Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has revived the debate over a single-payer health care system. NPR explores the arguments for and against it.
Much of the talk of anger in the 2016 presidential race has focused on supporters of Donald Trump. But there is a different kind of frustration and anxiety among liberals, too, driving many to support Bernie Sanders.
A top EPA official resigned Thursday over the handling of the ongoing water contamination crisis in Flint, Mich. The role of the EPA and whether the federal agency should have done more has been a recurring theme in White House discussions this week.
Will Kaufman, a professor of American literature and culture at the University of Central Lancashire, says he has discovered unpublished lyrics by Woody Guthrie, in which the folk singer denounced Fred Trump, Donald's father. The elder Trump happened to be Guthrie's landlord in the early 1950s.
Covert recordings, political bribes, raided offices and now, federal indictments. An FBI probe is dismantling an entire political administration after uncovering deep corruption within. But these politicians aren't in Congress or even in a state governor's office. This scandal is ripping through the tiny city council of Allentown, Penn., and the FBI is throwing everything it's got into the investigation.
Much of the talk of anger in the 2016 presidential race has focused on supporters of Donald Trump. But there's also frustration and anxiety among liberals who support Bernie Sanders.
As the presidential primary polls get tighter, attacks are getting sharper. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post about the Democratic and Republican races.
After the National Review published an edition declaring they're "Against Trump," the RNC removed the conservative magazine from participating in a Feb. 25 GOP presidential debate.
The phrase has a long history, going back as far as Richard Nixon, who used it to push back on anti-war protesters and 1960s counterculture.
In the alternate universe of Capitol Hill, Marco Rubio is doing well among his GOP colleagues, while frontrunner Donald Trump has zero endorsements.Why is Rubio doing so well on Capitol Hill?
As the Iowa caucuses approach, Hillary Clinton is more aggressively challenging Sander's experience and policy goals. Those attacks have an echo of the 2008 race she ultimately lost to Barack Obama.
"We want to know who knew what and when they knew it," Mayor Karen Weaver says. She was elected in November after vowing to address the problem.
The presidential candidate says a jalapeno a day helps keep her healthy on the campaign trail. Turns out, she could be onto something. A large recent study linked a spicy food habit to longevity.
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are pulling out the stops to mobilize supporters ahead of next month's Iowa caucuses. NPR catches up with some of those supporters.
It's the final stretch in Iowa. In a little over a week, people will cast the first votes of this election — and, on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders find themselves in a very tight race and stepping up attacks and changing tactics.
Donald Trump says he speaks for the "silent majority," which is a phrase with a long history in politics. Iowa voters supporting Trump discuss just what makes up the silent majority in 2016.
Talk of peace between the parties, as Clinton described in an NPR interview, will not appeal to everyone in this year of the angry activist. But Clinton hopes to survive the primaries.
Every campaign has volunteers who passionately support their candidate for president. Some of them have unique stories — like the couple who moved from Hawaii to Iowa to participate in the caucuses.
This election season is more frenzied than those in recent memory, says a top GOP lawyer. Renee Montagne talks to Benjamin Ginsberg, about why the nominating contest won't be over for months.
Hillary Clinton has been feeling the heat from her Democratic challengers. Senator Bernie Sanders this week criticized Clinton — saying she may have experience but doesn't have the right judgment.