There are a few ways to deal with a noisy protester. Sometimes, a politician needs to act like a stand-up comic — command the stage, let them have their say, but have a comeback.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders needs to win all remaining contests by 20-percentage points to overtake Hillary Clinton in the delegate race. How he proceeds will affect the legacy of his campaign.
Shoemaker New Balance is criticizing the Obama administration over the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The company is trying to make a running shoe with 100 percent American parts and feel the trade deal will doom shoes made in the U.S.
By executive action, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, moved to expand voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-offenders in the state. Republicans have criticized the decision because of its election year timing. But McAuliffe tells NPR's Kelly McEvers that it was a "moral issue."
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the results of the New York primaries and the decision to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
Republican National Convention delegates have been talking about nominating rules and the delegate counts. NPR explores what we've learned about what the party's nominating convention will look like.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Friday action will make 206,000 felons eligible to vote. Republican critics are calling the move a political ploy designed to help Hillary Clinton win the swing state.
The president spoke about Prince's death during a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron.
The NPR Politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news, including who won big at the New York primary earlier this week.
The Republican National Committee is holding its final official gathering ahead of the July nominating convention.
Fueled by voter anger at a changing America, 50 years ago a pugnacious governor from Alabama made a lot of waves and got a lot of votes. Today, a New York billionaire is walking a similar path.
Appalachia, which stretches across 13 states, is rarely center stage during presidential campaigns. It is one of the most economically deprived regions of the country and deeply conservative.
The Republican National Committee is meeting this week in Hollywood, Florida. Delegates from across the country are gathered there ahead of July's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland.
The regulations, expected in the coming weeks, would require employers to pay such caregivers more. But many won't be able to comply because they rely on Medicare reimbursements, which won't change.
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the new face of the $20 bill, while Jackson, who owned slaves, will move to the back. The two opposing figures represents how our democracy is supposed to work.
Longtime GOP political figures in Michigan are on opposing sides of a fight over who gets to represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the Republican Convention this summer. Detroit News reporter Chad Livengood tells NPR's Robert Siegel about the players and why the Virgin Islands delegation may prove to be very important.
Democrats hope to regain the Senate this fall. But to do that, they'll need to win in states like Pennsylvania, where a raucous Democratic primary could weaken the party's chances.
Trump said he would ask the party to change its platform to allow for exceptions to banning abortion. The party's language on the issue has been consistent since 1984.
Staten Island residents Jay Reinhart and Frank Zento got to play their original song dedicated to the GOP candidate at a recent campaign appearance.
With a narrow path to the GOP nomination, Donald Trump says he is making a concerted effort to run a more traditional presidential campaign.