Politics

4:13am

Thu August 20, 2015
It's All Politics

How Realistic Is Donald Trump's Immigration Plan?

Originally published on Fri August 21, 2015 9:08 pm

Donald Trump wears what's become a campaign signature: his "Make America Great Again" hat. Part of making the country great again, Trump says, is implementing his hard-line immigration plan.
Scott Heppell AP

Donald Trump's immigration plan is — like the candidate — flashy, strident and headline-grabbing. Fox News called it "an early Christmas gift" for immigration hawks. Conservative commentator Ann Coulter pronounced it "the greatest political document since the Magna Carta."

But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's unrealistic and unworkable.

Donald Trump could write "Immigration Reform for Dummies." He makes a complex issue simple and sexy.

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4:13am

Thu August 20, 2015
NPR Story

How Colorado Politics Could Interfere With New EPA Standards

Originally published on Thu August 20, 2015 7:07 am

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3:48am

Thu August 20, 2015
It's All Politics

This Famous Campaign Stop Is Actually A Mirage

Originally published on Thu August 20, 2015 5:20 pm

Lindsey Graham (left) and Bob Schroeder at Robie's Country Store in Hooksett, N.H.
Brady Carlson New Hampshire Public Radio

Robie's Country Store, in Hooksett, N.H., has become an almost ritual stop on the presidential campaign trail — one of those places where anyone who is running is pretty much guaranteed to make an appearance. The business isn't what it once was, but presidential hopefuls keep showing up.

The store has stood on the bank of the Merrimack River, between Concord and Manchester, since 1887. When the candidates get there, most know what's expected.

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4:25pm

Wed August 19, 2015
Politics

Government Inquiry Into Clinton Emails Likely To Widen

Originally published on Wed August 19, 2015 5:16 pm

The Justice Department could soon expand its investigation into the email controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of a private server while secretary of state.
Mary Altaffer AP

For now, federal authorities characterize the Justice Department inquiry into Hillary Clinton's private email server as a security situation: a simple matter of finding out whether classified information leaked out during her tenure as secretary of state, and where it went.

Except, former government officials said, that's not going to be so simple.

"I think that the FBI will be moving with all deliberate speed to determine whether there were serious breaches of national security here," said Ron Hosko, who used to lead the FBI's criminal investigative division.

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3:59pm

Wed August 19, 2015
Law

Justice Department Inquiry Into Hillary Clinton Email Server Continues

Originally published on Wed August 19, 2015 5:33 pm

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