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2016 Campaign Connection

Your roundup of the 2016 Presidential Campaign from PBS, NPR and across public media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year.


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Reporting on Campaign Finance

Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory
MARKETPLACE

Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory

Chances are good, especially if you live in a swing state, that you’re being bombarded by political ads.

Trump continues to trail well behind Clinton in fundraising
NPR

Trump continues to trail well behind Clinton in fundraising

Donald Trump raised $90 million in August. But it's no match for Hillary Clinton, who raised $143 million in August, her campaign reported.

Clinton campaign halfway to $1 billion fundraising goal
PBS NEWSHOUR

Clinton campaign halfway to $1 billion fundraising goal

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is halfway to its goal of raising a billion dollars for the 2016 race, according to her finance director.

MARKETPLACE

With Trump, the more he tells us, the less we know

Presidential candidates are required to disclose the sources of their income to the FEC. But we don't always get a full picture of their true wealth.

MARKETPLACE

Major political donors like the Kochs now focusing on loc...

The decision to focus down-ballot is also about getting bang for the buck.

NPR

Money race accelerates for Clinton and Trump

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both had a second month of strong fundraising in July, the month that they claimed their parties' nominations.

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New York NOW | Podcasts

Boreas Ponds Debate Continues

In May 2016 the state announced the completion of the largest land acquisition in more than 100 years, The Boreas...

MSNBC's Steve Kornacki analyzes the 2016 Presidential Race.
Investigative journalist Wayne Barrett reflects on his decades covering Donald Trump.
Clinton and Cruz visit upstate; discussion of newly-enacted state budget.
What does Trump's ascension in the presidential race mean for the State Republican party?
Revisit Hillary Clinton's first run for public office in 2000.