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Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Loses Re-election Fight

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 5:17am

Democrat Paul Penzone, a former sergeant with the Phoenix Police Department, defeated the controversial Arizona lawman by nearly 10 percentage points after building a substantial lead in the polls.

Trump Wins. Now What?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:28am

After a presidential election that defied expectations, here's what to expect from the new president-elect.

How Trump Won, According To The Exit Polls

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:04am

Men, voters in key counties and white people — particularly less-educated whites — helped Donald Trump vault past Hillary Clinton to win the election.

Novelist Adds Fresh Perspective To Election Result Spin

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

The morning after Election Day, David Greene talks to African-American novelist Attica Locke, author of three novels and a writer for the TV series Empire, for some perspective on the results.

View From The Middle East: Trump Victory Reaction

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Reaction in the Middle East to the news that Donald Trump would be the next U.S. president, ranged from celebrations to dismay. Trump inherits the fight to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Immigration Was A Hot Button Issue. Now What?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Immigration was a big issue in the presidential race. Now that Donald Trump has been elected, will he carry through with promises? And, financial markets began the day lower on news Trump would win.

Examining Trump's Appeal To Voters

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Detrow and J.D. Vance, the author of one of the most revealing books of the presidential campaign, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.

Clinton Backers Gather At Wellesley College To Watch Returns

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

In Massachusetts, students, staff and alumni at Hillary Clinton's alma mater of Wellesley College gathered to watch election returns. Clinton was unable to pull out a win over Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton Concedes; Donald Trump Is President-Elect

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Morning Edition hears from Democratic pollster Margie Omero and Jonah Goldberg of the conservative publication the National Review on election results. NPR's John Ydstie monitors financial markets.

New Hampshire Voters Weigh In On Trump Win

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Voters at the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, N.H., react to Donald Trump's election victory. He defeated Hillary Clinton and will become the 45th presidents of the United States.

What Happens To Obamacare In A Trump Administration?

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

While Donald Trump campaigned for the presidency, he repeatedly said he would get rid of the Affordable Care Act. What will happen to Obamacare? Also, we monitor how financial markets are doing.

Republicans Retain Control Of The House And Senate

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Voters across the country cast ballots in congressional races. Republican incumbents survived strong challenges, among them Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.

President-Elect Trump Upsets Clinton's White House Bid

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:03am

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States. Trump crossed the 270 electoral vote threshold at 2:31 a.m. ET with a victory in Wisconsin, according to AP projections.

Shocked By Trump Win, Brits See Brexit Parallels And Commiserate

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:09am

"It's overwhelming for me to see the huge amount of disenfranchised people who feel the government has failed them," said one government worker who watched results roll in at the U.S. Embassy.

Transcript: Donald Trump Speaks At Victory Rally

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:07am

Donald Trump addressed his supporters at a victory rally in Manhattan after the Associated Press declared him the winner of the presidential election.

4 States Opt To Raise Minimum Wage; 6 Loosen Marijuana Laws

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 1:53am

California and Washington passed stricter gun control measures, Nebraska and Oklahoma both passed measures backing the death penalty, and Colorado became the sixth state to legalize assisted suicide.

Donald Trump Clinches The Presidency In Major Upset

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 1:33am

The rise of a candidate with no experience in the military or elected office confounded nearly everyone in politics. But Trump won over white voters with his promise to "Make America Great Again."

In Ballot Measures, Pot Legalization Makes Strides

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:56am

Citizens voted to legalize marijuana or medical marijuana three states. Six others are considering similar measures.

Canada's Immigration Website Has Been Down For Hours

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:43am

Search traffic for "Canada," "Canada immigration" and "move to Canada" increased on election night, according to Google Trends.

Republicans Keep Control Of The Senate As Democrats Largely Falter

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:29am

Even with their best opportunities to gain seats in years, Democrats so far have only picked up deep blue Illinois. They narrowly hung on in Nevada, which was Republicans' only offensive opportunity.

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