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Obama Criticizes Trump's 'Rigged' Election Claims Alongside Italian Leader

President Obama took Donald Trump to task Tuesday for suggesting the U.S. election might be "rigged." Obama spoke at a White House news conference, alongside Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Demographic Changes Spark Debate Over Immigration In Nevada

Major demographic changes are driving contentious debates over immigration in Washoe County, Nevada, this year. Voters there represent both sides of deep divisions the campaign has exposed.

Survivors Present Recommendations On How To End Human Trafficking

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Evelyn Chumbow, a survivor of human trafficking, about the report she and other survivors put together for the U.S. government with their recommendations for how to stem human trafficking in the U.S.

Platform Check: Clinton, Trump Hold Polarized Positions On Immigration

Immigration is one of the most divisive issues in the presidential race. NPR takes a look at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's policy proposals on the subject.

Is Hillary Clinton Really Trying To Win Texas?

The Clinton campaign is running a new ad in the Lone Star State, but it is more seriously targeting Arizona and other traditional GOP states as her position in typical battlegrounds looks stable.

On Twitter, Africans Mock U.S. Elections, Joking Of Sanctions

The U.S. often chastises African states on elections that are less than free and fair. With Donald Trump claiming the U.S. vote could be rigged, Africans are taking to social media to turn the tables.

Why Worries About Paperless Voting Loom Larger This Year

In tight elections, the loser often calls for a recount. But recounting ballots might not be easy in states that use paperless machines — including the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.

President Obama To Donald Trump: 'Stop Whining'

Obama said that the GOP nominee's claims that the election will be rigged threaten to undermine American democracy and show that he's not able to handle the pressures of the Oval Office.
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Statehood Name Game: Council Members Opt For 'State Of Washington, D.C.'

Calling for statehood is something of an article of faith among elected officials in the District. But what to call the eventual state? That point is a bit more contested.


NPR Battleground Map: Hillary Clinton Is Winning — And It's Not Close

It's been a rough October for Donald Trump. Barring something extraordinary happening in the final few weeks, his path to win is a near-impossible feat to pull off.