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Racial Awakening, Pride And Fear: One Latino Perspective On "The Obama Effect"

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:37am

Growing up as the son of Mexican immigrants, Pablo Ramirez never really thought about race. For him, the Obama years meant finding pride and a new awareness of his own racial identity in college.

For Tenn. Gov. Weighing Therapist Religious Objection Bill, It's All About Values

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 5:02am

Bill Haslam is a moderate Republican in immoderate Republican times. He also just vetoed a bill that would have designated the Holy Bible the state book of Tennessee.

Here's A Round-By-Round Guide To A Contested GOP Convention

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 5:00am

For the first time in 40 years, the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party might not be known before the convention. That could bring multiple ballots and — chaos.

U.S. Ranks 41st In Press Freedom Index Thanks To 'War On Whistleblowers'

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:37pm

The report, created by Reporters Without Borders, also slams the treatment of journalists covering the 2016 presidential race and #BlackLivesMatter protests.

Support For Legal Pot Is High. But It Might Not Stay There

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 3:55pm

The swing in public opinion on marijuana legalization has been as quick as the swing on same-sex marriage. But there's reason to think it could fall.

Donald Trump Makes Play For Indiana After Nearly Sweeping Rivals In New York

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 3:29pm

After his near sweep in New York, Donald Trump goes into the next round of primaries, in the eastern seaboard, strong. But he could be tested in Indiana, which holds its primary in early May. His GOP rivals are making a play for Indiana.

Is The 'Stop Trump' Movement Over? A GOP Political Consultant Weighs In

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Republican political consultant Katie Packer, a partner at Burning Glass Consulting, about stopping Donald Trump's candidacy, following his win in the New York primaries Tuesday.

In Pennsylvania, Moderate Republicans Turn To John Kasich

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 3:29pm

With Donald Trump dominating the GOP presidential race, moderate Republican voters are left without a strong option on the ballot. Many are backing John Kasich in next week's Pennsylvania primary.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Pennsylvania After Big Win In New York

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 3:29pm

After a big win in New York Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton moved on to Pennsylvania, where she hopes for victory next week. Bernie Sanders went home to recharge before getting back on the trail.

Why Voters Are Removed From The Rolls, Explained

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 1:20pm

There might very well be a legitimate explanation for why some of those names were removed in Brooklyn ahead of New York's Democratic primary.

5 Headlines That Explain The New York Primaries

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 7:17am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won big, while Ted Cruz choked. The Bernie Sanders campaign called the election process "shameful," with long lines and thousands of voters dropped from the rolls.

World's Steel Makers To China: Time To Cut The Glut

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 6:00am

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the United States will join other nations in trying to curb China's steel output. Chinese steelmakers are overproducing, hurting prices and jobs, she says.

Reflecting On The Death Of Freddie Gray, One Year Later

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 6:00am

A year ago, 25-year-old Freddie Gray died of injuries he sustained while in police custody. His family, neighborhood and the whole of Baltimore are still grappling with his loss.

After New York Wins, Trump And Clinton Look Forward To Knock Out Round Ahead

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:30am

The last best chance to stop Trump or Clinton may well be next week, April 26, when Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware hold the next-to-last round of multi-state primaries.

Rev. Al Sharpton Weighs In On New York's Democratic Primary

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

Hillary Clinton stopped Bernie Sanders' winning streak by capturing New York's Democratic primary. For insight into the results, David Greene talks to civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton.

Trump Victory In New York Sends Message To Other Northeastern States

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

Donald Trump won big in Tuesday's primary — securing at least 89 delegates. David Greene talks to Carl Paladino, a Buffalo businessman, who is an honorary co-chairman of Trump's New York campaign.

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.

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