Americans choose the next president one year from today. People from around the country have plenty to say about what the candidates should be discussing — and what they don't want to hear.
At a town hall event in Orangeburg, S.C., the Democrat backs reclassifying the drug so federal research can be done into its medicinal purposes — a position already held by her White House rivals.
The Carson campaign recently dropped a rap ad aimed at young black voters. Aspiring Mogul, the rapper behind the track, explains his inspiration — and his reaction to harsh responses on social media.
Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live tonight, despite protests from Hispanic groups who are angry about his criticisms of immigrants.
President Obama has rejected the application to complete the Keystone XL pipeline. Bruce Huber, professor of energy law at the University of Notre Dame, talks about the Keystone pipeline decision.
The freshman senator from Texas is biding his time, hoping to ascend like another freshman senator did to the presidency two elections ago. NPR's Wade Goodwyn focuses on Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign.
A lot of the Internet doesn't like Jeb Bush no matter what he says or does. It's a problem that might be bigger than just Jeb Bush.
Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley jabbed at Hillary Clinton during a Democratic forum in South Carolina Friday night, questioning the frontrunner's liberal bona fides.
NPR's Scott Detrow talks with host Scott Simon about the politics, perceptions, and reality of President Obama's move to reject the Keystone XL pipeline project.
With presidential candidates making demands of broadcasters for debates, and journalists admonishing candidates to raise their hands, NPR's Scott Simon asks if citizens should be posing the questions.
In the extended, 16-minute cut of Sanders' NPR interview, the presidential candidate discusses the state of his campaign, and two aspects of his political identity: being a socialist and being Jewish.
A meaningful moment in Asia, as the leaders of China and Taiwan sit down for a meeting more than 60 years in the making.
Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter was caught up in the 2007 D.C. Madam prostitution scandal. He won reelection, but now he's running for governor and a new ad hammers home the message.
President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers from environmental groups and a little bit of head scratching in the state of Texas.
NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews environmentalist Bill McKibben, who founded 350.org, about why he's celebrating Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, even though the next president can reverse it.
A Vietnam veteran tells NPR he was recently informed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that it believed he was dead. The VA's records for tens of thousands of other people remain flawed; agency officials say they don't know in many cases whether people are dead or alive.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Jon Meacham about his biography of George H.W. Bush, which includes the elder Bush's criticism of his son's administration when it came to the second war in Iraq.
Canadian Company TransCanada took a blow Friday when President Obama announced he was rejecting its request to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would have helped transport hundreds of thousands of barrels of Canadian tar sands oil from Alberta to U.S. refineries. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed disappointment.
President Obama announced Friday that he rejected a permit to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial project would have carried oil harvested from tar sands in Canada.
African-American voters turned out in record numbers for Barack Obama's historic campaign in 2008 and again in 2012. As the top Democratic presidential candidates meet at a forum in South Carolina Friday night, NPR explores what is on the minds of black voters now.