Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon worked for Iowa Public Radio as Morning Edition Host from January 2010 until December 2013.

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: In less than two hours, the first polls will close, and we'll begin seeing the results of the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton could become the first woman elected to the nation's highest office or Donald Trump could pull off an upset that reshapes our political system. Trump was laughed off by many when he entered the race in June of last year, but he's tapped into a major populist force in American...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: We are going to win the great state of North Carolina. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) HILLARY CLINTON: Hello, Pittsburgh. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) TRUMP: Florida's my second home, a state I love so much. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) CLINTON: It is great to be back in Western Michigan. Thank you. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan -...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: And we want to turn now to the Trump campaign. Donald Trump was not backing off of his attacks. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: You can't review 650,000 new emails in eight days. You can't do it, folks. Hillary Clinton is guilty. She knows it. The FBI knows it. The people know it. And now it's up to the American people to deliver justice at the ballot box on Nov. 8. MARTIN: NPR's Sarah McCammon is...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. SARAH MCCAMMON, BYLINE: And I'm Sarah McCammon traveling with the Trump campaign. He's headed back to Michigan today. Trump is arguing that he can pick up electoral votes in unlikely places. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: We're going into what they used to call Democrat strongholds where we're now either tied or leading. We're going to Minnesota. MCCAMMON: That was Trump in Tampa, Fla. yesterday. Minnesota is an...

When Donald Trump decided to run for president — after flirting with politics for many years, and gaining a following on the right for questioning President Obama's birthplace — the real estate developer and businessman from Queens was dismissed and laughed at by political observers. Many largely wrote the whole thing off as a publicity stunt. But Trump's astonishing rise to the Republican nomination was marked by an aura of invincibility unlike any politician in memory. In the early days of...

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