President Obama wants to close the Guantanamo Bay prison but Congress disagrees. There are 91 detainees left, and the Pentagon will soon transfer more. Accelerated transfers may help Obama's cause.
Steve Inskeep talks to Charlie Sykes, who hosts a conservative talk show on WTMJ-AM in Milwaukee. He's also a member of the Never Trump movement, but he got an on-air call recently from Donald Trump.
Steve Inskeep talks to Christopher Kang, formerly of the White House Counsel's office, who accompanied then-nominees Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan on their Senate courtesy calls.
Ted Cruz is looking to defeat Donald Trump and pick up a cache of delegates in Wisconsin's primary. Polls show Cruz's support has grown significantly over the past month, giving him a lead over Trump.
Donations linked to the oil and gas industries equal two tenths of one percent of Clinton's overall fundraising.
Recent interviews with GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump provide a window into what foreign policy in a Trump presidency might look like.
Yetta Bronstein ran on a platform of national bingo and mink coats for all. So why don't you know her? Well, because she was fake. But the married pranksters behind Bronstein won't let you forget her.
Republicans hold a historic majority in the House of Representatives, but Donald Trump is challenging the basic assumptions that the GOP's grip on the majority is ironclad.
Alabama's governor is embroiled in a political firestorm after allegations of an affair with a top aide. Gov. Robert Bentley denies the affair, but his senior advisor did resign Wednesday. Meanwhile, calls for the governor's resignation are rising.
If Donald Trump is the GOP nominee, Democrats increasingly believe they may have a shot at winning control of the U.S. House.
Trump made some highly controversial statements on abortion yesterday, then took them back hours later.
Steve Inskeep talks to Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List about Trump's remarks on punishing woman who have had abortions, if it were to become illegal. He later restated his comment.
Donald Trump entered into the abortion debate on Wednesday when he was asked whether women who underwent the procedure, if it were banned, should be punished. He quickly walked back his answer.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders insists he isn't in the race to move Hillary Clinton to the left. But progressive activists say he's doing just that.
Donald Trump reversed his position after suffering swift backlash from both conservatives and liberals on his comments that women should be punished for getting an illegal abortion.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Greg Simon, executive director of the Obama administration's Cancer Moonshot Task Force, about the barriers to advancements in treating cancer.
Trump's comments upset both abortion rights advocates and opponents and drew criticism from the rest of the presidential field.
We find a first mention of Donald Trump deep in the NPR archives from the opening of Trump Tower in 1983.
A funeral service for Toronto's Former Mayor Rob Ford was held Wednesday in his home town. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star about Ford's life and political legacy.
National Border Patrol Council said Trump is the "the only candidate who actually threatens the established powers that have betrayed this county."