WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at Stake in the Election

October 16, 2016

About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history. But progress is incomplete, and the future far from certain. Rising costs could bedevil the next occupant of the White House. Millions of people previously shut out […]

Editing Trump: The Making of a Reality TV Star Who Would Be President

October 12, 2016

The picture editors who worked on the original seasons on the NBC show The Apprentice reported that the image of its star, Donald Trump, was carefully crafted and manufactured in post-production to feature a persona of success, leadership and glamour, despite the raw footage of the reality star that was often “a disaster.” […]

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at Stake in Election

October 9, 2016

Tepid income growth and a smaller share of the population at work have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended. And most jobs that pay decent wages require more education […]

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at Stake in Election

October 2, 2016

A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief, including: Jobs, Social Security, Executive Authority, the Minimum Wage, Wall Street Regulation, Infrastructure and Healthcare. […]

After a Disappointing Debate, Trump Lashes Out

September 28, 2016

Donald Trump lashed out wildly on Tuesday in the aftermath of a disappointing first debate with Hillary Clinton, scolding the moderator, criticizing a beauty pageant winner for her physique and raising the prospect of an all-out attack on […]

Fact Check: Trump and Clinton Debate for the First Time

September 27, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head to head Monday night in the first presidential debate. NPR’s politics team live annotated the debate. Portions of it have added analysis underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact check. […]

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