Tales from the Trail
Jeb Bush made a low-key visit to Charleston, S.C., on Monday for a closed-door meeting with local pastors about the killing of nine African-Americans at a historic church there nearly two weeks ago.
Some faces familiar to the campaign reporters following Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton have begun cropping up in the campaign’s online shop as press aides moonlight as models.
Ben Carson, a renowned neurosurgeon with no experience in the cutthroat world of Washington politics, is riding a surprising wave of support among conservatives that has placed him near the top of contenders for the Republican presidential nominee in 2016.
Infuriated by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that kept President Barack Obama’s healthcare program intact, conservative activists and Republican presidential candidates vowed to make the role of the high court a central issue in the 2016 presidential election.
Republican candidates are expressing their anger over today’s decision from the Supreme Court, which ruled 5-4 that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. Gay marriage will now be legal in all 50 states.
Presidential hopefuls were quick to react on Twitter to the Supreme Court’s upholding of Obamacare. Not surprisingly, Republican candidates were angry and disappointed, while Democrats were celebrating.