The vote to override Obama's veto of a Sept. 11 lawsuit bill pits lawmakers from both parties against Saudi Arabia. On the other hand, the Senate has cleared the way for arms sales to the kingdom.
The Arizona Republic has endorsed a Democrat for president for the first time in 126 years. Steve Inskeep talks to Nicole Carroll, editor of the paper, about why they are backing Hillary Clinton.
The Internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.
The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill that allows the victims of Sept. 11 to sue Saudi Arabia for any role it may have played in the terror attacks. This is the first time Congress has successfully acted to overrule the president's veto.
There is a fairly cheap and easy way to clean up voting rolls — about 1 in 8 of which in the U.S. is inaccurate. But, as Renata Sago of member station WMFE reports, Florida has refused to join, citing legal concerns about sharing voter data with other states.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Brian Walsh, a GOP strategist, about the party's presidential candidate, Donald Trump. He says his father's company was "stiffed" by Trump in the 1980s.
FBI Director James Comey faced hours of questioning Thursday from the House Judiciary Committee over his agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.
The Anti-Defamation League lists a number of symbols used by hate groups. Now among them is a cartoon frog named Pepe — but how did this odd image come to be associated with hate speech?
NPR is asking audiences to share something that they want their leaders in Washington to know about why this election matters to them.
Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."
After weeks of negotiations, agreement over aid to Flint, Mich. will keep the government running through mid-December, narrowly avoiding a Sept. 30 deadline.
For the first time in its 126-year history, the Arizona Republic has endorsed a Democrat for president. The paper acknowledged Hillary Clinton's missteps, but said Donald Trump poses a serious threat.
Trump campaigned in the swing state of Florida following the debate with Hillary Clinton. He touted the favorable results of unscientific online tallies where debate watchers picked their favorites.
The bill would let victims' families of the Sept. 11 attacks sue Saudi Arabia for aiding or financing the attacks. The White House says the move could put U.S. interests and personnel at risk.
An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen, making it the most-watched debate ever.
Many pundits and observers anticipated a record or near-record TV audience for Monday night's debate — the first of three — between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The predictions indicate that the media consumption habits of many Americans have changed since the last set of presidential debates four years ago.
The practice of stop and frisk came up repeatedly in the first presidential debate. NPR takes a look at whether the assertions comport with the facts.
Donald Trump headed to the battleground state of Florida on Tuesday after his first debate with Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton campaigned in North Carolina Tuesday on the heels of her first debate with Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton is feeling confident after the first presidential debate, while Donald Trump tried to clean up some gaffes from Monday night.