Clashes between Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump are distracting. Steve Inskeep talks to Ill. Rep. Tammy Duckworth about what she's doing to gain votes in a tight Senate race with incumbent Mark Kirk.
Following a tape of Donald Trump making vulgar comments about women, some female voters struggle to support him. Steve Inskeep talks to Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List.
A Russian propaganda site misquoted Newsweek author Kurt Eichenwald and then attributed the misquote to Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal. Eichenwald tells Steve Inskeep that Trump used the misquote.
Tens of millions of Americans live in poverty, yet the issue has received scant attention on the presidential campaign trail. We examine the candidates' plans to address poverty.
The Democrat wants to double the credit for parents of children 4 and under. It would be paid for by a tax on Wall St., the wealthy and corporations. Trump's tax plan would most benefit the wealthy.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, about how rabbis are addressing the election in their high holiday sermons.
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton campaigned Tuesday with former Vice President Al Gore in Florida, the state where his fortunes fell in the 2000 campaign.
GOP nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, have had some strange moments in their relationship in recent days, including an open break over Syria policy.
When it comes to voting, many Native American voters face challenges that other voters don't, including language barriers and a lack of accessible polling places.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Marybeth Glenn, a conservative editor and blogger at CollisionOfChurchandState.com, about where the GOP party stands for conservative women. After tape was released of Donald Trump making misogynistic and lewd comments about women, Glenn feels increasingly betrayed by GOP lawmakers she's supported but who have sat out from charging Trump with sexism.
If you only looked at the polls, you would think deciphering the black vote this election is pretty simple: those who vote will mostly vote for Hillary Clinton. But beneath that lopsided support are some pretty deep emotions: a dissatisfaction with both candidates, a nostalgia for the national unity that seemed to exist when Obama first won the presidency, and disgust at the tone and tenor of this presidential campaign.
Donald Trump fights on as his party tries to manage the fallout from a controversial video of the candidate released last week, as Hillary Clinton appears sure-footed four weeks from Election Day.
Colorado is the latest state to consider legalizing aid in dying. Residents find themselves struggling with whether assisted death is an act of mercy or a moral slippery slope.
The GOP nominee reacted to a questioner who said she's Muslim by saying Muslims have to "come in and report when they see something going on." Muslims on The Internet responded with comedy.
An independent federal agency should not be run by a single person, the court found. It decided to remedy the situation by giving the president the authority to fire the agency head at will.
Trump cited email from a Clinton adviser but misconstrued it in the same way that a Kremlin-funded website had.
With signs of crisis around his campaign since the leak of a damaging tape on Friday, Trump's most loyal supporters remain fired as he scorches the GOP earth.
To some, Hillary Clinton's second presidential debate performance seemed more defensive than the first. Steve Inskeep talks to David Maraniss, who authored a 1996 biography of Bill Clinton.
Donald Trump spent the day after his second debate with Hillary Clinton rallying supporters in Pennsylvania, as his campaign and party try to stem the crisis from the tape released of Trump last week.
Hillary Clinton campaigned in the Midwest on Monday, following her second debate with Donald Trump. She urged voters at Wayne State University to not let the ugly debate discourage them from voting.