In an ugly abdication of American values and leadership, more than half the state governors declared their intentions to block any Syrian refugees from settling within their respective states. Not only does this go against everything we stand for as America—it plays right into the hands of our enemies.
Bobby Jindal announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, bringing to a close a long-shot campaign in which the Louisiana governor tried to position himself as a crusader for the rights of conservative Christians and the sole true conservative in a crowded field of Republican rivals.
White evangelical Christians are well-positioned to have a strong say in early 2016 Republican primaries and caucuses, nut they could face trouble later in the campaign season, according to a new analysis.
The debate’s focus is supposed to be the economy. That was also billed as the topic of the last one, which at times became a free-for-all as candidates were asked about regulating fantasy football or their biggest weaknesses
Candidates inevitably face two fall challenges: Voters start looking more closely at them and discover flaws, and they start considering who they want as president, not just as messenger. Here are the tests Trump faces in the four months between now and the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses.
Sometimes there’s a fine line between mild-mannered and wimpy. No one’s expecting Jeb to morph into an electrifying personality at age 62 — but they do expect evidence of a pulse. So here’s plan to energize Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign.