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.
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.
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.
They are showing up in droves to see Donald Trump: Men and women, overwhelmingly white, frustrated with the country’s first black president, fearful that they are being displaced by minorities and immigrants, and nostalgic for the way America used to be.
Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and John Kasich discuss their parenting styles at a series of CNN town halls.
President Ronald Reagan’s beloved Rancho del Cielo near Santa Barbara, California was his favorite retreat.
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,
Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Monday the rationale for their decision to coordinate campaign strategy — for now — is an effort to stop Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination because they fear he would lose to Hillary Clinton in a general election matchup.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was pressed in an interview Thursday on both his criticism of Hillary Clinton and on his foreign policy speech.