MILWAUKEE -- The political divide in Wisconsin between big and small communities has widened significantly in 2016, and that trend has hobbled Donald Trump's efforts to put this battleground state into play.
It's Trump's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- There was a time when ticket splitting was common. Voters would support one party's candidate for president and the other's for Congress. At its peak in 1972, ticket splitters represented 30 percent of voters...Read more
A man ought to talk to his wife every so often, and I mean really talk.
Women live lives we don't know anything about, so it's good to check in every now and then and try to learn something. That's if she'll tell you ...Read more
DURHAM, N.C. -- Hillary Clinton inserted a sly remark near the end of her speech from a Baptist church pulpit here on Sunday, telling the crowd, "I'm not going to tell you who to vote for."
She didn't need to, of course. ...Read more
Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, conceded Sunday that their campaign was trailing Hillary Clinton's in the race for president.
"We are behind," she said, offering as an explanation several advantages ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress withstood for months the political turmoil caused by Donald Trump at the top of their ticket, confident of holding their majorities in the House and Senate despite his unconventional ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Jerry Clyde, a Service Employees International Union member, walked his turf under a remorseless sun, rustling up votes for Hillary Clinton last weekend in one of those instant subdivisions of nearly identical...Read more
One of my favorite tunes in the super-hit musical "Hamilton" is a little ditty sung by King George III. He raises a very appropriate question for his former colonies today: What comes next?
What comes next?
You've been ...Read more
Fixin' Stupid and Other Tales from a Tennessee Trauma QueenRobin Watt
Roxy McCoy manages to sell her professional company and retire early in life. Moving to the countryside of Tennessee, she finds the lifestyle to be ideal except that boredom eventually creeps in. A part-time job leads to discovering the joys of working as a volunteer ...
PHOENIX -- Donald Trump is running against democracy itself.
Here, in the land of Barry Goldwater, democracy is fighting back.
Only once since 1948 has Arizona gone Democratic in a presidential election, and that was the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If Beltway insiders and other East Coast elites ever wondered why so many Americans prefer Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton, all they need do is watch a rerun of Thursday night's 71st annual Alfred E. Smith ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- If you're angry at how the media have behaved in this election, you have a lot of company.
It's not just that some newspapers and broadcast networks have largely abandoned any pretense of objectivity as they ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- In 49 states, when you order breakfast in a restaurant you might be asked if you would like pancakes or an omelet. In Wisconsin, you are asked if you would like pancakes with your omelet. Ron Johnson would, ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In its trademark satirical style, The Onion nailed it with its stunningly prescient story titled, "Trump Maps Out Plan For First 100 Days Of Not Conceding Election."
Deliciously, the imagined post-election ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine appeared together in a high school gym in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood, the heart of Democratic liberalism in Western Pennsylvania. And they performed like a home team...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- An adult film star Saturday became the latest woman to step forward and allege that Donald Trump made inappropriate sexual advances toward her.
Jessica Drake, who works for the pornography company Wicked ...Read more
GETTYSBURG, Pa. --Donald Trump launched another attempt to fix his floundering campaign Saturday, delivering a speech billed as a closing argument in a hotel ballroom near the battlefield that turned the direction of the ...Read more
GETTYSBURG, Pa. –– Donald Trump said he would block a purchase of Time Warner by AT&T, arguing that such combinations concentrate too much power among too few companies, including ones which have been hostile to his ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Eddie Tong of Sacramento carried his pink vote-by-mail ballot into the county elections office Friday, intent on making sure his preference in the country's bruising presidential race showed up in ...Read more
The first time I ever saw my sainted mother cry was late at night on Nov. 4, 1952, as she listened to Illinois Gov. Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic presidential nominee, graciously congratulate -- from the Leland Hotel in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In the tradition of P.T. Barnum, an earlier showman-turned-politician who is credited with saying there's no such thing as bad publicity, Donald Trump may have thought he had nothing to lose in running for ...Read more
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