The billionaire developer’s latest stunt was all about him, not helping those who served. While he did raise $6 million, those funds all went to the Donald J. Trump Foundation — a tax-exempt non-profit entity that generally gives barely $1 million a year to charity.
If Sen. Chuck Schumer is going to fulfill his dream of running the U.S. Senate, he will likely have to rely on the performance of sometime-rival, sometime-friend and fellow New Yorker Hillary Clinton.
Sen. Marco Rubio has adopted a darker tone in the first week of 2016, deploying increasingly apocalyptic rhetoric and fiercer attacks on Republican rivals that provide a stark contrast with the relatively non-confrontational brand of sunny optimism that had characterized his presidential campaign through 2015.
He has a new job, speaker of the House, but Rep. Paul D. Ryan has stuck with a longtime routine, sequestering himself on a hunting stand in Wisconsin, picking off deer that he will turn into jerky, brats and links to sustain him through the year.
Edging closer to Donald Trump at the top of the crowded Republican presidential field are two men with remarkably similar biographies: first-term senators in their mid-40s from large Sun Belt states, born five months apart to Cuban American families and propelled into the Senate by tea party rage.
Recent events — terrorist massacres in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., Syrian refugees pouring into Europe, political clashes in the U.S. over guns and immigration — have only strengthened Trump’s bonds with these voters.
If Jeb Bush wants to argue that George W. Bush did a nice job of bringing America together and trying to avoid the demonization of Muslims in the aftermath of 9/11, there’s a case to be made. But W.’s record of “keeping us safe” in comparison to every other modern president is non-existent.
Boehner’s announcement that he was leaving Congress highlighted the split in his party between conservatives and more moderate Republicans.
In a brief, blunt statement Wisconsin governor Scott Walker suspended his campaign for president and begged the party to rally behind an alternative to Donald Trump.
Violence has been trailing Donald Trump’s campaign, leaving those who dare challenge the GOP candidate shaken, banged up and bruised.
At an annual Americans for Prosperity summit, a handful of the 17 Republican presidential candidates made appearances. Donald Trump was not invited.
Not so long ago, leaders of a chastened Republican Party issued a report urging a new way forward for a GOP spurned by voters of color — but let’s just say the report’s recommendations haven’t been widely embraced.
As we roll toward the 2016 presidential election, the Republican Party seems to have undergone a vigorous rightward turn on the subject of abortion.
The Republican candidates’ prime-time debate on Fox News Channel drew 24 million viewers, a record audience for a presidential primary debate.
In recent days, Rubio has come up with an argument that seemingly attempts to handle questions about both his limited political experience and his personal finance acumen.
We can’t get rid of Donald Trump, who I assume is a citizen though I’ve never held his long-form birth certificate in my hand. But here are five reasons we’d be better off if we could.
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