Tales from the Trail

Trump’s journalism rhetoric is no laughing matter

December 22, 2015

Near the beginning of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rallies, he likes to call attention to a small penned-off area in the middle of the room to which we journalists are relegated.

Ted Cruz-es through the South in bid to intimidate rivals

December 22, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland  February 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4RBW7

Texas Senator Ted Cruz speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Benevolent Cruz says he would consider Rubio for his administration

December 21, 2015

SAVANNAH, Georgia — Despite a vitriolic feud intensifying between Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, Cruz said he would consider his Senate colleague for a position in his administration when asked by Reuters.

The trouble with verifying Clinton’s claim on Trump as ISIS propaganda

December 20, 2015

WASHINGTON — Most Republicans opted not to attack Donald Trump on the debate stage, but Hillary Clinton was happy to take up the charge in Saturday night’s Democratic debate.

A chilly canvass underscores importance of campaign data

December 20, 2015

Door knocking in the Manchester winter is not for the faint of heart – or for the under-dressed.

O’Malley shushed on stage and social

December 20, 2015

Martin O’Malley, who trails far behind both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the polls, complained loudly to ABC moderators about being cut off and his lack of airtime during Saturday night’s debate.

New pro-Trump Super PAC vows to “Restore America’s Greatness”

December 18, 2015

A former top adviser to Donald Trump has launched a pro-Trump Super PAC to attack Republican rivals, specifically competitor Marco Rubio, who has quickly become one of Trump’s most threatening rivals in the 2016 presidential race.

Cruz-Rubio feud shows no sign of abating

December 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz stepped up his battle with opponent Marco Rubio over immigration, arguing that he has always opposed amnesty for people who come to the United States illegally while Rubio made a “very, very different” choice.

Graham’s out if New Hampshire won’t show him love

December 16, 2015

Lindsey Graham won’t hold on to his presidential ambitions unless New Hampshire voters will come out in force for him.

Bush tries to steal Trump’s Twitter thunder in rowdy debate

December 16, 2015

Jeb Bush made a “comeback” on social media during the fifth Republican presidential debate as he made bold comments against the pack’s front-runner Donald Trump and took a strong stance on national security.