New York voters have their chance to determine the direction of the presidential race in their state's contests Tuesday.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Haley Barbour, the former governor of Mississippi and former chairman of the Republican National Committee, about the state of the Republican Party.
The Sanders campaign claims that Hillary Clinton's campaign is running afoul of campaign finance law by using joint fundraising committee with the Democratic National Committee.
Some teachers worry the heated rhetoric is causing stress, especially among immigrant and minority students. Others are trying to channel the political interest into learning opportunities.
The stakes are high for both Clinton and Trump. Clinton hopes New York can help make it clear she will be the nominee. Trump needs a big day to get closer to his magic delegate number.
Twenty-one years ago, Garland — now nominated to the Supreme Court — supervised the investigation following the bombing that killed 168 people.
If Bernie Sanders is able to pull off an upset in Tuesday's New York Democratic primary, it could be his best shot at transforming the race and damaging Hillary Clinton's chances for the nomination.
It's Primary Day in New York, and Donald Trump is looking to leave the other GOP presidential challengers in his dust. David Greene talks to Ed Cox, chairman of the Republican Party in New York.
Donald Trump has been leading by large margins in his home state of New York. If he wins big in the state's GOP primary on Tuesday, it could go a long way toward helping Trump clinch the nomination.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton counts among her supporters, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Renee Montagne talks to de Blasio about why he supports Clinton over Bernie Sanders.
President Obama departs Tuesday for Saudi Arabia, where he'll meet with King Salman and leaders of neighboring states. There's plenty to talk about: Relations have been strained on a number of fronts.
As President Obama prepares to leave for Saudi Arabia, there is new controversy surrounding a bill that would effectively give 9/11 families the ability to sue the Saudi government.
Donald Trump won Florida's primary, but now it's time to select delegates for the national convention. In Florida, delegates are selected by party leaders, and Trump supporters say they're being squeezed out of the delegate selection process.
The American Independent Party calls itself "The Fastest Growing Political Party in California," but an investigation by the Los Angeles Times found a majority of voters registered with the AIP may have done so by mistake. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with John Myers of the Los Angeles Times.
The phenomena of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders' candidacies has been captured in huge rallies. The events are staples of their campaigns, providing supporters an outlet for excitement and catharsis.
Candidates on the campaign trail have blasted NAFTA and the TPP. But the rhetoric has been wrong, says an MIT economist, noting it's trade with China that's done a number on U.S. manufacturing jobs.
David Greene talks to columnist and NPR commentator Cokie Roberts and demographer Bill Frey of the Brookings Institution, about how female voters may shift the presidential election.
How important is Wall Street's support to a presidential candidate? David Greene talks to Barry Ritholtz, chairman of Ritholtz Wealth Management and a frequent commentator on the world of finance.
Twenty-six states are challenging the action, which would grant temporary, quasi-legal status and work permits to as many as 4 million parents who entered the U.S. illegally prior to 2010.
Asian-Americans are among the least likely to vote. But with the presidential nominations still up for grabs, campaigns are courting one of the largest Asian communities in the U.S. — New Yorkers.