — banning travel to the U.S. from areas affected by terrorism — retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says "a blanket [ban] is not workable."

Trump Unveils His Proposal To Reshape America's Tax System

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to economist and syndicated columnist Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about Donald Trump's economic vision.

Clinton, Trump Are On Opposite Ends Of The Foreign Policy Spectrum

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:00am

Republican Donald Trump sees the U.S. as the skinny kid on the beach getting sand kicked in his face. Democrat Hillary Clinton sees a world where the U.S. still very much reins as a superpower.

GOP Sen. Susan Collins Says She Can't Support Donald Trump

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 9:11pm

"Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country," the Maine centrist writes in an op-ed.

Meet Evan McMullin, The #NeverTrump Movement's Last Hope

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 5:25pm

Evan McMullin, a Chief Policy Director for Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, is launching an independent bid for the White House in what may be a last ditch effort to stop Trump.

Hillary Clinton Kicks Off 2-Day Campaign Visit To Florida

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Hillary Clinton began a two-day campaign visit to the key battleground state of Florida on Monday.

'Forbes' Editor: Trump Continues 'Common Rhetorical Line' On Trade Deals

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Avik Roy, opinion editor at Forbes, for an analysis of the political ideologies Donald Trump espoused Monday in his economic speech.

Donald Trump Outlines Economic Policy In Detroit

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 3:33pm

Donald Trump laid out his economic policies during a speech in Detroit Monday.

Donald Trump Looks To Turn The Page On Bad Week With Economic Speech

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:37am

According to a preview released by the campaign, the GOP nominee is proposing three tax brackets and would limit taxes on all forms of business income as well as end the estate tax.

This Week In Politics: Trump To Try To Recover From Missteps

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

After a week of turmoil for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, Steve Inskeep discusses the fallout with columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Republican analyst John Feehery.

Clinton Campaign Settles On Slogan After Trump Speaks At GOP Convention

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Hillary Clinton has struggled to find a message that resonated, but her motto "Stronger Together" found new meaning in recent weeks due to its contrast with Donald Trump's convention and message.

Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will spell out what they might do to encourage growth and create jobs. Trump will offer his ideas on Monday in Detroit. Clinton will give her speech on Thursday.

Thai Voters Approve Military-Backed Constitution

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 4:00pm

In a victory for the military, referendum voters in Thailand approved a draft constitution. Critics say it will entrench military control in the country.

Tech Companies Embrace Election Season

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

More than ever before, U.S. elections are a business opportunity. Social media companies are capitalizing on attention spent on the candidates.

Campaign Fundraising Is Close: How Will That Affect The Presidential Race?

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore about the effect of money in the presidential campaigns.

The Week Ahead In Politics

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:26am

It's been a rough week for Donald Trump's campaign — but his opponent, Hillary Clinton has had her stumbles as well. Ailsa Chang gets a rundown from NPR's Ron Elving.

What Will Clinton and Trump Do About Sexual Assault On College Campuses?

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 7:00am

The candidates have discussed in-depth what they would do to combat terrorism, fix stagnated wages and reform our immigration system. But what about sexual assault?

Questioning If An Election Will Be 'Rigged' Strikes At The Heart Of Democracy

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 5:00am

The stage appears to be set for many Americans to question the legitimacy of this year's election results. The consequences of that are unknowable and potentially dangerous.

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