Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week


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Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will spell out what they might do to encourage growth and create jobs. Trump will offer his ideas on Monday in Detroit. Clinton will give her speech on Thursday.

Clinton Campaign Settles On Slogan After Trump Speaks At GOP Convention
Hillary Clinton has struggled to find a message that resonated, but her motto “Stronger Together” found new meaning in recent weeks due to its contrast with Donald Trump’s convention and message.

This Week In Politics: Trump To Try To Recover From Missteps
After a week of turmoil for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, Steve Inskeep discusses the fallout with columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Republican analyst John Feehery.

Thai Voters Approve Military-Backed Constitution
In a victory for the military, referendum voters in Thailand approved a draft constitution. Critics say it will entrench military control in the country.

What Will Clinton and Trump Do About Sexual Assault On College Campuses?
The candidates have discussed in-depth what they would do to combat terrorism, fix stagnated wages and reform our immigration system. But what about sexual assault?

The Week Ahead In Politics
It’s been a rough week for Donald Trump’s campaign — but his opponent, Hillary Clinton has had her stumbles as well. Ailsa Chang gets a rundown from NPR’s Ron Elving.

Campaign Fundraising Is Close: How Will That Affect The Presidential Race?
NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore about the effect of money in the presidential campaigns.

Tech Companies Embrace Election Season
More than ever before, U.S. elections are a business opportunity. Social media companies are capitalizing on attention spent on the candidates.

Questioning If An Election Will Be ‘Rigged’ Strikes At The Heart Of Democracy
The stage appears to be set for many Americans to question the legitimacy of this year’s election results. The consequences of that are unknowable and potentially dangerous.

Jill Stein Wins Green Party Nomination, Courting Disaffected Sanders Supporters
The Green Party officially nominated Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka on Saturday. With many Sanders supporters in attendance, Stein stressed she’s long stood for ideas that fueled his rise.

Jill Stein Officially Takes Green Party Nomination
The Green Party is holding its convention in Houston Saturday, the biggest in its history. Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is hoping to attract disaffected supporters of Bernie Sanders.

A Pivotal For Week For Donald Trump
The presidential race enters the sprint to the general election in November, but already Donald Trump’s fortunes seem to be changing rapidly.

Muslim Voters’ Attitudes Have Shifted ‘Dramatically’ In Past 15 Years
Dalia Mogahed, director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, gives an overview of American Muslims’ political positions both historically and during this election cycle.

How The Trump Campaign Weakened The Republican Platform On Aid To Ukraine
The changes to the GOP platform also highlight a rare instance where Trump agrees with President Obama’s policy.

How New CItizens — And First-Time Voters — Feel About The 2016 Election
Among the first-time voters this fall are new citizens. NPR’s Scott Simon caught up with three and asked how they view this election as newly minted Americans.

Libertarian VP Pick Outlines Platform, To Draw Voters Away From Major-Party Nominees
NPR’s Scott Simon asks the Libertarian vice presidential candidate to lay out the positions of his party on a range of domestic and foreign policy issues.

Rep. Curry Todd Charged With Campaign Sign Theft; Opponent Mark Lovell Posts Bail
NPR’s Scott Simon reports on a moment of grace in this nasty campaign season.

Former George W. Bush Advisor Among Foreign Policy Experts Who Say Never Trump
Kori Schake, a foreign policy adviser to President George W. Bush, is one of the Republicans who’s declared support for Hillary Clinton. Scott Simon talks with her about her choice.

As Trump Poll Numbers Slip, He Warns Of A Rigged Election
As Donald Trump’s poll numbers slip, he’s warning of a rigged elections. We get the latest from the candidate’s appearances in swing states.

#NPRreads: What Our Interns Are Reading This Week
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

Some Bernie Sanders Supporters Finding A New Home Within The Green Party
The former Democratic candidate may have been mentioned more than the Green Party’s own presumptive nominee, Jill Stein, at the third party’s convention this weekend in Houston.

Trump Launches Fundraising Blitz As GOP Donors Wonder Whether He Can Win
The Republican nominee has 21 fundraisers planned in the next 31 days — but amid falling poll numbers and a series of stumbles, some big Republican donors may not contribute to Trump’s campaign.

