Bernie Sanders campaigns in Connecticut ahead of the next set of primaries. Sanders is facing an uphill battle in Tuesday's contests. He needs to win at least 59 percent of pledged delegates if he hopes to overtake his rival Hillary Clinton and win the Democratic nomination. But Sanders and his supporters are vowing to fight on.
The campaigns of Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich have coordinated their efforts in select upcoming primaries in a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination.
Puerto Rico is short of cash and at risk of defaulting on a $400 million debt payment due May 1. House speaker Paul Ryan pledged to have a plan ready by then to help Puerto Rico find a way to repay its more than $70 billion debt.
Gun control has become a major subject of debate in the Connecticut Democratic presidential primary.
Washington, D.C., gets a close-up view of political money excesses next door in the Maryland elections, which include a millionaire self-financing his campaign and a candidate's spouse running a superPAC.
One of Sanders' stats may be off, but it's true that low-income Americans vote in far smaller numbers than their higher-income counterparts.
John Kasich and Ted Cruz will stay out of each other's way in three upcoming primary states. The non-aggression pact is an attempt to block Donald Trump from clinching the GOP nomination.
Mark Landler of The New York Times discusses Clinton and Obama's contrasting views on America's role in the world. Clinton, Landler says, was often the hawk, more willing to intervene with force.
There are primaries in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland and Connecticut. Steve Inskeep talks to commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.
Populism has been the biggest force this election year. What lasting effect might populism have on both Democrats and Republicans — even after Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have left the scene.
Donna Edwards is vying to be just the second black woman ever elected to the Senate. But not all of the state's black female leaders or African-American members of Congress are lining up behind her.
In a statement sent out Sunday, the Cruz campaign said it will focus resources on Indiana, "and in turn clear the path for Gov. Kasich to compete in Oregon and New Mexico."
The president's announcement, set to be delivered Monday in Germany, will bring the total number of American military personnel deployed in the country to as many as 300.
Five states in the Northeast go to the polls Tuesday. Bernie Sanders faces a tough challenge on the Democratic side, while Donald Trump leads GOP polls.
Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it.
Wine retailer David Trone is spending $12.4 million of his own money to win a Maryland House seat, but his rivals say he's trying to buy his way into Congress.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could take major steps toward becoming their parties nominees with big days in the pivotal primaries in the Northeast.
Indicted Philadelphia congressman Chaka Fattah hasn't faced a democratic challenger in more than two decades. Now he's fighting for his political life as he runs for re-election.
Paul Ryan has been speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives for almost six months. How hard is his job about to get ahead of the Republican National Convention?
There are a few ways to deal with a noisy protester. Sometimes, a politician needs to act like a stand-up comic — command the stage, let them have their say, but have a comeback.