The prime minister of India visits the U.S. this week and will meet with President Obama and address Congress. Modi was once banned from entering the U.S., but opinions in Washington have changed.
Donald Trump has been the presumptive Republican nominee since last month. Hillary Clinton expects to grab that title Tuesday. But that isn't the same thing as officially securing the nomination.
Clinton is all but assured to secure enough delegates to clinch the Democratic nomination Tuesday. But Bernie Sanders is still campaigning.
Thousands of demonstrators are expected to be arrested during this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Police, lawyers, judges and the courts are all gearing up for the onslaught.
Donald Trump does not poll well with Latinos. NPR's Rachel Martin asks Mario Guerra, a former California mayor, about whether Trump will hurt efforts to get Latinos to vote Republican.
The likely Democratic nominee eviscerated Trump in a speech Thursday. It was aimed not just as Democrats, but Republicans, as Clinton is set to take on Trump this fall.
Rice University history professor Douglas Brinkley, Jason Johnson of The Root, and NPR's Mara Liasson discuss the changing thoughts on how a president should behave.
"Muhammad Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it," Obama said, recalling the boxer's complicated, charismatic legacy in society and sports.
The latest monthly jobs report showed a sharp slowdown in hiring. Economists, who didn't see the drop coming, suggest reasons ranging from a workers' strike to presidential politics.
Two superPACs can now claim the Trump campaign's stamp of approval. They're enlisting wealthy donors, for efforts ostensibly independent of the campaign.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of National Nurses United, about her union's support for Bernie Sanders and whether she can vote for Hillary Clinton.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Hot Air's Ed Morrissey about a possible third-party candidate for president, and the media's approach to covering Donald Trump's campaign.
Donald Trump intensified his attacks on the federal judge presiding over fraud lawsuits against Trump University — saying Indiana-born Gonzalo Curiel is biased against him because "he's a Mexican."
To further his business interests, the real estate mogul and casino owner made friends with politicians on both sides of the aisle in the Garden State.
The GOP standard-bearer had lots of thoughts on the gorilla. Lots of thoughts. But it was a reporter who brought it up in the first place. It all equaled Internet, but who knows what it says about us.
What effect is Trump having on downballot Republicans? Democrats hope his nomination and a divide in the GOP can help them take back the Senate and even control of the House.
With Donald Trump the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, both parties are considering his effect on other races. In California, Democrats hope to use his unpopularity to unseat one GOP incumbent.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, EJ Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of the New York Times. They discuss House Speaker Paul Ryan's endorsement of Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton's speech criticizing Trump on foreign policy.
A proposal by New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte to increase criminal penalties for possessing fentanyl is drawing the ire of advocates, who want to treat drug use as a public-health problem.
The NPR Politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news, where they discuss Trump's rough week, possible VP selections and the big batch of primary states on June 7.