Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by NYPD officers. His mother has endorsed Hillary Clinton and his daughter, Bernie Sanders. Rachel Martin asks Erica Garner why she chose Sanders.
It was a point of agreement between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at their last debate. It's also supported by some Republican contenders. But that doesn't mean it'll happen easily.
NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
NPR's legal affairs correspondent talks about about Scalia's life, legacy and what's next.
With the South Carolina primary just a week away, the six remaining Republican presidential candidates took the debate stage. Who got the most talking time? NPR had its stopwatch at the ready.
President Obama struck a somber tone, remembering the late-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a "towering legal mind" who influenced a generation, but made it clear, he intends to replace him.
From descriptions calling him a "towering figure," to plaudits saying he was a staunch defender of the Constitution, conservatives and liberals alike remembered Scalia.
The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spurs debate over whether President Obama should fill the vacancy and what type of justice each candidate would nominate if elected.
Congressional Republicans are pledging to confirm no one President Obama appoints to the Supreme Court.
The latest batch of the emails from Clinton's controversial private server include 81 which had been redacted and upgraded to confidential classified status and three upgraded to secret status.
The Supreme Court justice's death will have enormous repercussions for the U.S. legal system. With the high court short-handed, here's the political turmoil to expect from the attempts to replace him.
Senior Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was confirmed dead Saturday afternoon at a West Texas ranch. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free-Press.
NPR's political correspondent Mara Liasson gives a preview of tonight's high-stakes Republican debate in South Carolina.
Former Maryland state representative Jolene Ivey, professor and author Roxane Gay and the Huffington Post's Emily Peck discuss controversial comments by Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem.
Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.
On the GOP side, the state has a mix of evangelicals and moderates that could test the field. For Democrats, Clinton and Sanders are fighting for black voters, who are more than half the electorate.
In the spin room, reporters clamor for quotes and candidates weave their positive narratives. It's a quite a sight, sure — but in the age of social media, has it become irrelevant?
How instrumental is Nevada's Latino community in next week's race there between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders? NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks Nevada state senator Ruben Kihuen.
The road to the White House now turns South. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with South Carolina political scientist Scott Huffmon about what candidates from each party must do to win in his state.
Ted Cruz said he doesn't consider waterboarding torture, and Donald Trump said he would bring back "worse" methods. We break down whether that would be an option under the law.