The former president's campaign trail comment that the Affordable Care Act is "the craziest thing in the world" showed up hours later in the vice presidential debate.
The race appeared to be tightening in the month of September, but after the first presidential debate Hillary Clinton has taken a consistent lead.
Statements made by Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence in last night's vice presidential debate undergo some scrutiny.
The presidential candidates could not be more different, but their vice presidential picks share many traits. NPR's Mara Liasson reviews the debate, along with pollsters Margie Omero and John Feehery.
Faith is important to both vice presidential candidates — both are devout Catholics, and both say their faith shapes their views on the death penalty and abortion.
Trump supporter Eileen Eagar, Clinton supporter Lanny Lahr, undecided Latina voter Mary Graham and reluctant Clinton supporter and Native American Majerle Lister weigh in on how the candidates did.
All thoughts of a mild-mannered and orderly VP debate were soon abandoned. Instead of elevating the discussion, two reputedly nice guys submerged their better natures in uncharacteristic bickering.
Tim Kaine and Mike Pence sparred over Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants, the charitable work of both their running mates' foundations, Vladimir Putin and abortion.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence will meet for their only debate this evening at 9 p.m. at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.
NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate starting at 9 p.m. ET.
The nearly billion-dollar losses Donald Trump appears to have claimed on some leaked tax forms could have come from risky investments in casinos, an airline and more.
The U.S. Supreme Court started its new term Tuesday short-handed and evenly divided just as it was last spring. That's because the Senate has refused to process President Obama's nominee to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
You've got questions — the NPR Politics Podcast team has answers! This week, they answer listener questions about the vice presidential nominees and the VP debate.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump is blaming an economic downturn for the massive tax loss he apparently reported in 1995. But former employees and business associates say Trump's own business decisions were mostly to blame.
The candidates for vice president debate Tuesday night in Farmville, Va. It's the only direct match-up between Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence in the 2016 campaign.
Tricia Olson gave birth to her son and was back on the job just three weeks later. Like an estimated 40 percent of working Americans, she has no family leave at all — paid or unpaid — and few options.
A developer such as Donald Trump can use a net operating loss "carryforward" to lower his taxes. That may sound weird, but the law has been in place for nearly a century, and experts say it's fair.
The outgoing leader of the Justice Department's national security unit confronted a shifting threat, from hackers tied to foreign powers to young Americans inspired by online extremism.
The winning presidential ticket has come away with no worse than a draw in eight of the nine vice presidential debates to date. Here's what you need to know.
A third-generation Mexican-American, Mary Graham says she is hoping Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence — a fellow Catholic — can persuade her in tonight's debate to vote for his ticket.