McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison after he was convicted of public corruption. The high court, however, ruled the government used too-broad an interpretation of the federal bribery law.
The justices ruled 5-3 that a Texas law setting requirements for clinics that provide abortions — a law that was expected to cause many clinics to close — was unconstitutional.
Linda Wertheimer examines the impact of the U.K. voting to leave the EU on the U.S. presidential race with commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts, and Ben Domenech, co-founder of The Federalist.
Elizabeth Warren is a rock star in Democratic politics and there are reports she's being vetted as a possible Clinton running mate. Yet just a few years ago she was, in Washington terms, a nobody.
Yesterday we asked for your picks for the songs that represent the feeling in the U.K. right now. Here are some of your suggestions.
Several leading members of Britain's Labor Party have resigned and Scottish leaders are considering pulling out of the U.K. Journalist David Torrance has the latest on the 'Brexit' vote fallout.
In this encore presentation of For the Record, NPR's Rachel Martin looks at the last contested convention: the 1976 GOP meeting in Kansas City. Ronald Reagan nearly denied Gerald Ford the nomination.
Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton are not the only candidates running. Ken Rudin of the Political Junkie podcast and NPR's Linda Wertheimer discuss the Senate and House races.
The presidential campaigns were quick to weigh in on Britain's vote to leave the European Union. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson about what we learned and what's ahead.
Despite a history of Democratic electoral solidarity, a trip through the Northeast finds Republicans hoping to make inroads in November and Democrats pushing for the voting power of immigrants.
Voters have long demanded that their presidential candidates demonstrate outward signs of religious faith. So far in 2016, that may be changing — though some evangelicals are uneasy at the prospect.
Florida goes from Toss Up to Lean D, and Pennsylvania moves from Lean D to Toss Up. Overall, though, Clinton would beat Trump if she just wins states that at least lean in her direction.
Political commentator Gayle Trotter, New Yorker writer John Cassidy, and David Wessel of the Brookings Institution talk about the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU and what it means for American politics.
The U.K. joined the European Union in 1973, hoping to gain from the booming economies on the continent. Historian Timothy Garton Ash explains the reasons why, and how the relationship soured.
The United Kingdom's ambassador to the U.S., Sir Kim Darroch, says it's too early to say why so many Britons voted to leave the EU, but it was a "thoroughly democratic process."
The U.K.'s credit rating has been cut, another government official has resigned and a new petition has gathered more than 1 million signatures calling for another vote.
After the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, Trump spoke on the move at his remodeled Scottish golf course. Clinton used those remarks as fodder for a message her campaign has been pushing hard.
When running for office, you need a good "ground game." Some say Trump lacks what's needed to get out the vote. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rob Jesmer, formerly with the RNC, about what that means.
Why did the U.K. just vote for something so economically disastrous? Some point to racial tension resulting from record levels of immigration within the EU.
The day after Solicitor General Donald Verrilli announced he was stepping down, he sat down with NPR's Nina Totenberg to reflect on his five years as the government's chief advocate.