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With about six weeks remaining until Election Day, the security of elections and mail-in ballots were part of an ongoing, contentious debate Thursday. President Trump kept up his continued, unfounded attacks on mail-in voting as a threat to the election,…
By William Brangham
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including whether younger voters will turn out this fall to support presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, President Trump’s unfounded…
Several college and professional sports teams have announced they will make Election Day a holiday for players and employees. It's one of the first concrete policy changes by teams in response to national unrest over racial inequity. But is it…
By Megan Thompson
Confusion has reigned over the results of Monday’s Democratic caucuses in Iowa. The candidates, meanwhile, are trying to find solid ground in the next primary contest, in New Hampshire. William Brangham reports and talks to The Washington Post’s Robert Costa…
By Ryan Foley, Sara Burnett, Associated Press
Iowa Democratic Party Communications Director Mandy McClure said early indications were turnout was on pace to match 2016, when about 170,000 people participated.
By Yamiche Alcindor
South Carolina’s primary marks an early and critical test of support from black voters, which is why 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have already held more than 400 events in the Palmetto State. Yamiche Alcindor reports on how the contenders are…
By Student Reporting Labs
From focusing on local issues and making voting a requirement to lowering the voting age, middle and high school students from PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs got ideas from teenagers across the country about how to motivate young people to…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Frank Carlson
In the last two governors’ and presidential races, the winners in the state have been determined by razor-thin margins. This year, the results could hinge on the participation, or lack thereof, of three groups: retiree, young voters, and an influx…
By Michael D. Regan
Hillary Clinton trails President Obama's 2012 totals by more than 2 million votes, while President-elect Donald Trump is nearly even with the tallies of former GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
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