Jimmy Flannigan ran for city council in Austin in 2014, with the slogan "Flannigan Can Fix It." When he heard about Jeb Bush's new campaign slogan, he got mad.
Led by businessman Matt Bevin, Republicans won 3 out of 5 statewide offices in Kentucky. When Bevin takes over the governor's mansion, he'll likely try to undo the state's health insurance program.
Justin Trudeau will be sworn in Wednesday as Canada's prime minister after last month's elections. Conservatives were in power for nearly a decade. Steve Inskeep talks to James Baxter of iPolitics.
Ohio voters trounced a state constitutional amendment that would have legalized recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. But the night was not a total loss for marijuana advocates.
Ben Sasse, the last Republican freshman to address the Senate this year, said this: "No one in this body thinks the Senate is laser-focused on the most pressing issues facing the nation. No one."
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Jenni Harrington, a fifth generation Nebraskan farmer, about the suspension of the permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run through her town.
Intrigue over Vatican finances is gaining steam with this week's publication of two books alleging multi-million dollar waste and theft. It follows the weekend arrest of a priest and a Vatican layperson accused of leaking confidential documents.
Tuesday is election day in many cities across the country. But without a fixed address or voter ID, it's a challenge for many homeless people to vote.
TransCanada has asked the State Department to suspend its review of its permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline Monday until Nebraska decides on its route.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Zaid Al-Ali, a visiting research scholar at Princeton University and author of The Struggle for Iraq's Future, about Chalabi, who helped convince the U.S. to invade Iraq.
Tuesday is the "off year" Election Day in some parts of the country. Here's a look at some of the interesting races going on.
U.S. Courts has hired new officers to deal with the release of drug offenders. Some "are not going to succeed. ... It's our job to minimize the harm they are going to create," chief of probation said.
If a ballot measure is approved, Ohio could become the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana. But a dueling initiative could lead to a court fight.
The Canadian firm that had been pushing for approval to build the project is asking for a time-out in the review process. Here's what you should know.
Bernie Sanders is an improbable politician. Independent, occasionally irascible, he came from the far left and an urban background to win elections in one of the most rural states in the country.
Republican presidential candidates are in a fury over the way debates have run this year. They are negotiating independent of the party with TV networks, making fairly specific editorial demands.
The political world long doubted that Donald Trump and Ben Carson, unorthodox presidential candidates, were building traditional campaign infrastructure. On the ground in Iowa, it sure looks that way.
TransCanada, which has been pushing for the U.S. to allow a new pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico, has asked the State Department to pause its review.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tried to jump start his presidential bid in his home state yesterday. In the campaign lately, he's been battling his political protege, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
Chalabi supplied information to the U.S. regarding Saddam Hussein's alleged weapons of mass destruction. No such weapons were found following the U.S. invasion.