American Muslims In Public Life Say They Face Outsized Scrutiny

May 15, 2019 - 5:02am EDT
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Many say the storm of criticism around Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), the first black Muslim woman in Congress, is more about who she is than what she says. Her experience is familiar to other Muslim leaders.

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What do you do when Election Day is a week away, you're down in the polls and more than 60 million votes have already been cast? If you're President Trump, you hit the road.

Oct 26 - 8:07pm EDT

The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court's conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat just about a week before Election Day.

Oct 26 - 7:58pm EDT

Democrats and progressive groups had asked the justices to intervene after a federals appeals court blocked the ballot-receipt plan.

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With control of the Senate at stake, record amounts of outside money are flooding into races. In North Carolina, nearly $200 million has come in, dwarfing the money raised by the candidates.

Oct 26 - 4:02pm EDT

The Senate is expected to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday in a mostly party-line vote. Her addition to the court days before the election has been a campaign issue.

Oct 26 - 4:02pm EDT

Tens of millions of dollars are being spent in states to turn enough state legislative seats to flip party control. After a Republican sweep in 2010, Democrats are on the offensive this year.

Oct 26 - 4:02pm EDT

The national election will take place in eight days. NPR checks in on what the Trump and Biden campaigns are doing in their final stretch.

Oct 26 - 11:31am EDT

Skirmishes broke out after some counter-demonstrators yanked flags off of vehicles – and some drivers and passengers got out of their cars.

Oct 26 - 8:00am EDT

He is getting outspent on advertising by his Democratic challenger Joe Biden. But the president's campaign says in-person events, rallies and outreach are making up the difference.