The White House backtracked this week on claims that President Trump has overseen more job gains among African-Americans than his predecessor, Barack Obama.
The Trump campaign says former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman broke a nondisclosure agreement but an employment lawyer says, "she's going to be able to continue with what she's doing."
For the first time, a transgender candidate won a major party nomination for governor. Plus, a possible new chapter in the #MeToo era; education as a major theme; and high Democratic turnout.
Prosecutors summed up their case against Paul Manafort by pointing to what they called the strength of the paper trail. Jurors hear next from the defense. Then it will be their time to deliberate.
Christine Hallquist has become the first openly transgender nominee for governor of a major party in U.S. history. David Greene talks to her about her journey and the remainder of her campaign.
Heidi Heitkamp is running an uphill battle in the increasingly red state of North Dakota. She's trying to defeat GOP challenger Rep. Kevin Cramer by emphasizing bipartisanship.
Steve Inskeep talks to Bradley Moss, an attorney specializing in government transparency, about the Trump campaign's complaint against Manigault Newman, saying she broke her nondisclosure agreement.
David Greene talks Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution about President Trump's recent hard-line stance with Turkey which sparked an economic crisis for the country.
Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist became the first openly transgender candidate nominated for governor by a major party. Minn. Rep. Keith Ellison won a primary despite domestic abuse allegations.
Steve Inskeep talks to Mark Szokyoni, executive editor of The Journal of Commerce about how the tariff spat between China and the U.S. affects cross-ocean shipping and logistics.
Four primary elections were held Tuesday. Now that West Virginia's House of Delegates voted to impeach the state's supreme court justices, the state Senate will decide their fate.
The president's Supreme Court pick meets Wednesday with Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly and Heidi Heitkamp, who are both up for re-election in red states while under intense pressure from activists.
Hallquist is the first openly transgender candidate in the U.S. to win a major party's nomination for governor. Primaries were also decided Tuesday in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Kobach led incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer by 345 votes, with provisional ballots still being counted. Democrats hope his controversial positions on immigration and voter fraud will give them an opening.
In its first statement on the allegations against Rep. Keith Ellison, the national Democratic Party says, "All allegations of domestic abuse are disturbing and should be taken seriously."
President Trump is attacking his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her a "dog," among other things. The attack comes even as he denies using a racial slur on the set of his reality show The Apprentice.
While the Senate takes a brief recess, activists on both sides of issues, including reproductive rights, are out talking with voters about Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
Voters in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut will decide the latest batch of primary elections Tuesday.
The president's campaign arm has filed a complaint against the former White House aide, saying she violated a 2016 agreement with her book and publicity tour.
Prosecutors wrapped on Monday. The move by defense attorneys to rest their case on Tuesday signals the tax and fraud trial is set to move into its final phase.
Developers have long fought regulatory hurdles standing in the way of new housing. But as home prices have soared, they're joined by a young and increasingly powerful political force: the YIMBYs.
A group of black business leaders have launched a new political action committee to back candidates who support economic causes that benefit African-Americans. The group plans more endorsements.
The 2018 midterms have been dominated by talk of Democratic gains, but Tuesday Republicans will pick nominees in several places they hope to flip House seats and even governors' mansions.
The Trump administration is under pressure to reunify migrant children whose parents were deported. That can't come soon enough for many parents who haven't seen their children in months.
Four states hold primaries Tuesday ahead of November's midterms. Taliban fighters have attacked the Afghan city of Ghazni. As Turkey's economic troubles spread, a dispute with the U.S. plays a role.
The 2018 midterms have been dominated by talk of Democratic gains, but Tuesday, Republicans will pick nominees in several places they hope to flip House seats and even governors' mansions.
The government called more than two dozen witnesses in its bid to prove Manafort had allegedly violated tax and banking laws. His defense team will have a chance to call witnesses next.
GOP Rep. Bob Goodlatte's son has publicly criticized his father in recent days. The Goodlattes join a growing list of political families airing their differences in public.
Prosecutors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort wrapped up their case on Monday. There is no indication yet whether the defense will call any witnesses.
Internal disputes within white nationalism helped reduce the number of protesters at last weekend's "Unite the Right 2" rally in Washington, D.C.