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Michel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Oreskes, Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody about Donald Trump and how he's leading politics to increasingly bypass media as gatekeepers.



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No, this isn't a parody: The presidential candidate has a folk album.
Sunday January 31st is the deadline in most states to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to those previously uninsured, with a focus on Hispanics.
Heidi Cruz has been one of the most visible spouses on the campaign trail this year, appearing alongside her husband, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and campaigning solo on his behalf.
The once-great gambling town has made a deal with New Jersey to turn it's finances around. Christian Hetrick, who's been following the story for the Press in Atlantic City updates Scott Simon.
Can the spread of the Zika virus be curtailed by eliminating mosquitoes that carry it? Professor Anthony James of UC Irvine discusses the consequences of pesticides to our health and on the ecosystem.
Iowa voters will start the process of deciding who the next president will be. But they'll do it in a way that can mystify outsiders — meeting in schools, gymnasiums and even neighbors' living rooms.
In the home stretch before the Iowa caucuses, candidates are stumping hard, after months of fierce campaigning. The races are too close to call, but both Democrats and Republicans are imploring their supporters to get out and caucus on their behalf.
Clinton has more than two dozen policy proposals from Alzheimer's to drug addiction — more than 50,000 words of them. But can all those plans inspire people to caucus for her in Iowa?
Chances are good that the Smithsonian will soon add a 'Make America Great Again' hat and a 'Feel the Bern' shirt to its collection of political memorabilia.
The State Department will not release 37 pages of Clinton emails because they are top secret. The latest turn in the controversy of her private email server comes days before the Iowa caucuses.
With only a few days until the Iowa caucuses, NPR Politics discusses big moments from the latest Republican debate and what it's like to knock on doors with the Clinton and Sanders campaigns.
One strain of dog flu causing outbreaks in the U.S. appears to be especially contagious, making it likely more dogs than usual will get sick, veterinarians say. Still, 90 percent of cases are mild.
We hear excerpts of speeches by the two leading Democratic presidential candidates as they give their closing arguments to Iowa voters.
We hear excerpts of speeches by the three Republicans leading in Iowa as they give their closing arguments to Iowa voters.
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz were the clear front-runners in Thursday night's debate. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Ron Elving about what that means for the rest of the candidates.
A nonprofit in Idaho is training better-prepared teachers who'll be less likely to leave the classroom after a year or two.
The Republican Spanish-language response to State of the Union was almost identical to the one delivered in English, except on the issue of immigration. Will that help or hurt with Latino voters?
The majority of American egg producers, when they order new chicken houses, are choosing cage-free systems. That's a sea change driven by consumer demand for cage-free eggs.
China's slowdown and plummeting oil prices have investors spooked, and some are heading for the exits. There's concern the selloff in stocks signals tougher times ahead for the U.S. economy.