Donald Trump has a clear if not guaranteed path to the GOP nomination, but could he win the White House? NPR explains what would have to happen in the battle for electoral college votes for him to succeed.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency field questions and attacks from members of Congress over the handling of the Flint, Mich., water crisis.
Republicans remain steadfast in their refusal to consider any nominee to the Supreme Court during an election year. President Obama told NPR that argument is "puzzling."
Following a devastating loss in Ohio on Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders' path to a nomination just got even harder. So why is he still in the race?
Washington Post reporter Robert O'Harrow dissects Trump's acquisition of the Taj Mahal casino/hotel, which went into bankruptcy a year after it opened.
"Let me be blunt," Gov. Rick Snyder told a House panel. "This was a failure of government at all levels. Local, state, and federal officials — we all failed the families of Flint."
Renee Montagne talks to Senator Orrin Hatch, who says the next Supreme Court nominee shouldn't be named until after the next presidential election. If roles were reversed, he thinks Democrats would not go along with filling a justice seat in the middle of an election.
To learn more about President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Renee Montagne talks to one of Judge Merrick Garland's former law clerks Sam Erman.
Little is known about the foreign policy plans of Donald Trump. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, who has met with the Republican front-runner.
Gov. Snyder will sit before a congressional committee on Thursday to explain how the water in a major city in his state became undrinkable.
The justice vacancy means more TV ads, robocalls and the like from conservative and liberal advocacy groups. Many conservatives are digging into the record of President Obama's pick Merrick Garland.
Congressional hearings have been looking into the lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan. Mary Louise Kelly talks to former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, who was in charge when the city switched from Detroit's water supple to the Flint River.
President Obama's Supreme Court nominee will meet with senators on Capitol Hill Thursday. Garland may get the cold shoulder from most Senate Republicans, who have vowed to halt Obama's nomination, but some Republican senators now appear more welcoming than the majority.
For Donald Trump, Tuesday was a night that gets him closer to the nomination. For Ted Cruz and John Kasich, now begins a week-by-week, state-by-state battle to deny him the delegates he needs.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown about his reaction to President Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
The top prosecutors in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and Cook County, Ill. were voted out in primaries Tuesday. Both have been under fire for their handling of fatal shootings by police.
President Obama is hoping his pick of D.C. appeals court judge Merrick Garland can force Republicans to consider him — or face the political consequences.
The front-runners in the Republican and Democratic presidential races each had a good night after Tuesday's slate of primaries. But primary season is not over yet.
The thinking early on in this campaign was that Donald Trump pulled his support almost exclusively from white working class voters, but exit polls show his coalition of political backers is broad and expanding.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson about his endorsement of Marco Rubio, following the Florida primaries. Rubio dropped out of the presidential race Tuesday night after a lackluster finish in his home state.