Jury selection begins Thursday in the case of two allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. They're on trial for their alleged roles in lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in 2013. Christie is not on trial, but evidence could reveal new information about whether he was aware of the lane closures.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are campaigning across many battleground states this week, where Clinton holds advantages even as the race tightens.
Hillary Clinton unveiled a list of endorsements from 95 former military officers, a day after Donald Trump announced the support of 88 former generals and admirals.
The widening disparity that extends through Election Day worries Senate Republicans as they try to hold onto a fragile majority.
In an open letter, they said they believe America needs a leader who has not been deeply involved with the hollowing out of the military. Steve Inskeep talk to retired Rear Admiral Philip Anselmo.
Registered independent, retired Air Force Gen. Lloyd Newton, announced his endorsement of Democrat Hillary Clinton. Scores of retired military officers endorsed Donald Trump on Tuesday.
Donald Trump campaigned in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday night and discussed the latest revelations involving Hillary Clinton's private email system from her time as secretary of State.
Aside from attacking Donald Trump while campaigning, Hillary Clinton is making her pitch to be president with a relatively large volume of policy plans that don't make for snappy sound bites.
In a scathing takedown, the reliably Republican Dallas Morning News declines to endorse Donald Trump's bid for the presidency.
The Senate is back for its brief autumn session, but no one expects the majority Republicans to break their blockade on the nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The GOP has vowed to keep that seat open for the next president to fill.
The Senate is back for its brief autumn session, but no one expects the majority Republican body to break its blockade on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
Donald Trump brushed aside questions this week about the fine he paid over an improper contribution the Trump Foundation made to a political committee associated with Florida's attorney general. At the time, the attorney general was considering whether to pursue a fraud investigation of Trump University.
Congress returns Tuesday after a seven week recess and will face an end of September deadline to fund the government and prevent a shutdown. Lawmakers will also have to decide how to fund efforts to combat the spread of Zika. And all of this must be done in an election year where some Congress members face tough re-election battles of their own.
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has died. Schalfly championed traditional roles for women and led opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment. She helped move the Republican Party to the right on issues including abortion rights and same-sex marriage.
President Obama cancelled a meeting with Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte after the Filipino leader insulted Obama's mother. The U.S. has been critical of the Filipino government's crackdown on drugs with more than 2,000 people killed in the last two months.
The media have used a variety of epithets to describe white working-class Trump supporters. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says these terms embody the class contention that is central to this year's election.
Two months after former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson accused Fox News' then-chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, the network agrees to a payment, and an apology.
Steve Inskeep talks to Morehouse College professor Marc Lamont Hill, who says it's important that Americans, who may be considered to be uninformed citizens, vote in presidential elections.
Labor Day marks the traditional start of campaign season but this has been anything but a traditional campaign. We examine the state of the presidential race and what we should be paying attention to.
After a 7-week summer break, Congress returns to Capitol Hill. Lawmakers are scheduled to spend the month of September on a very short to-do list before leaving again ahead of November' election.