NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings, ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, about efforts to launch an investigation into potential conflicts of interest associated with Donald Trump's businesses.
President-elect Trump selected Don McGahn, an elections lawyer, to be his White House counsel. The job involves anticipating and preventing scandals.
Donald Trump has a 60-year lease on his new hotel, just a few blocks from the White House. But its terms say no elected U.S. official shall benefit from the lease.
With an early morning tweet, President-elect Donald Trump revives an issue that hasn't been front and center in American politics for more than a quarter-century.
Steve Inskeep talks to Tevi Troy, president of the American Health Policy Institute and a former deputy secretary of Health in the George W. Bush administration, about the selection of Price.
Donald Trump launched a controversy on Twitter over the weekend regarding voting integrity, as his work of compiling a Cabinet and a governing agenda goes on.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, talks to Steve Inskeep about the party's approach to the next Republican-controlled Congress. She says there will be major reasons for them to be an emergency brake.
The remote woods of the Northwest have long been a haven for far-right extremists. After Donald Trump's election, some in communities here worry about extremists entering the mainstream.
Stephen Moore recently said Trump's party is no longer the party of Ronald Reagan and free trade. "Look, this is 2016. It's not 1986. We have different problems in this country," the adviser says.
Rep. Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon, has represented the northern Atlanta suburbs since 2005. In recent years, he has led Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Only a few copies exist of the infamous CIA torture report, and the Senate committee that created them has called for the agencies that received them to return them. Activists and journalists are hoping to keep those copies at least extant, so they might one day be declassified and released. They fear that if all the copies are returned, they will be destroyed and the information lost forever.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla about Donald Trump's allegations of voter fraud in the state.
President-elect Donald Trump is making baseless claims about widespread voter fraud amid a push to recount votes in three key states that he won.
Among the Miami Cubans celebrating Fidel Castro's death are surviving veterans of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion that tried to retake Cuba in 1961. For these men, news of Castro's death has been bittersweet.
The Trump transition team pointed to one heavily criticized study, as well as an analysis that didn't count fraud, as evidence that "millions of people" voted illegally
The state and its 16 electoral votes were the last to be called, giving Trump 306 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton's 232. Green Party candidate Jill Stein is pursuing a recount.
Through the eyes of those who work to make companies "inclusive," the 2016 election suggests two things: Business will pick up, but it won't be business as usual.
An effort led by Green Party candidate Jill Stein to recount votes is moving ahead in Wisconsin, as Donald Trump's deliberations over who to pick as secretary of state has turned into a public feud.
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan says Democrats have lost a connection to working-class voters in the Midwest. Ryan is challenging the woman he considers a mentor, Nancy Pelosi, for leadership of House Democrats.
Steve Inskeep talks to Mollie Hemingway, senior editor at The Federalist magazine, about the dispute inside the GOP. Should President-elect Donald Trump name Mitt Romney as his secretary of State?