Trump's confidence in his ability to reverse what he sees as America's decline is one of the main reasons he won the GOP nomination. But it departs from a tradition of expressing humility while campaigning.
Donald Trump’s extraordinary victory in the Republican presidential primaries was due in part to the way he communicates. His words, his gestures, his emphasis – all are uniquely suited to the pace of our social-media saturated age.
An FBI probe found no 'willful mishandling' of data. But FBI Director Comey sharply criticized the former secretary of State – and the issue follows other incidents in which Clinton's behavior has stirred controversy.
By firing Corey Lewandowski, Trump may be trying to reset his campaign and to placate a concerned Republican establishment. But it's largely Trump, not his staff, who's responsible for the state of his campaign.
Normally, the two major parties engage in presidential campaign tactics that largely mirror each other in things like staffing and ad spending. This time academics get to observe something very different.
Building a wall is one of Donald Trump's big applause lines. But why? Some research surveys suggest that many Trump followers aren’t so much anti-Hispanic as they are worried about the perceived effect of immigration on their culture and pocketbooks.
By criticizing their presumptive nominee, House Speaker Ryan and Senate majority leader McConnell know they’re hurting Trump. But they may be calculating that he'll lose anyway unless he improves as a candidate.