Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been talking a lot about guns recently. But how much will that issue matter with voters in November?
He's beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart progressive congressional candidates and state legislators, lending his fundraising prowess and national fame to boost their bids.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Libertarian journalist and editor-in-chief of Reason.com, Nick Gillespie, about the possibility of a third party candidate.
Ed Rendell, chairman of this year's Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his expectations for the convention, and how to unify the party under one candidate.
Bernie Sanders is making a strong push in California as the Democratic primary race nears its end. Polls show him in a dead heat with frontrunner Hillary Clinton in the Golden State.
Trump's recent attacks on the Clintons feel like a time warp, reintroducing Americans to a number of political scandals that dominated the 1990s. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Time columnist Joe Klein.
New Hampshire was the site of one of the first legislative battle grounds over transgender rights.
Although the de factor GOP presidential nominee had seemed open to the idea when asked by TV host Jimmy Kimmel, "it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second-place finisher," he says now.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, about the presidential candidates' energy strategies after Donald Trump rolled out his platform.
NPR previews the Libertarian Party's national convention, which will be held in Florida this weekend. At a time when many voters are unhappy with the choice between Republican and Democratic White House hopefuls, the Libertarian ticket could warrant a second look.
Alabama has hit the trifecta of political scandal. Three top elected officials — one from each branch of government — are embroiled in controversy and could be forced from office.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the presidential race and President Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan.
Hillary Clinton could lose California's primary on June 7 and still win the Democratic nomination, but she and Bernie Sanders are campaigning hard there, hoping to close out the season on a high note.
Just after Bernie Sanders thanked Kimmel for possibly securing the debate last night, Kimmel made a Batman vs. Superman joke about Democratic superdelegates.
Two top Hispanic House Democrats weigh in on what Hillary Clinton should look for in a running mate.
Donald Trump spent this week campaigning in states with upcoming primaries. The presumptive GOP nominee has been strengthening elements of his campaign. But his tone remains the same.
Since 2012, the U.S. has produced more oil and gas than any other country even as solar and wind power have also experienced huge growth.
Hillary Clinton doesn't have the biggest rallies. Her bumper stickers and campaign signs aren't particularly visible. It seems her supporters are laying low. Here's why.
The NPR politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news. They discuss why Trump is now the official presumptive nominee for the Republican Party.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma about why the House funding package is enough for now to confront the spread of the Zika virus in the U.S.