Tales from the Trail

In infomercial, Trump University and soccer corruption collide

June 2, 2016

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Screnshot of Trump University infomercial

Seated in front of shelves of books, Donald Trump touted his now-defunct real estate school, Trump University, by promising prospective students they would learn about business, salesmanship and what it takes to succeed.

Is Hillary as rich as LeBron?

June 2, 2016
LeBron James

Voters think LeBron James (above) has a similar bank account to Hillary Clinton. Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Trump not welcome here?

June 1, 2016


Donald Trump at his Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland, Britain August 1, 2015. REUTERS/RUSSELL CHEYNE/FILE PHOTO

McConnell pitching memoir…and mixed messages on Trump

June 1, 2016

mcconnell.jpgSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not agree with the view that Republicans will lose the party if Donald Trump is elected president.

Trump and the veterans (Part 2)

June 1, 2016

Donald Trump is still mad about the reaction to his fundraising efforts for U.S. vets.

Hacked road signs get political

May 31, 2016

Two road signs in Texas got hacked overnight, one taking aim at presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, the other showing support for Democrat Bernie Sanders.

Latinos to Democrats: ‘Don’t take us for granted’

May 30, 2016

Latino groups are criticizing Democrats for assuming that Republican Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric against Hispanics will reflexively prompt that population to vote against the GOP. Campaign reporter Luciana Lopez talks to Reuters TV about how the Latino electorate expects the Dems to earn their vote.

Shkreli wants to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain… or does he?!

May 27, 2016

Post updated at 2:42 pm

In a shocking twist befitting the Friday afternoon before a three-day weekend, Shkreli now claims that the Trump “endorsement” he made on Twitter was all a big joke:

What Trump might not know about the U.S., oil and OPEC

May 26, 2016
Crude oil storage tanks at the Cushing oil hub in Oklahoma.  REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo

Crude oil storage tanks at the Cushing oil hub in Oklahoma. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo

Rosie live, digging at Donald

May 26, 2016

Actress Rosie O’Donnell arrives for the opening night of the play “Hamilton” on Broadway in New York August 6, 2015. Picture taken August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson