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How Conventions Work

How Conventions Work Are you still confused how nominating conventions and superdelegates work? Boris Heersink, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Fordham University and author of the upcoming book, Republican Party Politics and the American South, 1865-1968 explains the…

LISTEN: Nevada Caucuses Live Coverage

LISTEN: Nevada Caucuses Live Coverage The Democratic presidential primary is heading west. After contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, the party’s presidential hopefuls enter a new phase of the campaign in the more diverse state of Nevada. Listen to NPR’s…

Ask Governor Murphy: Toxic Water, Toxic Politics, and More.

Ask Governor Murphy: Toxic Water, Toxic Politics, and More. Lead in Newark’s drinking water is forcing residents to line up for bottled water, and that could cause political problems for Governor Phil Murphy. Do you have questions for the governor?  Toxic…

Washington Goes To The Moon

Washington Goes To The Moon The Apollo 11 Moon landing story is always the story of the people at Mission Control, Neil Armstrong and the engineers that accomplished this incredible technological feat. Very few people then look at what happened in…

Jeffrey Epstein Charges; Instagram And Bullies

Jeffrey Epstein Charges; Instagram And Bullies How is it that a multimillionaire got a sweetheart deal for sex crimes? New charges are bringing up old questions about Jeffrey Epstein. Julie Brown and Elie Honig join Jane Clayson. Plus, Instagram’s anti-bullying…

Modi Wins In Landslide Election, A Victory For Hindu Nationalists

Modi Wins In Landslide Election, A Victory For Hindu Nationalists Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected and his party is poised to take more seats than the 2014 election, signaling India’s support of the strongman leader and his…