As part of Morning Edition's "A View From Here" series, David Greene visits ranchers in central Montana to hear how the struggles over land rights may inform their views of the presidential election.
One of the longest-held divides inside American politics is over the role of government. This election year, both the Democrats and the Republicans may be pushed into increasing the government's role.
The state's oil industry had been going gangbusters and then oil prices began to drop. What is it like to live in a place with such extremes, and can the government do anything to stabilize things?
Donald Trump held his first campaign event since being assured of the GOP presidential nomination. He held a rally in West Virginia coal country on Thursday. The state holds its primary on Tuesday.
"We are suspending our campaign," the Texas senator told supporters at an Indianapolis rally. "But hear me now — I am not suspending our fight for liberty." His announcement ends a vitriolic week.
Despite the tempestuous primaries, Republicans will come back together to support the party's candidate, says Vigo County party chair Randy Gentry — "give it some time."
Those gathered at Sen. Ted Cruz's event in Indianapolis are subdued, but "are still waiting to hear from their guy, hopefully to hear him say that he's going to stay in this race."
Bernie Sanders entered the race for president talking about a political revolution at moment when Democratic voters and young people were primed to hear it.
Federal investigators have interviewed top aides to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. They're asking whether her email practices as secretary of state compromised government secrets.
The media didn't create Trump, but that's no defense: it missed his rise and enabled him too.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission's advisory board has shown dissatisfaction with the director's decision to allow three states to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote.
The apparent Republican presidential nominee declared, "I love Hispanics!" But polls show Hispanics don't love him.
Don't add House Speaker Paul Ryan to the list of Republicans who are backing de facto GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I think he has to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse has emerged as a sometimes contrary voice in the Republican Party, often criticizing his Senate colleagues and promising never to vote for Donald Trump. NPR looks at his role in the party and his thoughts on how it's changing in 2016.
Apparent Republican nominee Donald Trump visits West Virginia Thursday, where he is expected to appeal to the area's coal ties.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Ed Rollins, who signed on as a strategist for the pro-Trump Great America superPAC.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Mark Salter, former chief of staff to John McCain and a senior adviser in both of McCain's presidential campaigns, about why he says he will vote for Hillary Clinton.
Capt. Nathan Michael Smith, who is currently on active duty in Kuwait, says he is concerned that an "illegal" war "forces him to violate his oath to 'preserve, protect and defend' the Constitution."
With Donald Trump all but assured the GOP nomination, congressional Republicans are reluctantly ready to support him.
Hillary Clinton premiered an unsurprising line of attack against Donald Trump — digging up some choice words from his now-vanquished Republican rivals.