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Young Republicans Weigh In On Their Party's Future

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to young Republicans at the Republican National Convention about the future of their party and their place in it.

Donald Trump To Accept Republican Nomination At Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

Donald Trump takes the stage Thursday night for the climax of the Republican National Convention. But the drama of rival Ted Cruz's speech the night before — and his decision not to endorse Trump — is still reverberating.

Donald Trump's Outreach To Black Voters Overshadowed At Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:39pm

The Republican Party has a black voter problem. African-Americans attending the GOP Convention in Cleveland are hoping Donald Trump can attract more of them.

In Cleveland, A Wall Stands Between Latinos' Praise And Protest For Trump

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 12:22pm

As Republicans made overtures to Latinos inside the convention hall, protesters outside denounced what they said was Donald Trump's racism.

Roundup: The Republican National Convention And Race (So Far)

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 10:11am

A lawmaker asks if non-whites have contributed to civilization. Accusations that a white woman stole remarks from a black woman. An exceedingly tiny number of black delegates. And more from the RNC.

Cruz Says He Won't Be A 'Servile Puppy Dog' To Trump Campaign

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:59am

The morning after Ted Cruz was booed by the crowd at the Republican convention, he defended his decision not to endorse Trump.

Clinton's Fundraising Outpaces Trump's As The General Election Season Begins

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:46am

The reports from the Clinton committees put her in better financial shape than either President Obama or challenger Mitt Romney in 2012. Trump's fundraising has improved but still lags Clinton's'.

WATCH: Michelle Obama Sings Stevie, Raps With Missy, On 'Carpool Karaoke'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 9:01am

Oh, and then there was her rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies," complete with the moves.

Donald Trump Will Headline GOP Convention's Final Night

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 8:14am

Donald Trump caps a chaotic Republican National Convention Thursday night. Other speakers include his daughter, Ivanka, and tech giant Peter Thiel

A Culmination Of Trump's Decades In The Limelight

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:14am

From his early days in real estate, Donald Trump has used his celebrity status to enhance his brand, including a 1990 Playboy cover appearance. Now, he's set to accept the GOP presidential nomination.

As Indiana Governor, Mike Pence's Health Policy Has Been Contentious

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 5:41am

Pence signed into law some of the tightest abortion rules in the U.S., and was slow to respond to Indiana's heroin and HIV crises, critics say. But he compromised with Obama to expand Medicaid.

Trump-Cruz Feud Flares Anew On Third Night Of Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 5:03am

The high-stakes of the Donald Trump-Ted Cruz brinksmanship brought to the flashpoint all the anger and tension pent up in the GOP convention over three days — and in the party over several decades.

Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Different

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 5:00am

Amid the horrors and divisions of 1968, Americans weren't as polarized as they are today. Nixon was making an appeal to a nation still hoping for a solution to its seemingly endless catastrophes.

Utah Delegation Favored Cruz; Balloon Drop Will End GOP Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Phil Wright, of the Utah Republican Party, on Ted Cruz; analysis from ex-Bush administration official Sara Fagen, and NPR's Scott Detrow. Youth Radio's Phoebe Petrovic on balloon drop preparations

Where Cruz's Speech Took A Turn; Trump Uses Celebrity To Enhance His Brand

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep parses Wednesday night convention speeches with NPR's Scott Detrow and former Bush White House political director Sara Fagan. And, NPR's Sarah McCammon has a profile of Donald Trump.

Ted Cruz Booed For Not Endorsing Tump; Falwell On Why He Backs Trump

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Susan Klein, a Missouri delegate who supports Ted Cruz, and to Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University and one of the first evangelical leaders to endorse Trump.

Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence Takes Center Stage At GOP Convention

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:00am

Some of the biggest speakers of the Republican convention came out Wednesday, including Donald Trump's vice presidential pick Mike Pence. Pence made his debut after Ted Cruz was booed off the stage.

View From Texas: Did Cruz 'Hurt The Republican Party' Or Follow His Principles?

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:10pm

In the halls of the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, there was shock and disappointment from some in the Texas delegation. But others said Cruz did exactly what Donald Trump would have wanted.

Ted Cruz Won't Endorse Donald Trump In RNC Speech On Night 3

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 7:14pm

There is expected to be "severe blowback" without an endorsement, per a convention source.

WATCH: Trump's Plane Interrupts Ted Cruz Rally, Crowd Boos

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:49pm

"Our party now has a nominee," Cruz said. As if on cue, the billionaire businessman's plane emblazoned with "TRUMP" across the side flew overhead to land nearby.

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