The Great Debate

How Trump reflects America’s obsession with ‘winners’ and ‘losers’

October 8, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens to remarks at a campaign event in Waterloo

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa, October 7, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

After clash, Senate filibuster ends in whimper

April 29, 2010

Just a few minutes after the Senate failed for a third time in as many days to reach the 60-votes needed to approve a cloture motion on the financial reform bill (failing 56-42), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rose to his feet and asked the chamber’s presiding officer: