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Can A Candidate Pay Delegates? Plus, 3 Possible GOP Convention Scenarios

Rides on Air Force One and state dinners were lures the last time there was an open convention. What about cold, hard cash? Top Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg explains what's permissible and not.
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Despite Federal Court Rulings, Texas' Voter ID Laws Remain In Place

Despite being ruled in violation of the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution by seven federal judges, Texas' voter ID restrictions are still the law of the land. It's been six months since the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals again ruled the law unconstitutional, but it looks as if Texas will go through another election with the restrictions in place.
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NPR Politics Podcast Explores The History Of Contested Conventions

The NPR Politics Podcast talks with elections law attorney Ben Ginsberg about how a contested GOP contention would play out.
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See Where Women Have The Most And Least Political Representation In The U.S.

Women may make up half the population in the U.S., but just 24.5 percent of state lawmakers are women.
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Is It OK To Vote For Hillary Clinton Because She's A Woman?

A listener's 8-year-old daughter tells her dad to vote for the "girl" candidate, because she's a woman. It's a sweet clip, but it gets at the deep question of how identity and issues are intertwined.
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'Boston Globe' Runs Fake Front Page Detailing A Donald Trump World

The front page of the paper's opinion section has fake stories about a market crash, the beginning of mass deportations and U.S. military refusing orders from its civilian leadership.
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Bernie Or Hillary: Catching Up With Young Democrat Roundtable

The tone of the race has gotten nastier in recent days. Rachel Martin checks in with four young voters about the campaign. Two are supporting Bernie Sanders and two are backing Hillary Clinton.
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'The Boston Globe' Imagines A Trump-Run America

The Boston Globe printed a mock front page Sunday on its Ideas section, satirizing a potential Donald Trump presidency. Editor Kathleen Kingsbury explains why.
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Cruz Gains Momentum Over Trump After Colorado Victory

The Republican presidential race has become a delegate-by-delegate race. And no more so than in Colorado, where none of the state's delegates are bound to any candidate.
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A Former Mexican President Looks At Trump And Sees A 'Dictator'

"We know about dictators in Latin America," Mexico's former president, Vicente Fox, tells NPR. "So I really want American citizens to really consider, is that really the best option that you have?"

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