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What Are Nevada Voters Anxious About? 'Trump,' Radio Listeners Say

Why are so many voters anxious and angry? Carrie Kaufman, host of the daily call-in show State of Nevada on member station KNPR talks to Steve Inskeep about the answers she heard from listeners.

How Do Voters Really Feel This Election? We Asked

Angry. Anxious. Hopeful. These are some of the responses we received from social media and public radio stations around the country.

On The Clock: With No Trump, Rubio And Cruz Get The Most Talking Time

It was the last debate before the Iowa caucuses and one candidate didn't get any speaking time: Donald Trump, who said he wouldn't attend. Who talked the longest without him there?

The Stream: Get Caught Up On The Iowa GOP Debate

There was still a big elephant not in the room ahead of tonight's Fox News Iowa Republican debate: Donald Trump.

Voters Don't See Trump As Religious, But They Also Don't Seem To Care

The findings of two recent surveys call into question a long-standing principle of U.S. politics — that voters prefer candidates with strong faith beliefs.
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Investigators: Reforms Have Made Lasting Impact On D.C. Police

Eight years ago, the Justice Department ended its oversight of the D.C. Police Department. Investigators have returned to check on whether reforms have improved the department in the long term, and their report is largely positive.

Sen. Grassley: Lawmakers Must 'Compromise' On Criminal Justice Reform

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley about how his position on reform has changed and how lawmakers will have to come to a compromise on mandatory minimum sentences.

Vincent 'Buddy' Cianci, Longtime Mayor Of Providence, R.I., Dies

The former mayor of Providence, R.I., has died after a bout with cancer. Vincent "Buddy" Cianci was a longtime colorful figure in local politics having served two stints as mayor. He was known for his unpredictable behavior, temper and love for his city.

Veterans Criticize Empty Pledges Of Support By Republican Candidates

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Tim Hsia, an Army veteran and co-founder of Service 2 School, who says the candidates are using veterans for political gain without substantively addressing the issues.

GOP Presidential Candidates To Hold Final Debate Before Iowa Caucuses

The Republican presidential candidates meet in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday night for their final debate before the Iowa caucuses. Donald Trump will not be there, amid a feud with debate host Fox News.