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Trump Rejects Intel Briefings As Top GOP Lawmakers Vow Probe Of Russia Hacking

AP | Dec. 11, 2016 10:33 a.m. | Washington

Key congressional Republicans joined Democrats in demanding a bipartisan investigation into the Kremlin's activities and questioned consideration of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson — who has close business ties with Moscow — as head of the State Department.

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Vice President-Elect Mike Pence Set To Govern At Trump's Side

NPR | Nov. 16, 2016 7:31 a.m.

President-elect Donald Trump has made clear that his future vice president will have a major role in governing.

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Bernie Sanders Calls For 'Fundamental Reassessment' Of Democratic Party

NPR | Nov. 15, 2016 5:10 a.m.

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his new book, Our Revolution, which outlines his programs to combat inequality, discrimination and lack of opportunity in the U.S.

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Oregon Senators Call Trump Strategist A 'White Nationalist'

OPB | Nov. 14, 2016 6:15 p.m.

Oregon’s two U.S. senators have condemned President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of a key member to his incoming administration: former Breitbart News CEO Steve Bannon as chief strategist.

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Rural Voters Played A Big Part In Helping Trump Defeat Clinton

NPR | Nov. 14, 2016 8:06 a.m.

While Republicans have held relatively steady since 2008 with urban and suburban voters, they have made considerable gains in rural America.

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Women Rush To Get Long-Acting Birth Control After Trump Wins

NPR | Nov. 14, 2016 7:59 a.m.

Birth control may be harder to get under the Trump administration, but not right away.

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After 4 Decades Of Breaking Molds, Clinton Failed To Shatter The Ultimate Ceiling

NPR | Nov. 13, 2016 8:24 a.m.

After 40 conflict-filled years in public life, Hillary Clinton's political career ended after failing to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling.

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'I Take This Very Personally': Washington Voters React To Trump's Victory

Northwest News Network | Nov. 9, 2016 11:30 a.m.

At the Trump victory party in Spokane Valley, Washington, Republicans said they were looking for a candidate who could bring jobs to eastern Washington and the rest of the nation.

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President Obama Speaks On Trump Win, Clinton Loss

NPR | Nov. 9, 2016 9 a.m.

President Obama spoke on Wednesday, a day after the candidate he hoped would carry on his legacy suffered a devastating blow to Donald Trump.

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4 Things To Know About Election Night

OPB | Nov. 9, 2016 5:30 a.m.

The presidency wasn't the only major turning point that happened on election night.

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As 'Blue Wall' Shows Signs Of Strain, Here Are Battlegrounds To Watch For

NPR | Nov. 8, 2016 8:46 p.m.

To win, Hillary Clinton needs to keep states carried by President Obama. But early results show Trump is over-performing in the industrial north.

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So, Which Is It: Bigly Or Big-League? Linguists Take On A Common Trumpism

NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 4:56 p.m.

If you've followed the 2016 presidential election, you've probably heard Donald Trump say it: "bigly." Or is that "big-league"? We asked linguists settle the score — and offer a little context, too.

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Fact-Checking Trump's Position On 'Partial-Birth' Abortion

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 5:14 a.m.

In the final debate, Trump said he supports the federal ban on partial-birth abortion because it can happen "as late as one or two or three or four days prior to birth." But that is not at all likely.

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Trump's Attempt To Refocus Campaign Gets Obscured By One Blinding Final Debate Moment

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 5:10 a.m.

Donald Trump refused to say he would honor election results and was unsuccessful in changing the narrative that is enveloping his campaign. Hillary Clinton fired as many taunts as Trump landed blows.

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The Final Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And 5 Videos)

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 4:09 a.m.

The final presidential debate was fast-moving with candidates clashing. Clinton was on the offense; Trump aggressively punched back.

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Fact-Check: Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton's Final Presidential Debate

OPB | Oct. 19, 2016 4:15 p.m.

The debate is over. Now it’s time to check what the candidates said against the facts.

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Melania Trump Stands By Her Husband, Dismisses Comments As 'Boy Talk'

NPR | Oct. 17, 2016 6:11 p.m.

The GOP nominee's wife said in an interview with CNN that she believes her husband when he denies allegations brought forward by multiple women that he groped or inappropriately kissed them.

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OPB Politics Now: Live Event Special Digs Into Oregon And Washington Races

OPB | Oct. 17, 2016 1 p.m.

In this special episode of "OPB Politics Now," we dig into presidential politics, new polling on Oregon races and some fascinating ballot measures in Washington.

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What's In The Latest WikiLeaks Dump of Clinton Campaign Emails

NPR | Oct. 15, 2016 5:19 a.m.

WikiLeaks is meting out a trove of hacked emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. The latest release includes commentary on Catholicism and risotto.

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Rep. Greg Walden Distances Himself From GOP Nominee: 'I Don't Know Donald Trump'

OPB | Oct. 11, 2016 3:15 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, campaigning in Iowa for a GOP congressman, repeatedly sought to distance House Republicans from Donald Trump