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Special coverage of Iowa Caucuses and upcoming primaries

Feb 1, 2016

Top Row (left to right): Ari Shapiro & Audie Cornish, Bottom Row (left to right): Michel Martin & Rachel Martin
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The Iowa Caucuses and several primaries are just around the corner. Here is the plan for special NPR coverage of the first five major contests of the nominating process. St. Louis Public Radio (STLPR) and NPR News will offer the following news specials:

 Monday, February 1, 8 p.m.

90.7 FM KWMU-1 or streaming online at stlpublicradio.org

Hosts Ari Shapiro and Audie Cornish anchor NPR News special coverage of the Iowa Caucuses. The live event will start at 8 p.m. and continue until at least 9:59 p.m.

Tuesday, February 9, 7 p.m.

90.7 FM KWMU-1 and streaming at stlpublicradio.org

Hosts Ari Shapiro and Audie Cornish will anchor special coverage of the New Hampshire Primary starting at 7 p.m.  The live event will continue until at least 8:59 p.m.

Saturday, February 20, 7 p.m.

Online streaming ONLY at stlpublicradio.org/specialcoverage

Hosts Ari Shapiro and Michel Martin will host live special coverage of the GOP South Carolina primary with coverage continuing until at least 8:59 p.m.

Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m.

90.7 FM KWMU-1 and streaming at stlpublicradio.org

Hosts Ari Shapiro and Rachel Martin will anchor live special coverage of Super Tuesday. Coverage will continue until at least 9:59 p.m. If news warrants they will stay on the air until 10:59 p.m. Primaries and caucuses are held in these states and territories:  Alabama, Alaska (GOP), American Samoa (DEM), Arkansas, Colorado, Democrats Abroad, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia.

Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m.

90.7 FM KWMU-1 and streaming at stlpublicradio.org

Hosts Ari Shapiro and Rachel Martin will anchor live special coverage of the Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio primaries. Coverage is expected to begin at 7 p.m. and continue until at least 9:59 p.m

All of the above specials will feature candidate speeches, newsmaker interviews, and updates from NPR correspondents at key candidate headquarters. Additionally, we will bring you political analysis from NPR's Mara Liasson and Ron Elving, along with others.

Should the nominating contest be prolonged beyond March 15, NPR News and St. Louis Public Radio will provide additional special coverage of primary nights.