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Scalise Is The 17th Member of Congress Shot While In Office

Friday, June 16, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., remains in critical condition after being shot Wednesday during a morning baseball practice.


From Lobbyists To Loyalists, See Who's On Donald Trump's Transition Team

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

A fair number are Washington insiders, according to an organization chart of the team obtained by NPR. That's surprising for a candidate who pledges to "drain the swamp."


#MemeoftheWeek: The Best Of The Obama-Biden 'BROTUS'

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

President Obama and Vice President Biden have long been open about their friendship and respect for one another, so much so that the POTUS bromance has come to be known as a "BROTUS."


Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

On Wednesday, the Senate majority leader threw cold water on some of Trump's plans.


When Do Polls Close On Election Day, And Where Should I Vote?

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Election Day is finally here, and NPR has everything you need to know about poll closing times.


Meet Hillary Clinton's Potential Vice Presidents In 100 Words

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The Democrat will already make history with her own nomination for president. Now the question is whether she wants to do it again with her choice of running mate by picking a second woman or Latino.


Meet Donald Trump's Potential Vice Presidents In 100 Words

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Trump has run a highly unpredictable GOP campaign, and his vice presidential choice is likely to be the same. Here are some of his top prospects.


At Least $1.9 Million In Donations Trump Collected For Vets Was Sent Last Week

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Veterans groups received the money after Donald Trump had been questioned about his claim he had raised $6 million for them. Trump battled reporters on the issue in a news conference on Tuesday.


Bernie Sanders Won Democrats Abroad ... But Who Are They?

Monday, March 21, 2016

Bernie Sanders has won the Democrats Abroad Primary, with 69 percent of the vote. But where did all the votes actually come from? NPR answers some Dems Abroad FAQs.


Here's What You Need To Know About The March 15 'Mega Tuesday' Contests

Friday, March 11, 2016

The primaries and caucuses in big, important states hold more than 1,000 delegates and could essentially determine the nominees of both parties.


On The Clock: Trump Talks The Most, But Not As Much As Past Debates

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The four remaining Republican candidates met Thursday night for the last debate before Tuesday's big primary contests. Who got the most talking time? NPR had its stopwatch at the ready.


On The Clock: Trump Still Gets The Most Talking Time

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Four Republican presidential candidates took the stage tonight in the first debate following the huge Super Tuesday contests, where Donald Trump dominated. Although Ben Carson remains in the race, he chose not to join his fellow candidates for tonight's debate.

The debate, hosted by Fox News, was moderated in part ...


On The Clock: Trump Dominated Debate In Speaking Time

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The five remaining Republican presidential candidates met Thursday night in Houston for the final debate before Super Tuesday.

To qualify for the debate, hosted by CNN, candidates had to get 5 percent support in any of the New Hampshire and South Carolina primaries or Iowa and Nevada caucuses.

The winner ...


On The Clock: Trump Gets The Most Talking Time In Tonight's Debate

Saturday, February 13, 2016

With two contests down and the South Carolina primary only a week away, the six remaining Republican candidates took the debate stage Saturday night.

The debate, hosted by CBS News, featured lots of sparring between Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz. Who spoke the longest? As always, NPR had ...


On The Clock: Rubio Gets The Most Talking Time In Tonight's Debate

Saturday, February 06, 2016

The Republican presidential candidates met tonight in Manchester, N.H. for the final debate before the first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday, February 9.

Unlike the last Republican debate, Donald Trump, who came in second in the Iowa caucuses, decided to participate. He joined the winner of the Iowa caucuses, Ted Cruz, ...


On The Clock: With No Trump, Rubio And Cruz Get The Most Talking Time

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The last presidential debate before the Iowa caucuses, hosted by the Fox News Channel, brought some surprises.

Donald Trump, who helped Fox reach 24 million viewers in the first debate, decided not to attend. He thought moderator Megyn Kelly treated him unfairly in last August's debate and didn't want to ...


On The Clock: Trump And Cruz Dominate Airtime, Carson Lags

Thursday, January 14, 2016

With fewer than three weeks until the Iowa caucuses, seven Republican candidates met in North Charleston, S.C., Thursday for the sixth Republican presidential debate.

Fox Business Network hosted the debate, featuring the top seven candidates based on the average of six recent national polls.

The T.V. networks that have hosted ...


The Debate Clock: Cruz Talks The Most

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The GOP presidential candidates met Tuesday night in Las Vegas for their fifth debate, this one hosted by CNN. It was the first debate to use early-state polls as a way for candidates to qualify for the main stage. The moderators said they would try to give the candidates equal ...


6 Times Obama Called On Muslim Communities To Do More About Extremism

Monday, December 07, 2015

President Obama's rhetoric is a familiar punching bag for Republicans running to replace him. In particular, they focus on his reluctance to say the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism."

It's meant as a way to cast doubt on whether the president takes the threat of international terrorism seriously, specifically terrorism carried ...


The Democratic Debate Clock: Which Issues Got The Most Time

Saturday, November 14, 2015

The three Democratic candidates for president met in Des Moines on Saturday night for their second debate. The CBS debate was originally going to focus on the economy but shifted gears after the attacks in Paris on Friday.

Christopher Isham, CBS News vice president and Washington bureau chief said, ...