On The Ground In Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania And Wisconsin
Reporters share their reporting from key states ahead of election day in this special podcast episode.
This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, reporter Lucy Perkins of WESA in Pittburgh, reporter Maayan Silver of WUWM in Milwaukee, national correspondent Kirk Siegler, and national desk correspondent Greg Allen.
Here’s How The Candidates Are Making Their Case To Black Voters
Joe Biden’s campaign is hoping local validators can make his candidacy persuasive in Black communities. Meanwhile, the Trump campaign has employed demotivational messages, asserting that Joe Biden has a poor track-record on the issues that matter to black voters.
This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Juana Summers, and White House reporter Asma Khalid.
New Coronavirus Cases At Record Levels; 75 Million Americans Have Voted.
Nearly 70 thousand Americans test positive every day for the coronavirus, a new high. And after the pandemic drove an evolution in voting habits, more than 75 million Americans have already cast their ballots.
This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, health correspondent Allison Aubrey, voting reporter Miles Parks, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.
NPR, like many news outlets, relies on the Associated Press to discern and report election results. In this episode, we speak with the AP’s David Scott about how the organization makes those determinations.
This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, and campaign correspondent Scott Detrow.
Trump And Biden Are Both On The Trail, But Their Campaign Events Are Worlds Apart
President Trump is working to enthuse his supporters with rallies full of grievance and conspiracy, harkening back to his successful 2016 run. He cites the energy at his rallies as evidence that polls showing him down are wrong. Meanwhile, Joe Biden’s closing argument is the same as his opening argument: Donald Trump is a unique threat to the nation and I represent a return to stability.
This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.
It’s Been A Minute: How Latino Voter Outreach Still Falls Short
In this special episode from It’s Been A Minute With Sam Sanders, Sam dives into the short falls of Latino voter outreach.
Latinos are the second largest group of eligible voters by race or ethnicity in the United States, but they continue to be misunderstood and underappreciated by political campaigns of all parties.
Sam talks to Lisa García Bedolla, a scholar of Latino politics, about how the word “Latino” encompasses diverse communities of all political stripes and life experiences, and he checks in with the former mayor of a small town in Texas who’s been thinking of Latino voter outreach for a long time.
The US government shared details about two alleged election meddling operations by Iran and Russia this week. The operations initially appear to be smaller-scale than they were in 2016. And we talk about what to expect in the last full week of campaigning.
This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, voting reporter Miles Parks, election security editor Phil Ewing, campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, and White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe.
Surprise: There Was A Lot Of Policy Talk At The Final Presidential Debate
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden sparred over immigration, energy, and pandemic policy in the final presidential debate. But in race with historically stable polling, the debate had few surprises and seems unlikely to change the state of the race.
In an ongoing series congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell looks under the hood at campaigns. From how they raise money to what they do once they have it.
This episode, Kelsey looks at polling. But not the kind you expect. Kelsey talks to two of the top pollsters on both sides of the aisle about who exactly they poll, what they ask them, and how the answers change how a campaign operates.
This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell
Trump’s Popularity In South Carolina Boosts Lindsey Graham’s Odds In SC
Democrats have raised oodles of money in the South Carolina Senate race. Like, a whole lot of money. And polling shows things neck-and-neck between GOP incumbent Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. But given Trump’s top-of-the-ticket draw there, it could be tough for Democrats to score an upset.
This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and national political correspondent Don Gonyea.
Fifteen Days Out, Some GOP Lawmakers Are Distancing Themselves From Trump
Joe Biden warns that nothing is certain, while Donald Trump says everything is still possible. Just over two weeks out from the election, the campaigns are in full turnout mode. Despite the president’s confidence, though, Republicans are beginning to message that they will be an effective check on a Biden presidency.
This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.
No Compromise From NPR: Does No-Compromising Really Work?
Today we are sharing an episode of NPR’s No Compromise. The podcast series tells the story of three brothers who are determined to change gun politics. Ben, Chris, and Aaron Dorr are carving out a space to the right of the NRA and the GOP.
Discover a social media empire with an unapologetic vision of gun rights—generating millions of likes, follows, and dollars. From Guns & America, reporters Lisa Hagen of WABE and Chris Haxel of KCUR expose how these three brothers from the most uncompromising corner of the gun debate are turning hot-button issues into donations and controversy.
The final episode comes out October 20th, so now is a great time to catch up. Find more episodes here, or wherever you get your podcasts.
Donald Trump mired himself in conspiracy last night at his NBC News town hall. Joe Biden didn’t give a clear answer on court-packing, but said he’d make his position clear sometime before the election.
Voters in Michigan and Ohio are feeling differently than they did four years ago. And, more than 20 million Americans have already voted. So, what does that really tell us?
This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, and voting reporter Miles Parks.
With Biden Up Double-Digits, Dems Eye North Carolina and Georgia Senate Seats
A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Joe Biden with a double-digit national lead over President Trump. That margin makes states like North Carolina and Georgia competitive for Democrats, which is welcome news for their Senate candidates there.
This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, reporter Steve Harrison of WFAE in North Carolina, and reporter Emma Hurt of WABE in Georgia.