As activists gather in Richmond, Va. for a rally in support of a $15 minimum wage, stakeholders on both sides of the debate speak about how best to raise wages across the country.
At a campaign rally on Friday night, Donald Trump told Pennsylvania voters to monitor polling locations. Critics say his call to action is a form of voter intimidation.
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This week Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton gave major speeches on the economy, but most of the attention was on their gaffes and controversies.
The conservative blog RedState hosts its annual gathering in Denver this weekend. NPR's Scott Simon talks to radio host Glenn Beck who is giving the keynote speech.
Trump's struggle to appeal to Mormon voters could make Utah a swing state. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Chris Karpowitz, of Brigham Young University's Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy.
Hillary Clinton wrapped up a week touring battleground states. She spent much of her time criticizing Donald Trump, much to her supporters' delight.
While both candidates diverge vastly on many issues, they also have some surprising areas of agreement.
In an election year characterized by populist energy over economic concerns like jobs and trade, the gap between the wealth of both major party candidates and typical voters is striking.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Hillary Clinton's release of her tax returns and the candidates' economic speeches.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to economist Diane Swonk about the economic plans of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton's release of her tax returns and the pressure on Donald Trump to follow suit draws attention to the candidates' wealth. On the trail, they try hard to connect with working class voters.
"I don't know people who weren't aware of the stats that were just published. I don't know them. We already know the score."
The former presidential candidate bought a lake-front summer vacation home for $575,000 this week. Some of his former supporters weren't happy about it and questioned his socialist bona fides.
Knowing everything there is to know about someone's financials is intrusive. So how did the tradition start — and why do we care?
The Clinton campaign says Hillary and Bill Clinton paid their 2015 federal taxes at a rate of 34.2 percent. The couple's overall tax rate was 43.2 percent, the campaign said.
As a federal state of emergency ends for Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver says residents don't trust that government officials have fully addressed the lead contamination of their water.
Polls show Hillary Clinton is leading among white, college-educated voters — a demographic group that has consistently voted Republican for decades. But Donald Trump has pushed many over to Clinton.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the conservative think tank American Action Forum about Hillary Clinton's speech.
The vast majority of political headlines have been about Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton is fine with the attention Trump has been getting because the stories have been dragging down his poll numbers.