Tales from the Trail

Believe it or not, as goes Terre Haute, so goes the nationĀ 

May 3, 2016
People stand outside Indiana Theater to hear U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak at a campaign event in Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S., May 1, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

People stand outside Indiana Theater to hear U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak at a campaign event in Terre Haute, Indiana, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Carly Fiorina falls off stage

May 2, 2016

Carly Fiorina took a tumble off the campaign stage during a rally in Indiana on Sunday, slipping into the crowd after introducing Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

A game of gaffe-ketball in Indiana

May 2, 2016
U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump introduces legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight at a campaign event in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, April 27, 2016.     REUTERS/Jim Young

U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump introduces legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight at a campaign event in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Trump has no ‘reservation’ about blasting Clinton over ‘nasty’ remark

May 2, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the attendees of the 61st Annual NAACP 'Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner' in Detroit, Michigan May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook  - RTX2CDES

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the attendees of the 61st Annual NAACP ‘Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner’ in Detroit, Michigan, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Clinton maxes out the ‘woman card’ with pink plea to donors

April 29, 2016
Screenshot from Hillary Clinton's website.

Screenshot from Hillary Clinton’s website.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is taking the woman card and running with it – straight to donors.

Boehner to Cruz: ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

April 28, 2016
Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)  in Washington October 29, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) in Washington October 29, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump: Tubman $20 “pure political correctness”

April 21, 2016
Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman is seen in a picture from the Library of Congress taken photographer H.B. Lindsley between 1860 and 1870.  REUTERS/Library of Congress/Handout via Reuters

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman is seen in a picture from the Library of Congress taken photographer H.B. Lindsley between 1860 and 1870. REUTERS/Library of Congress/Handout via Reuters

Presidential pivot? Trump tries on new(ish) style

April 20, 2016

Donald Trump takes the stage after winning the Republican primary in New York. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (April 19, 2016)

Warren to Cruz: ‘Boo hoo’

April 20, 2016
Elizabeth Warren, the progressive Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, issued a scathing rebuke to her Republican colleague Ted Cruz for complaining about the sacrifice he was making to run for president.

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in Washington last October. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

For many Brooklyn Democrats, it’s down to the wire

April 19, 2016
Reuters

At a polling station inside Brooklyn’s Borough Hall, two names were consistently on the lips of voters: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.