Bernie Sanders may have lost the Democratic race for President, but his supporters believe some of his ideas won. Sanders surrogate Jonathan Tasini looks at his legacy.
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine hit two swing states after the Democratic convention. They're on a bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Days after Donald Trump suggested Vladimir Putin hacked Hillary Clinton's email, NPR's Scott Simon explores the Trump-Putin mutual admiration society with veteran Russia reporter Julia Ioffee.
The DNC was chock full of chants of "USA!" and salutes to Ronald Reagan and John McCain. Scott Simon talks to conservative author Charlie Sykes, who says it almost sounded like a GOP convention.
Democrats wrapped up their convention in Philadelphia this week. NPR's Ron Elving has all the details, and a look ahead to what both candidates need to do in the months before the election.
Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail. He's rebutting the case Hillary Clinton made against him at the Democratic convention.
At first glance, Friday's report on economic growth looked dismal. But most of the GDP trouble centered on weak inventory accumulation this spring. As companies restock this fall, growth may rebound.
Photographer Gabriella Demczuk explored the fractures in American politics, examining the Democratic Party's attempt to capitalize on the convention in Philadelphia to make itself "stronger together."
We asked women — as young as 4 and as old as 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision.
Now that the national conventions have concluded, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks back on both, judging them purely as television programs. Policy aside, did either convention make for compelling TV?
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine has put his Jesuit upbringing front and center in the campaign, raising the question: What role will Catholic voters play in the upcoming election?
A three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a North Carolina law that requited voter identification. The unanimous decision found the law was "passed with racially discriminatory intent."
NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews linguist Deborah Tannen about the nuances behind the adjectives "woman," "female" and others, when discussing occupations.
On the day after the Democratic National Convention wrapped up, Donald Trump is campaigning in Colorado — and taking aim at the message and messengers of his opposition.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, about the political news of the week.
Hillary Clinton campaigned with her running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, in Philadelphia on Friday, just hours after accepting the Democratic nomination for president.
Russia denies that it was behind a hacking attack on the Democratic Party that led to embarrassing revelations ahead of this week's convention. "Total stupidity," says a Kremlin spokesman.
The DNC's congressional campaign arm is the latest hacking victim.
An initiative on the state's November ballot would establish a single-payer health plan. Supporters hope to lure Sanders to help get out the vote.
Both 1968 and 2016 can be seen as good years for the economy. And yet both may be remembered for their extreme political discontent. Shouldn't good economic times make us less cranky? Apparently, not.