Tales from the Trail

Forget snowbirds! Tourists flock to New Hampshire for primary.

February 7, 2016

So-called snowbirds like to head to warm states like Florida when the cold weather sets in. But, ahead of its primary, chilly New Hampshire is drawing its own share of tourists who want to get a hand-shake or take a “selfie” with the next U.S. president.

Bernie and Larry do SNL

February 7, 2016

Bernie Sanders channeled his inner comedian on Saturday night during a guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live” alongside host Larry David.

Christie mocks Rubio repetition

February 5, 2016
Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to voters at a town hall campaign stop in Bow, New Hampshire, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to voters at a town hall campaign stop in Bow, New Hampshire, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Clinton’s debate closing shows what weighs on her mind

February 5, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (L) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak simultaneously as they discuss issues during the Democratic presidential candidates debate sponsored by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (L) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak simultaneously as they discuss issues during the Democratic presidential candidates debate at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Sanders wins on social media — again

February 5, 2016

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at the New Hampshire debate. REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR

Cruz gets personal at addiction seminar

February 4, 2016

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz attends a campaign event in Hooksett, New Hampshire February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Clinton and Sanders trade barbs in unusual Twitter spat

February 4, 2016

By Amy Tennery and Anjali Athavaley

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders traded jabs on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon, hitting each other with hard-charged criticisms rarely seen in what has been a mostly cordial race between the two rivals.

After Iowa, Clinton tweaks her message

February 3, 2016

Hillary Clinton takes a question during a campaign rally at the Derry Boys and Girls Club in Derry, New Hampshire February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Going on a safari in…Iowa

February 1, 2016

DES MOINES – Mat and Brandy Miller plan a trip for each of their birthdays. He usually prefers music festivals; she often chooses New York City. But the Orange County, California, couple came to Iowa this year ahead of the state’s presidential caucuses as Brandy’s birthday trip.

The mystery beneficiary of Trump’s veteran fundraising

January 28, 2016
People watch as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on a big screen at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, January 18, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX22XWA

People watch as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on a big screen at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, January 18, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts – RTX22XWA