Tales from the Trail
From Reuters’ Alistair Bell — Republican presidential contender Carly Fiorina suffered an embarrassment on the first day of her campaign when a critic registered a website – www.carlyfiorina.org – to highlight job losses at Hewlett-Packard, where she served as CEO a decade ago.
Conservative presidential candidates hitting the 2016 campaign trail are firing up crowds with calls to shrink the U.S. government, but a new poll shows that Republican voters who rally to that cry still want to maintain many federal programs.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner in the 2016 race for the White House, called for the widespread use of police body cameras and an end to excessive prison sentences in the aftermath of the Baltimore riots.
Jeb Bush knows the Republican Party has a problem when it comes to appealing to Latino voters. Trying to make a play for Hispanics, Bush visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday and will address the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference in Houston on Wednesday.
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Laughter ensues as President Obama presents countless jokes during his anticipated speech at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Clinton Foundation’s acting chief executive admitted that the charity had made mistakes on how it listed government donors on its tax returns and said it was working to make sure it does not happen in the future.