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Hillary Clinton Leaves Sept. 11 Commemoration Early

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 4:06pm

Hillary Clinton unexpectedly left Sunday's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony in New York after feeling "overheated," according to her campaign.

Clinton Felt 'Overheated,' Left Early From Sept. 11 Commemoration

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 10:33am

"During the ceremony, she felt overheated so departed to go to her daughter's apartment, and is feeling much better," campaign spokesman Nick Merrill said in a statement.

Clinton Turns To Generalizations; Trump Plays Well With Conservative Christians

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 7:03am

NPR's national political correspondent joins Rachel Martin to talk about the week that was on the campaign trail, from Clinton and the "basket of deplorables" to Trump's interview with Larry King.

What Does It Take To Moderate A Successful Presidential Debate?

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 7:03am

Veteran newsman Jim Lehrer has moderated 12 presidential debates. He tells NPR's Rachel Martin that successful moderation takes careful listening, not "nifty questions."

California Aims To Limit Surprise Medical Bills

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 4:11am

California Gov. Jerry Brown has on his desk a bill that aims to protect patients' pocketbooks when they're billed for treatment by an out-of-network provider at an in-network facility.

Justice Department: New Texas Voter ID Rules Are Misleading To Voters

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 4:14pm

Texas lost a lengthy legal battle over its voter ID law and had to change its rules. Now the Department of Justice says the state is misleading voters about what those new rules are.

Trump, Pence Make Their Pitch To Christian Conservatives

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 4:11pm

Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence both addressed the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. Attendees say they are hesitant about supporting Trump but say they strongly oppose Hillary Clinton.

In Victory For Protesters, Obama Administration Halts North Dakota Pipeline

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 4:11pm

An Obama administration decision to suspend construction on a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota is a game changer for efforts to protect tribal lands, officials say.

Hillary Clinton's 'Basket Of Deplorables,' In Full Context Of This Ugly Campaign

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 3:38pm

The Democrat said "half" of Trump supporters are in a "basket of deplorables." She said she regrets saying half, but when distrust is this high, comments like that can make it harder to govern.

Trump's Latest Campaign Weapon: The Mirror

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 1:25pm

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump seems to be using the art of projection to deflect criticism off himself and back onto his opponents.

Court Blocks Proof-Of-Citizenship Requirement For Voters In 3 States

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 11:48am

Alabama, Georgia and Kansas will not be allowed to require proof of citizenship on a federal mail voter registration form. Only Kansas has been actively enforcing the controversial rule.

Justice Department Says Texas Is Misleading Voters In ID Law Re-Education

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

The Department of Justice and voting advocates say Texas is misleading voters with information about how its voter ID law is supposed to work after courts struck down an earlier version of the law.

Non-Politicians Talking Politics: Author Victor Davis Hanson On 2016 Election

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

Victor Davis Hanson, "Carnage and Culture" author and a senior fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, talks politics with Scott Simon. He calls the election cycle a continuation of populist outrage.

Now In Hillary's Corner, Businessman Mark Cuban Offers Up Debate Tips

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

Mark Cuban started out agnostic in the 2016 presidential race. He tells Scott Simon how he ended up stumping for Hillary Clinton, and how he thinks Clinton can get the better of Trump in the debates.

Evangelical Gathering A Sign Conservative Christians Slow To Embrace Trump

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 7:27am

Trump was not among the top few candidates Christian conservative voters hoped for this election cycle. The Republican nominee addressed the annual Values Voters Summit, in Washington, D.C.

At The Sacred Stone Camp, A Coalition Joins Forces To Protect The Land

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 6:00am

Hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters have gathered in North Dakota to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Mike Pence Releases His Tax Returns; Donald Trump Still Won't

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:19pm

Ten years of tax filings reveal the relatively modest income of a public servant. Pence's spokesman says Donald Trump will release his returns after "a routine audit."

Tracking The Rebirth Of The 'Birther' Conspiracy

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:44pm

Several surrogates close to Donald Trump have insisted this week that he actually believes President Obama was born in the United States, but Trump hasn't actually said it himself.

Clinton, Trump Evoke Close Ties To New York In Discussing 9/11 Attacks

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:31pm

Both candidates for president have close ties to New York. Hillary Clinton, the state's former senator, and native son Donald Trump regularly invoke the 9/11 attacks on the campaign trail.

House Approves Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:31pm

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Friday allowing victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for any role the country may have played in those attacks. The bill already passed in the Senate and will almost certainly get a veto from President Obama.




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