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Hillary Clinton's 'Basket Of Deplorables,' In Full Context Of This Ugly Campaign

The Democrat said "half" of Trump supporters are in a "basket of deplorables." She said she regrets saying half, but when distrust is this high, comments like that can make it harder to govern.
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Trump Doesn't Understand The Black Community, Strategist Says

Renee Montagne talks to Ron Christie, former special assistant to President George W. Bush and chief executive of Christie Strategies, about Donald Trump's attempt to gain African-American votes
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Politics In The News: Election Campaigns Kick Into High Gear On Labor Day

The Hillary Clinton camp went after Donald Trump for sticking to his hard-line immigration stance. Renee Montagne talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and GOP strategist John Feehery.
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Has Donald Trump Permanently Altered The Republican Party's DNA?

Many of Donald Trump's policy proposals stray from the traditional GOP playbook, and his unorthodox ways have a lot of Republicans asking big questions about their party's future.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Colin Kaepernick's Concerns 'Very Admirable'

The basketball legend weighs in on the 49ers quarterback, who has decided not to stand when the national anthem is played before games.
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Church-Going Catholics Reject Trump, Expected To Support Clinton

Renee Montagne talks to John Carr, head of Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, about why Catholic voters seem to prefer Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump.
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My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits

As a child, I found my father's love of the national anthem utterly bewildering. His was the generation of men born free but shackled by bigotry. So why did he sound so proud, singing that song?
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Politics In The News: Trump On Immigration; Clinton's Emails

For the latest in political news, Renee Montagne talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review and a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.
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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

The movie Southside with You is opening in theaters. The film follows Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, and shows something we don't get too see too often in film: black romance.
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Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future of 'Birth Of A Nation': Episode 14

News of a 1999 rape case against Nate Parker raises some age-old questions about culture. Can art be separated from its creator? What moral obligations, if any, do the consumers of culture bear?

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