from The Great Debate:

Trump, the GOP’s spleen, is ripe for surgery

By Bill Schneider
February 2, 2016

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump stands prior to the start of the Iowa caucuses at St Francis of Assisi church in West Des Moines, Iowa February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Donald Trump before the start of the Iowa caucuses at St Francis of Assisi church in West Des Moines, Iowa, February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

from The Great Debate:

The real contest in Iowa

By Paul Goldman
February 1, 2016

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa January 31, 2015. REUTER/Jim Bourg

Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, January 31, 2015. REUTER/Jim Bourg

from The Great Debate:

Donald Trump becomes the choice of the Republican establishment

By Bill Schneider
January 27, 2016

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd at a campaign rally in Farmington, New Hampshire January 25, 2016.      REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally in Farmington, New Hampshire, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

from The Great Debate:

Will scandals simply overwhelm Hillary Clinton?

By Suzanne Garment
January 13, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures as she walks on stage at a Democratic fundraising dinner featuring all three candidates in Las Vegas, Nevada January 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Hillary Clinton walks on stage at a Democratic fundraising dinner in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

from Tales from the Trail:

From Trump, shaming protesters has become part of his routine

January 10, 2016

An audience member holds up signs as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Claremont, New Hampshire January 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTX216SW

An audience member holds up signs as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Claremont, New Hampshire January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

from Breakingviews:

Clinton White House run clouded by home economics

December 28, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

Why Donald Trump’s machismo may be a disadvantage against Hillary Clinton

December 22, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan December 21, 2015.     REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 21, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

from Tales from the Trail:

Clinton campaign selling complicated Wall Street reform proposal

November 17, 2015

Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (R) participate in the second official 2016 U.S. Democratic presidential candidates debate in Des Moines, Iowa, November 14, 2015.    REUTERS/Jim Young - RTS73OS

Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (R) participate in the second official 2016 U.S. Democratic presidential candidates debate in Des Moines, Iowa, November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

from The Great Debate:

Thanks to the Benghazi hearing, Hillary Clinton is newest reality TV star

By Kathryn Cramer Brownell
October 23, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi  as photographers take their images on Capitol Hill in Washington

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

from Tales from the Trail:

Biden chides Clinton as he bows out of 2016 race

October 21, 2015

WASHINGTON - When Vice President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that he would not seek the White House in 2016, he made what appeared to be a thinly veiled criticism of Hillary Clinton, chiding Democrats who view the opposing party as the “enemy.”