Tales from the Trail

Did Trump’s butler do it?

May 13, 2016
Mar-A-Lago

A 1995 exterior photo of the lavish West Palm Beach mansion Mar-A-Lago. REUTERS/Marc Serota MS

Quayle crows over Trump

May 12, 2016

Former presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush say they won’t attend the Republican convention. John McCain is also a no-go. Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has actively criticized the party’s presumptive nominee. In fact, aside from Bob Dole, Trump has struggled to attract much support from Republicans who have run for national office — until now.

Warren, Trump go toe-to-toe

May 11, 2016

Even after months of acrimonious campaign squabbles, it seems Donald Trump’s most dramatic feud may be with someone he’s not even running against.

‘Making America Great Again,’ one Bud at a time

May 11, 2016
Jones Knowles Ritchie New York/Handout

Jones Knowles Ritchie New York/Handout

Donald Trump took credit for one company’s recent change on something Americans from both parties can agree on: beer.

Ryan to Trump: ‘We need to get to know each other’

May 11, 2016

A day before Paul Ryan was set to meet with Donald Trump, the Republican House Speaker told a press conference at the Capitol what he thought about party unity and his party’s presumptive nominee.

Seen on social: #CrazyBernie

May 11, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Salem, Oregon, U.S., May 10, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Salem, Oregon, U.S., May 10, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Seen on social: Trump v. Ryan

May 10, 2016

The Ryan-Trump battle continues to boil. House Speaker Paul Ryan is expected to meet Thursday with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in an apparent attempt to find common ground. Earlier this week, Ryan raised eyebrows when he said he would step down as the co-chairman of the Republican National Convention if Trump asked him to do so.

Trump alternative Gary Johnson to unhappy Republicans: Call my office

May 9, 2016

By Ginger Gibson and Emily Stephenson

WASHINGTON — He is running as a businessman outsider for president, who would cut spending, tackle the nation’s immigration problem and stick to conservative fiscal policies. And he would legalize marijuana.

As race tightens, Warren goes straight for Trump

May 4, 2016
Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren, candidate for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, addresses the second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. September 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo

Believe it or not, as goes Terre Haute, so goes the nation 

May 3, 2016
People stand outside Indiana Theater to hear U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak at a campaign event in Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S., May 1, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

People stand outside Indiana Theater to hear U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak at a campaign event in Terre Haute, Indiana, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein