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.
Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party won a landslide victory in Canada's national election Monday. He is the eldest son of former Canadian prime minister, Pierre Elliott Trudeau. But that doesn't necessarily mean a change in policy over issues such as trade and the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Presidential candidate Jim Webb's struggles are emblematic of a a changing Democratic Party that relies more heavily on non-white voters than at any time in history.
The former Virginia senator decries the extremes to which both parties have moved, and says he will consider running as an independent where more people identify.
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Rep. Paul Ryan could run, with or without support from the Freedom Caucus. Or he could choose not to run, leaving Boehner or perhaps a new candidate to fill the speaker's chair.
After his victory, Justin Trudeau, 43, touted "sunny ways" to a boisterous crowd in Montreal, a reference to his insistence on running a positive campaign.
Justin Trudeau is the son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
Oprah Winfrey acquired a stake in Weight Watchers and the company's stock soared. She hopes to do the same for her cable TV network with a new seven-part series on faith and religion around the world.
The former Virginia senator complained repeatedly in last week's debate he wasn't getting enough time. Now, he could be leaving the party all together for a third-party run.
The money raised by superPACs so far indicates that there is still lots more money coming into the 2016 race. But we won't know just how much until the voting begins.
With Republicans under fire for using the investigation for partisan purposes, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to appear before the Select Committee on Benghazi Thursday.
A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security says it has received official requests from both campaigns, and that those requests are now under review.
With tensions rising over Arab attacks on Israeli Jews, an Eritrean asylum seeker was mistaken for an assailant and killed — shot by a security guard and beaten by a mob.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Larry Yungk, who coordinates refugee resettlement programs with the U.S., and Allentown, Penn., Mayor Ed Pawlowski about his appeal for more refugees in his city.
Asylum seekers are still streaming into southeastern Europe in huge numbers, despite the onset of winter. Thousands are now held up at Croatia's border with Slovenia, where there are few facilities and almost no shelter from the continual pouring rain.
Online marketers know an awful lot about the shopping preferences of supporters of various Democratic presidential hopefuls.
Lessig is a passionate advocate for campaign finance reform. If he wins, he says he would pass the Citizen Equality Act of 2017 to provide voters with vouchers to fund the campaign of their choice.
Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper could be ousted by liberal Justin Trudeau, son of the iconic late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
Congress returns this week and Republicans will take up the unresolved matter Speaker John Boehner's successor. And Hillary Clinton will go before the House Benghazi Committee. Cokie Roberts explains.