Some people say Congress should invest in better paid and higher qualified staff. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with one of them, Lee Drutman, senior fellow in political reform at think tank New America.
The charge and a new video tape come after Lewandowski allegedly grabbed a reporter following a Trump campaign rally earlier this month.
The former presidential candidate has thrown his support behind Cruz ahead of the Wisconsin primary April 5.
Trump beat Ted Cruz in the state's primary, but may get fewer delegates because he lost the inside game there.
The president decried the media's role in and responsibility for the current political climate — and this campaign — at a journalism award dinner Monday night.
Corporations in Atlanta have a long history of supporting a focus on business, not social conservatives' issues. Now the governor is vetoing a bill that LGBT groups say would lead to discrimination.
President Obama turned media critic in a speech Monday night, as he spoke about journalism and the current political environment. He attended a dinner honoring the best in political journalism.
Trump's use of suggestive language and inuendo are common elements of how he communicates in the campaign. Critics describe some comments as racist or sexist; supporters love that he speaks his mind.
The hashtag trended for hours Sunday. It was led by people of color who support the Vermont senator's presidential bid.
The NPR Politics team is back with a quick take to talk about Bernie Sanders' big wins this weekend in the Alaska, Hawaii and Washington caucuses.
The senator had a big weekend, sweeping caucuses in Washington state, Hawaii and Alaska. The NPR Politics podcast takes a look at the delegate math and lays out the path ahead for Sanders.
With a tentative deal between lawmakers and unions, California's poised to become the first state with a $15 minimum wage. The move avoids a ballot measure that would have required a faster increase.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced his plan to veto a bill of religious exemptions, which would have protected opponents of same-sex marriage. Businesses played a huge role in the decision.
Bernie Sanders won Democratic contests in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington over the weekend. Rachel Martin talks to commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and Ben Domenech, co-founder of The Federalist.
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has a long list of past opinions, but the court he's sat on for nearly two decades has rarely weighed in on big controversial issues.
Bernie Sanders won sweeping victories Saturday and more are sure to come over the next couple months. Can he win the nomination? And is that what really even matters?
Farm worker activist Dolores Huerta, Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld and student activist Shiya Nwanguma talk about the reasons people are protesting Donald Trump, and what difference it makes.
Washington, where 118 delegates are up for grabs, is the biggest prize of the weekend. Bernie Sanders is expected to have a good night. You can follow live coverage at elections.npr.org.
In a case of life imitating sketch comedy, Portland, Ore., put a bird on it on Friday. And Twitter went wild.
Alaska holds its Democratic caucuses on Saturday, posing a logistical challenge to voters in the state's more remote locations. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Fairbanks caucus organizer Janelle Olson.