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DNC Chair Donna Brazile Resigns Role As CNN Commentator

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

CNN announced on Monday that Democratic party chief Donna Brazile resigned her role as a commentator for the network earlier this month after hacked emails posted by WikiLeaks showed she shared questions for CNN-sponsored candidate events with people associated with Hillary Clinton's campaign earlier this year. She had already taken a leave from CNN when agreeing to lead the party this past summer.

Closing Arguments Begin In New Jersey Bridgegate Trial

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

The jury heard closing arguments Monday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trail in New Jersey.

Donald Trump Works To Expand Reach In Democratic Leaning States

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

With Hillary Clinton's emails back in the news, Donald Trump is campaigning in Democratic leaning states as he looks for an opening to overtake his rival. On Monday, he's campaigning in Michigan.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Ohio Amid Fallout From FBI Announcement

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Ohio Monday, as the fallout from the FBI announcement related to her email case continues.

Historically Conservative Ohio Newspapers Endorse Hillary Clinton

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Glenn Sheller, editorial page editor for the Columbus Dispatch, and Cindi Andrews, opinion editor for the Cincinnati Enquirer. Both papers have endorsed Hillary Clinton, the first Democrat for president they've endorsed in a century.

FBI Director James Comey Suffers Backlash Over Email Investigation

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

FBI Director James Comey has been taking heat from Democrats and Republicans for his handling of the newly discovered emails that could be related to the probe into Hillary Clinton's server.

FBI Reviews Newly Discovered Emails For Connection To Clinton Probe

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:15pm

The FBI is rushing to sift through thousands of emails that may relate to its investigation of Hillary Clinton's private server.

Did FBI Director James Comey's Email Announcement Break The Law?

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 2:27pm

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid says FBI Director James Comey violated the Hatch Act — a law barring public officials from influencing elections.

Campaigns Head Into Final Week After Friday's FBI Bombshell

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 4:04am

Eight days before Election Day, following news of a revived probe of Hillary Clinton's email server, we hear what to expect from commentator Cokie Roberts and Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

Ex-Justice Department Official Critical Of FBI Director's Email Letter

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 4:04am

FBI Director James Comey's letter to Congress announcing more evidence in the case of Hillary Clinton's private server was "inappropriate," says former public affairs director Matthew Miller.

FBI Obtains A Warrant To Review Newly Discovered Emails

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 4:04am

Director James Comey said the emails could be pertinent to the probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. It's unclear whether the emails are new or copies of material already reviewed by the FBI.

A Girl And Her Service Dog Head To The Supreme Court

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 4:00am

The Supreme Court will hear Fry v. Napoleon Schools on Monday to decide if disabled children prevented from having qualified service animals at school can go directly to federal court.

Protesters Continue Effort To Recall Venezuelan President

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 4:00pm

Demonstrators are taking to the streets in Venezuela after election officials suspended an opposition effort to recall President Nicolas Maduro. Hannah Dreier of The Associated Press has the latest.

5 Things We Know About The FBI Clinton Email Inquiry (And 4 Things We Don't)

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 2:20pm

The FBI said Friday that it has discovered emails from Hillary Clinton's private email server during a separate investigation. Here's what we know so far — and what we don't.

New Hampshire Grows Weary Of Same Two Candidates Running For Fourth Straight Election

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 7:29am

Voters in one New Hampshire congressional district are caught in a political version of the movie "Groundhog Day." Every year since 2008, they've had the same two candidates run for Congress.

North Carolina Races For President, Governor, Senate, Run Close In Swing State

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 7:29am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Anna Douglas about the close U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races happening in North Carolina. She reports on North Carolina for McClatchy DC.

How Down-Ballot Candidates Stand Out In Swing-State Ohio

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 7:29am

There are about 500,000 elected officials in the U.S. For those running for office far, far down the ballot, it can be hard to get attention in a noisy presidential election year.

FBI Announcement On Renewed Clinton Investigation Gives Trump New Ammunition

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 7:29am

NPR's Mara Liasson has been traveling with the Clinton campaign and talks with Rachel Martin about the announcement's impact in the final days of the presidential campaign.

Former Federal Prosecutor Weighs In On Comey New Email Investigation Announcement

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 7:29am

Peter Zeidenberg spent 17 years at the Justice Department. He talks to Rachel Martin about FBI Director James Comey's decision to announce new evidence in the investigation of Clinton's email server.

California Faces Opposing Ballot Initiatives On Death Penalty

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 7:29am

Voters in CA, NE, and OK will face ballot measures on capital punishment in November. California has two competing propositions: one would end the death penalty and another would speed up executions.




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