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Tune to HPPR for continuous election coverage on its FM stations and web stream from 7pm-2am CT.  Coverage may extend past 2am if the presidential race remains undecided.  

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HPPR will provide continuous election night coverage from 7pm-2am CT on November 6, immediately following the usual broadcast of All Things Considered.  In the event that the presidential race remains undecided and results are still coming in, coverage may extend past 2am.  NPR News will provide coverage from a national perspective and HPPR staff will report results of congressional and state-level positions and issues within the High Plains region.  In addition to providing coverage on all of its broadcast stations

Foreign policy proved to be a subject that kept the tone mostly substantive tonight in the third and final debate between President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney before the Nov. 6 election.

HPPR will provide live coverage of the final presidential debate on all of its broadcast stations and web stream on Monday, October 22, starting at 8 pm CT.

In a town hall-style debate that saw the candidates constantly challenge each other on issues ranging from the economy to the handling of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney got up close and personal at times Tuesday night.

HPPR will provide live coverage of the second presidential debate on all of its broadcast stations and its web stream on Tuesday, October 16, starting at 8 pm CT.  HPPR.org will feature a live chat hosted by NPR's Frank James as well as live blogging from NPR’s It’s All Politics blog.

Vice President Biden and his Republican opponent, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, had a lively debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky., this evening — one marked by Biden's aggressive challenges to many of the Republican vice presidential nominee's claims and Ryan's oft-repeated message that the Obama-Biden administration's policies aren't working.

The discussion was steered by ABC News' Martha Raddatz. It's the only vice presidential debate of the campaign.

HPPR is currently carrying coverage of the final presidential debate on all of its broadcast stations and web stream. Listen now and follow the Live Chat and NPR All Politics Liveblogging, just below.

HPPR will provide live coverage of the vice-presidential debate on Thursday, October 11, starting at 8 pm CT from the Centre College in Danville, KY.  The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each.

Kansas governor Sam Brownback is raising concerns about the national and global economy to justify state budget cut planning, deflecting concern over the impact of large tax reductions approved last year.