Decision 2012

Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the... Read more »

July 21, 2016


Trump's moment: Speech to close GOP convention's final day

Three long days of attacks on Hillary Clinton, floor fiascos and testaments to Donald Trump have come and gone, and now the big moment of the Republican National Convention has arrived. Read more »

July 20, 2016


17 arrested in flag-burning melee outside GOP convention

Police arrested 17 people Wednesday after a melee broke out during a flag-burning in the streets outside the Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016


GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths

The mother of a State Department employee killed in the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, angrily lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Monday at the Republican National Convention, accusing Clinton of... Read more »

July 18, 2016


Pro- and anti-Trump forces hold dueling rallies in Cleveland

With police on edge in this summer of bloodshed, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters and foes held dueling rallies a half-mile apart Monday in a tense but mostly peaceful start to the four-day... Read more »

July 18, 2016


Clinton condemns shooting of Baton Rouge officers

Hillary Clinton on Monday called for an end to the "madness" after the death of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, condemning a series of recent shootings involving police... Read more »

July 18, 2016


GOP leaders approve convention rules, block insurgents (+video)

Over angry and prolonged objections from anti-Donald Trump forces, Republican Party leaders approved rules for their national convention on Monday and rejected a demand for a state-by-state roll... Read more »

July 18, 2016


Trump ready to complete improbable rise at GOP convention

A year ago, few imagined Donald Trump as a headline speaker at the Republican National Convention — let alone as its star. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Clinton holds day of VP interviews at her home in Washington

Hillary Clinton summoned at least three contenders vying to become her running mate to her Washington home on Friday as she closes in on a pick for vice president. Read more »

July 15, 2016


GOP "dump Trump" rebels mobilize ahead of the convention

From a spartan 16th floor office they've rented just blocks from this week's preliminary meetings of the Republican National Convention, some of the GOP rebels trying to head off Donald Trump are... Read more »

July 12, 2016


Why Dump Trump effort faces likely defeat at GOP convention

A diverse Republican band of Donald Trump haters, conservatives and other rebels have set their sights on derailing the billionaire's march to their party's presidential nomination. Read more »

July 5, 2016


With few political allies, Trump plans celebrity convention

Donald Trump's team promises an extraordinary display of political entertainment at this month's Republican National Convention, with the accent on entertainment. Read more »

July 4, 2016


The Republican convention in Cleveland, by the numbers

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland is a bit more than two weeks away, with the start of the four-day political shindig set for Monday, July 18. Some numbers to ponder as Cleveland and... Read more »

July 2, 2016


In VP search, Trump and Clinton eye different priorities

Donald Trump wants a running mate who has what he lacks — political experience. Hillary Clinton is putting a premium on diversity as she searches for a No. 2. Read more »

July 1, 2016


Dump Trump movement preparing fight at GOP convention

The movement to dump Donald Trump from the GOP ticket is gaining followers among delegates to next month's Republican National Convention, an effort that could tarnish Trump's coronation even if it... Read more »

June 22, 2016


Trump verbal volleys leave jarred GOP bracing for convention

If Donald Trump's Republican Party were a family and its national convention a reunion, a therapist might say there are issues to resolve. Read more »

June 18, 2016


Trump's new Obama claims thrust him into uncharted territory

Donald Trump's latest accusation against President Barack Obama — that he's putting U.S. enemies ahead of America's own people — is thrusting him into uncharted territory for the... Read more »

June 15, 2016


Clinton, Sanders look to mobilize complacent Calif. voters

Sue LaVaccare is fighting "the California complacency." Read more »

June 1, 2016


Trump, Clinton win Washington's presidential primaries

Donald Trump handily won Washington state's Republican presidential primary Tuesday, even as he shared the ballot with three other candidates who had already dropped out of the contest. Read more »

May 24, 2016


Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'

Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be "messy" as he pushed the party to adopt his progressive agenda, but added: "Democracy is not always... Read more »

May 23, 2016


Sanders relying on Oregon to help keep campaign alive

With the final hours of Oregon's Tuesday presidential primary approaching, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he is banking on his strong base of progressive Oregonian supporters to help him beat the... Read more »

May 16, 2016


Clinton widens delegate lead at Nevada Democratic convention

Hillary Clinton will maintain her comfortable Nevada delegate lead after turning out more supporters to the Nevada State Democratic Caucus than Bernie Sanders did. Read more »

May 14, 2016


Trump rails against delegate system; Clinton looks to Pa.

Hillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward Northeast primaries on an increasingly direct path to presidential... Read more »

April 20, 2016


New York primary brings campaign tension to a boil again

As Democrats readied for their first debate-stage clash in a month, Florida officials declared Thursday they would not prosecute Donald Trump's campaign manager for misdemeanor battery, the latest... Read more »

April 14, 2016

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2016 hopefuls look East, West for delegate support

Looking both East and West for support, Republican presidential candidates angled Saturday to pick up more delegates in Colorado while at the same time bidding for favor a half-continent away in... Read more »

April 9, 2016


Ted Cruz adds 21 delegates with Colorado sweep

Sen. Ted Cruz continued his Colorado winning streak Friday, locking up the support of 21 total delegates to the Republican National Convention, representing a majority of the delegates Colorado... Read more »

April 8, 2016


Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party's convention. Bernie Sanders... Read more »

April 5, 2016


Cruz says North Dakota could decide Republican convention

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz told attendees at the North Dakota Republican convention Saturday that their presidential delegates could decide the nomination. Read more »

April 2, 2016


Trump 'catering' to GOP, wants broader coalition

Donald Trump wants voters to know his message to the disaffected isn't meant for Republicans alone. Read more »

April 2, 2016


War on women? GOP silent as Trump sounds off on abortion

Frustrated Republicans grappled with new fears about Donald Trump's impact on their party Wednesday, as the billionaire businessman's campaign rivals targeted his punitive plan for fighting... Read more »

March 30, 2016


Rubio working to play a role at GOP national convention

Marco Rubio is working to play a role at the Republican National Convention even as his rivals scramble to pick off convention delegates claimed by the Florida senator before he suspended his... Read more »

March 29, 2016


Trump looks to decertify Louisiana delegates

Donald Trump's presidential campaign said Monday it plans to challenge Louisiana's electoral delegate selection, a day after the GOP candidate threatened to sue over the possibility that the... Read more »

March 28, 2016


Debate night: Insults flying once more despite pledges

Picking up right where they left off, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio barked fresh rounds of insults at each other in a Republican presidential debate Thursday night that also featured a... Read more »

March 3, 2016


Clinton expands lead in delegates despite Sanders' win in NH

Despite Bernie Sanders' win in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is adding to her big lead among the delegates who will choose the Democratic nominee for president. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2016


Exit polls: Dems trust Sanders more than Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary after convincing voters that he was more honest and trustworthy than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016


Democrats get Obama pep talk, face long odds

House Democrats are heading home from their annual issues retreat energized by a pep talk by President Barack Obama but facing steep odds of reclaiming the majority that delivered Obama his... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016


Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Obama health care law survives second Supreme Court fight

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The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark law and health... Read more »

June 25, 2015


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