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First Mention: Bernie Sanders Runs For Reelection As Burlington, Vt., Mayor

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 3:28pm

We plunge into the archives and find NPR's first mention of Bernie Sanders. It was from a story in February 1983 when he was running for reelection as mayor of Burlington, Vt.

Presidential Candidates Address AIPAC Policy Conference

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 3:28pm

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, John Kasich and Ted Cruz are addressing the pro-Israel group AIPAC's annual policy conference today.

Are Stun Guns Protected By Second Amendment? Supreme Court Suggests Yes

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 3:28pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed without dissent that a controversial gun law permitting citizens to keep a gun for self defense also applies to a stun gun.

How Can Trump Win This Fall? Destroy Clinton, His Past Adviser Says

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:17am

"He's not running against nobody," Roger Stone said on Morning Edition. "Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, is exceedingly polarizing herself."

Obama To Meet With Cuban President Raul Castro

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will meet on Monday, to discuss trade restrictions and human rights, among other things.

Trump Promises AIPAC Speech Will Outline Middle East Plan

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

This week, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, will speak at the AIPAC conference in an effort to convince the American Jewish lobby that he has a serious pro-Israel foreign policy.

Obama's Cuba Visit Raises The Question Of Guantanamo Bay's Future

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

The Americans have had it for more than a century, longer than any other U.S. military base abroad. Obama wants to close down the detention facility. So what are the plans for the military base?

Veteran Political Strategist No Johnny-Come-Lately On Trump Train

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Among Donald Trump's high profile supporters is Roger Stone, who has worked for Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. He lobbied for Trump's casino businesses in the '90s and now supports his candidacy.

Obama's Cuba Visit Raises Concerns About Guantanamo Bay's Future

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Occupied by Americans for more than a century and coveted far longer, Cuba's Guantanamo Bay has seen a series of rationales for its being the longest held U.S. military base abroad. As President Obama visits Havana, some fear it won't be long before Cuba controls that outpost for the first time ever. Others say it's about time that happened.

For Trump, AIPAC Speech Provides Foreign Policy Test

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 4:04am

Trump's address to the pro-Israel group is a chance to try to put contradictory and controversial statements on Israel policy in the past.

Why Are Presidential Campaigns So Long? There's Plenty Of Blame To Go Around

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:30pm

As it turns out, there are a few reasons for the seemingly endless American presidential campaign cycle, including laws, party rules and a guy named Jimmy Carter.

The Puzzles In Covering Trump: How The Media Approach His Campaign

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:26pm

Politico editor Susan Glasser, Huffington Post Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and NPR editorial director Michael Oreskes discuss the challenges of covering the Trump campaign.

President Obama Touches Down In Cuba, Commencing A Historic Visit

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 3:22pm

When he landed Sunday in Havana, Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Cuban soil since 1928. During his brief trip he'll be meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro and political dissidents.

Donald Trump To Address Plans For U.S.-Israel Relationship

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:18am

The Republican frontrunner will speak at the AIPAC conference this week. Former negotiator Aaron David Miller talks to Rachel Martin about his unusual position on the Israeli-Palestinian relationship.

Arizona Primary: Republicans Playing Immigration Policy Card Still Draws Voters

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:18am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with journalist Ed Montini on how the immigration debate will play out in the upcoming Arizona primary.

Young Republicans Ponder Trump's Lasting Impact On The GOP

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 7:00am

Chelsi Henry, Will Estrada, Margaret Hoover and Eugene Spektor, four young Republicans, join NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about the state of the race, and Donald Trump's role in their party.

Surprise: Americans Kind Of Like Trade

Sun, 03/20/2016 - 4:39am

You'd think from watching the campaign that foreign trade is super unpopular. But polls show that's not quite true.

Trump Comes To Arizona, Greeted By Both Supporters And Protesters

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 4:23pm

The GOP presidential front-runner scheduled rallies in Phoenix and Tucson on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's primary in Arizona.

Yes, Clinton's Gotten The Most Votes, But GOP Has More Overall

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 2:02pm

For all the attention Donald Trump has gotten, more people have voted for Hillary Clinton than any single candidate. Of course, Republicans have had a much bigger field — and record turnout.

Think Twice Before Telling A Woman To Smile

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 9:34am

Tuesday night, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough tweeted some advice to Hillary Clinton as she delivered her victory speech: "Smile. You just had a big night." It caused an uproar.

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