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'The New Yorker' Charts The Rise Of Black Lives Matter

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:27pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Jelani Cobb, whose article in the New Yorker charts the genesis and evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Bernie Sanders Faces Criticism Over Comments On Race

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:27pm

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders made some comments at Sunday night's Democratic debate that some viewers found to be racially insensitive.

Ted Cruz Hopes To Emerge As Viable Challenger To Donald Trump

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:27pm

With nominating contests in four more states on Tuesday, Ted Cruz is hoping to emerge as the one viable challenger to Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for president.

Democratic Candidates In Michigan Focus On Flint's Water Crisis

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:27pm

Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned heavily in Flint, Michigan, as the city has dealt with a water poisoning crisis. The state's primary is on Tuesday.

John Kasich Battles Donald Trump For Michigan's White Working Class Voters

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:27pm

Michigan's presidential primary is on Tuesday. Donald Trump looks to have strong support from the state's white working class voters, but John Kasich is campaigning hard there.

Flint Debate Strikes Sparks Between Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:53am

The Flint, Mich., debate featured several similar moments when, without getting too nasty, Sanders managed to assert his presence and challenge the air of dominance Clinton has sought to project.

Republican Presidential Candidates Want A Michigan Win In Their Column

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:04am

Michigan is a state that has had its share of hard times in recent years. A lot of people voting on Tuesday in that state's primary were hit hard during the recession.

Politics In The News: Primary Season Continues To Heat Up

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:04am

Michigan and Mississippi hold primaries on Tuesday. After a flurry of weekend voting, all of the key candidates picked up delegates. Steve Inskeep talks to Ben Domenech, founder of The Federalist.

Trump Gains Support From Teamsters, Who Normally Vote For Democrats

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:04am

Antonio Caracciolo is a member of the Teamsters local 282 in New York. He supports Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and tells Steve Inskeep why.

Ahead Of Michigan Primary, Clinton, Sanders Debate In Flint

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:04am

Bernie Sanders reiterated his call for Gov. Rick Snyder to resign over his handling of the water crisis. Hillary Clinton, who had not earlier called for Snyder to resign, chimed in saying, "Amen."

Nancy Reagan Remembered As A Fierce Defender Of her Husband

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 4:04am

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library closed Sunday, so preparations could begin for Nancy Reagan's funeral and burial. She died of congestive heart failure at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.

Decades Later, 'Spy' Magazine Founders Continue To Torment Trump

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 3:41am

No journalists have scrutinized Donald Trump more — or infuriated him more — than Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter and Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen during their days at Spy magazine.

The 7th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 9:54pm

The seventh Democratic debate was marked by nuanced explanations from Clinton and declarative statements from Sanders.

Bernie Sanders Projected To Win Maine Caucuses

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:07pm

The Associated Press has projected the third win of the weekend for the senator from Vermont.

Clinton, Sanders Face Off In Democratic Debate In Flint

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 7:03pm

The state and its 147 pledged delegates are up for grabs in Tuesday's primary. A win in the state would help Bernie Sanders winnow Hillary Clinton's delegate lead.

Colin Powell: 'There Was No Ronald Reagan Without Nancy Reagan'

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:25pm

The former secretary of state and four-star general shares his memories of former first lady Nancy Reagan. "They were inseparable in body and spirit," Powell tells NPR's Michel Martin.

Colin Powell: GOP Candidates 'Belittling' The Country And Presidency

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:25pm

The former Secretary of State reflected on the state of the GOP and the legacy of former first lady Nancy Reagan in an interview with NPR.

With 'Otherize,' Pundits Reach Outside The Dictionary To Describe Politics

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:20pm

The term "otherize" has been popping up more this campaign season as a way to talk about Donald Trump's style and tactics. Linguist Ben Zimmer talks to NPR's Michel Martin about the new word.

On The Docket For Democratic Debate: Flint's Clean Water Crisis

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:15pm

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton face off in another debate Sunday night — this time in Flint, Mich. The city's struggles will be on the agenda.

Marco Rubio Wins Puerto Rico Primary

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 3:41pm

The Florida senator has a big lead in the U.S. territory's GOP primary and could sweep all of its 23 delegates.

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