In a presidential campaign where political outsiders are leading, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tells GOP voters that he is taking on the system from within. This week, he made that pitch in Iowa.
Presidential campaigns are trying to show donors how wisely they are spending funds, which highlights the limits to how much superPACs can defray traditional campaign costs.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to New York Times reporter Mujib Mashal about the clashes between the Taliban and ISIS, and the struggles of Afghan civilians caught in the middle.
An online university based in Berlin opened Thursday where refugees can begin to earn bachelor's degrees, even if they lack the documents required to start a regular college.
President Obama urged calm amid the recent Israeli-Palestinian violence at a press conference with the South Korean president. He said the U.S. and Russia are at strategic odds on Syria and declined to wade far into the 2016 presidential race.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Joseph and Kathleen Stafford, two of the Americans former Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor sheltered during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
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 President Obama's decision to delay the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and break down the first Democratic presidential debate.
For several White House hopefuls, their third-quarter fundraising numbers didn't bring good news — and could be an ominous sign for their future.
For several White House hopefuls, their third-quarter fundraising numbers didn't bring good news and could be an ominous sign for their future.
Thanks to small donors fueling Bernie Sanders and Ben Carson, the campaign donation race last quarter got a lot tighter.
The modern House speakership has always seen more than its share of drama and rebellion.
At times in our history, the speaker's power has rivaled that of the president himself.
Amid reports of belt-tightening, the former Florida Governor's most recent campaign fundraising numbers don't match the juggernaut his candidacy was supposed to be.
Regulators are trying to determine whether the contests held on DraftKings and FanDuel are gambling — or games of skill, as the companies insist. Renee Montagne talks to Politico's Tony Romm.
Two GOP congressmen have accused the Benghazi Committee of being solely designed to go after Hillary Clinton. Renee Montagne talks to Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo, a member of the Benghazi Committee.
It's been a week since House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the race to succeed Speaker John Boehner. Renee Montagne talks to Rep. Tom Cole about who should be the next speaker.
Hillary Clinton held a big rally with Latino supporters in San Antonio, Texas, on Thursday, and took questions at a town hall hosted by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Rand Paul might have tired with a day-long internet broadcast from the trail, but his campaign says it was a success.
Images of the Democratic presidential candidate that surfaced at a San Antonio campaign event look a lot like the famed Eva Peron, subject of the Broadway musical Evita.
The Russian air campaign in Syrian gave initial optimism to the Syrian regime but has done little to change the map of the war.