The White House wants to fight climate change in ways that also remove economic and racial disparities. The city of Cleveland has a plan that describes what that might mean.
According to the Brennan Center, 1 in 3 election officials feel unsafe because of their job. NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt about the threats he's received.
Voting rights has become the latest partisan fight on Capitol Hill. NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to election law expert Spencer Overton about how we got here and what's at stake in the debate.
The older of two German shepherds belonging to President Biden and first lady Jill Biden has died, they said Saturday. Champ joined the family at the start of Joe Biden's tenure as vice president.
What a big year 1971 was. Here, we break down the 50th anniversaries of some of the biggest health initiatives, some serious industry game-changers, and more.
Washington may seem divided, but a recent dinner hosted by Vice President Kamala Harris for her former female colleagues in the Senate hints at something else: personal relationships.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has voted to move forward with a process that could call into question the eligibility of politicians like President Joe Biden to receive Communion.
"Every day, you can see an increase in the Taliban's presence," an Afghan who worked with the U.S. tells NPR. "What am I going to do after September? ... Am I going to even be alive by December?"
The 7-2 decision threw out the challenge to the law, saying Texas and other objecting GOP-dominated states were not required to pay anything under the mandate provision and thus lacked standing.
June 19 is a commemoration of the end of chattel slavery in the United States, marking the day enslaved people in Texas were finally freed — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Imagine receiving anonymous text messages telling you your family will be killed. That’s exactly what happened to Tricia Raffensperger, wife of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. This and other threatening messages first came to light after new reporting into the harassment many elections officials have lived with since Donald Trump lost Georgia in November. The investigation by news outlet Reuters reveals the scope of Trump supporters’ months of menacing tactics and never-before-seen texts, voicemails and emails directed at elections officials across the state.
More than a dozen Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the American Rescue Plan that prevents states from using relief money for tax cuts.
Gov. Brian Kemp appointed two Black women Thursday to head Georgia’s revenue and technology agencies, the first to hold those posts in the state’s history.
Friday on Political Rewind: Deep political and theological divides among leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention are on vivid display during the SBC’s annual meeting in Nashville this week. Also, for the third time the Supreme Court has turned back an effort to end Obamacare in a lawsuit brought by Georgia’s Chris Carr and other GOP state attorneys general. Is the Affordable Care Act finally finished as a wedge political issue?
The decision marks a triumph for a new brand of conservatism on the court, which is putting the Constitution's guarantee to the free exercise of religion at the highest level of protection.