Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss the Iran nuclear deal and the latest on the campaign trail.
As he seeks the presidency, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker can claim a connection to three different battleground states, but it's in Wisconsin where he got the political bug.
The president has tackled issues of race much more forcefully and directly of late, as seen not only in his speeches but in his policies — including commutation of the sentences of drug offenders.
The Wisconsin governor drew big crowds despite the heat and his own lack of sleep. He could have the right brand of Republicanism to appeal across the state.
A White House photographer captured the lunch that Richard Nixon ate before announcing his resignation. It's an unusual image of a humble meal as power is slipping away.
"These are young people who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made and the mistakes that a lot of you guys made," Obama said after meeting with inmates in Oklahoma City.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Antwon Rogers and his attorney, Jeff Lazarus. Rogers' life sentence was commuted earlier this year by President Obama.
Businesses in Greece are facing fundamental problems, despite the potential bailout. They struggle with tax issues, labor problems and infrastructure inadequacies. The Planet Money podcast visits olive oil entrepreneurs in Kalamata, Greece, to find out what it will take for the Greek economy to start growing.
President Obama visited El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma on Thursday, becoming the first sitting president to go inside a federal prison. He was there to discuss efforts to reform the criminal justice system.
Presidential campaigns filed their first fundraising reports of the 2016 election. NPR examines what the filings reveal about the Democratic campaigns.
Presidential campaigns filed their first fundraising reports of the 2016 election. NPR examines what the filings reveal about the Republican campaigns.
The lower house of Japan's parliament passed legislation Thursday giving the country's military limited powers to participate in armed conflicts. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sheila A. Smith, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, about what this decision means.
The court found Gov. Scott Walker's campaign had not illegally collaborated with outside conservative groups three years ago, sparing him a political headache just as he launches his White House bid.
Jeb Bush's presidential campaign got a nice fundraising haul last quarter, $11.5 million. But that's piddling compared to the $103 million his Super PAC pulled in, thanks to unlimited contributions.
The first major presidential campaign finance data dump is in. It shows that Hillary Clinton has dwarfed everyone in fundraising — but that changes if you consider super PACs.
The Greek parliament passed the austerity bill needed as a first step to open new bailout negotiations with European leaders. Protesters rallied outside parliament throughout the debate.
It turns out the stylized "E" in Gov. Scott Walker's campaign logo looks just like the logo of a major eyeglasses company. And he's not the only one who has faced a #logogate.
Greece is so saddled with debt it probably can't turn its economy around for years, the International Monetary Fund says. But writing down debt would require an OK from Germany, which has opposed it.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham about the Iran nuclear agreement. He says a deal should have been contingent on Iran changing its behavior toward its neighbors.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with veteran former International Atomic Energy Agency inspector Thomas Shea about the Iran nuclear deal and how the process of inspections may change.