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Donald Trump Addresses Politics and Eggs Breakfast In New Hampshire

The morning after a GOP debate, presidential contender Donald Trump traveled to New Hampshire for "Politics and Eggs," a traditional granite state breakfast.

Jeb Bush Turns Focus To Hillary Clinton Post Debate

After the debate Tuesday night, Jeb Bush traveled to Iowa for an annual Veterans Day breakfast outside of Des Moines. He said Republicans need to start thinking about which GOP candidate can beat Hillary Clinton.

International Leaders Approach Diplomatic Puzzle In New Syria Talks

As international diplomats prepare for a new round of talks on Syria, they are struggling with some fundamental questions: Who is a terrorist and who can be part of an eventual settlement?

Los Angeles Updates Voting Procedures To Help Curb Declining Turnout

The recent off-year elections brought with them laments about poor voter turnout. The challenge is especially stark in the Los Angeles area. With 4.9 million voters, LA County is home to the largest voting jurisdiction in the U.S. But in recent elections, turnout there has hit record breaking lows. Officials there are trying to fix the problem.

It Came Up In The Debate: Here Are 3 Things To Know About 'Operation Wetback'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pointed to the Eisenhower-era program that deported masses of Latino immigrants. But the program was deadly and controversial.

Musicians Struggle To Buy Insurance In A City That Thrives On Music

The music industry generates $1.6 billion a year for Austin, Texas. But many musicians can't afford the basics, including health insurance. The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians steps in to help.

For Immigrants In U.S. Illegally, Rubio Favors 'Very Long Path' To Citizenship

Sen. Marco Rubio, who's gaining in the presidential race, supported and helped craft the Senate immigration bill. He's backed away from it somewhat, but clarified his stance in an interview with NPR.
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The Latest GOP Debate And The Role Of Televised Debates In The Election Process

Republican presidential contenders hold their fourth debate. We examine how the candidates did and discuss whether today's televised debates are serving voters and the democratic process.


Sen. Rubio On Immigration: We Can't Accept Everyone

Steve Inskeep talks to Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida about specific ways to overhaul the immigration system. Rubio outlines his three-step plan.

Fourth Debate Fails To Scramble GOP Field

Although policy differences were aired and some of the questions from the moderators could be called probing, gone was the slightly contemptuous tone heard in earlier debates — especially on CNBC.