Donald Trump Endorses Paul Ryan, GOP Leaders He’s Criticized
After refusing to back the House speaker Tuesday, Trump took a step towards healing the party rift by issuing words of support to powerful GOP members who’ve sought to distance themselves from him.

Iranians Deeply Divided Over U.S. Presidential Candidates
NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with Ramin Mostaghim, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times in Tehran, about how people in Iran view the U.S. presidential election.

Asked About Black Friends, Clinton Says She’s ‘Blessed To Have A Crew’
In a rare outreach to journalists, the Democratic nominee spoke Friday at the joint convention for the National Associations of Black Journalists and Hispanic Journalists.

Khizr Khan Says He Would Live This Week A ‘Hundred Million Times’ Over
Khan, a Muslim-American lawyer, was thrust into the spotlight after speaking at the Democratic convention about his soldier son who was killed Iraq in 2004.

U.S. Economy Continues Growth Ahead Of Presidential Election
With new jobs numbers out Friday and the recent anemic growth in the GDP, NPR takes stock of the economy three months before the election.

Many Iranians View Donald Trump’s Candidacy With Unease
NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with Ramin Mostaghim, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times in Tehran, about how people in Iran view the U.S. presidential election.

Week In Politics: Donald Trump’s Ailing Campaign
NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about the political news of the week.

Inconsistencies Call Melania Trump’s Immigration Story Into Question
Questions about Melania Trump’s immigration history in the U.S. have surfaced this week. Trump says she has been in full compliance with U.S. immigration laws. But some immigration experts question whether she had the proper visas while working as a model.

Trump Names Wall Street And Real Estate Titans As Economic Advisers
Donald Trump’s list is heavy with successful Wall Street and real estate industry figures, but short of actual economists.

Former KKK Leader David Duke Says ‘Of Course’ Trump Voters Are His Voters
The former grand wizard is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Duke tells NPR that, based on polling by his campaign, he believes he’ll be supported by more than 75 percent of Donald Trump voters.

Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisions
Ahead of the November election, courts have fairly consistently struck down new voting restrictions, culminating in some big wins for civil rights forces, especially in North Carolina and Texas.

American Crossroads CEO On Why The GOP SuperPac Isn’t Focusing On Trump
The Karl Rove-founded group that advocates for certain candidates has turned its attention to Senate races and away from the presidential race. Its CEO, Steven Law, talks about why.

Former Klan Leader David Duke On His Senate Run And Donald Trump
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is running for Senate in Louisiana, linking his decision to Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency. Duke talks with Steve Inskeep about why he thinks the country is in a position to support him.

Across Presidential Campaign History, ‘Manliness And The Presidency Is A Real Theme’
Steve Inskeep talks with John Dickerson — of CBS’s “Face the Nation” — about his new book of presidential campaign history called “Whistlestop.”

Obama Renews Promise To Defeat ISIS, Scoffs At Claims Of Election Rigging
President Obama held a wide-ranging news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday. He talked about the presidential campaign, a recently discovered cash payment to Iran, and efforts to defeat ISIS.

Why Doesn’t Hillary Clinton Have More Press Conferences?
Hillary Clinton has come under attack from journalists and Donald Trump for her failure to have press conferences. A look at her strategy for the media.

Painting Trump As Temperamental, Clinton Attempts To Flip The Gender Script
Hillary Clinton’s campaign is trying to build a case that Trump is “temperamentally unfit to be president.” It’s a reversal of something that has long hung over female candidates.

Zika Changes The Conversations Between OB-GYNs And Patients In Florida
For some obstetricians and gynecologists, Zika virus is transforming how they practice medicine. Talks with pregnant patients now include testing for the virus and the risks of long-term effects.

Prominent Cybersecurity Leader Favors Clinton, Despite Email Debacle
Despite a server breached at the DNC and the controversy over Hillary Clinton’s private email server, a prominent cybersecurity expert say she’s the better choice for president.

Obama Holds Press Conference After Pentagon Meeting On ISIS Strategy
President Obama held a press conference Thursday ahead of his August vacation where he talked about his meeting with the Pentagon on the administration’s strategy to counter ISIS.

President Obama: The Election Will Not Be ‘Rigged’

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