Columnist for 'The Daily Beast and 'The Week' James Poulos joins guest host John Phillips to discuss the 2016 presidential campaign and explain why he thinks Donald Trump has had so much success.Watch the video
Many people see striking similarities between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Great Britain's vote to leave the European Union. One of those people is Donald Trump.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee...Read more
WASHINGTON -- "You must be having a blast."
If I had a nickel for every time somebody said this to me during this election, I could close Donald Trump's fundraising gap with Hillary Clinton.
But I'm not having a blast.
WASHINGTON -- The Leave campaign won the referendum on withdrawing Britain from the European Union because the arguments on which the Remain side relied made Leave's case. The Remain campaign began with a sham, was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- With Britain's vote to leave the European Union, did Donald Trump just win the presidential election?
On the surface, this may seem an odd question, but the concerns that led a majority of Brits to vote "...Read more
WASHINGTON -- How do you write a platform for a party whose candidate's positions span the unfortunate gamut from nonexistent to offensive to flatly at odds with those of the party?
Such is the thankless task consigned ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The real threat to America is the 100 percenters.
They derail every public debate and send it careening into the ditch. They're the reason we never move a centimeter on the tough issues that require our ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In his new book, "Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why," journalist Paul Tough investigates the challenge of educating low-income children, who now account for more than half of all public school ...Read more
Fenton's DeathS. Elizabeth
Emm and Francine grew up with Fenton. He was their neighbor, best friend and big brother all in one. Fenton thought he loved both his friends equally but one day as a young man he realized he had to make a choice. But what would his choice do to the 3. And then...Fenton died. Fenton's Death ...
When it comes to policy and their visions for America, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton offer stark contrasts.
Yet with less than five months until election day, both are finding some commonality in an area that's not ...Read more
"Everyone in Washington wants to write that this election is over," cautions respected pollster Peter D. Hart, that Republican Donald Trump -- after six weeks of highly public unforced errors -- has effectively shattered...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton is getting trounced by Donald Trump when it comes to sheer volume of media coverage, and that's just fine with her.
The presumptive Democratic nominee and her advisers are betting that when ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Democrats were eagerly anticipating this year's U.S. Senate race in Florida, hoping they could score a much-needed pickup. Republicans were nervous, fearing a major loss.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The 2016 race for the White House has weathered more shocks than an old pickup truck bumping along a pothole-covered road.
Now there's Brexit, Britain's stunning decision this week to bolt from the European ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Four years after it launched an investigation into allegations of improper dealings by Rep. Vern Buchanan, the House Ethics Committee announced Friday it is dropping the case.
The committee reviewed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- On June 1, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development issued its latest economic forecasts. In 2016, it predicted that the world economy would grow 3 percent, the United Kingdom 1.7 percent and...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Britons who voted to take their country out of the European Union were predominantly white, working class, older and deeply upset about immigration.
Their leaders drew scorn from the university-educated ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Suddenly, after months of schoolyard taunts and sloganeering, everyone wants to wear the mantle of substance.
Donald Trump would much rather run an election "based on issues and policy" rather than ...Read more
From the guy who critics say has served up more whoppers than Burger King in Times Square, we now bring you the latest installment of the Donald Trump Campaign. It has been suggested an apt name might be to borrow from the...Read more
Once upon a time, Democrats would sit in to press for civil rights. Today, they sit in to take civil rights away.
How else to describe the goal of this week's 24-hour sit-in by House Democrats? They took to the floor ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- With precision, confidence and the no-nonsense style for which he is well known, Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams on Thursday destroyed the state's case against Officer Caesar Goodson, exposing it as ...Read more
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