The House Speaker and 2012 vice presidential nominee encouraged Trump's running mate to go into minority communities and Democratic-heavy areas to communicate GOP ideas.
NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews House Speaker Paul Ryan about his policies on poverty, his thoughts on Donald Trump — and his advice for the next Republican vice presidential candidate.
Donald Trump tweeted he is postponing the announcement of his running mate in light of the truck attack in Nice. The presumptive GOP nominee planned to make his announcement Friday in Manhattan.
Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate on the GOP presidential ticket.
In an interview with NPR, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reiterated her mea culpa Thursday over her "ill advised" public criticism of Donald Trump.
"I said something I should not have said," Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said in an interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg.
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Lots of names appear on Hillary Clinton's vice presidential vetting lists. One name sits atop the most buzzed about list: Tim Kaine. A U.S. senator and former governor from Virginia, Kaine is an easy campaigner, fluent in Spanish and popular in his critical swing state. He and Clinton campaigned together Thursday.
Corey Lewandowski, the pugnacious former Trump campaign manager, has joined CNN as a political pundit. Lewandowski had a confrontational, hostile relationship with the media on the campaign trail. Now he's on their team.
The House and Senate are set to adjourn Thursday for a seven week summer recess that leaves behind in Washington, D.C., much unfinished business and sets up what could be a contentious fall.
The campaign says Donald Trump has not made the decision on who his running mate will be. But it's clear Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is the frontrunner for the job.
A long list of Republicans will not be attending the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland. Some oppose Donald Trump as the nominee. Others say they will support the nominee but do so without mentioning Trump's name. Some say they have better things to do, even though they've never missed a convention. NPR reports on the most prominent no-shows.
A new study looks at the link between racial bias and the Tea Party. Researchers found that people who looked at images of Barack Obama that were edited to make his skin look darker were more likely to express support for the Tea Party.
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions backed Donald Trump early on. The two have at least one thing in common: both have been accused as being insensitive on issues of race.
Thanks to movies, novels and TV, Bob Mondello knows what a contested convention would be like: raucous crowd, oppressive din and (if movies are any guide) Angela Lansbury scheming in the corner.
Boris Johnson has compared Hillary Clinton to a "sadistic nurse" and written poetry about Turkey's president having sex with a goat.
Signs are pointing to the Indiana governor being selected as Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate. Trump is set to officially make the announcement Friday.
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"Judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. In the future I will be more circumspect," the Supreme Court Justice said in a statement Thursday.
Hayden is the first woman and first African-American to hold the position. She's the head of Baltimore's library system and the former president of the American Library Association.