Donald Trump gets a degree of support from all parts of the GOP spectrum. That suggests that, to some extent, his pugnacious personality is central to his appeal.
Bush is rusty and making errors. He's raised money but hasn't picked up the big early endorsements expected of a front-runner. Then, Trump surged.
President Obama has stayed neutral in the race to replace him, but as Vice President Joe Biden mulls a race against Hillary Clinton, a White House spokesman said it's possible Obama will endorse.
Over his lifetime, Donald Trump has shown little public interest in his first-generation immigrant mother’s origins. Still, he has a rich immigrant past.
Trump’s speech before a big crowd in Mobile was a combination of a sermon and a sideshow without any structure. But I will give him some credit. At least he didn’t speak politician.
As a new poll signals, GOP voters are taking Trump’s rise more seriously, whether they support him or not.
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.