Despite the growing list of governors stating they will no longer resettle people from Syria, it's not clear whether states have the legal authority to keep the refugees out.
Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, about what is known concerning the Friday night attacks in Paris, which are blamed on ISIS.
The attacks shifted the focus of the presidential campaign, as candidates debate over national security. Presidential candidates have been forced to address how they would handle the threat from ISIS.
Presumed frontrunner, GOP Sen. David Vitter, is being forced to address a prostitution scandal in his past. Polls show the Democrat, state Rep. John Bel Edwards has an upset opportunity.
In 2008 and 2012, African-Americans turned out to vote in record numbers for President Obama. But now many black voters in the early voting state of South Carolina say there's not the same enthusiasm.
The Democratic debate Saturday night was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Producer Liz Baker talked to students on campus about their involvement in politics and shares her observations.
In Saturday's Democratic debate, Clinton said the U.S. has the authority to fight ISIS. But not everyone agrees on that.
Former Maryland Gov. O'Malley won cheers referring to "that immigrant-bashing carnival barker Donald Trump," and adding "the symbol of America is the Statue of Liberty, not a barbed-wire fence."
NPR correspondent and music buff Don Gonyea takes listeners for a drive on the campaign trail in Iowa.
The first half hour of Saturday's debate was dominated by foreign policy. The candidates walked a line on their views and President Obama's, whose handling of the issue has declined since ISIS's rise.
NPR kept track of how many minutes each issue — like foreign policy and the economy — got at the second Democratic debate.
In the wake of the Paris attacks Friday that killed at least 129 people, questions early on focused entirely on foreign policy and national security.
Share your comments and questions to NPR's political reporters and editors during Saturday's debate.
The school's segregationist past made it a controversial campaign stop. GOP hopefuls Dr. Ben Carson and Ted Cruz appeared at the conservative Christian university in South Carolina in recent days.
Democratic candidates are gathering tonight in Des Moines, Iowa, for their second debate of the 2016 primary season.
Candidates seem to find the question a conundrum — and a pressing one, with the presidential election a year away. So, NPR's Michel Martin asked students at Iowa's Drake University what they want.
It turns out everyone likes mocking politicians, especially the Internet. From "I Want You To Love Me," to "Barack the Casbah," we round up #NewSongsForPoliticians.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Roger Simon, Politico's chief political correspondent, about how the attacks in Paris may change the focus of Saturday's Democratic primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa.
Hours after news of the Paris attacks broke, President Obama called them "an attack on all of humanity." On Saturday, Obama leaves for Turkey and beyond for a series of international meetings.
The terrorist attacks in Paris will likely add a new wrinkle to the second Democratic primary debate, something that has gotten little attention to this point on the Democratic side — foreign policy.