Senator Tim Kaine has some tips for Hillary Clinton for winning in a coal-producing state while touting a climate agenda that includes a crackdown on carbon emissions from coal plants.
Tales from the Trail
After the prep and the polling, it all came down to a few hours behind podiums in Cleveland. First, the “kids’ table” of seven lower-polling Republican candidates, then the top 10 seeking their party’s endorsement for Campaign 2016.
By Lena Masri and Emily Stephenson
Inevitably, it’s less the scripted zingers than the off-the-cuff debate lines that set social media on fire. Of the 10 Republican candidates who participated in Thursday night’s debate, Donald Trump was the most mentioned on Twitter, according to Twitter’s data. One of the top five moments on Twitter was when Trump said that Hillary Clinton had to come to his wedding because he gave her money. “I said be at my wedding and she came to my wedding,” Trump said. (Trump didn’t specify which of his three wedding the former secretary of state had attended, but the Clintons did attend his 2005 nuptials to former model Melania Knauss.)
By Idrees Ali
When asked during the Republican presidential debate on Thursday what it would take to destroy the militant Islamic State, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called for the same courage showed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.