John Boehner went with radical honesty at a recent college event, also calling presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz "lucifer in the flesh."
While on a campaign trip to Indiana, GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz referred to a "basketball ring" when he meant hoop. Cruz later told reporters he stumbled while speaking.
In a 24 hours span, the whiplash between a calmer, more presidential Trump versus the bombastic, caustic politician stood in stark contrast.
GOP front-runner Donald Trump delivered his first formal foreign policy speech on Wednesday. Richard Fontaine, a former adviser to Senator John McCain, talks to Steve Inskeep about Trump's speech.
Former Senator Bob Graham talks to Lourdes Garcia-Navarro about why he wants the White House to declassify secret pages of the report that address allegations of Saudi ties to the hijackers.
Donald Trump delivered his first formal foreign policy speech on Wednesday. To delve into the GOP front-runner's speech, Steve Inskeep talks to one of Trump's advisers Walid Phares.
Ted Cruz announced Wednesday that he is picking former rival Carly Fiorina as his running mate. It's a last-ditch move designed to shake up the GOP primary race in which he badly trails Donald Trump.
The campaign says it no longer needs so many staff for the remaining contests left on the calendar, but the move could be a sign of trouble.
The New York billionaire's speech was short on specifics, but was more subdued and serious than often seen on the campaign trail, a sign of Trump's attempt to project a presidential tone.
The NPR Politics team is back with a quick take to discuss Cruz's announcement that Carly Fiorina will be his vice president. That is, if he were to win the nomination.
One hundred volunteer typists working on old-fashioned manual typewriters will assemble in New York City to take down messages passersby want to send to presidential candidates. It's part of artist Sheryl Oring's "I Wish To Say" project.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Vali Nasr, dean of the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, about Donald Trump's foreign policy speech Wednesday.
Dennis Hastert, the longest serving speaker of the House, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison in a hush money case tied to sexual abuse.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Debbie Walsh, director of Center for American Women and Politics, about the notion of the "woman card" and whether there is a "masculinity card."
Sen. Ted Cruz announced Wednesday former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will join his ticket as a candidate for vice president. Cruz is making a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination.
There are still seven more weeks of primary contests, but Bernie Sanders says it's unlikely he'll win the nomination and Hillary Clinton is already looking to the general election.
Donald Trump delivered a foreign policy address on Wednesday, complete with a teleprompter. It's supposed to be the first in a series of speeches aimed at demonstrating the Republican front-runner's policy chops.
Trump says Clinton is playing the woman card, but gender shouldn't play a huge role in a November race (and Democrats always win the women's vote these days, anyway).
Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith resigned after being told he could no longer write about two of the state's biggest players, including his paper's new owner, Sheldon Adelson.
The "major announcement" from Cruz is a last-ditch effort designed to shake-up the GOP primary race, one in which he badly trails front-runner Donald Trump.