Tales from the Trail

O Canada, oh boy: Trump hammers down on Cruz birthplace jabs

January 26, 2016

Ted Cruz is still in Donald Trump’s crosshairs, though the jokes might be getting a little stale.

Palin on her son’s arrest

January 20, 2016

 

Donald Trump kisses Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on the cheek after she endorsed him at a rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa January 19, 2016. REUTERS/MARK KAUZLARICH

Trump supporters come clean

January 20, 2016

Barbara Tomasino shows her support for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump before a campaign rally at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

The gloves are staying off in the Democratic primary

January 20, 2016

The camps of Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders swapped swipes again, ramping up criticisms of their opponents as the February 1st Iowa caucus inches closer and polls continue to show a competitive race.

Trump picks wrong place for Bible gaffe

January 18, 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 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, January 18, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Facebook’s debate data points

January 18, 2016

Democratic U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) former Governor Martin O’Malley, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders at the start at the NBC News – YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in Charleston, South Carolina January 17, 2016. REUTERS/Randall Hill

A Republican debate you won’t fuggedabout

January 15, 2016
Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump (L) and Senator Ted Cruz speak simultaneously at the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, South Carolina, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Donald Trump (L) and Senator Ted Cruz speak simultaneously at the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, South Carolina, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Rand Paul flips the bird over debate demotion

January 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul isn’t going quietly into the night.

Politicians tweet while ‘listening’

January 13, 2016

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan looked like he was working hard at keeping a poker face as he sat behind Barack Obama during the president’s final State of the Union address. Behind the scenes, though, Ryan—or at least someone from his team—was firing off critical tweets from Ryan’s official Twitter account just as Obama was calling for more civility in politics.

‘Make America Great Again': The musical

January 13, 2016

It’s nothing new for presidential candidates to get in trouble for using campaign music without getting permission from the musicians. This time, though, there’s a pair of professional crooners who want a candidate to use their music out on the trail. Indeed, they’ve gone so far as to record a song based on Donald Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”, and to give Reuters exclusive access to the finished version. Their goal: for Trump to use the song in his presidential campaign. You can download it , or listen to it here: