Political commentator Gayle Trotter hosts a podcast called Right in DC and has supported Donald Trump since July. She reflects on the election results and the campaign season.
Clinton failed to fire up the Obama coalition in a big way, and Democrats have cratered with blue-collar white voters.
Sanders' most ardent supporters say the Vermont socialist could have won over working-class voters in states such as Michigan and Wisconsin that Hillary Clinton lost.
At the end of election week, NPR's Tom Goldman joins Scott Simon to reflect on a year in which politics seeped into every aspect of America life, including sports.
The president-elect vowed faster economic growth through business tax cuts and leasing federal lands for energy developments. Scott Simon speaks to economist Stephen Moore, one of Trump's advisors.
In Michigan and other Midwest states, many women say they'd love to see a female president someday, but a candidate's gender shouldn't be a reason to vote for her.
After Hillary Clinton's defeat, the Democratic Party is doing some soul-searching. NPR's Scott Simon talks to long-time Democratic strategist Tad Devine about how the party moves forward.
Marine Le Pen of the National Front Party congratulated Trump on his win. Scott Simon talks to Le Monde editorial director Sylvie Kauffmann about parallels between French and American politics.
The polls missed Donald Trump's election. Individual polls missed, although national polls weren't far off. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sean Trende of Real Clear Politics.
Donald Trump's victory in Indiana was even bigger than expected. Now, blue collar workers have high hopes that Trump can bolster manufacturing and bring back jobs from overseas, as promised.
President-elect Donald Trump named his transition committee on Friday, which contains many familiar names from his campaign, from top surrogates, to his children.
Journalists, pundits, and many Americans were shocked when Donald Trump won the presidential election. It illuminates just how easy it is to live in a bubble, reinforced by social media channels.
NPR journalists around the world weigh in on some of the most pressing international issues facing President-elect Donald Trump — from trade with China, relations with Russia and fighting ISIS.
Candidates promise all kinds of things. But once they get into office, it's not always possible to carry through on them. We ask, can Trump do the things he's pledged to do?
Residents of rural Pennsylvania turned to Donald Trump after feeling a growing level of economic anxiety. But they're going to be watching to see if he follows through on his promises in Washington.
After many elections in which they'd been important but not decisive, Latinos thought they'd be able to exert influence in Washington. Instead, their expectations were dashed by a Republican sweep.
The Facebook CEO says the idea that fake news influenced the U.S. presidential election is "a pretty crazy idea." And he says it's a "very small volume" of the content on the site.
This week, for many schools and teachers, their lesson plans went out the window and a new one appeared: How to teach about, and what to say to students, following the historic election.
NAFTA has long united the economies of the United States, Mexico and Canada. With Donald Trump headed to the White House, trade partners say they're open to talks.
President-elect Donald Trump's energy plan includes a promise to develop clean coal. Clean coal is a technology that has struggled for years and is unlikely to be competitive with cheap natural gas.