Sarah McCammon

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

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is going into five more states with a new $10 million television ad buy. It's the largest for the Trump campaign so far, which has been relatively slow to invest in TV ads, relying instead on free media coverage and the Republican nominee's large social media following. The campaign is now targeting the battleground states of New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Virginia, and Colorado, putting Trump on the air in a total of nine states. The campaign rolled out its...

Immigration has been a galvanizing issue in Donald Trump's campaign from the beginning . But in recent days, the Republican nominee has been adjusting his position — first suggesting he'd be willing to " soften " calls to deport people in the country illegally, then returning to a more hard-line stance after criticism from prominent conservatives . But many of Trump's staunchest supporters seem unconcerned about his apparent policy shifts. Over the weekend, Trump supporters streamed in and...

Updated at 7:10 p.m. ET Like a lot of people's grandmothers, Flonzie Brown-Wright keeps a candy jar in the living room of her single-story home, which is also adorned with potted plants and family photos. For Brown-Wright, 74, this jar is a reminder of the absurd questions — questions with no real answers — that she and other African-Americans had to answer before registering to vote in Mississippi in the 1960s. "'How many jelly beans in a pound of candy? ... 'How many feathers are on a...

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Donald Trump addressed a crowd in Fredericksburg, Va., on Saturday night, and discussed one of the new features apparent in his campaign. "In recent days, across this country, I've asked the African-American community to honor me with their vote," Trump said. "I fully recognize that outreach to the African-American community is an area where the Republican Party must do better." The need for better outreach by the Republican Party and its nominee to African-Americans has been underscored as...

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