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.
Of the five Northeastern states up for grabs Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked away with one win: Rhode Island. Why did the nation's smallest state vote big for Sanders?
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.
The original 'corrupt bargain' in 1824 kept another populist out of the White House, though he got his revenge. This time, it's targeting Donald Trump.
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.
New, commercially available encryption software 'had and is having major, profound effects on our ability' to collect intelligence, 'particularly against terrorists,' James Clapper told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast.
The roots of gridlock will never be addressed until we stop restating the problem and start focusing on the solutions. The good news is that we not only can bridge this political divide; we already are.