In an election year characterized by populist energy over economic concerns like jobs and trade, the gap between the wealth of both major party candidates and typical voters is striking.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Hillary Clinton's release of her tax returns and the candidates' economic speeches.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to economist Diane Swonk about the economic plans of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton's release of her tax returns and the pressure on Donald Trump to follow suit draws attention to the candidates' wealth. On the trail, they try hard to connect with working class voters.
"I don't know people who weren't aware of the stats that were just published. I don't know them. We already know the score."
The former presidential candidate bought a lake-front summer vacation home for $575,000 this week. Some of his former supporters weren't happy about it and questioned his socialist bona fides.
Knowing everything there is to know about someone's financials is intrusive. So how did the tradition start — and why do we care?
The Clinton campaign says Hillary and Bill Clinton paid their 2015 federal taxes at a rate of 34.2 percent. The couple's overall tax rate was 43.2 percent, the campaign said.
As a federal state of emergency ends for Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver says residents don't trust that government officials have fully addressed the lead contamination of their water.
Polls show Hillary Clinton is leading among white, college-educated voters — a demographic group that has consistently voted Republican for decades. But Donald Trump has pushed many over to Clinton.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the conservative think tank American Action Forum about Hillary Clinton's speech.
The vast majority of political headlines have been about Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton is fine with the attention Trump has been getting because the stories have been dragging down his poll numbers.
Along the U.S.-Mexico border, most people favor Hillary Clinton for president and oppose building a wall. But a small group of Trump supporters demostrates zeal.
Kate Steinle's death in San Francisco, allegedly at the hands of an undocumented felon, has been a focal point for opponents of sanctuary city policies who say dangerous criminals are being released.
The new advisers include several longtime GOP fundraisers and critics of Hillary Clinton. The GOP presidential nominee's initial list last week consisted entirely of white men.
Hillary Clinton's economic speech Thursday in Michigan is intended to be a rejoinder to Donald Trump's earlier address on the same subject in the same state.
Donald Trump spoke to the National Association of Homebuilders at an event in Miami Thursday, while Hillary Clinton outlined her economic vision in a policy address.
Last year, according to census data, more people moved to the South than any other region in the U.S. Those demographic changes are also affecting the 2016 presidential race, especially in states like Georgia and North Carolina.
Donald Trump has doubled down on his claim that President Obama founded the terrorist group ISIS. Joby Warrick, a reporter for the Washington Post, who recently won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, takes a closer look at Trump's comments.
The Democratic presidential nominee will deliver her own speech about the economy at an advanced manufacturing plant in Warren, Mich., on Thursday afternoon.