Two professors at Virginia's Randolph-Macon College find themselves in an unexpected position: Facing each other in November for a seat in Congress.
The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint him as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.
In some ways, the House majority leader is the most significant Republican incumbent ousted in a primary since the intra-party rebellion by conservative hardliners began five years ago.
Graham defeats 6 GOP challengers, avoids runoff
Graham defeated six Tea Party challengers with about 59 percent, far more than what was needed to avoid a runoff.
Eric Cantor became the first house majority leader ever to lose a primary, losing the GOP nomination to Tea Party challenger David Brat in the Republican primary.
In a surprise result, voters in Virginia's 7th Congressional District have dealt a defeat to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, nominating Tea Party challenger David Brat instead in the GOP primary.
The House majority leader has been upset in a stunning defeat that will rewrite the GOP leadership in the chamber.
As Hillary Clinton contemplates a 2016 presidential run, it's clear she'll need to answer Benghazi questions in a way that neutralizes conservative attacks and avoids politicizing the issue.
The jury didn't buy state Rep. Derrick Smith's argument that the repeated efforts to get him to accept the money amounted to entrapment.
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is now a rising GOP star. The mother of two is a former TV news anchor and a cancer survivor, who left the hospital just in time to vote in her own primary.
In her new book, Hillary Clinton says she urged President Obama to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba, a position that reveals just how much the political climate has changed — especially in Florida.
To hear the former secretary of state and once-and-maybe-future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book "Hard Choices" isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.
NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," will be published on Tuesday, June 10.
David Greene talks to financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz about proposals to mitigate student loan debt from the White House and in the Senate. Kantrowitz is the founder of the website finaid.org.
President Obama signed an order on Monday that expands the number of Americans whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.
Since an increase in 2013, the minimum wage in San Jose is now one of California's highest. Some businesses have thrived in the past year, but for others, it's a more complicated picture.
A jury must decide whether Democratic State Rep. Derrick Smith abused his office and took a $7,000 bribe or was entrapped by an overzealous FBI.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe's efforts to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have been thrown into further uncertainty by the actions of a single Democratic legislator.
President Obama is signing an executive order Monday, which will expand a loan forgiveness program for college debt. NPR's Mara Liasson looks at the program and the political salience of the issue.