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Presidential Campaigns Are Talking Around The Robot In The Room

Candidates are talking about taxes and trade, but not about the tsunami: the massive wave of automation that will transform the workplace.
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Donald Trump's Controversial Speech Often Walks The Line

Trump has repeatedly made statements that push the boundaries of acceptable political discourse, but that are often open to interpretation.
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Two Views On The Jim Crow South And Its Legacy Today

Two perspectives on life in the Jim Crow South: how white children learned to believe that black Americans were inferior and the crushing conditions that motivated millions of African Americans to move from the South in search of a better life.

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15 Years After 9/11, Are We Safer From Terrorist Attacks?

Since 9/11, the federal government has spent hundreds of billions of dollars to make America safer. Fifteen years later, Diane and a panel of guests discuss the state of today’s airline and border security, intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism efforts.

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'Wal-Mart Moms' And The 2016 Elections: 8 Takeaways

Focus groups with swing, female voters in Ohio and Arizona reveal that negative attitudes saturate a critical bloc of voters this year.
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Presidential Campaign Strategies Shaped Early By Immigration

Immigration was a cornerstone of Donald Trump's success in the Republican presidential primaries — but it's also alienating some voters. Democrat Hillary Clinton has a different take.
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Politics With A Backbeat: Hip-Hop Lyrics Weave In Trump, Clinton

David Greene talks to Allison McCann of the data website FiveThirtyEight about the way in which rappers have referenced Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their songs over the years.
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Paul Ryan Wins Primary Race In Wisconsin

The Republican leader defeated a Trump-friendly entrepreneur by a big margin. The GOP presidential candidate had shown tepid support for the House speaker.
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LISTEN: GOP Sen. Susan Collins On Why She Can't Support Trump

The Maine politician talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about her decision to not support her party's nominee for president, Donald Trump.
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Republican Sen. Susan Collins Decides Not To Endorse Donald Trump

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Maine Sen. Susan Collins about her decision not to endorse Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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