Two polls show that Republicans are worried about how their party looks from the inside and the outside.
Often, the preferences of party insiders prove pivotal in deciding on a nominee. In 2016, 'the party decides' model is turned on its head as Republican elites have refused to rally around one candidate.
Modern running mates tend to be picked to provide balance for a candidate, rather than home-state advantage. This is what makes them interesting.
A comment by former House Speaker John Boehner is a reminder of two things: the personal still matters in politics, and Ted Cruz hasn't played that game well.
Naming a VP choice after you’ve been mathematically eliminated from winning the nomination before the convention? That’s a bold move.
Is Donald Trump's campaign a 'hostile takeover' of the GOP? Beneath his impressive wins Tuesday are signs he has a big enthusiasm gap within the party.
Job No. 1 for this alliance is to get Kasich voters to support Cruz in the Indiana primary. Yet the Ohio governor seems to think it's time for subtlety on that point.
Yes, the media like to focus on the outrageous things Donald Trump says. He did again Tuesday. But hidden in the bluster are some surprising policy nuggets.
It’s one thing for campaign strategists to dream up a divide-states-and-conquer plan on a conference call. It’s quite another for actual voters to agree.
Donald Trump is showing signs of going into a less controversial 'general election' mode. But there could be complications
What the Empire State's primary vote really does is confirm the likely nomination endgame. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump look hard to beat.
Donald Trump had apparently thought his spare campaign operation was enough. Now, he's making moves that suggest he's realized it might not be.
Donald Trump pitches himself as a 'winner,' and his tirades against an allegedly rigged delegate system could allow him to maintain that claim, even if he loses.
Turnout at a Brooklyn campaign rally for Bernie Sanders was truly large – by some accounts 28,000. But it doesn't tell us anything we don't already know.
The New York daily calls him a 'rookie' with 'superstar' potential but rips his proposals. Border wall? 'Simplistic.' Arm Japan with nukes? 'Not remotely a good idea.'
Tonight's televised event offers the Democratic hopefuls their last shared stage to define themselves and each other. Three topics are sure to crop up: experience, Wall Street ties, and New York-ness.
How does the Republican Party decide how many delegates each state will a have in the presidential nomination process? There's a method. But it doesn't give all primary voters an equal say – a fact that's drawing scrutiny in the wild 2016 race.
Yes, the GOP can choose the candidate it wants. But the race for the nomination is not what it was in 1968, much less 1860. Just ask the Drudge Report.
Everything Ryan is doing adds up to someone who has already decided to run – in 2020.
Overall, Clinton and Sanders are virtually tied. But Clinton is way ahead among Democrats, and the big primaries ahead are closed to independent voters.