Tales from the Trail

Clinton to Republican presidential hopefuls: Read my book

October 7, 2015

Hillary Clinton sent copies of her book “Hard Choices” to the various Republican presidential candidates last week after several of them recently said they didn’t know what she’d done as secretary of state.

No-show Rubio? Dems blast presidential candidate for missing vote

October 6, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio missed a vote to set annual spending policy for the U.S. military and the Department of Defense, making him the only senator to miss the vote on the highly contentious measure.

Cloth napkins, candlelight and confidence: Biden lunches with Obama

October 6, 2015

White House reporters were hungry for a taste of what it might be like behind closed doors when Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama sat down for their weekly lunch in the private dining room on Tuesday.

Fiorina’s feminism comes to the fore

October 6, 2015

Is Carly Fiorina a feminist?

The answer, according to the Republican presidential candidate at a Monday rotary club luncheon, is it depends. A young man questioned Fiorina and received bipartisan laughter at the event in Manchester, New Hampshire after she asked him for his definition of the term, and he said it was someone who fights for equality for men and women in the workplace, and who tried to boot sexism out of it.

Clinton’s call for gun crackdown lifts firearm manufacturers

October 5, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s call on Monday for tougher gun control rules might spook gun afficionados, but her comments gave a boost to shares of firearm manufacturers.

Gay rights group shows love for Biden, keeps a special spot for Hillary

October 4, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs before speaking to supporters at the Human Rights Campaign Breakfast in Washington, October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs before speaking to supporters at the Human Rights Campaign Breakfast in Washington, October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Trump accused of “no-show” by Hispanic business group

October 2, 2015

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is embroiled in a round of “he said, she said” with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce over a proposed — and now cancelled — appearance with the Latino business organization.

HRC turned down the HRC

October 2, 2015

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton turned down the opportunity to provide the keynote address at the Human Rights Campaign’s National Dinner in favor of appearing on this week’s Saturday Night Live, according to a New York Times report.

Candidate as pack rat. What Kasich kept.

October 1, 2015

WESTERVILLE, OHIO — Tucked on the second floor of the public library in suburban Westerville, Ohio is an expansive and little-known collection of Gov. John Kasich’s records dating back to the 1970s when he was in the state Senate.

Trump on a tizzy

October 1, 2015

U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump went on a cursing tear Wednesday night at a town hall in Keene, New Hampshire.