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His Immigration Views Were Shaped By Time Abroad, Sen. Tim Kaine Says

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:01am

Kaine, Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick, tells Steve Inskeep that his experience living in Honduras as a young man has informed his immigration beliefs. He says many are fleeing violence.

VP Pick Tim Kaine's Stand On Abortion Is At Odds With Catholic Teachings

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:01am

Sen. Kaine says his Catholic faith informs how he lives and the rules he follows. He tells Steve Inskeep he doesn't believe his job as a public official is to make others follow church teachings.

Clinton Jumps On Trump Comments Over Where Obama Was Born

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:01am

Donald Trump refused to say President Obama was born in the U.S. during an interview with The Washington Post on Thursday, though his campaign insisted later that he believes that to be true.

Kaine: Some Trump Voters Are 'Motivated By Dark Emotions'

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:00am

The Democratic vice presidential nominee said many Trump backers have "transitional anxiety" over societal and economic changes, but over time "you realize...these demographic changes aren't bad."

Trump Still Won't Say President Obama Was Born In The U.S.

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 8:15pm

The GOP presidential nominee was one of the loudest voices fueling the conspiracy theory against President Obama. Trump's own aides have said lately that he accepts Obama was born in the U.S.

Hillary Clinton Returns To Campaign Trail After Bout With Pneumonia

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 3:30pm

Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail Thursday after spending three days at home recuperating from pneumonia.

Trump Releases Medical Information In Doctor's Letter

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 3:30pm

The Trump campaign released information about the candidate's health Thursday. It shows normal test results.

WATCH: Trump Discusses His Weight, Stamina And Medical Record On 'Oz'

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 2:54pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared on the talk show of Dr. Mehmet Oz to discuss his health records.

Former House Speaker Boehner, Noted Smoker, Joins Tobacco Firm

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 2:20pm

John Boehner is joining the board of Tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc.

Trump Confident He Can Speed Economic Growth To Rate Not Seen In Years

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 1:39pm

The candidate also predicted that his economic plan will deliver up to 25 million new jobs over the next decade, describing it as pro-growth, pro-jobs and pro-family.

House To Hold Impeachment Hearing Against IRS Commissioner

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:56pm

A faction of the House's most conservative lawmakers secured a deal to delay an impeachment vote in exchange for a House Judiciary Committee hearing next Wednesday.

Trump Releases Weight, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar And Other Medical Information

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:32am

A letter from Donald Trump's personal physician says he is in "excellent physical health" and weighs 236 pounds, which, at a height of 6'3" puts him at the high-end of what is considered overweight.

Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 8:03am

Donald Trump is attacking the Flint pastor who interrupted him during a Wednesday appearance at her church.

Inside Hillary Clinton's Stump Speech, Annotated

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 5:00am

As candidates for president travel around the country, they often deliver the same speech, or close to it. We take a closer look at the familiar elements in a recent Clinton speech.

Inside Donald Trump's Stump Speech, Annotated

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 5:00am

In his stump speech, Donald Trump brings the energy and spends a lot of time talking about core issues like illegal immigration and trade as well as attacking the media and Hillary Clinton.

Does Good Economic News Undermine Political Messages By Trump, Clinton?

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 4:11am

Steve Inskeep talks to economist and syndicated columnist Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about record middle-class incomes.

Clinton And Trump Release Medical Information

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 4:11am

Hillary Clinton's campaign says she's recovering well from her bout of pneumonia and is otherwise in good health. Donald Trump on Thursday appears on the Dr. Oz TV show to talk about his health.

Republicans Watch As Life-Long GOP Voters Go Elsewhere

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 4:11am

North Carolina has become one of the most hotly contested battleground states in presidential elections. One of the reasons is that the state's population is growing and becoming more diverse.

How Does 'Basket Of Deplorables' Play In The Real World?

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 4:00am

Hillary Clinton's remark that "half of Trump's supporters" are a "basket of deplorables" touched off a firestorm in political press, but it seems to barely register for some voters.

Axelrod Says Clinton 'Penchant For Privacy' Made Health Concerns A Bigger Story

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 4:00am

The former senior adviser to President Obama suggested the Democratic presidential nominee should work with, not against, the press in an effort to be more transparent.

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