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Small Town Set To Swear In Idaho's First All-Latino City Council

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 3:16pm

The tiny town of Wilder, Idaho, is about to make history by swearing in the state's first all Latino city council. Latino advocates are hoping to set an example for other majority Latino communities.

Answering Your Questions About The Democratic Data Breach

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 6:30am

Everything you want to know about the big data breach in the Democratic presidential contest

Can't Vote But Campaigning Hard For Presidential Candidates

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 5:00am

Some young immigrants whose parents brought them to the U.S. without papers are working for Democratic candidates who support a path to citizenship for them.

'Tranquility' Is A Way Station On Iowa's Campaign Trail

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:10am

Presidential campaigns involve hundreds of paid staff and thousands of volunteers. A critical element is supporter housing. Kurt Meyer opens his home to campaign employees, volunteers and candidates.

Carly Fiorina's Start In Business Began In Washington, D.C.

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:10am

GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is best known as the former head of Hewlett-Packard. We explore where she got her start in business. (This piece initially aired on Sept. 25, 2015 on ATC.)

Why One Latino Group Is Chasing High Schoolers Ahead Of 2016

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:00am

There are more than 25 million Latinos eligible to vote. And, that number is growing quickly. The bulk of that growth is not new from new immigration, but rather from Latino teens turning 18.

#NotMyAbuela: Hillary Clinton Offends Some Latinos With Blog Post

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 3:07pm

Building alliances is key in politics. Sometimes it's done well and other times, well, not as much. Take one effort by Hillary Clinton to reach out to Latinos, which some activists call, "Hispandering."

'Twas The Night Before Christmas, 2016 Presidential Politics Version

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 11:19am

Then what to my wondering eyes should appear? But a Rubio hologram shaking with fear. ... He looked like a ghost from that old Dickens play. ... "I'm Clinton's worst nightmare" was all he could say.

LISTEN: House Speaker On 'Decentralizing' Power And The Zen Of Sausage-Making

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 9:48am

Paul Ryan became the reluctant speaker of the House after John Boehner resigned. Ryan has the unenviable task of trying to unify a fractious party. He sat down with reporters, including NPR.

Jigsaw Puzzles And A Swear Jar: Democratic Convention Chief Prepares For Philly

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 5:00am

Leah Daughtry is a preacher and a political insider. Her task: to build a temporary city for 30,000 people for next summer's national political convention.

Accessed Clinton Files Could Give Opponent's Campaign Valuable Details

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 4:16am

Voter files play a central role in both a campaigns day-to-day operations, and their big-picture strategic decisions. The files also are very expensive and time-consuming to put together.

How Hillary Clinton Could Ask A Single Donor For Over $700,000

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 4:03am

A Supreme Court ruling in 2014 opened the door for an individual to give nearly three-quarters of a million dollars through a committee established by one candidate during the 2016 race.

Under One Roof, Divergent Views On 'Black Lives Matter'

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 4:00am

As Liz Alston's family, ranging in age from 12 to 95, talks politics, sharp differences emerge in how the country — and especially young people — are responding to racial issues.

Analysis: Trump Tax Plan Boosts The Rich, Could Be A Drag On The Economy

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 8:21pm

The GOP presidential candidate's tax plan could cost the government $9.5 trillion in revenues over a decade — and be hugely regressive, according to a new analysis.

Spanish-Speaking Iowan Works As Interpreter For Presidential Hopefuls

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 3:18pm

Ernest Nino-Murcia came to America from Colombia when he was 6 years old. He didn't speak a word of English. Fast forward 30 years — he's on the stump in Iowa with GOP and Democratic presidential hopefuls acting as an interpreter.

Encore: This Is Where Donald Trump Learned How To Beat The System

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 3:18pm

NPR looks back on Donald Trump's time in military school where he learned how to get ahead while playing by the rules. This story originally aired on Nov. 10, 2015 on Morning Edition.

Donald Trump Slams Hillary Clinton Using Crude Slang Term

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 3:18pm

Donald Trump used some colorful slang Monday night when describing Hillary Clinton's loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 Democratic primary. Some are interpreting the Republican presidential candidate's language as sexist.

Trump: Clinton Was 'Schlonged' In 2008 Nomination Race

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 12:18pm

The GOP presidential candidate describes Clinton's 2008 loss with a reference to male genitalia.

Obama Says Trump Takes Advantage Of American Anxieties

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 3:19pm

In an interview with NPR, President Obama shares some thoughts on Donald Trump. The Republican frontrunner was also highly discussed in the latest Democratic debate.

After Killing Of Cecil, White House Enacts Protections For Lions

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 3:19pm

Months after an American dentist shot and killed a beloved African lion named Cecil, the Obama administration moves to protect lions in Africa through the Endangered Species Act.

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