Tales from the Trail

Former NY Governor George Pataki launches presidential bid

May 28, 2015

Republican presidential candidate and former New York Governor George Pataki formally anounces his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Exeter, New Hampshire, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

‘I know what it’s like to be an underdog’

May 27, 2015

CABOT, Penn., May 27 (Reuters) – Republican Rick Santorum, who fell short in his 2012 presidential bid, launched another run for the White House on Wednesday with a promise to restore the economic power of middle-class American workers.

Reading between the lines in Rand Paul’s new book

May 27, 2015

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a town-hall style campaign stop in Londonderry, New Hampshire, United States May 11, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Clinton has been ‘coloring hair for years’

May 27, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks with people assembled to meet her while sitting with business leaders Kiki Smith Cyrus (L) and Cynthia Hardy (R) at Kiki’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

From the candidates, the merchandise

By Arlene Getz
May 27, 2015

Want to dress like your favorite 2016 candidate? Hillary Clinton is tapping into that desire, while showcasing an impish sense of irony, by sending up her trademark pantsuit. Visitors to her campaign shop can buy “the everyday pantsuit tee”  for $30. The item’s tagline: Bringing a whole new meaning to casual Friday. In case you didn’t get the joke, the item comes complete with a warning that the pantsuit bottom is not included. And for those who can’t get enough of her look, the Huffington Post offers a useful slideshow of Clinton’s fashion evolution through the decades.

Mike Huckabee shows support for reality star with flawed past

May 22, 2015

U.S. Republican presidential candidate, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, formallly launches his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event in Hope, Arkansas May 5, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Stone

How an off-the-cuff remark shaped Jeb Bush’s economic vision

May 22, 2015

Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he departs after speaking to the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce in Salem, New Hampshire May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Jeb Bush says human role in climate change is ‘convoluted’

May 21, 2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) meets guests at a house party during a campaign stop in Dover, New Hampshire March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Some ex-staffers of White House hopeful Fiorina won’t sign on again

By Michelle Conlin
May 21, 2015

Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive and Republican U.S. presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks during the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York May 5, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Rand Paul talks. And talks.

May 20, 2015

Rand Paul in the Senate during his May 20 speech. REUTERS/Senate TV/Handout via Reuters