Donald Trump's outreach to African-Americans can't erase his and the GOP's support for tactics that disenfranchise or discourage black voters, writes Mary Curtis in this commentary.
Early voting starts at the end of September. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Professor Paul Gronke of Reed College about the effect early voting could have on election results.
There are only two must-pass items on the agenda: a short-term funding bill to keep the government running past Sept. 30, and a separate funding bill to combat the spread of the Zika virus.
How do you undo rumors and conspiracy theories? Research suggests that it's really, really hard — it may be that letting go of a conspiracy theory means letting go of who you think you are.
In an election cycle filled with sharp disagreement, one man has landed on a platform everyone can seem to get behind: taco trucks on every corner.
The FBI released documents about its investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use. That probe did not lead to charges against Clinton. These documents shed light on what she told the FBI.
The founder of Latinos For Trump warned that if nothing was done about Mexican immigration to the U.S., the country would soon have "taco trucks on every corner." That spawned the hashtag #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner, which went viral very quickly and very hilariously.
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 new FBI documents related to the Hillary Clinton email investigation and Donald Trump's last minute visit to Mexico.
The Republican National Committee announced it's hiring almost 400 additional staffers and opening about 100 new offices across 11 battleground states.
An FBI report and notes of the bureau's interview with Hillary Clinton show she relied on agency officials to deal with classified information.
A Trump surrogate warned of "taco trucks on every corner" as immigration remains unchecked. But very few people on Twitter think that's a bad thing.
The Obama administration is collaborating with SXSW to host a miniature version of the festival at the White House. It'll be called South by South Lawn and will be held Oct. 3.
Donald Trump has laid out his immigration policy. Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, about Trump's proposals. Flake hasn't endorsed Trump, in part because of his stance on immigration.
Renee Montagne talks foreign policy with Richard Haass, head of the Council on Foreign Relations, about where the two presidential candidates stand on pressing foreign issues of the campaign.
Donald Trump heads to Detroit on Saturday to attend a black church. Pundits suggest Trump's outreach to black voters is really about persuading college-educated white voters that he's open-minded.
Steve Inskeep talks to Miriam Sapiro, who helped negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, about why U.S. pacts with Europe and the Pacific Rim are faltering, and why that's a big deal for the U.S.
His proposed "great wall" gets all the attention. But his plan would mean record spending on top of what's already record spending on border enforcement.
The 2016 presidential campaign has, in many ways, become a question of character. In this hour long special, Rachel Martin digs into how
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Angela Stent, a Brookings senior fellow and director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, about the presidential candidates' positions on NATO and the U.S. relationship with Russia.
On Wednesday, Donald Trump met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. Hours later, he gave a speech on immigration where he promised to build a border wall and empower a new deportation force. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sean Sullivan, a reporter for The Washington Post, about Trump's stance on immigration.