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Latinos For Trump Founder Warns Of Taco Trucks On Every Corner

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:29pm

The founder of Latinos For Trump warned that if nothing was done about Mexican immigration to the U.S., the country would soon have "taco trucks on every corner." That spawned the hashtag #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner, which went viral very quickly and very hilariously.

Week In Politics: Donald Trump Visits Mexico

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the new FBI documents related to the Hillary Clinton email investigation and Donald Trump's last minute visit to Mexico.

RNC Hires Staff To Supplement Trump's Lacking Ground Game In Critical States

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 3:06pm

The Republican National Committee announced it's hiring almost 400 additional staffers and opening about 100 new offices across 11 battleground states.

FBI Docs: Clinton Says Concerns About Email Setup Never Reached Her

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 2:15pm

An FBI report and notes of the bureau's interview with Hillary Clinton show she relied on agency officials to deal with classified information.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Taco Trucks On Every Corner

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:37am

A Trump surrogate warned of "taco trucks on every corner" as immigration remains unchecked. But very few people on Twitter think that's a bad thing.

White House Teams With SXSW For Special 1-Day Festival

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:54am

The Obama administration is collaborating with SXSW to host a miniature version of the festival at the White House. It'll be called South by South Lawn and will be held Oct. 3.

Trump's Immigration Speech Was Confusing, Sen. Flake Says

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump has laid out his immigration policy. Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, about Trump's proposals. Flake hasn't endorsed Trump, in part because of his stance on immigration.

Examining The Foreign Policy Outlook Of Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:07am

Renee Montagne talks foreign policy with Richard Haass, head of the Council on Foreign Relations, about where the two presidential candidates stand on pressing foreign issues of the campaign.

Trump's Outreach To Black Voters May Really Be About White Voters

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:07am

Donald Trump heads to Detroit on Saturday to attend a black church. Pundits suggest Trump's outreach to black voters is really about persuading college-educated white voters that he's open-minded.

U.S. Presidential Election Interferes With Ratification Of TPP

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:07am

Steve Inskeep talks to Miriam Sapiro, who helped negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, about why U.S. pacts with Europe and the Pacific Rim are faltering, and why that's a big deal for the U.S.

6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Trump's Border Enforcement Plan

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 5:00pm

His proposed "great wall" gets all the attention. But his plan would mean record spending on top of what's already record spending on border enforcement.

The Making Of Clinton And Trump

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:06pm

The 2016 presidential campaign has, in many ways, become a question of character. In this hour long special, Rachel Martin digs into how

Presidential Candidates Sharply Divided Over NATO

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 3:26pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Angela Stent, a Brookings senior fellow and director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, about the presidential candidates' positions on NATO and the U.S. relationship with Russia.

Trump Affirms Tough Immigration Stance After Visiting Mexican President

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 3:26pm

On Wednesday, Donald Trump met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. Hours later, he gave a speech on immigration where he promised to build a border wall and empower a new deportation force. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sean Sullivan, a reporter for The Washington Post, about Trump's stance on immigration.

White House Considers Steps To Protect Voting Systems From Hackers

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 3:26pm

Given the threat of cyber attacks, the Obama administration may designate U.S. election systems as "critical infrastructure." But not everyone thinks that's a good idea.

Trump Wants A Special Prosecutor For Clinton. But They Can Be Political Weapons, Too

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 1:37pm

Donald Trump has called for a special prosecutor to investigate his political opponent. But the history of special prosecutors suggests they do not remove politics from the law enforcement process.

Trump Makes Nice In Mexico, Talks Tougher Than Ever Just Hours Later In Phoenix

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:16am

If this was the opportunity for a turnaround speech that changed the broad public perception of the candidate, it was a moment not only missed but thrust away with both hands.

Donald Trump Delivers Immigration Policy Speech In Arizona

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:07am

In his aggressive speech in Phoenix, Trump vowed to deport anyone who has entered the U.S. illegally. Earlier in the day, he traveled to Mexico City to meet with Mexico's president.

Church-Going Catholics Reject Trump Expected To Support Clinton

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:07am

Renee Montagne talks to John Carr, head of Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, about why Catholic voters seem to prefer Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump.

Smithsonian Collects Convention Memorabilia To Tell This Election's Story

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 3:59am

Smithsonian curators shipped some 100 pounds of souvenirs from the Republican and Democratic conventions — "great objects that engage issues for 2016" — back to the American history museum.




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