Tales from the Trail

Clinton maxes out the ‘woman card’ with pink plea to donors

April 29, 2016
Screenshot from Hillary Clinton's website.

Screenshot from Hillary Clinton’s website.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is taking the woman card and running with it – straight to donors.

Boehner to Cruz: ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

April 28, 2016
Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)  in Washington October 29, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) in Washington October 29, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump: Tubman $20 “pure political correctness”

April 21, 2016
Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman is seen in a picture from the Library of Congress taken photographer H.B. Lindsley between 1860 and 1870.  REUTERS/Library of Congress/Handout via Reuters

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman is seen in a picture from the Library of Congress taken photographer H.B. Lindsley between 1860 and 1870. REUTERS/Library of Congress/Handout via Reuters

Presidential pivot? Trump tries on new(ish) style

April 20, 2016

Donald Trump takes the stage after winning the Republican primary in New York. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (April 19, 2016)

Warren to Cruz: ‘Boo hoo’

April 20, 2016
Elizabeth Warren, the progressive Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, issued a scathing rebuke to her Republican colleague Ted Cruz for complaining about the sacrifice he was making to run for president.

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in Washington last October. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

For many Brooklyn Democrats, it’s down to the wire

April 19, 2016
Reuters

At a polling station inside Brooklyn’s Borough Hall, two names were consistently on the lips of voters: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

‘Hot sauce truther’ Trump calls Clinton ‘phony’

April 19, 2016

Hot sauce bottles on display at Hillary Clinton’s Brooklyn headquarters. REUTERS/Jonathan Allen

Trump flubs the numbers, sparking social media mockery

April 19, 2016

Social media users found comedy fodder after Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump apparently confused “9/11″ — as in, the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States — with 7-Eleven, the ubiquitous convenience store.

Trump vs. Murdoch: A clash of (business) titans comes to a close?

April 15, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 2016 New York State Republican Gala in New York City, April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 2016 New York State Republican Gala in New York City, April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Speaker Ryan: The world is worried about Trump

April 14, 2016
U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivers a speech on "the state of American politics" to interns on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivers a speech on “the state of American politics” to interns on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron