President of the United States

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For the past decade, Americans have been buying tart cherries from Turkey for cheap. Tart cherry farmers in Michigan say that’s hurting their bottom line. Now they’re hoping a new bill in Washington will balance the scales.

Outside of show business, the presidency is one of the few jobs that comes with its own song.

In a tradition dating back to the 1800s, when the commander in chief enters the room, the U.S. Marine Band strikes up "Hail to the Chief."

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The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump.

NPR will be fact-checking and providing background to his remarks in real-time, paying special attention to any comments about conflicts of interest, health care and national security.

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The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom live-annotated President Obama's farewell address in Chicago Tuesday night.

The team added fact-checks and background to Obama's comments as he gave them, paying particular attention to remarks on his legacy, national security, health care and foreign policy, among other topics.

For both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the long and winding campaign road ends in Michigan.

Hillary Clinton will be at Grand Valley State in West Michigan this afternoon and Donald Trump, with Governor Mike Pence, will wrap up his campaign with a rally at 11 p.m. tonight in downtown Grand Rapids.

Earlier today, President Obama held a rally for Hillary Clinton in Ann Arbor, Governor Mike Pence campaigned in Traverse City, and Ivanka and Tiffany Trump campaigned in Hudsonville.

On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton visited churches in Flint, while Donald Trump held a rally for some 8,000 people in Sterling Heights.

Chad Livengood, political reporter for The Detroit News, joined Stateside to help explain what all this attention means.