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What is a runoff election? Let's break down what's happening in Georgia

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

The race between Georgia incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker is too close to call and will go to a runoff election this December. What does that mean?


Maxwell Frost elected as the first Gen Z member of Congress

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Maxwell Frost came to national attention as one of the first members of Generation Z to launch a bid for Congress. At 25, he just meets the minimum age to serve in the House of Representatives.


Biden gave young voters a win on student debt, but abortion tops midterm motivations

Monday, October 17, 2022

Student debt cancellation is a prominent issue among young voters, but it's not the sole driving issue organizers are pushing before Election Day.


25-year-old former Trump aide wins GOP primary in New Hampshire

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Republican Karoline Leavitt has defeated Matt Mowers in a race to face off against vulnerable Democrat Rep. Chris Pappas this November.


Tracking Trump's endorsements: Here's how his picks have fared in primaries

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

The former president has remained a constant presence in this year's statewide primaries, endorsing more than 200 Republican candidates. Here's his win-loss record so far.


Maxwell Frost, one of the first Gen Z candidates for Congress, has won his primary

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Florida's Maxwell Frost is the first member of Generation Z to win a primary for the U.S. House. He won the Democratic primary in Florida's 10th District, according to The Associated Press.


Election contests to watch Tuesday in Florida, New York and Oklahoma

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Florida and New York had their congressional maps scrambled by redistricting, boosting the number of notable races Tuesday. But the biggest matchup in Florida is at the top of the ticket.


Republicans demand answers from DOJ and FBI over Trump search raid

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Republicans are responding in support of former President Donald Trump following an FBI raid of his Mar-a-Lago property, with House leaders pledging to investigate.


Rep. Peter Meijer narrowly loses to Trump-endorsed challenger in Michigan primary

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Freshman Republican Rep. Peter Meijer voted to impeach Trump following the Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol.


NPR Politics Special: What We Learned From The Jan. 6 Hearings

Friday, July 22, 2022

How did the attack on the U.S. Capitol come together? What did President Trump know and why did he take so long to respond? And who will be held accountable?


The first Gen Z candidates are running for Congress — and running against compromise

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

As the first few Gen Z candidates navigate runs for Congress, questions remain over how coming of age during intense national political division will shape Gen Z candidates' approach to politics.


Polish young adults talk about the war in Ukraine's impact on their generation

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Polish young adults about how the war in Ukraine and the influx of refugees is affecting their country.


3 primary contests to watch Tuesday in West Virginia and Nebraska

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed candidates in competitive primaries in both states, making Tuesday another evaluation of his influence over the GOP.


Former President Obama visits the White House for the first time in 5 years

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Former President Barack Obama joined President Biden at the White House Tuesday as Biden unveiled new actions meant to expand the Affordable Care Act.


Lynching is now a federal hate crime after a century of blocked efforts

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

President Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act into law, the culmination of more than a century of efforts to designate lynching as a federal hate crime.


Confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson begin Monday. Here's what to expect

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Next week the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, the federal judge President Biden has tapped as his Supreme Court nominee.


Mark Meadows faces North Carolina investigation over his voter registration

Friday, March 18, 2022

The probe follows an allegation that the former Trump White House chief of staff never resided at the address he put on his voter registration ahead of the 2020 election.


Here's who will lead the White House COVID response for the next pandemic phase

Thursday, March 17, 2022

President Biden recently announced a new COVID plan to try to get things back to normal. Dr. Ashish Jha — a familiar face in the public health community — helped develop that plan.


Biden pledges $800 million to Ukraine after Zelenskyy's plea for more U.S. aid

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy delivered an impassioned plea for additional help and for President Biden to spearhead the world's defense of Ukraine. Later, Biden pledged to send more security support.


4 races to watch in the Texas primary

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Texas holds the first primaries of the midterms on Tuesday. Here are four races to watch — two congressional contests and two contests in which statewide Republicans have primary challengers.