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Londoners Could Elect City's First Muslim Mayor

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

London may elect it's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, on Thursday. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Pippa Crerar, city hall editor of the London Evening Standard, about the career and prospects of Khan.

Sen. Jeff Flake On Why Republicans Are Reluctant To Endorse Trump

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:34pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona about the state of play in the Republican Party following the Indiana primaries.

In November, People Could Be Voting Against — Not For — Trump And Clinton

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 3:32pm

The general election may be decided not by which candidate is more popular but by which one is less unpopular.

Trump In Triumph: The Man Who Wasn't Welcome In The Game Takes Home The Prize

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:58pm

Trump's megawatt personality immediately became a magnet for viewers on TV, as did his browbeating battles with rivals and news moderators. Even without debates, Trump was everywhere seen on screen.

Politics Podcast: And Then There Was ... 1?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:40pm

The NPR Politics team discusses the results of the Indiana primary and the biggest news of the night — Ted Cruz suspending his presidential campaign making Donald Trump the likely nominee.

Bernie Sanders Says He's Staying In And It's 'Good For The Democratic Party'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 2:00pm

The Vermont senator tells NPR he will stay in until June, despite the likelihood of Hillary Clinton being the Democratic nominee.

After Ted Cruz Dropped Out, His Watch Party Became The Saddest Room In America

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:21pm

"[I'm] sad, hurt. Hurt by Americans," Linda Bond said. "I believe that they had an opportunity of a lifetime and instead gave into anger and emotion instead of thought."

Kasich Dropping Out Of Presidential Race; Donald Trump Assured GOP Nomination

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:17am

The Ohio governor is suspending his presidential campaign, leaving Donald Trump assured of the GOP nomination. Kasich only won one state, his home of Ohio,and was far behind in the delegate count.

Special Election Coverage: The Indiana Primary

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 10:21am

Catch up with interviews of special guests from NPR's Indiana primary night coverage, hosted by Scott Detrow.

Indiana Primaries: 5 Headlines That Tell Where Republicans And Democrats Stand

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:36am

Republican Ted Cruz has ended his candidacy, after Donald Trump won Indiana to all but clinch victory. Bernie Sanders also won, with 52 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton's 47 percent.

Hoosier Judgment Spells End For Cruz, Triumph For Trump And Another Round For Sanders

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 5:01am

Nine states still have to vote on the Democratic side and Sanders is well positioned to win several or most — but he needs to win all by overwhelming margins to catch Clinton in pledged delegates.

With Cruz Out Of The GOP Race, Will His Supporters Back Trump?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

One of Ted Cruz's most important constituencies in the contest for the presidential nomination was religious conservatives. Rachel Martin talks to Ron Johnson, head of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.

Obama To Travel To Flint, Where City Water Still Requires A Filter

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

President Obama visits Flint, Mich., on Wednesday for the first time since the water crisis began. Flint residents are still relying on bottled water and faucet filters to get safe drinking water.

Trump Will Have To Pivot To Appeal To Female Voters, Rep. Marino Says

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

Steve Inskeep and Rachel Martin talk to Rep. Tom Marino, R-PA, who says now that the primary contests are winding down, wounds will have to heal, and then the party can coalesce behind Donald Trump.

Cruz Drops Out; Party Official Calls Trump 'Presumptive Nominee'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

The GOP primary race is all but over. After losing in Indiana, Sen. Ted Cruz suspended his campaign. That leaves Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, and Trump has a commanding lead over Kasich.

While The GOP Race Is Essentially Over, Democrats Press On

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in Indiana. It wasn't a big enough win to erode Hillary Clinton's massive lead in pledged delegates, but it was a win. Sanders vows to fight on.

Indiana Primary: Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Win; Ted Cruz Drops Out

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump won decisively on Tuesday. NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the GOP turning point. And, Rachel Martin talks to Democratic pollster Margie Omero and Republican pollster Jim Hobart.

Amid Water Crisis, Obama Prepares To Visit Flint

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:00am

He's there to check in on federal efforts to help the Michigan city's residents after dangerous levels of lead in tap water were discovered last year.

Ted Cruz Ends Presidential Campaign After Indiana Loss

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 7:43pm

"From the beginning I've said that I would continue on as long as there was a viable path to victory," Cruz told supporters. "Tonight I'm sorry to say it appears that path has been foreclosed."

Donald Trump Wins Republican Primary In Indiana

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 6:11pm

The last polls in Indiana have closed, and Donald Trump is projected to win the GOP primary. On the Democratic side, the race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is still too close to call.

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