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Wisconsin May Play Pivotal Role In The GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Ted Cruz is looking to upset Republican front-runner Donald Trump in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. The stakes are getting higher as the number of contests left grows smaller.

Wisconsin Primary Could Clarify The Direction Of GOP, Democratic Races

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Renee Montagne talks to Van Mobley, a history professor and village president, the equivalent of mayor, of a Milwaukee suburb, about why he intends to vote for Donald Trump in the Wisconsin primary.

Wisconsin May Play Pivitol Role In The GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Ted Cruz is looking to upset Republican front-runner Donald Trump in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. The stakes are getting higher as the number of contests left grows smaller.

Predicting How Wisconsin's Democrats Will Vote In Tuesday's Primary

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders hold bragging rights. Steve Inskeep talks to Sachin Chheda, a Wisconsin Democratic consultant and former head of the Milwaukee County Democratic party.

Polls Show Wisconsin Voters To Buck Trends; Vote For Sanders, Cruz

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Barry Burden, director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks to Renee Montagne about which candidates students, unions, rural and urban voters support.

Sanders Aims To Use Wisconsin Primary To Edge Out Clinton

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Voters go to the polls Tuesday in the presidential primary. The state usually goes with the front-runner, but recent Democratic polls show Bernie Sanders has a good chance of beating Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Agree To Debate Ahead Of New York Primary

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:11pm

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders agreed on Monday to meet for a debate on April 14 ahead of the New York primary.

Trump And Cruz Find Common Ground — Kasich Should Go

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:03pm

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are also backing a Republican Party rule that would prevent the Ohio governor's name from being placed in contention at the Republican National Convention in July.

Once Ruled By Washington Insiders, Campaign Finance Reform Goes Grassroots

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

The issue of regulating political money, a Washington insiders' game for decades, has expanded to the grassroots. Activists are about to march on Washington, D.C, to protest — and perhaps be arrested — inside the Capitol.

Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One' Vote Principle

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday that states may count all residents, whether or not they are eligible to vote, when drawing election districts. In doing so, the court upheld the "one person, one vote" principle.

Donald Trump's Path to 1,237 Delegates Depends On Wisconsin

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump can clinch a majority of the delegates he needs to win the Republican presidential nomination. But his margin of error is razor thin, and even in a best case scenario, he likely won't get there until the last day of the primary season.

Democrats To Face Off In Close Wisconsin Primary Race

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 3:28pm

Democrats have a close race in Wisconsin, which votes in its primary on Tuesday.

7 Proposed Dates, But No Agreement As Clinton And Sanders Spar Over Next Debate

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 12:37pm

Both campaigns say there will be a debate before the important New York primary in two weeks, but they haven't agreed on a date yet.

Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One Vote' Standard

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:05am

The challenge to the longstanding definition argued that only people who are eligible to vote should count in drawing voting district lines and other government purposes. The court was unanimous.

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To 'One Person, One Vote'

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:58am

The court ruled unanimously that all persons residing in a particular state or district should be counted — not just those who are eligible to vote — when drawing legislative districts.

Small Donors Power And Inspire The Sanders Campaign

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:06am

Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $44 million in March, nearly all of it in tiny increments. Sanders says his fund-raising strategy guarantees independence from big-money interests.

Wisconsin, Long The Front-Runner's Friend, Looks To Play Spoiler On Tuesday

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:00am

The polls could be wrong of course, but they do comport with signals from the ground: Wisconsin is Cruzing and feeling the Bern, and both could ride the thermal updraft for the next two weeks.

Are Young Voters Altering Republican And Democratic Primary Races?

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:04am

Renee Montagne talks to Kei Kawashima-Ginsburg of Tufts University about the impact young voters have been having in the primary elections, and what that might mean in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary.

Politics In The News: Wisconsin Primary

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:04am

Wisconsin's primary is the only presidential contest this week. Mary Louise Kelly talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.

Union Representing 16,000 Border Agents Endorses Trump

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:04am

Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, talks to Mary Louise Kelly about his group's endorsement of GOP front-runner Donald Trump.

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