The former mayor of Providence, R.I., has died after a bout with cancer. Vincent "Buddy" Cianci was a longtime colorful figure in local politics having served two stints as mayor. He was known for his unpredictable behavior, temper and love for his city.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Tim Hsia, an Army veteran and co-founder of Service 2 School, who says the candidates are using veterans for political gain without substantively addressing the issues.
The Republican presidential candidates meet in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday night for their final debate before the Iowa caucuses. Donald Trump will not be there, amid a feud with debate host Fox News.
If elected, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would be the oldest president ever. His campaign has released a physician's letter that says the 74-year-old is "in very good health."
On Monday, a grand jury indicted two anti-abortion activists who made videos purporting to show the organization illegally sells fetal body parts. The videos prompted a wave of state investigations.
He was once America's longest-serving mayor. He led Providence, R.I., through a renaissance, but his terms in office — and personal life — were marred by corruption and scandal. He was 74.
Television debates have been a mainstay since 1976 in presidential campaigns. Now, the GOP presidential front-runner is taking a big gamble just days before the Iowa caucuses.
The presidential candidates are in Iowa. Front-runner Donald Trump holds his own event Thursday night after pulling out of the GOP debate. Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review.
Donald Trump has once again commanded the spotlight creating yet another unprecedented moment in presidential campaigns. He bolted a Fox News debate and is holding his own counter event instead.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will deliver his state of the state address Wednesday. It comes amidst a budget impasse, partisan fighting and finger pointing over cuts to social services and an underfunded pension fund.
There are policy differences between the two leading Democratic presidential candidates, but those differences are small compared to the gap in style and tone.
Donald Trump's stormy relationship with the Fox News Channel took a new turn with The Donald's announcement that he won't participate in the network's GOP debate on Thursday.
What is being done to fight heroin and prescription drug abuse in hard-hit states like New Hampshire? What can Congress do to help? Lawmakers tackle the issue.
President Obama had what the White House described as an "informal" meeting with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. It comes on the heels of Obama lavishing praise on Sanders' opponent Hillary Clinton.
Drama, conflict and uncertainty about how it will all end. That's the state of the presidential race, five days before the first votes are cast in Iowa.
Calling a meeting with the president "constructive and productive," Sen. Bernie Sanders said the two also talked about foreign and domestic policy and "a little bit of politics."
New York Times political reporter Trip Gabriel has spent the past year in Iowa, covering the political operations, speeches and rallies leading up to the first vote of the presidential campaign.
Now on its third issue, The Tenth wants the fashion industry to stop seeing queer blacks folks as "the flavor of the month."
The President will propose in his 2017 budget that families who qualify for subsidized school meals receive benefits to buy an extra $45 in groceries per child each month when school is out.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has held more town halls in New Hampshire than any other candidate — 80 to date. He's hoping a strong performance in the state will keep his campaign alive.