Since the last presidential election, a growing economy has sent the unemployment rate plunging. That improvement has changed the political conversation, but it hasn't stopped worries about wages.
Linda Wertheimer and Domenico Montenaro look at the past week in politics: Trump and Clinton traded accusations of bigotry and racism, while Trump continued to struggle to define his immigration plan.
Donald Trump takes his campaign to Iowa where he'll take part in a political fundraiser that merges a pig roast and motorcycles.
One can easily imagine Hillary Clinton having some affinity with the "front porch" style campaign of the late 19th century, while Donald Trump personifies the "whistle stopping" style that came next.
In Florida, perfect timing and alert medical staff saved a teen from almost certain death. But in North Carolina, one young woman died of an amoeba infection after rafting at a popular tourist site.
At Iowa freshman Sen. Joni Ernst's motorcycle ride and barbecue fundraiser, Trump didn't attend the ride, but addressed participants in a much-needed bid to draw support from influential GOP leaders.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has publicly tried to reach out to minority voters. But that outreach may really be aimed at improving his standing with suburban white voters.
Donald Trump met with black and Latino supporters this week to try to gain favorability among minority voters. Former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson was in that meeting and supports Trump.
In an effort to reach out to minority voters, Trump met with a group of Black and Hispanic leaders on Thursday. Scott Simon speaks with Pastor Mark Burns, who's supported Trump since the primaries.
Donald Trump softened his stance on deportations this week, or did he? And questions on the Clinton Foundation continue to fly in a week when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump called each other bigots.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Donald Trump's shift on immigration and Hillary Clinton's speech linking Trump to white supremacists.
After launching his presidential campaign with promises to deport millions of immigrants in this country illegally, Donald Trump has taken positions on the issue that have confused people.
Voting laws have been getting a lot of attention recently and more twists and turns can be expected before the election in November. Here's an update on where the laws stand.
Stephen K. Bannon, the new Trump campaign chief, is the third top Trump adviser who's landed in hot water during this campaign.
GOP Sen. Pat Toomey and his Democratic opponent Katie McGinty are battling it out in the Philadelphia area suburbs.
Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump for aligning with the "alt-right." David Greene talks to Nicole Hemmer, University of Virginia professor and author of a forthcoming book Messengers of the Right.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Rob Darling, a former White House physician, about how much voters have a right to know about the medical histories of presidential candidates.
Hillary Clinton's interviews from the month of April offer some insight into her strategy and how she has approached the media.
Women are the decisive vote in the Pennsylvania Senate race, where Democratic challenger Katie McGinty is seeking to oust GOP Sen. Pat Toomey. They are competing for women voters worried about economic and national security. The battleground is the Philadelphia-area suburbs.
Hillary Clinton delivered a speech Thursday aimed at tying Donald Trump to white supremacists and the "alt-right" movement.