Julia Louis-Dreyfus issued a personal apology for the political climate and Jeb Bush called Jimmy Kimmel a "Godless Hollywood Hippie."
With the first presidential debate just a week away, Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who is also editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller.
Former President Bill Clinton is in the public eye more than any other past U.S. president. Clinton talks to Steve Inskeep about his wife's presidential campaign.
A new study by the Brennan Center for Justice has found violent crime and homicides on the rise this year, but analysts said a small number of cities such as Chicago account for much of the increase.
The former president talks to NPR about the prospect of stepping away from the Clinton Foundation if his wife is elected — and why even false accusations of impropriety can stick.
A U.S. airstrike on Syrian military forces aligned with Bashar Assad has challenged the already tenuous cease-fire in Syria.
"I don't know about you guys, but I am so relieved that the whole birther thing is over," Obama said Saturday night at a dinner hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
Trump is promising if he's elected, America will be "one people, under one God, saluting one flag." That worries some advocates for religious freedom.
After a summer of enjoying a healthy lead in the polls, Hillary Clinton's lead appears to have shrunk in the latest polls. That could have something to do with how polling changes after Labor Day.
Donald Trump received the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the group's president, Chuck Canterbury.
Russia's found a great way to tamper with the U.S. election, says James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He tells NPR's Rachel Martin he expects more embarrassing hacks.
Some of Donald Trump's digs have sounded suspiciously like criticisms Hillary Clinton has leveled against him.
NPR's series, A Nation Engaged, takes a deeper look at economic opportunity in 21st century America. Is the middle class still shrinking, and what can political leaders do to help?
Young voters, an increasingly dominant force in Florida, are frustrated that many of the issues they feel so strongly about aren't a major part of the discussion by the major party candidates.
The note from the Republican vice presidential nominee's doctor comes after a week of intense discussion about the health of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Most of Russia's opposition has been greatly weakened or eliminated. As Russians elect a new parliament, it's expected to be a rubber-stamp body that follows the wishes of President Vladimir Putin.
Eight years after Obama made history as the first African-American president, his legacy is just starting to emerge.
The Hillary Clinton campaign has hired a National Muslim Outreach Director. When Barack Obama's campaign tried something similar eight years ago, it flopped.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Donald Trump's former feng shui master Pun-Yin who worked with him on one of his New York hotels.
Back in the days of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, there was no moderator. What if we tried that kind of thing in this year's campaign?