President Obama weighs in on what he calls the "Republican crackup" and says he's not to blame. He spoke at a joint press conference with the new Canadian prime minister.
Some recent presidential campaign events are raising questions about the role of law enforcement at political rallies. NPR explores whether they are there to keep the peace or to do the bidding of the campaigns.
The "First Mention" feature tackles presidential politics as we reveal that Marco Rubio was first heard on NPR campaigning for Robert Dole in 1996.
Next Tuesday, voters in Illinois will have their say in the presidential primary campaigns. NPR's Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers talk with Illinois newspaper reporters, Mike Riopell of the Daily Herald and Mike Fitzgerald of the Belleville News-Democrat, to gauge the political temperature there.
Ted Cruz hopes he can grab the GOP nomination away from Donald Trump, but he is widely disliked by his own colleagues in the Senate and has had a hard time getting endorsements from fellow Senate Republicans. NPR explores what's behind all the bad blood.
The Republican presidential candidates debate on Thursday night in Miami ahead of primary elections in five big states.
The fight to improve wages for Florida's tomato pickers hit the national stage over the past week, both in a Bernie Sanders campaign video and last night's debate in Miami.
"I have been blamed by Republicans for a lot of things, but being blamed for their primaries and who they're selecting for their party, is novel," Obama said Thursday.
The remaining four Republican candidates take the stage tonight for the last time before important contests next Tuesday.
Airlines are expecting record numbers of spring break travelers. Both the industry and TSA are expecting airport screening checkpoints to have long lines. They urge travelers to arrive early.
Despite Clinton's lead in delegates, Sanders' narrow win in Michigan changed the narrative again and raised questions about the reliability of polls in other states where Clinton seems to be ahead.
In 2000, the nation's biggest election meltdown took place in Florida due to paper butterfly ballots, ancient voting machines and poorly trained poll workers. Old machines are again a worry for some.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jeffrey Goldberg, who dives deep into President Obama's eight years in a cover story for The Atlantic magazine.
Among Bernie Sander's most high-profile supporters are Ben and Jerry — that is, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the millionaire co-founders of the ice cream company Ben & Jerry's.
This week's Democratic primaries made one thing clear: the contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders isn't over yet. The two faced off in Miami in a debate that focused on immigration policy.
Parents worry the name calling, sexual innuendos and racial threats send the wrong message to children. Teachers say they're trying to make it a teachable moment, on how not to debate.
After Hillary Clinton's loss in Michigan, what are her supporters thinking about her chances in similar states which hold primaries next week? David Greene talks to Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois.
Said one observer, "Some sitting members of Congress woke up the next morning after these maps had been released and went, 'oh boy, I don't even live in the district now.'"
In Miami and on Univision, the eighth Democratic debate focused heavily on issues important to Latinos.
Tonight's debate comes as the Vermont senator is basking in an upset win in Michigan on Tuesday night. But the former secretary of state still has a big delegate lead.