David Greene examines the state of the GOP and what next month's Republican convention might bring, with commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.
David Greene talks to Sen. Angus King of Maine about what he calls "dog whistle rhetoric." Specifically, Donald Trump alienating American Muslims and insinuating that President Obama aided terrorists.
This presidential election, many workers and employers say political vitriol is carrying over into the workplace — making it a potentially hostile environment.
As United Kingdom voters prepare to vote on whether to remain in the European Union, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping both think leaving is a bad idea for the economy.
Bloomberg View's Megan McArdle argues in a new column that there are real reasons why "decent people" could vote for Donald Trump, even if they disagree with many of his statements.
Professor Michael Eric Dyson argues in a New Republic article that people "have a positive moral obligation to protest the nomination of this racist demagogue" at the GOP convention. He explains why.
The Orlando shooting and Donald Trump's reaction scrambled campaign politics and complicated Trump's relationship with the Republican Party. Meanwhile, senators will vote on gun legislation Monday.
The presumptive GOP nominee spent much of May campaigning in states that he either won't win or probably will — instead of those swing states necessary to help him put him over the top in November.
In a recent poll, both Democrats and Republicans expressed low levels of trust in their party's nominating process for presidential candidates. We hear from voters around the country.
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
#AskTheGays was able to create something of a safe space online in a week where it might have been particularly hard to find those spaces in the real world or our political discourse.
Scott Simon talks with Council On Foreign Relations President Richard Haass about the presumptive nominees' reactions to the Orlando shootings and their different views of America's role in the world.
Trump had to drop "university" from his enterprise's name, but it used similar tactics to institutions in the for-profit college industry, where students incur high cost and debt with low results.
Normally, a presumptive presidential nominee doesn't address the gathered convention delegates until he or she's actually nominated. Trump is considering ways to change all that.
It's a joke about Trump that won't go away: This superPAC is insisting that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee "release his official hand measurements."
Rep. Gwen Moore's bill won't likely go anywhere in the GOP-controlled House, but it seems more designed to troll Republicans, anyway.
Politics has always been a rough game. But even by the old standards, Donald Trump's campaign is breaking new ground. Crude language is the norm, including from the candidate himself.
In the aftermath of the Orlando mass shooting, the presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees offer proposals on how they would combat terrorism.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the mass shooting in Orlando, public reactions from around the country and the political response from Washington, D.C.
Two-thirds of the groups that faced extra scrutiny from the IRS were conservative. But the agency also closely examined applications for tax-exempt status from liberal and nonpartisan groups.