Two retired generals spoke out at the political conventions last month. The retired chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says they and other officers should keep their politics private.
In the past two weeks, judges have ruled against voter ID or proof-of-citizenship requirements in Texas, Kansas, North Carolina, Wisconsin and North Dakota.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Pavel Felgenhauer, a columnist for Novaya Gazeta, about how the U.S. presidential election is being covered in Russia and how the Russian public views Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
A federal judge on Monday blocked North Dakota from enforcing its strict voter ID law. Similar laws in North Carolina and Wisconsin have also been recently struck down. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Richard L. Hasen, a professor of law and political science at the University of California, Irvine, about the future of voter ID legislation.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine accepted $160,000 worth of free travel and gifts while serving as governor and lieutenant governor of Virginia. It was all legal and disclosed. NPR explores if it is still a campaign issue.
During a meeting Tuesday with the prime minister of Singapore, President Obama touted the benefits of the Trans-Pacific trade deal. But with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both on record against the deal, Obama faces a narrow path to ratification.
The GOP nominee first seemed to shrug off a crying baby at a rally, but then said: "I think she really believed me that I love having a baby crying while I'm speaking. People don't understand."
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and his son Eric both suggest a "strong, powerful" woman like Ivanka would never allow herself to be subjected to sexual harassment.
Some Justice Department veterans said they worry about the possibility of political interference in law enforcement decisions if Donald Trump wins the White House.
The president said he has disagreed on policy with Republicans and past nominees, "but I never thought they couldn't do the job." That's different this time, he said.
On balance, Americans said Trump's convention made them less likely to vote for him. Clinton's convention, meanwhile, fared far better. What could that mean for the general election?
Challenging House Speaker Paul Ryan for his seat in Wisconsin, Paul Nehlen seems to have brought Donald Trump on board his #DumpRyan campaign.
The politics team is back to discuss the controversy over Donald Trump's response to the parents of a fallen Muslim-American soldier and what impact this could have on his campaign.
Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, and NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talk about the state of cybersecurity, the recent hacking into Democratic Party systems and ISIS strategy.
The recent hacking of Democratic Party emails has raised questions about the vulnerability of other election-related technology and what potential problems could arise on Election Day.
Without using names, the president's remarks at a veterans event supported the father of a slain soldier who blasted Donald Trump for having "sacrificed nothing and no one."
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Zhang Yuanan, a reporter for a Caixan Media, a Chinese news organization. She is covering the U.S. presidential elections for a Chinese audience and she explains how citizens abroad view Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Families of U.S. troops killed in action sent an open letter to Donald Trump on Monday asking him to apologize to the parents of fallen Army Capt. Humayun Khan.
Donald Trump is campaigning in the key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania Monday, as his war of words continues with the Muslim parents of a fallen Army captain.
"This is the most complicated takeover, not only on the planet, but in history," says Max Stier, president of the Partnership For Public Service.