Many business leaders say U.S. exporters already are hurting because they lack financing from the Export-Import Bank. Congress is working on legislation to renew the bank charter that expired June 30.
The night's peak energy point came when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a CNBC moderator: "The questions that have been asked so far in this debate illustrate why the American people don't trust the media."
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was the focus of student rallies across the country Wednesday night.
Rep. John Boehner of Ohio is expected to hand off the speaker's gavel in the House chamber to Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin on Thursday. NPR's Susan Davis tells Renee Montagne about his exit interview.
Steve Inskeep speaks to Kristen Soltis Anderson, author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America, to get her response to Wednesday's GOP debate.
At their debate Wednesday night, Republican presidential candidates discussed economic issues, with some policy remarks that deserve a closer look.
Republican presidential candidates gathered for their third debate on Wednesday night in Boulder, Colo. This one focused on economic issues, with Donald Trump and Ben Carson at center stage.
Floridians Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio butted heads, while Texan Ted Cruz lashed out at the moderators on the negative nature of their questions.
John Kasich is jabbing at Donald Trump and tensions between Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio boil over. More than anything, CNBC moderators are struggling to keep decorum during the debate.
Boehner reflects on his career, and the future of the GOP, and the job he calls "the loneliest place in the world."
According to NPR's tallies, Donald Trump has had the most speaking time in all the debates so far. See who is racing ahead this time.
NPR's politics team will be chatting during the debate on Twitter — you can chat with us using #nprdebate, follow us @nprpolitics or watch the chat here.
Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki and Lindsay Graham will try to make the best of it as they're relegated, yet again, to an earlier debate instead of the main primetime stage.
Once one of the country's most powerful politicians, former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of evading bank rules. Hastert told a federal judge he structured large payments of hush money to an unnamed individual in order to keep those payments and details about past misconduct secret.
Hillary Clinton has been talking about women's issues since long before she was a presidential candidate. Throughout the early months of this campaign season, she went out of her way to talk about being a grandmother and how that framed her thinking about the presidency. But in days since her 11 hour testimony before the Benghazi Committee, Clinton has amplified that push for women voters and her talk of making history.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement the Obama administration is trying to sell to Congress includes a seemingly obscure and controversial provision. It's called the Investor-State Dispute Settlement, or ISDS among wonks. NPR explains why that provision is drawing criticism.
Nearly a year ago, the Obama administration expanded protections to certain immigrants and their parents living here illegally. States, led by Texas, sued and won an initial victory to block implementation. The case is now stalled in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and some advocates suspect the court's delay is deliberate.
NPR blogger Adam Frank says Americans need to stop carrying the guilt of climate change, so that we can move on and fix it.
Josh Katz discusses his most recent graphic "Matching Candidates With Books They Sound Like" for "The Upshot" in The New York Times. The piece compared the speaking styles of different presidential candidates to word choices in popular books based on how complex, positive or negative the candidates' speeches are.
The GOP presidential candidates are in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday night for their third debate, which will focus on economic issues.