Lawmakers in the North Carolina legislature face a Wednesday deadline to submit new voting district lines to a state court. The previous lines were found to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Something happened this week that was hard to pin down, but palpable. Not the contrast of night and day, but perhaps the difference between dusk and dawn.
The lawsuit extends a legal fight over the Trump administration's efforts to produce data that a GOP strategist said could be used to politically benefit "Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites."
The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls has begun to shrink in advance of, and because of, this week's debate. The new, more rigorous rules instituted by the party is causing some controversy.
A large chunk of Thursday's Democratic primary debate featured policy brawls about healthcare policy - including costs, coverage, and worries about whether the party is growing too extreme.
The majority does not rule in the Senate, and that has some Democrats — including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren — pushing to change how things work. Others warn that could backfire.
The former Texas congressman promised a mandatory buyback program for assault-style weapons. Public support for such a program is divided.
In an interview with the NPR Politics Podcast, former Vice President Joe Biden mischaracterized his opposition to the Iraq War. On the debate stage in Houston, he clarified his record.
Ten presidential candidates share the stage Thursday night. Follow NPR's live coverage of their remarks on health care, immigration, trade and more.
The ouster of national security adviser John Bolton again highlights the large number of vacancies at the top levels of the Trump administration.
The change ends an "egregious power grab," Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler says.
In a letter to the Senate, the business leaders say it is "simply unacceptable" to do nothing about gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S.