NPR's Linda Wertheimer takes a look at the week's big political stories with NPR's Ron Elving, including the vice presidential pick for the Republicans.
Winning Florida's electoral votes this November could come down to winning the favor of a newly potent bloc: Puerto Ricans in and around Orlando.
Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has been involved in Indiana politics for years. But lately, his reputation at home has taken a hit, even among Republicans.
Before the Republican National Convention starts Monday, a small group of delegates have to make the rules for it. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with delegate Matt Micheli, a member on the committee.
A military coup attempt in Turkey has injected more instability into a crucial ally of the the U.S. in the Middle East. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's Deb Amos.
It's illegal for candidates to ask for money from non-citizens, which watchdog groups say Trump has done. But what's legal has been clouded by the 2010 Supreme Court ruling known as Citizens United.
With extra police and "rock boxes" playing music for delegates and visitors, Cleveland's leaders hope to be ready for anything during next week's Republican convention.
For a candidate who loves to rail against Washington, Donald Trump's choice seems a bit of a head-scratcher. Trump hired Manafort back in the '80s to lobby on gambling and real estate.
By picking Mike Pence as his vice presidential candidate, Donald Trump may cost his campaign contributions from the financial services industry.
Though the Indiana governor has deep connections to the powerful tax-exempt groups led by the billionaire brothers, the Koch money network maintains its focus will be protecting the Republican Senate.
The commonality in these cautionary tales is the speed with which the final selections were made, leaving little time for thorough vetting and testing.
If Trump wants to win Michigan, he's got to win over working-class white men in suburban Detroit. But that will be tough. The state hasn't backed a Republican presidential candidate since 1988.
Donald Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, disagrees with the presumptive GOP nominee on a number of notable issues.
The growing African-American population in suburban Atlanta is making Georgia appear less solidly Republican than it has recently been and could make it a presidential swing state.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times, about the terror attack in Nice, France, and Donald Trump's new running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
Most political logos are panned. But this one, this one's really something else.
The convention will feature Bernie Sanders on its first night, as well as President Obama, Vice President Biden and first lady Michelle Obama.
Our favorite 2016 news and stories curated from NPR and 'round the Web. Today, Trump picks Pence as running mate; Erica Garner says ABC "lied" to her.
Donald Trump ended weeks of speculation Friday by announcing his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The announcement wasn't simple, though, coming in the wake of the mass killing in Nice, France.
Though Trump called off his news conference announcing his running mate, nevertheless he made his announcement right on time — on Twitter. In the tweet, Trump said his choice is the Indiana governor.