President Obama won re-election, not by going after independent voters, but by going after emerging groups in the U.S. population. By race, age and gender, voters made clear there are two — or more — Americas, and the Obama team captured more of them, and delivered more of them to the polls.
Tuesday is Election Day and the presidential race appears too close to call. Political oddsmakers have made President Obama the favorite to win, citing his narrow lead in key states, and also in recent days his narrow lead in most national polls. But even the oddsmakers admit there's a chance the president could lose.
In the spirit of bipartisanship ahead of the presidential election, weekends on All Things Considered Guy Raz reunites Pat Buchanan and Michael Kinsley, two pundits who last faced off nearly two decades ago from the political right and left on CNN's Crossfire.
With the presidential election just a few days away, polls and predictions are dominating conversation, but different people seem to be coming up with different conclusions. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about the home stretch of the campaigns.
Steve Inskeep talks with Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute and Vali Nasr, a former adviser to the Obama administration and dean of the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, about Monday night's presidential debate focused on foreign policy.
A team of NPR correspondents joins Steve Inskeep to give Monday night's Presidential debate a "Close Read." The third and final presidential debate focused on foreign policy and covered a wide range of issues. The reporters include: Michele Kelemen, Tom Bowman, Frank Langfitt, Peter Kenyon, Tom Gjelten and Dina Temple-Raston.
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