U.S. presidential election 2016
Coverage of the much awaited elections and results, syndicated from ScribbleLive's US-Elections Polling Widgets and the Minnesota Public Radio.
U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez ended her debate against California Attorney General Kamala Harris by doing a dance move called the dab.
Long story short: The right is very, very Christian, while the left is much less so.
Donald Trump's rise has challenged decades of conventional political wisdom. And that makes teaching political science particularly difficult right now.
Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence had a number of opportunities in Tuesday night's debate to defend statements made by Donald Trump. He dodged or denied.
Michael Chertoff was lead counsel to the Senate committee investigating Whitewater in the '90s. Now, the former Homeland Security chief says Hillary Clinton would do a "good job" on national security.
Programs like Social Security and Medicare consume nearly 40 percent of the federal budget, and candidates have suggested a variety of responses to their rising costs.
"They say Donald Trump loves Putin. I don't love, I don't hate. We'll see how it works," Trump told a rally outside Las Vegas.
Harold Martin was arrested on Aug. 27; his case was made public Wednesday. Authorities say a search of his home found multiple top secret documents "obtained from sensitive intelligence."
All thoughts of a mild-mannered and orderly VP debate were soon abandoned. Instead of elevating the discussion, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence submerged their better natures in uncharacteristic bickering.
Kaine used Philando Castile's driving history as an example of the injustices some African Americans face. But Pence said tragic shootings don't mean police are implicitly biased.
This year's battle for control of the Minnesota House features rematches where Republicans beat DFL incumbents two years ago. Winning all five wouldn't flip the House to the Democrats but would get them close.
The race appeared to be tightening in the month of September, but after the first presidential debate Hillary Clinton has taken a consistent lead.
Tim Kaine and Mike Pence sparred over Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants, the charitable work of both their running mates' foundations, Vladimir Putin and abortion.
The Vice Presidential Debate featuring Mike Pence (R) and Tim Kaine (D).
Bradly Howard Gerten of Burnsville, who was arrested and jailed after a weekend domestic assault, was formally charged Tuesday in Dakota County District Court.
NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate starting at 9 p.m. ET.
"Not trying to do too much theater criticism here, but Kaine seems too inclined to run through his script, instead of taking advantage of opportunities to be responsive to what Pence says. We’ve seen very little improvisation on his part."
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