If you've followed the 2016 presidential election, you've probably heard Donald Trump say it: "bigly." Or is that "big-league"? We asked linguists settle the score — and offer a little context, too.
Trump visited the site of Pickett's Charge, a failed Confederate assault on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Some supporters of Donald Trump look to the election of 2000, when Al Gore conceded to George W. Bush not once but twice — five weeks apart. NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving explains.
Ana Navarro has become a standard bearer for Republican women repudiating Donald Trump. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the GOP strategist about her view of the election, which is only 16 days away.
Merriam-Webster noticed the number of unique words coming out of this campaign, and has been using Twitter to report the most searchable words. Lexicographer Peter Sokolowski talks to Rachel Martin.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with young voters who are going to the polls in a general election for the first time.
With Hillary Clinton, the first woman to head a major party ticket on the ballot, it was always likely there'd be undercurrents of sexism. What surprising is just how out in the open it has been.
A new survey shows that white evangelicals are much more willing now than they were a few years ago to vote for politicians whose personal behavior has been "immoral."
Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.
Former EPA official Dru Ealons, Mario Loyola of National Review, and NPR editor Ammad Omar discuss the presidential campaigns, Wonder Woman at the U.N., and NFL touchdown celebrations.
Today in Gettysburg, Pa., Donald Trump blended his "closing argument" with recriminations and the agenda for his first 100 days in office.
One way or another, someone's going to lose on election night. And there's a graceful way to concede defeat, as Adlai Stevenson showed in 1952, and Al Gore did in the disputed 2000 election.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bill Burton, former National Press Secretary for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign, about whether Hillary Clinton should pursue votes in these states to build on her lead.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.
Early voting is underway in 37 states and the District of Columbia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to James Huffman, Dean Emeritus at the Lewis and Clark Law School, about the downsides of early voting.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Glenn Thrush of Politico about the week in politics, including the third and final presidential debate.
Big themes on ballots this November include marijuana, elections, education, guns, tobacco, minimum wage and the death penalty.
Hillary Clinton campaigned in Ohio Friday.
Florida is home to many Democratic Latinos, but despite the growing Hispanic electorate, it remains highly competitive because it's also home to large numbers of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County in Florida, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.
A former top staffer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified in Federal court that she told Christie about planned lane closures on the George Washington Bridge weeks before it happened. Christie has long denied any involvement in the closures, which were designed to punish his political opponents.