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Consultant Stacey Polk, social worker Amy Hoag and community organizer Gary Frazier return to discuss how their opinions about the campaigns have changed since they last spoke to NPR this past summer.

What's the best and worst candy on Halloween? Caroline Framke co-wrote an article for Vox detailing her picks.

Democrats in Colorado are hoping to win the state by promoting not just candidate Hillary Clinton but also Amendment 70, a ballot initiative to increase the statewide minimum wage.

Lincoln Smith is an American who has lived in Texas and worked in Mexico for the past decade. With his unique perspective, he wrote an essay explaining what Americans can learn from Mexico.

Donald Trump's low support among Spanish-speaking Latinos has negated the need for the Clinton campaign to spend big on Spanish-language advertising, in contrast to previous election cycles.

Democrats are rallying to Hillary Clinton's defense after the FBI renewed its investigation into her email practices. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has been talking up the news.

Rep. Scott Garrett said he would withhold his dues to the National Republican Congressional Committee unless the party stopped supporting gay candidates. Those comments have hurt him.

Wayne Messmer has sung the national anthem about 5,000 times, many times at Chicago Cubs home games. He tells Scott Simon what it means for the Cubs to be in the Series for the first time in decades.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Cleveland sports writer Terry Pluto, of the Plain Dealer, about what the Indians being in the World Series means for the Midwestern city.

In November, Maine voters will decide whether to adopt a Ranked Choice Voting system. When electing key officials, voters would rank candidates in order of preference, instead of picking just one.

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