Steve Inskeep talks to Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas attorney general, who will speak to the convention Tuesday night. NPR's Scott Detrow is also covering the convention.
As the Republican convention gets ready to kick off, Morning Edition is in Cleveland. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Detrow and Roger Villere, chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party.
As the Republican Convention kicks off in Cleveland, Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Tucker Carlson of The Daily Caller.
As the Republican convention kicks off in Cleveland, Steve Inskeep examines how the killings in Baton Rouge, La., impact discussion of guns and national security.
Donald Trump blasted President Obama on Twitter and Facebook, saying he has "no clue" how to deal with a country that is a "divided crime scene."
For the second time in under a week, President Obama called for unity after the shooting deaths of multiple police officers. A shooting in Baton Rouge, La., left three law enforcement officers dead.
Alex Rosenberg lost his faith in party politics after he was roughed up at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. It was a tough, tumultuous year. Many see parallels to today's political season.
Democratic Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown talks about the state of the presidential race and the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
The greatest damage to the city and the Democratic Party in 1968 came from the television images of the mayhem beamed 'round the world and seared into the memories of a generation of Americans.
Recent events have led many to compare today to the summer of '68. On the eve of the GOP convention, sociologist Todd Gitlin tells NPR's Lynn Neary about the ways it's similar, and how it's not.
Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. But will his supporters vote for her? NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Nicole Castillo and T. Lee Shostack, both Sanders supporters.
When so many Americans dislike their Democratic and Republican candidates for president, what about a third-party candidate? NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben discusses those chances with NPR's Lynn Neary.
The party in Cleveland is about to get started — the Republican party that is. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the preparations for the GOP convention, which begins Monday.
A parade of speakers begins tomorrow when the GOP convention starts in Cleveland. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who will be one of those addressing the crowd.
Donald Trump and his running mate pick, Gov. Mike Pence, are heading to Cleveland for the Republican Party convention. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about Trump's choice.
In a conversation with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the Republican speaker of the House suggests how different the focus at the party's upcoming convention might have been, had he been leading the ticket.
Race, geography, and celebrity have taken on major (and, perhaps unexpected) roles in the 2016 campaign
Donald Trump's older children are intimately involved in his campaign. Less involved is his wife, Melania. But if he wins the White House, she'll have the most prominent role of all: First Lady.
Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump appeared today for the first time with his vice presidential running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. Pence brings a popularity with the base that could help Trump.
Business owner Joyce Banjac, college Republican Christian Pancake, Trump for Cuyahoga's Steve Herbik, and small business president Stacey Polk discuss being Republican this election year.