U.S. retailers may be disappointed in weaker Black Friday sales the day after Thanksgiving, but U.S. presidential candidates are still hoping to drum up some business — and supporters — over the holiday weekend.
Tales from the Trail
Republican Marco Rubio released his first television ad over the weekend, striking a noticeably gloomy tone that quickly drew attention on social media.
Ohio Governor John Kasich, trying to break out of a lower tier of candidates in the Republican presidential primary race, is using the Paris attacks as a pivot point to sketch out his approach to rebuilding American military power. “Let’s get through this period of time. Let’s hear the different suggestions and ideas that people have, and then over time, I think it will be appropriate to talk about what experience means when we’re talking about the commander in chief of the United States of America,” he said Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.