Young people don't vote, right? Political campaigns often dismiss young folks, but a new index suggests they could tilt the balance of power in key states this election.
At one caucus, "Just four people took the stage, including former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who drew a chorus of boos when he announced his support for Ted Cruz."
Senate Republicans agreed not to hold hearings for any Obama Supreme Court nominee. Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, who sits on the Judiciary Committee, about what Democrats can do.
Republican caucus goers in Nevada overwhelming voted for Donald Trump Tuesday night to be the party's presidential nominee. It's Trump's third major victory in two weeks.
Voters who aren't part of any political party make up the biggest chunk of the electorate in Arizona. But they don't have many rights and they're trying to change that through grassroots pressure.
In Florida, the fastest growing group of independent voters are newly-arrived Puerto Ricans. And although they're American citizens, they're encountering an entirely new political system.
Voters under the age of 35 have become a decisive force in Colorado but many of them choose not to affiliate with a political party. We examine why.
Every Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee has signed a letter pledging they won't hold any hearings on any Supreme Court nominee President Obama names this year.
Bernie Sanders says he wants to break up too-big-too-fail banks. But Hillary Clinton says the real risks to the financial system lie in lightly regulated corners of the economy known as shadow banks.
The real estate mogul is once again the favorite to win the Silver State's caucuses, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio also battling for a strong finish.
The Birmingham City Council approved a minimum wage of $10.10 an hour, but some state legislators want to block it. A coalition representing low-wage workers is trying to defend the Birmingham bill.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said "virtually everybody" in his conference believes the nomination should be made by the next president, rather than Obama.
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President Obama sent Congress a proposal for how the U.S. could close the Guantanamo Bay detention center and move its occupants to the U.S. It's expected to make little headway against opponents in the Republican-controlled Congress.
Senators held a closed door meeting on Tuesday to strategize on the upcoming fight over whether to hold a hearing on President Obama's nominee to succeed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Ahead of Super Tuesday, NPR asked people on social media to tell us if they and their special someone were supporting different primary candidates. Call it "domestic politics." We're going to hear from a few of them before they head in to caucus or vote. First: Democrats Robin and Douglas Garrison in Englewood, Colo.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Michael McDonald, chairman of the Nevada Republican Party, about the Republican caucuses in the state Tuesday.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Republican Sen. Cory Gardner about President Obama's plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
President Obama put forward a plan to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay — something he promised to do at the very beginning of his presidency. But the plan landed with a thud in Congress, raising questions about what happens next.
The judge said he will allow Judicial Watch to take steps to find out whether the State Department and former Secretary Hillary Clinton "deliberately thwarted" an open records law.