Tales from the Trail

Donald Trump and THAT Nazi picture

July 15, 2015

Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump is drawing flak yet again. This time, the problem isn’t the candidate’s comments about Mexico, but about a poor photo choice by his campaign.

How the candidates feel about the Iran deal

July 14, 2015

Republican Presidential candidates are throwing jabs at President Obama on Twitter after he landed a nuclear deal with Iran. The president describes the deal as a chance for a new direction in the Middle East – and warns Congress he will veto any legislation that prevents the deal from happening.

Clinton tells Trump ‘enough’

By Arlene Getz
July 13, 2015

By Alex Wilts

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rebuked real estate mogul Donald Trump on Monday for his inflammatory comments about immigrants living in America.

Here’s your primer on Scott Walker

July 13, 2015


Republican Scott Walker has officially entered the presidential race.

What other factoids would you like to learn about the 15th Republican presidential candidate?

Did Walker miss his moment?

By Arlene Getz
July 13, 2015

Scott Walker’s decision to be a late arrival to the party has squandered momentum from earlier in the year. Could it be that by waiting so long to declare, the Wisconsin governor has gone from being a prime contender to another candidate for whom Iowa is a make-or-break event?

A week in politics; a surge for Sanders

July 10, 2015


Sometimes, it takes an outsider. Hillary Clinton may still be the candidate to beat for the Democratic nomination, but this was a particularly good week for rival Bernie Sanders.

Hillary Clinton’s union problem

July 10, 2015


Hillary Clinton’s meeting with AFL-CIO leaders later this month will underscore just how much ground she has to make up with unions that are flatly angry at the presidential candidate over her recent policy stances (or lack thereof).

Ted Cruz is “proud to stand with Donald Trump”

July 10, 2015

Two of the Republican Party’s most controversial figures have struck up an unlikely alliance as they both vie for the 2016 Republican Party nomination.

Democrats rename the GOP the ‘Retrumplican Party’

July 10, 2015


The national Democratic Party has found a new nickname for the GOP: “The Retrumplican Party” — after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Trump: ‘I’ll win the Latino vote’

July 8, 2015


Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump has described people who cross the border from Mexico to the U.S. as “rapists,” “drug runners” and “criminals.”