NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Democratic and Republican communications strategists Anita Dunn and Beth Myers about proposals to change the way we organize presidential debates.
Sen. Tim Scott, Republican of South Carolina, shares his thoughts on the shooting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.
Despite rousing speeches to faith gatherings, the Texas senator hasn't shown yet that he can marry that energy with the hand-to-hand campaigning needed to win voters in Iowa and South Carolina.
Attendees of the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference say they want to hear the candidates talk about higher education, defense and gun rights.
Sanders grew up a city kid, dreaming of a life in the Green Mountain State. Now, a friend says, "I think he needs his fix of Vermont."
A new report adds to the debate over the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act in advance of a much-awaited Supreme Court ruling.
The shooting at a historically black church in Charleston briefly put a pause on the campaign. But eventually politics crept back in, and both sides, as usual, took different lessons from the tragedy.
NPR's Melissa Block talks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about this week's mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, and pending decisions from the Supreme Court.
It's crunch time again in the eurozone debt negotiations. Greece probably won't be able to pay back a bailout loan by the end of the month, as the country refuses to reform its pension system.
The NAACP issued the demand in the wake of the mass shooting at an African-American church in Charleston, S.C. The shooting reignites an old debate over the flag's prominence in the South.
After the Emancipation Proclamation, some slave owners kept the news from their slaves. In a 1941 recording, a former slave recalls June 19, 1865, when slaves in Texas were told they were free.
The Justice Department deal follows a scathing report that uncovered systemic violations of due process rights of young people.
Pope Francis made headlines around the world with his encyclical calling for action on climate change. In the U.S., that's put Republican presidential candidates on the defensive.
Rev. Clementa Pinckney was devoted to public service. He was a state senator and champion of civil rights. Those who knew him say he was a natural leader, whether in politics or in the church.
NPR's Melissa Block talks to Charleston Mayor Joe Riley about the shootings at a historic black church on Wednesday. He says it is the saddest day in his 40 years as mayor.
The United Nation's refugee agency says there is a record number of people uprooted by war, conflict and persecution: nearly 60 million.
President Obama reacted Thursday to Wednesday night's mass shooting at an African-American church in Charleston, S.C. He said that he's had to make this kind of statement "too many times" during his presidency.
The U.S. Treasury says a woman will appear on the $10 bill starting in 2020. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Matt Wittmann of the American Numismatic Society about the history of U.S. printed currency.
The Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., has a rich history closely tied to political activism. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rev. Stephen Singleton about the 200-year-old congregation.
Justices on Thursday upheld the right of Texas to ban the Confederate battle flag from official license plates, but struck down the regulations an Arizona town imposed on churches' road signs.