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February 12, 2016 4 Comments

It’s Clowns Vs. ‘Soldiers Of Odin’ In Finland

While an anti-migrant group called Soldiers of Odin patrols the streets, a parody group called Loldiers of Odin is responding.

February 12, 2016 15 Comments

Sanders, Clinton Clash In Last Debate Before ‘Super Tuesday’

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton clashed over healthcare reform, the influence of money in politics, foreign policy and more.

February 12, 2016 2 Comments

How Superdelegates Can And Can’t Change The Democratic Primary

Although Bernie Sanders won with a 22-point lead in New Hampshire, he and Hillary Clinton got the same number of delegate votes.

February 12, 2016 2 Comments

New Hampshire Primary, Debates Scramble 2016 Campaigns

Juana Summers of Mashable and Julie Mason of The Press Pool on SiriusXM join us for our weekly political roundtable.

February 12, 2016 Comment

What Campaign Staffers Do When Their Candidate Drops Out

The former chief digital strategist for Rand Paul provides a window into what these dedicated workers do next.

February 12, 2016 Comment

Diplomats Aim For Temporary Syria Truce In A Week

Secretary of State John Kerry praised the agreement but noted that if it can be achieved, it would only be a “pause” in fighting.

February 11, 2016 10 Comments

Fact-Checking Trump’s ’42 Percent Unemployment’ Claim

In his New Hampshire victory speech, Donald Trump claimed the unemployment rate was much higher than the official 4.9 percent.

February 11, 2016 34 Comments

Why Should Iowa And New Hampshire Get To Vote First?

Texas State Representative Lyle Larson proposes a rotating schedule for primaries, to highlight larger and more diverse states.

February 11, 2016 25 Comments

2016 Presidential Race Highlights Cultural Shifts

In addition to watching a presidential campaign, are we watching a unique cultural moment?

February 11, 2016 8 Comments

State Of The State: Wyoming, Connecticut And Kentucky

As governors across the country issue their budget plans and outline policy proposals, we check in on three states.

February 11, 2016 25 Comments

A Senator Makes The Case For Authorizing Use Of Force Against ISIS

It’s been a year since the president asked Congress to authorize the offensive already underway. Sen. Jeff Flake is pushing for a vote.

February 10, 2016 6 Comments

Killings Of Muslim Students Spark Awakening

The families of the students killed in Chapel Hill, N.C., have been working to reshape the narrative around Muslims in America.

February 10, 2016 8 Comments

Rural And Diverse, Nevada Poses New Challenges For Candidates

Democrats hold their caucuses on Saturday Feb. 20 in Nevada, and Republicans will vote in a caucus of their own Feb. 23.

February 10, 2016 9 Comments

What The N.H. Primary Results Mean For Clinton, Kasich

Democrat Hillary Clinton lost to Bernie Sanders by double digits, and Kasich was the second-place GOP finisher with 16 percent.

February 10, 2016 66 Comments

Sanders, Trump Roll To Victories In New Hampshire Primary

The Granite State made clear choices in last night’s presidential primary, as both winners ended up with 20-point victories.

February 10, 2016 21 Comments

With New Hampshire In Rearview, Candidates Head To South Carolina

The electorate in South Carolina differs dramatically from New Hampshire. Political reporter Jamie Self joins us for a primer.

February 9, 2016 15 Comments

New Hampshire Primary: The View From The Farm

Carole Soule is taking advantage of primary season to give New Hampshire’s farming community more attention.

February 9, 2016 Comment

Election Tradition: A Visit To Canterbury Country Store

It’s an election-year tradition for Here & Now to visit Toni Halla’s general store and talk politics with the patrons.

February 9, 2016 13 Comments

Obama Administration Releases Budget Plan, But It’s Dead On Arrival

Republicans in control of the Senate and the House have already said they’re not even considering the president’s proposal.

February 9, 2016 7 Comments

Voters Head To The Polls In New Hampshire

After months of intense campaigning, the primaries are finally underway in the Granite State.


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February 11 9 Comments

Gravitational Waves Discovery Confirms Einstein’s Theory

Scientists detected the gravitational waves after a pair of unusual black holes collided.

February 11 5 Comments

Pope To Visit Juárez During Mexico Trip

The border city is recreating itself after years of bloodshed – something Pope Francis lived through in Argentina.

February 11 25 Comments

A Senator Makes The Case For Authorizing Use Of Force Against ISIS

It's been a year since the president asked Congress to authorize the offensive already underway. Sen. Jeff Flake is pushing for a vote.

February 10 Comment

A Look At Prisons Around The World, With A Spotlight On Our Own

Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, "Incarceration Nations."