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WATCH: Republican Presidential Debate

Sun, February 7, 2016 1:00am

After skipping the last GOP debate and coming second in Iowa, Donald Trump will be center stage once again Saturday night.Read More

GOP Debate Preview

Sat, February 6, 2016 10:16pm

NPR's Mara Liasson talks about what to expect in the last Republican debate before the New Hampshire primary.Read More

The prominent conservative magazine National Review dedicated a whole issue to denouncing Donald Trump. Editor Rich Lowry talks about how Trump is reshaping the state of conservatism.Read More

Sen. Bernie Sanders has honored his vow not to run negative campaign ads. But some of his ads convey a message tantamount to a subtweet — which quietly makes its point about rival Hillary Clinton.Read More

Ted Cruz won the Iowa Republican Caucuses on a platform that included opposing ethanol, a key Iowa industry. Does this mean future presidential candidates won't have to support the corn fuel?Read More

Scott Simon talks New Hampshire politics with John Sununu, former governor and White House chief of staff.Read More

NPR's Ron Elving gives Scott Simon a preview of Saturday night's GOP debate and an analysis of the presidential race.Read More

Do Political TV Ads Still Work?

Sat, February 6, 2016 1:25pm

TV ads are a tried-and-true way for politicians to get their message out. But in this chaotic presidential primary, are they still effective?Read More

In their most recent debate, the Democratic candidates made claims about how they'd want to change the way money works in politics, and how they benefit from unlimited campaign spending.Read More

When the remaining GOP candidates debate Saturday, several will be making their last pitch for why they should stay in the race. Meanwhile, Donald Trump returns after skipping an Iowa debate.Read More


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