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The Future Of The Democratic Demographic

Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson says the Democratic party is losing white male voters. He talks to NPR's Scott Simon about how the party can appeal to a broader demographic.

GOP Candidates Address Evangelical-Hosted Forum

Several Republican candidates addressed a forum in Iowa Friday night hosted by the Family Leader, an influential evangelical organization.

Why Do Young People Like Socialism More Than Older People?

There are two big reasons why millennials are embracing the political philosophy that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders preaches: the economy and history.

Gyrocopter Pilot Who Landed On Capitol Lawn Pleads Guilty

Florida mailman Doug Hughes landed his flying machine on Capitol Hill last April to bring awareness to campaign finance.
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'I Wanted To Go Somewhere Safe': A Syrian Father Starts Over In Baltimore

Mohammad is a Syrian national who left his home in Damascus 11 months ago. He lives with his family in East Baltimore, where he says he's slowly adjusting to a different life. But it's hard for him to stomach Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's recent comments about Syrian refugees.

Iowans Voice Fear, Support Of Syrian Refugees

No Syrian refugees have arrived in Iowa yet, but people are concerned — some over a Paris-style attack coming to the U.S., and others over proposals they've heard that could single out Muslims.

Week In Politics: Terror Attacks In France And Mali

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the terrorist attacks in France and Mali.

Alberto Nisman Conspiracy Theories Fly As Argentine Election Nears

The mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman riveted Argentines 10 months ago. But amid a swirl of confusing conspiracy theories, it's not an issue in Sunday's presidential vote.

Paris Attacks Heighten Debate Over Europe's Open Borders

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Peter Sutherland, the United Nations special representative of the secretary general for international migration and development, about the migrant policy changes being discussed in European countries since the Paris attacks.

Lawmakers Look To Change U.S. Visa Waiver Program

U.S. senators point to the program as a potential security risk that poses a bigger threat than admitting Syrian refugees.