Steve Inskeep talks to Cuban-born Pedrito Martinez about his life and we hear some songs. Also, we hear from the Bartel family — some plan to vote for Donald Trump and others for Hillary Clinton.
Jersey City is home to a large immigrant community. Steve Inskeep talks to voters, political scientist Marion Orr of Brown University and NPR's Domenico Montanaro about the voting power of immigrants.
On Wednesday, Donald Trump hit back at Hillary Clinton in a speech attacking the Clinton Foundation and her email scandal. David Greene talks to Clinton supporter Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.
Bucks County, Pa, is the site of a heated congressional race. Steve Inskeep talks to voters in Levittown, and asks NPR's Domenico Montanaro about their concerns ahead of the 2016 election.
The politics team is back to discuss, at least in recent American history, gun laws never seem to change
The NPR Politics team breaks down Donald Trump's speech in which he laid out a series of campaign promises and leveled a slew of accusations at rival Hillary Clinton.
House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the health care component of congressional Republicans' policy agenda Wednesday, a long-awaited alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
On Wednesday, Democratic Reps. John Lewis of Georgia and James Clyburn of South Carolina led a sit-in on the House floor to protest inaction on gun legislation.
Hillary Clinton and her campaign face Donald Trump's speech leveling charges of corruption.
Donald Trump delivered a speech Wednesday attacking Hillary Clinton over various scandals, alleging that she is corrupt.
Sen. Marco Rubio announced Wednesday he will run for reelection to his Florida seat. The one-time Republican presidential candidate pledged not to run again but has reconsidered. The Florida seat is considered a competitive one for the GOP in an election cycle in which the party's control of the Senate could be in jeopardy.
Few things make Republicans more upset than the Clintons. And after weeks of missteps, Trump gave them something to cheer about.
In a speech Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic nominee said that economic growth over the past 40 years is largely thanks to women getting into the workforce. We analyze her claim.
More than half of Republicans and Democrats now have "very unfavorable" views of the opposing party, continuing a trend that's been going on for decades.
Once the House was gaveled into session, Democrats shouted down the chair. Members remained in the well of the chamber, some literally sitting on the House floor.
The presumptive Republican nominee for the White House lambasted rival Hillary Clinton for her government record and temperament. He even reached out to Bernie Sanders supporters to support him.
The U.K. is the largest source of foreign investments in the U.S. Representatives of state economic development teams weigh in on the possible impact of a "Brexit" on business in their states.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has changed his mind and will indeed run for re-election to the U.S. Senate.
As young black activists push for an overhaul of the criminal justice system, they are not necessarily turning that activism into political power at the ballot box.
Donald Trump is going to try to put Hillary Clinton on the defensive over past scandals. Meanwhile, she continues to attack Trump's fitness for office and deliberates over a vice president.