Sarah McCammon

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

Donald Trump may face a skeptical public as he prepares to take office, but his staunch supporters seem ready to back him regardless of what he does as president. And they have a message for those upset with his victory: get over it. "Everybody's protesting that Trump got in," said Deborah LaGrange, a dental assistant from Des Moines, Iowa, who attended a Trump thank-you tour rally Thursday. "I'm sorry, but I didn't whine and cry when Obama got in for the last eight. I mean, pull up your...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit NPR . SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Iraqi forces in Mosul have captured ISIS fighters and also locals accused of supporting them. Many of those alleged supporters end up in a makeshift courthouse in a town just north of Mosul. NPR's Peter Kenyon watched one of those cases. PETER KENYON, BYLINE: The Skeikhan criminal court occupies a municipal office building north of Mosul. The court rooms a medium-sized office with light brown paneling and four desks. Judge Muhdi...

President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will have a major role in governing. He recently tapped Pence to take over leadership of his transition planning from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and Pence spent the day Tuesday at Trump Tower as the two men select key members of their administration. It's hard to imagine two men with more different personalities and backgrounds. Trump — with his brand name and background in real estate — was an...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that his vice president-elect, Mike Pence, will have a major role in governing. Already, Trump has put Pence in charge of the presidential transition effort. Well, the pair met today at Trump Tower in New York. That's where Trump and his closest aides are preparing for their inauguration in just over two months. And NPR's Sarah McCammon reports the two men have many...

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: And we want to turn now to the Trump campaign. Donald Trump was not backing off of his attacks. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: You can't review 650,000 new emails in eight days. You can't do it, folks. Hillary Clinton is guilty. She knows it. The FBI knows it. The people know it. And now it's up to the American people to deliver justice at the ballot box on Nov. 8. MARTIN: NPR's Sarah McCammon is...

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