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After Paris, Governors Say They Will Oppose Efforts To Resettle Refugees

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 2:35pm

Despite the growing list of governors stating they will no longer resettle people from Syria, it's not clear whether states have the legal authority to keep the refugees out.

Rep. Schiff Adds Insight Into The Origin Of The Paris Attacks

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 6:35am

Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, about what is known concerning the Friday night attacks in Paris, which are blamed on ISIS.

Paris Attacks Dominate U.S. Political Debates

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:07am

The attacks shifted the focus of the presidential campaign, as candidates debate over national security. Presidential candidates have been forced to address how they would handle the threat from ISIS.

Louisiana's Bitter Gubernatorial Race Enters Its Final Week

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:07am

Presumed frontrunner, GOP Sen. David Vitter, is being forced to address a prostitution scandal in his past. Polls show the Democrat, state Rep. John Bel Edwards has an upset opportunity.

As The Obama Glow Fades, South Carolina's Black Voters Aren't Firing Back Up

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:03am

In 2008 and 2012, African-Americans turned out to vote in record numbers for President Obama. But now many black voters in the early voting state of South Carolina say there's not the same enthusiasm.

Reflections On A Campus Visit: What We Learned From Young Voters At Drake

Sun, 11/15/2015 - 4:04pm

The Democratic debate Saturday night was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Producer Liz Baker talked to students on campus about their involvement in politics and shares her observations.

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton On Using Force Against ISIS

Sun, 11/15/2015 - 4:03pm

In Saturday's Democratic debate, Clinton said the U.S. has the authority to fight ISIS. But not everyone agrees on that.

Clinton And Rivals Cross Swords In Second Debate, But Cause No Wounds

Sun, 11/15/2015 - 9:39am

Former Maryland Gov. O'Malley won cheers referring to "that immigrant-bashing carnival barker Donald Trump," and adding "the symbol of America is the Statue of Liberty, not a barbed-wire fence."

LISTEN: Political Correspondent Don Gonyea's Iowa Playlist

Sun, 11/15/2015 - 4:03am

NPR correspondent and music buff Don Gonyea takes listeners for a drive on the campaign trail in Iowa.

Democrats, Especially Clinton, Face Pressure In Debate On Paris Attacks

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 10:43pm

The first half hour of Saturday's debate was dominated by foreign policy. The candidates walked a line on their views and President Obama's, whose handling of the issue has declined since ISIS's rise.

The Democratic Debate Clock: Which Issues Got The Most Time

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 10:30pm

NPR kept track of how many minutes each issue — like foreign policy and the economy — got at the second Democratic debate.

Debate Liveblog: National Security Takes Center Stage For Democrats

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:59pm

In the wake of the Paris attacks Friday that killed at least 129 people, questions early on focused entirely on foreign policy and national security.

LIVE CHAT: Join NPR's Politics Team For The Democratic Debate

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 6:01pm

Share your comments and questions to NPR's political reporters and editors during Saturday's debate.

After 15-Year Hiatus, White House Hopefuls Return To Bob Jones University

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 5:24pm

The school's segregationist past made it a controversial campaign stop. GOP hopefuls Dr. Ben Carson and Ted Cruz appeared at the conservative Christian university in South Carolina in recent days.

Paris Attacks Expected To Shape Second Democratic Debate

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 4:05pm

Democratic candidates are gathering tonight in Des Moines, Iowa, for their second debate of the 2016 primary season.

Candidates Long To Know What Young Voters Want. Why Not Just Ask?

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 4:05pm

Candidates seem to find the question a conundrum — and a pressing one, with the presidential election a year away. So, NPR's Michel Martin asked students at Iowa's Drake University what they want.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Rewriting Songs For Politicians

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:30am

It turns out everyone likes mocking politicians, especially the Internet. From "I Want You To Love Me," to "Barack the Casbah," we round up #NewSongsForPoliticians.

Attacks In Paris May Alter The American Campaign Landscape

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:19am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Roger Simon, Politico's chief political correspondent, about how the attacks in Paris may change the focus of Saturday's Democratic primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa.

Obama Pledges U.S. Support For France In Wake Of Attacks

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 7:19am

Hours after news of the Paris attacks broke, President Obama called them "an attack on all of humanity." On Saturday, Obama leaves for Turkey and beyond for a series of international meetings.

Paris Attacks To Play Big Role In Tonight's Democratic Debate

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 6:03am

The terrorist attacks in Paris will likely add a new wrinkle to the second Democratic primary debate, something that has gotten little attention to this point on the Democratic side — foreign policy.




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