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Political Theatre: The presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton

11/07/16 10:00AM

As the Democratic presidential front-runner, Hillary Clinton arguably boasts experience in government and on the campaign trail unparalleled by anyone in the 2016 presidential field — but that has also made her a high-profile target for attack, allowing critics to spotlight numerous controversies in her past. read more

Political Theatre: The presidential campaign of Donald Trump

11/07/16 09:00AM

Donald Trump has traveled the country since his presidential campaign announcement in June, toting his official campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” The real estate mogul has has ran a primarily self-funded, anti-establishment campaign, and he has led nearly every national poll since campaigning began. read more

Former Gov. Bill Clinton introduces his wife Hillary and daughter Chelsea to the 1992 Democratic National Convention in New York, NY. (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Corbis/Getty)

Flashback 1992: Clinton's comeback could provide 2016 blueprint

07/25/16 02:04PM

As the Clintons took center stage at the Democratic National Convention in 1992, victory in that year’s general election was anything but assured. Bill Clinton had been trailing eccentric third party candidate Ross Perot as recently as that June, and a series of embarrassing headlines regarding allegations of his marital infidelity had left many... read more

High school students protest in downtown Portland, Ore., on May 23, 2016. (Photo by Alex Milan Tracy/AP)

Op-ed: Education policy represents a top issue for Latino voters

07/23/16 10:37AM

One of the few areas in which Donald Trump’s views have remained consistent is in the creation of barriers to Hispanics. There is, of course, the “wall” meant to keep us out of the U.S. But he doesn’t seem content with physical barriers. Importantly, for Hispanic parents across the nation, he also rails against high academic standards for all... read more

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves as they arrive for a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., July 12, 2016, where Sanders endorsed Clinton for president. (Photo by Andrew Harnik/AP)

Op-ed: Superdelegates impede the democratic process

07/22/16 11:56AM

As early supporters of Bernie Sanders’ campaign, we have been incredibly excited to see the progress that the progressive wing of the Democratic Party has made this election cycle. We endorsed Bernie because he spoke to the concerns that so many of our constituents have about government working for them, not just the wealthy or the well... read more

Republican National Convention kicks off in Cleveland

07/18/16 02:14PM

The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday in Cleveland, where Donald Trump is expected to officially clinch the Republican presidential nomination. The theme of the first day of the convention is "Make America Safe Again," a riff on Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan. read more

 Edith Windsor acknowledges her supporters as she leaves the Supreme Court March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Op-ed: Love trumps hate, or why I'm voting for Hillary Clinton

06/26/16 07:01AM

Don’t ever let anybody tell you love can’t change the world. I’m the out lesbian who had the temerity to sue the United States government – and won federal recognition for all married LGBT couples – so you can take my word for it. The night I met Thea Spyer, we danced so long that I wore a hole in my stockings. Although we weren’t able to live... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 14, 2015. (Photo by Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty)

Trump turns 70: Age ain't nothing but a number in 2016 campaign

06/14/16 01:10PM

Donald Trump turned 70 on Tuesday, and while it's unlikely that his fellow Republicans and Democratic opponents will be sending him gift baskets anytime soon -- especially after his recent run of incendiary remarks on race and religion, his birthday does illuminate something else about the current campaign for the presidency, it appears age... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, May 1, 2016, in Fort Wayne, Ind. (Photo by Darron Cummings/Getty)

Stark divide between Clinton, Trump seen in Orlando attack responses

06/12/16 05:03PM

Clinton denounces ‘act of terror’ in Orlando, Trump takes credit for predicting attackPresumptive nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump each weighed in Sunday on the mass shooting at the gay club Pulse in Orlando, which authorities say claimed at least 50 lives.The two took contrasting approaches, reflecting their very different campaigns... read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) listens during a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 21, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty)

As vice president, could Elizabeth Warren get what she wants?

06/11/16 01:20PM

What does Elizabeth Warren want?Elizabeth Warren is back in the center of Democratic politics, after staying conspicuously neutral during the party’s presidential primary, as many wonder if Hillary Clinton will choose the senator as her vice presidential nominee.What Clinton wants in a number-two pick is murky. Aides say she’s looking for... read more

Boxing promoter Don King attend the jenazah for the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Ky. on June 9, 2016. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Donald Trump still insists Don King endorsed him, despite King's denial

06/11/16 11:45AM

Donald Trump jumped the gun Friday when he prematurely announced on Twitter that boxing promoter Don King had endorsed his presidential campaign. King said in an interview with the New York Daily News at Mohammed Ali's funeral Friday that he was not officially backing the GOP presumptive nominee. read more

Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi makes introductory remarks for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, before Trump arrives at a campaign event in Tampa, Fla. on March 14, 2016. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP)

Florida AG Pam Bondi, under fire for Trump donation, says attacks are 'without merit'

06/10/16 06:34PM

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi got a little bit of good news today after the Florida Bar said it doesn’t have jurisdiction in one of the three ethics complaints filed against her by a Massachusetts lawyer.According to the Tampa Bay Times, the Florida Bar does not have jurisdiction over Bondi for as long as she holds public office.The news... read more