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Donald Trump Praises GOP Convention As 'Peaceful,' 'Love-Filled'

A day after the Republican National Convention, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump gives his own assessment of how things went, where he goes from here and also revisits his old feud with Ted Cruz.

Human Rights Campaign President Accuses Trump Of 'Pandering' To Voters

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, for reaction to moments during the Republican National Convention that touched on gay rights.

Colorado Republicans Commend Donald Trump's Acceptance Speech

How did the GOP convention go down with Republicans outside of Cleveland? At one watch party in Denver, Republicans said Donald Trump gave exactly the acceptance speech that was needed.

Philadelphia Police Consider 2000 RNC In Preparing for Democratic Convention

When Philadelphia hosted the GOP Convention in 2000, police were criticized for a militant response to protesters. The city promises a softer approach at the Democratic Convention next week.

Liberal Son Attends GOP Convention With Delegate Dad

A father and son recorded their experiences at the Republican National Convention and share this postcard.

Hillary Clinton Expected To Announce Vice Presidential Pick

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her running mate soon. On Friday, the presumptive Democratic nominee campaigned in Florida.

Week In Politics: Republican National Convention

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Republican National Convention, the vice presidential picks and other political news of the week.

Trump Cited My Work In His Speech — But He Missed The Point

Donald Trump talked about how "the system is rigged against our citizens, just like it was rigged against Bernie Sanders — he never had a chance."

Block The Vote: A Journalist Discusses Voting Rights And Restrictions

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlawed racial discrimination in voting. But author Ari Berman says a 2013 Supreme Court ruling blocks the enforcement. Originally broadcast Aug. 10, 2015.
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The Politics Hour - July 22, 2016

A U.S. Senator from Virginia lands on the shortlist for Democratic VP pick. D.C.'s statehood proposal gets a cool reception in Cleveland. And Maryland's Republican governor attends a local crab fest in lieu of his party's convention.