President Obama traveled to West Virginia to talk about prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction Wednesday.
Ben Carson has put his presidential campaign on hold and will spend the next two weeks on a book tour.
Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan has announced he is open to serving as speaker of the house. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep. Charlie Dent, a Pennsylvania Republican, about the future of the House.
Turns out Hillary Clinton isn't the only government official with an email issue. Many state lawmakers use personal accounts to do official business, including those in Alabama.
Joe Biden said Wednesday the window has closed for him to run for president. And with those words in a Rose Garden address, Vice President Biden took himself out of the running for president.
His political instincts, his ability to make a critical decision, told him not to run. And he listened.
There are plenty of ways to explain why Biden isn't running. Polling, endorsements and fundraising are three good ones.
Joe Biden signaled the end of his political career with his decision not to run for president. Here are some moments that have defined Biden's four decades in elected office.
President Obama is slated to speak in West Virginia Wednesday afternoon, but protesters were lining up hours beforehand — and their welcome wasn't exactly hospitable.
After a long and very public flirtation with a third White House bid, the vice president has ultimately decided against a late entrance into the presidential race.
The vice president concluded Wednesday that his window "has closed" on running for president. He's had a long and colorful career. Here are some serious (and not so serious) things to know about him.
During a talk in Washington D.C. Tuesday, Biden portrayed himself as the natural heir to the Obama legacy.
When you think about it, it's a little crazy that now, more than a year away from Election Day, might be "too late" for Joe Biden to run.
Just 10 people have donated to the former Rhode Island governor's quixotic campaign. We asked them why.
The Wisconsin Republican reluctantly said he would run for speaker, but only if the rebellious factions of the House GOP Conference will unite behind him.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will unveil his proposed plans for managing Western land and resources at an announcement in Reno, Nev. on Wednesday. Public land management is a divisive and hot-button issue in the West and especially challenging for Republicans.
Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona, a co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus, weighs in on Rep. Paul Ryan's decision to run for House Speaker if all factions of the party agree to support him. The group met with Ryan Tuesday night.
After a week and a half of mounting pressure, Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan announced he is open to serving as Speaker of the House after all — but with conditions: his fractured Republican caucus must unite behind him before he enters the race. Attention will now focus on a group of several dozen conservatives who will need to decide this week whether to back Ryan.
"Our experience has been ... that you really can reduce crime and incarceration at the same time," says Ronal Serpas of the new group, Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarceration.
Ryan, who has been pressured to run for the speakership by several prominent GOP colleagues, says that if the divided party unites behind him, he will run for House speaker.