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Politics, Pundits And The Problem With The Word 'Pivot'

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Trump's African-American: 'I Am Not A Trump Supporter'

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The United States that 25-year-olds (top row) were born into is very different from the one of the 45-year-olds (middle row) and 65-year-olds NPR spoke with. Those differing circumstances and events have shaped very different political outlooks. Courtesy hide caption

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On Sept. 11, Two Wars And The Great Recession

Time is running out for a conservative to launch a national third-party presidential campaign, as Ross Perot did in 1992. Doug Mills/AP hide caption

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Is It Too Late For A Third-Party Presidential Candidate To Run?

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An Ode To The Also-Rans In American Politics

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Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, campaigns with her son at a town hall meeting at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry, N.H. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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