"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law-abiding people," the 2016 hopeful told NPR's David Greene.
Being a governor can be a very good thing if you're running for president. NPR explores the role of governors in presidential races and how they might affect 2016.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Hugh de Kretser, director of the Melbourne-based Human Rights Law Center, about allegations that the government paid smugglers to take the boat back to Indonesia.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Bruce Oppenheimer, a professor at Vanderbilt University, about the changing demographics and politics of the South after the Charleston, S.C., shooting.
The vote is a victory for President Obama, giving him final approval of legislation that enhances his power to negotiate trade deals.
Federal workers are furious after the huge data breach of sensitive information. Some complain letters are going to the wrong name or address, compounding their anger over government incompetence.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Nancy Curtis about the changes to U.S. policy on American hostages. Curtis' son, Theo Padnos, was held hostage in Syria for two years until he was released last August.
President Obama announced Wednesday changes to U.S. government policy regarding Americans taken hostage overseas. Among the changes, families of hostages will no longer be subject to criminal prosecution if they decide to pay ransom to hostage takers.
Jindal joins a crowded Republican field, and polls show him trailing the other presidential hopefuls.
Since the Vermont independent isn't a registered Democrat — and has never run as a Democrat before — there are questions as to whether he can run in the state where his poll numbers are surging.
The Obama administration says the U.S. will continue to try to prevent hostage situations — and the Justice Department says it "does not intend to add to families' pain" if they pay ransoms.
Speaking about her mother at a church on Tuesday, Clinton said what had kept her mother going was "kindness along the way from someone who believed she mattered. All lives matter."
Once seen as a rising star in the GOP, the 44-year-old Indian-American has seen his presidential hopes dim even before he gets in, as he's expected to do.
Hillary Clinton is leaning into the conversation on race following the S.C. church shootings by going to Florissant, Mo., which borders Ferguson. As a presidential candidate the move brings some risk.
The Senate cleared a big hurdle Tuesday in an elaborate plan crafted by Republican leaders to get President Obama what he wants on trade, despite significant opposition from Democrats. The plan is based on promises and hinges on trust, so it could still fall apart.
The South Carolina House has approved a measure that allows them to consider removing the Confederate flag from the State House grounds. Legislators convened a session Tuesday to pass a state budget.
The debate over Confederate flags is moving quickly Tuesday. Hundreds rallied in South Carolina calling to take down the Confederate flag that flies in front of the State House. Virginia's governor announced Tuesday he's begun the process to remove the flag from Virginia license plates. In Mississippi, where the old Confederate battle flag is part of the state flag, there was debate Tuesday about its future.
The 60-37 vote clears away procedural hurdles for legislation that would allow the president to negotiate trade pacts and then put them on a so-called fast track through Congress.
While the Obama administration maintains it will not negotiate with terrorists, it will allow families to negotiate on their own for release of their children taken hostage.
If the Supreme Court finds health care subsidies unconstitutional, conservatives will boast a win over Obamacare. But Republicans face a challenge — many of their constituents are getting subsidies.