Tales from the Trail

Trump thinks twice about paying legal fees of violent supporters

March 15, 2016

A Trump supporter (R) yells at a demonstrator after Donald Trump cancelled his rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Poll: Voters back Sanders as the next commander in chief

March 15, 2016

Democratic (top) and Republican candidates in the race for the White House. REUTERS/Staff

Trump and ‘The Snake’

March 15, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Winner Aviation in Youngstown, Ohio March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Trump supporter: ‘You know nothing about Hitler’

March 14, 2016

GLEN ELLYN, Illinois — The Chicago Tribune photo of her, with her right arm stretched out in an apparent Nazi salute and the Donald Trump logo emblazoned across her chest, went viral before Birgitt Peterson realized she was even on the internet.

Want VIP treatment at the DNC’s convention? Here’s how much you have to dish out

March 12, 2016

If you want the top-tier donor package for the Democratic National Committee’s convention in Philadelphia this summer, be prepared to write a hefty check: The Rittenhouse Square package requires someone to “raise a minimum of $1,250,000 or give $467,600 to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) by June 1, 2016,” according to a list of convention packages seen by Reuters.

Clinton says sorry over Reagan error

March 12, 2016

Hillary Clinton pays her respects at the casket after attending the funeral services for former first lady, Nancy Reagan, at her late husband’s presidential library in Simi Valley, California March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

How social media responded to Carson backing Trump

March 11, 2016
Former Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ben Carson (L) endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a Trump campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Former Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ben Carson (L) endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a Trump campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Sanders steals social spotlight

March 10, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during the Univision News and Washington Post Democratic U.S. presidential candidates debate in Kendall, Florida March 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during the Univision News and Washington Post Democratic U.S. presidential candidates debate in Kendall, Florida March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

How polls got the primaries wrong

March 9, 2016
Senator Bernie Sanders thrusts his fists in the air as he speaks to supporters on the night of the Michigan, Mississippi and other primaries  on March 8, 2016.    REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Senator Bernie Sanders thrusts his fists in the air as he speaks to supporters on the night of the Michigan, Mississippi and other primaries on March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Another primary, another snarky hashtag

March 9, 2016

  Steaks and chops described as 'Trump meat' are shown near the podium before U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was scheduled to appear at a press event at his Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Florida, March 8, 2016. The display included Trump branded wines, water and meats. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Steaks and chops described as ‘Trump meat’ are shown near the podium before U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was scheduled to appear at a press event at his Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Florida, March 8, 2016. The display included Trump branded wines, water and meats. REUTERS/Joe Skipper