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With New York's Primary Over, Candidates Focus On Tuesday's Contests

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:15am

The presidential race heads next to Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Those states vote on Tuesday, and look favorable to front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Voters Put Trump, Clinton In A New York State Of Mind

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:15am

Primary voters in New York were very good to the front-runners of both parties. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were big winners — helping both in their efforts to clinch their party's nomination.

Trump, Clinton Put Distance Between Themselves And Challengers

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:15am

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton were the big winners in New York's primary. David Greene talks to Democratic pollster Margie Omero and Republican pollster Jim Hobart.

Special Election Coverage: The New York Primary

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:01pm

Catch up with interviews of special guests from NPR's New York primary night coverage, hosted by Scott Detrow.

Presidential Candidates Await Results Of New York Contests

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:37pm

The presidential candidates await results in the New York primaries. NPR has the latest on what we know so far about the results.

Polls Close In New York Democratic, Republican Primaries

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:07pm

The polls have closed in the New York Democratic and Republican primaries. NPR has the latest from Clinton and Trump headquarters.

New York Primary: Trump, Clinton Hope For Big Wins To Solidify Leads

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 7:46pm

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are looking for a boost from the state they now call home to help cement their front-runner status with big wins in tonight's New York primaries.

After More Than 100,000 Voters Dropped In Brooklyn, City Officials Call For Action

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:42pm

Mayor Bill De Blasio said the perception of irregularities "undermines the integrity of the entire electoral process and must be fixed."

Breaking Up The Banks May Be More Complicated Than It Seems

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:34pm

Bernie Sanders says one of his first acts as president would be to begin the process of breaking up big banks. But there's a problem: The president doesn't really have any direct authority to do so.

Sanders Has Been Losing In States Where Income Inequality Is Worse

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:07pm

It's one of the more unexpected patterns in this year's election data...but why is it happening?

Clinton, Trump Hope To Solidify Leads With Win In New York

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

Presidential front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are hoping to solidify their leads in New York Tuesday, and an upset in either contest could have dramatic consequences.

Democratic Candidates Battle Over Key Districts In Upstate New York

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

With the New York primary underway, NPR checks in with a reporter in far upstate New York to see what voters there are thinking on this primary day.

New York Voters Go To The Polls On Primary Day

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

New York voters have their chance to determine the direction of the presidential race in their state's contests Tuesday.

Former RNC Chairman Haley Barbour Weighs In On State Of The GOP

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Haley Barbour, the former governor of Mississippi and former chairman of the Republican National Committee, about the state of the Republican Party.

EXPLAINER: The Sanders Campaign On Hillary Clinton's Joint Fundraising Committee

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 2:35pm

The Sanders campaign claims that Hillary Clinton's campaign is running afoul of campaign finance law by using joint fundraising committee with the Democratic National Committee.

What Are Kids Learning From This Presidential Election?

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:00am

Some teachers worry the heated rhetoric is causing stress, especially among immigrant and minority students. Others are trying to channel the political interest into learning opportunities.

New York Preview: Clinton, Trump Look To Home State To Help Put Races Away

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 5:00am

The stakes are high for both Clinton and Trump. Clinton hopes New York can help make it clear she will be the nominee. Trump needs a big day to get closer to his magic delegate number.

Out Of The Horror In Oklahoma City, Merrick Garland Forged The Way Forward

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 5:00am

Twenty-one years ago, Garland — now nominated to the Supreme Court — supervised the investigation following the bombing that killed 168 people.

New York's Primary Could Upend Democratic Race For President

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04am

If Bernie Sanders is able to pull off an upset in Tuesday's New York Democratic primary, it could be his best shot at transforming the race and damaging Hillary Clinton's chances for the nomination.

Trump Expected To Win N.Y. Primary; Aims For All 95 Delegates

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04am

It's Primary Day in New York, and Donald Trump is looking to leave the other GOP presidential challengers in his dust. David Greene talks to Ed Cox, chairman of the Republican Party in New York.




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