Now that the first presidential ballots of 2016 have finally been cast, many Americans are wondering how the Republican Party produced as frontrunners a scornful, extremely conservative senator, so unpopular among his colleagues that not a single one has endorsed his candidacy and a bombastic businessman who has never held elective office.
Tara Setmayer says his grousing about ‘rigged’ delegate selection process was oddly absent in state where GOP establishment controls the pick–and where he won.
Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and John Kasich discuss their parenting styles at a series of CNN town halls.
Take a look at the week in politics from April 10 through April 16.
Buying votes is illegal. But, it turns out, buying delegates might not be. Washington (CNN)Buying votes is illegal. But, it turns out, buying delegates might not be. This summer’s Republican National Convention is shaping up to be an all-out brawl for every delegate’s vote — and legally, that could mean plying some of them with
The scene sounds eerily familiar: Republicans gather at a convention with no clear nominee. A couple of hundred delegates separate the two candidates. The only way to pick a winner? A fight on the floor.
He considers himself a member of “the lucky sperm club.” (CNN)He considers himself a member of “the lucky sperm club.” He trusts no one, and places a premium on revenge. (“If you do not get even, you are just a schmuck!”) He treats every decision he makes “like a lover,” sometimes thinking with his head,
Open a newspaper on any given day here in this small Europe nation known for high taxes, generous government services and its stubbornly happy citizens, and you’ll almost certainly find a story about the U.S. presidential election.
Bernie Sanders has proved to be a durable Democratic presidential candidate based on his vision of democratic socialism. But while the Vermont senator’s ideas may be new to many, he’s actually been articulating them for decades — including as a frequent guest on CNN’s former debate show “Crossfire.”
It’s voting season and — yet again — Florida is poised to play a pivotal role in a presidential election.
The contentious Republican presidential primary is tearing the conservative movement apart.
The rift within the Republican Party was on dramatic display here this week as thousands of conservative activists, gathered together for an annual conference, struggled to make sense of Donald Trump’s hold on the GOP.