The former U.S. senator, now head of the Heritage Foundation, reflects on the state of the Republican Party, the Tea Party and what he thinks it will take to change Washington.
In the Texas lieutenant governor campaign, current Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is in a tight race with Dan Patrick, a state senator. They're vying for the Republican nomination in Tuesday's primary.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Obama at the White House on Monday to discuss two sets of talks: a framework for a deal with Palestinians, and an Iran nuclear deal.
Politics may not stop at the waters edge (if it ever did). But it does get more complicated, as Russia's involvement in Ukraine is the latest foreign policy crisis to demonstrate.
Ukraine's week-old government is mobilizing military reserves as it scrambles to respond to Moscow's military incursion into the Crimea peninsula.
Primaries for the 2014 election season are about to kick off. NPR's Jacki Lyden checks in with NPR political editor Charles Mahtesian about the challenges to GOP incumbents from Tea Party candidates.
The Tea Party Patriots, one of the nation's largest Tea Party groups, celebrated its fifth anniversary this past week. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with the president and co-founder, Jenny Beth Martin.
Last July, when the FDA approved unrestricted sale of Plan B One-Step, it also granted the drug's maker three years of protection from generic competition. Now the agency has reconsidered.
The president's budget no longer dictates policy as it once did, but the annual exercise in political theater continues — often receiving more criticism than praise. So what's the value in having it?
The offer comes after the break down of talks between Islamabad and the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan.
The new documents from the Clinton Presidential Library shed little new light on the former first lady, but they did provide a flashbacks to the political climate of the period.
Saying that the United States is "deeply concerned" by reports that Russia is taking military action in Ukraine, President Obama urged Russia not to intervene in the destabilized country.
George P. Bush is the son of a governor, and grandson and nephew of presidents. On Tuesday, he's running for an elective office in Texas — and there's already talk he has his eye on higher office.
In Michigan, Debbie Dingell is announcing that she will run for Congress in the district represented by her husband since 1959. John Dingell recently announced his own retirement.
The Clinton Presidential Library is releasing thousands formerly secret documents that date back to the Clinton presidency. They offer close look at the operations of the Clinton White House.
Our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss Ukraine, the president's new task force and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's veto.
The LGBT community says Greece is a macho country where being gay means being anti-Greek. Greece currently holds the EU presidency, and activists are using that spotlight their struggle.
Rep. Keith Ellison didn't expect all the controversy he caused after becoming the first Muslim elected to Congress. He talks about his faith journey in his new book My Country 'Tis of Thee.
The National Football League is considering a 15-yard penalty for players using the N-word on the field. The Barbershop guys weigh in on that and other news of week.
Violent protests have filled the streets in Venezuela for the past two weeks. Tell Me More gets the latest from freelance journalist Andrew Rosati in Caracas.