Outsiders have seldom been the real thing. Donald Trump has bragged about using government influence to get rich. Sanders’s policies would concentrate more power and resources in the nation’s capital.
'Anchor babies' have been a big GOP talking point this week. But does the rhetoric reflect reality?
President Obama takes a vacation but this time almost no one is criticizing his plans. That's a sure sign that he's a lame-duck president.
In a field this large, Trump's 25 percent can still win primaries, and with a virtually unlimited personal fortune, Trump is largely immune from the pressures that would otherwise force a candidate from a race.
The GOP candidate reiterated his tax plan, which was unveiled in July, to a crowd of 300 in the largest city in the United States to ever declare bankruptcy.
Jeb Bush charges that Donald Trump 'doesn't have a proven conservative record.' But in terms of current hot-button issues, it’s Mr. Bush, not Mr. Trump, who needs to convince the right of his bona fides.
A new CNN/ORC poll shows Donald Trump gaining ground against Hillary Clinton. In many respects, the poll says more about Mrs. Clinton than Mr. Trump.
Louis Stokes was Ohio’s first black member of Congress. He served for 15 years.
Scott Walker's health-care plan would eliminate all Obamacare’s sources of revenue, without specifying what would replace them. GOP rivals say it's another entitlement the US can't afford.
In our political system, the parties do not control party labels. Anyone can be a candidate for nomination under a given party and any candidate can, à la Trump, hold out the possibility of running as an independent.
The rise of Donald Trump in the Republican presidential race has coincided with a fall for Scott Walker. Now, Governor Walker is shifting strongly to the right on immigration.
Donald Trump isn't the only one. On issues ranging from birthright citizenship to getting 'unaccountable money' out of US politics, presidential candidates are pushing policies that would require constitutional amendments.
Richard Nixon popularized the term 'probe with bayonets – If you encounter mush, proceed; if you encounter steel, withdraw.' But others are picking it up.