WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump may be hurting badly in polls of Latino voters, but he could still win the presidency if enough Latino voters don't feel compelled to go to the polls and wait in line to cast a ballot for Hillary...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Russia is a leading suspect in a hacking attack on the Democratic National Committee that resulted in the theft of email and internal reports, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the probe who ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic National Committee leaked emails show how staffers tried to use North Carolina's HB2 law to leverage political capital in the state -- including with a possible appearance by Vice President Joe ...Read more
ROANOKE, Va. -- Donald Trump on Monday gleefully poked at the lack of unity at the Democratic National Convention, and the resignation of party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the aftermath of an email hacking ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Kamala Harris on Monday called for Democratic U.S. Senate rival Loretta Sanchez to apologize to President Barack Obama for suggesting he endorsed Harris because they are both black.
"I think she should ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- So now the Russians are involved. Yes! According to rumors circulating here -- and if we can't trust circulating rumors, what can we trust? -- it was the Russians who leaked the Democratic National ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- All those hacked DNC emails showing the joy of backstabbing, the self-absorption of Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the price of sitting next to the president have, alas, distracted us from another shocking/...Read more
Here's the big issue facing Democrats at their national convention in Philadelphia this week: ... .
Right, there isn't one.
Hillary Clinton will finally be crowned the party's presidential nominee, having been snowplowed...Read more
In the Shadows of the Oaks: An Urban TaleFrank Settineri
This is a love story between Sean, Landi and Brenda, the latter who were once best friends and now are indelible enemies.
As their relationships spin out of control the surrounding urban community races out of control, besieged by the murder of a black youth ...
My first political convention was with the Democrats in New York in 1980, and it was the last classic political convention, replete with Peter Duchin's orchestra, and the appearance of the last of the old bulls clinging to...Read more
Debbie Wasserman Schultz did the right thing, the only thing she could have done, by resigning her post as head of the Democratic National Committee.
I just wish she would have gone a little further and resigned ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The Republican convention has generated a modest increase so far in Donald Trump's poll standing, moving the New York businessman back into a lead over Hillary Clinton.
Through Sunday, the University of ...Read more
This forgotten prewar method helps you lose fat from your belly, buttocks and hips incredibly fast. You simply need to stick to one strange rule..
PHILADELPHIA -- En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? "Not at all. I always use my opponent's return ticket for the trip back." ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Hillary Clinton appealed for veterans' support during a speech at the VFW Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, where she also repeatedly criticized rival Donald Trump's statements and positions ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Who could forget it?
Donald Trump and wife Melania stepping away from the golden Currency Exchange entrance within Trump Tower and riding an escalator down, down amid a cheering crowd and the thumping ...Read more
The FBI confirmed Monday for the first time that it is investigating the hack of the Democratic National Committee that resulted in the unauthorized release of at least 20,000 internal emails.
"The FBI is investigating a ...Read more
The Clintons' "two for the price of one" ticket, a prominent feature of Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential race, is one of the longest-running acts in politics.
Twenty-four years later, it even applies to the speaking slots...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It's the revolution of rising expectations again.
Watching Donald Trump last week, I thought of Alexis de Tocqueville, the French political philosopher whose "Democracy in America," published in the 1830s, ...Read more
I think this may be when black and white in America finally have it out, when we finish the race war that began at the end of the Civil War. There are people on both sides who want it, or who think they want it, or who ...Read more
The Republican Party came to life as the bastion of "Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Men." It was a reformist party dedicated to stopping the spread of slavery and to fighting a "Slave Power" its founders saw as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Democratic convention is supposed to be all about Hillary Clinton, but Bernie Sanders is the man of the moment.
Democrats will look to him Monday night to calm the uproar that exploded inside the party ...Read more