It's a joke about Trump that won't go away: This superPAC is insisting that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee "release his official hand measurements."
Rep. Gwen Moore's bill won't likely go anywhere in the GOP-controlled House, but it seems more designed to troll Republicans, anyway.
Politics has always been a rough game. But even by the old standards, Donald Trump's campaign is breaking new ground. Crude language is the norm, including from the candidate himself.
In the aftermath of the Orlando mass shooting, the presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees offer proposals on how they would combat terrorism.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks 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 the mass shooting in Orlando, public reactions from around the country and the political response from Washington, D.C.
Two-thirds of the groups that faced extra scrutiny from the IRS were conservative. But the agency also closely examined applications for tax-exempt status from liberal and nonpartisan groups.
The NPR Politics podcast is back with its weekly roundup of political news, including responses to the mass shooting in Orlando from Democrats and Republicans.
The recovery might feel slow to many U.S. workers. But the United States is in far better shape than other developed countries, according to an organization that tracks global growth.
The outcome of Monday's gun legislation votes may surprise no one, but some Senate Democrats are convinced their talk-a-thon has prompted colleagues on the other side to brainstorm workable solutions.
Senator Bernie Sanders signaled Thursday night during a livestream web event, that he is winding down his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. He did not explicitly endorse Hillary Clinton.
What happens when a billionaire businessman and politician teams up with a moms-against-gun-violence group with millions of supporters?
Addressing his supporters via livestream, Sanders says he's looking forward to working with Hillary Clinton "to transform the Democratic Party" and called on his volunteers to run office.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley and Corey Ealons, former communications aide for President Obama, about their analysis of Obama's speech from Orlando.
President Obama traveled to Florida on Thursday to express his support for the victims of Sunday's deadly attack and their families.
The Southern Baptist Convention is not known for its progressivism. But this year's annual meeting of Southern Baptist churches passed resolutions calling for the end of the display of the Confederate battle flag and urged churches to welcome refugees.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley and Corey Ealons, former communications aide for President Obama, about their analysis of President Obama's speech from Orlando and charts the evolution of how Obama has talked about gun violence over his two terms.
Since Trump secured the GOP nomination, he's done little to quell concerns of many Republicans. Maryland and Ohio's GOP governors are now among those refusing to endorse Trump.
The retiring Florida Republican senator is under pressure from his party to reverse course and run again this November.
Speaking as Bernie Sanders, Jack Aiello said he had one improvement for the middle school's cinnamon rolls: "We need to make them free. ... What we need is a cinnamon roll revolution."
The tragedy in Orlando shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable: LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims, immigrant families, and those living at the intersection of these identities.