Renee Montagne talks to Mary Beth Long, a former Defense Department official in the George W. Bush administration, about how well the candidates addressed the safety issues.
Recent world events refocused the conversation on terrorism and national security. Jeb Bush sparred with Donald Trump over his comments about temporarily banning Muslims from the U.S.
Republicans like the tax package; Democrats like the spending plan. The two parties are expected to put together enough votes to get the overall deal through the House, with a smooth road beyond.
With the backdrop of terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the fifth Republican presidential debate was the most serious to date. It was fiery but some substantive disagreements emerged.
Curious to see who will get the most talking time in tonight's GOP debate? So are we. NPR is keeping track of how long every candidate speaks - interruptions and all - in tonight's debate.
Concerns over terrorism and how to respond to threats at home and abroad will weigh heavily over the CNN face-off in Las Vegas.
Graham repeatedly rolled his eyes and shook his head as the other candidates discussed their plans to fight ISIS.
Outlining her plan to combat ISIS and radicalization in the U.S., the Democratic presidential candidate said "shallow slogans don't add up to a strategy."
The Federal Reserve's thinking about interest rates may seem a bit mysterious. But here are some graphs that should help you see where we've been, and why the central bank may be ready to raise rates.
Seriously, do you understand how the Galactic Senate functioned?
The Republican presidential candidates are in Las Vegas for their latest debate, the first since terrorist attacks in Paris and California refocused the campaign on national security.
A routine city council meeting ended with the mayor and a city council member going to the hospital.
National security and terrorism have been a top issue for Republicans, but they have gained even more importance after the Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., attacks.
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump held rallies in Nevada before Tuesday's debate just one mile apart from each other. But Rubio's was traditional and low key; Trump's was the opposite.
Online habits may be shifting to social media, but email is still the be-all end-all for grassroots political fundraising. Get ready to be flooded with them.
This is the first Republican debate since the Paris and San Bernardino attacks — and Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.
President Obama says ISIS is rapidly losing ground in Iraq and Syria. David Greene talks to Democratic adviser Bruce Jentleson about whether the president is succeeding in assuaging Americans' fears.
Republican presidential candidates square off in Las Vegas Tuesday in the last debate of 2015. Marco Rubio and Donald Trump each held rallies there, and the two events were different from each other.
Hillary Clinton outlines her strategy for combating terrorism during a speech on Tuesday. Terrorism became a critical concern among voters after deadly attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif.
Republican presidential candidates were last on a stage three days before the terrorist attacks in Paris, talking about the economy. Since then, campaign issues have taken a sharp turn.