Politics NPR's expanded coverage of U.S. and world politics, the latest news from Congress and the White House, and elections.

NPRPolitics

There's More To It

Contractors work to reinforce a section of the U.S. border wall in San Diego where scores of Central American migrants have crossed illegally in recent weeks, shot through the fence from Tijuana, Mexico. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rebecca Blackwell/AP

The Latest Developments Involving Manafort And Flynn In Mueller's Investigation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675820287/675820288" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

44 Former Senators Sign Letter Urging Senate To Guard Democracy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675820294/675820295" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

California Gov. Jerry Brown during a news conference to announce emergency drought legislation in 2015. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Jerry Brown's Exit Interview: Don't Say He Didn't Warn You

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675608702/675820325" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Supporters Ada Yu and Wade Meng (no relation) stand outside the British Columbia Supreme Court on Monday before the bail hearing for Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. Rich Lam/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Rich Lam/Getty Images

Texas Democrat Discusses Border Wall Funding, Working With Trump

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675820211/675820253" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Head Of Customs and Border Protection Testifies On Immigration Issues

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675820273/675820274" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Trump Spars With Pelosi And Schumer Over Border Wall Funding

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675820204/675820205" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said members will now consider a criminal justice bill before the end of this year's lame-duck session. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Senate To Vote On Criminal Justice Bill After Push From Boosters, White House

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675596651/675820349" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Trump administration wants to limit the scope of a major clean water rule. It says the EPA under President Obama went too far in regulating isolated waters and wetlands far upstream from navigable lakes and rivers. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Seth Perlman/AP

Trump EPA Proposes Major Rollback Of Federal Water Protections

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675477583/675820301" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">