Politics

11:31am

Mon August 10, 2015
It's All Politics

Full Video And Transcript: NPR's Interview With President Obama

Originally published on Wed August 12, 2015 10:36 am

NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama at the White House.
Kainaz Amaria NPR

Editor's Note: NPR's interview with President Obama will air on Morning Edition Tuesday and Wednesday.

NPR's STEVE INSKEEP: In a speech the other day, you spoke quite a lot about the consequences of Congress rejecting this deal.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Right.

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6:34am

Mon August 10, 2015
Politics

Trump's Comments May Help To Shine Spotlight On Women's Issues

Originally published on Mon August 10, 2015 2:58 pm

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Transcript

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Republicans running for president are eager to turn the conversation to something other than Donald Trump, but that has become difficult after he said this in reaction to questions from Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

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5:03am

Mon August 10, 2015
It's All Politics

'Ideological' Or 'Illogical': President Obama Responds To Iran Deal Critics

Originally published on Mon August 10, 2015 3:25 pm

NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama at the White House. The interview will air this week on Morning Edition.
Morgan Walker NPR

President Obama is facing deep skepticism in Congress, which votes next month on whether to disapprove the nuclear deal with Iran. The president contends that the public will better appreciate the deal in the years after it has taken effect.

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9:24am

Sun August 9, 2015
The Two-Way

Black Lives Matter Activists Commandeer Sanders Speech In Seattle

Originally published on Sun August 9, 2015 5:41 pm

Mara Jacqueline Willaford, left, holds her fist overhead as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., stands nearby at a rally Saturday. The activists took over the microphone and refused to allow Sanders to speak.
Elaine Thompson AP

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders found himself involuntarily sidelined at a rally Saturday night in Seattle, as Black Lives Matter activists commandeered the microphone and refused to give it back.

Sanders had just begun to speak at the conclusion of a Social Security Works rally at Westlake Park when two women climbed on stage and took over the microphone. They demanded that the crowd hold Sanders "accountable."

Some in the crowd booed.

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7:33am

Sun August 9, 2015
Politics

Despite Disinvite, Trump Dominates GOP Confab

Originally published on Sun August 9, 2015 2:46 pm

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7:30am

Sun August 9, 2015
Politics

Should The Republican Party Worry About The Trump Phenomenon?

Originally published on Sun August 9, 2015 9:54 am

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7:30am

Sun August 9, 2015
Race

Group Sets Out To Increase The Numbers Of Latinos In Office

Originally published on Mon August 10, 2015 2:23 pm

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7:30am

Sun August 9, 2015
Energy

Wyoming Governor: EPA Is 'Shutting Down The Coal Industry'

Originally published on Wed August 12, 2015 6:29 am

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7:30am

Sun August 9, 2015
The Two-Way

A Year After Ferguson, Obama Tells NPR He Feels 'Great Urgency'

Originally published on Mon August 10, 2015 8:27 am

President Obama spoke with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep at the White House last week.
Nick Michael NPR

A year after Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., sparking weeks of often violent protests in the city, the country is still struggling to deal with the issues the shooting, and others like it, have brought to the fore.

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8:09pm

Sat August 8, 2015
It's All Politics

RedState Ringleader Relishes Trump Circus

Originally published on Sat August 8, 2015 8:41 pm

RedState editor-in-chief Erick Erickson greets GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on Saturday at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta.
David Goldman AP

Erick Erickson is the man who turned Donald Trump away.

The editor-in-chief of RedState.com stood before the crowd of conservative activists at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta on Saturday and seemed to bask in his rejection of the man who has been leading the polls in the Republican presidential race for weeks.

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