Tales from the Trail

What went down at the Nevada Democratic convention

May 16, 2016

Saturday’s state Democratic convention in Nevada turned ugly when tensions over delegate selection prompted supporters of presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to yell, swear and show their displeasure through graffiti.

Cameron disses Trump. Trump hits back.

May 16, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters  in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Obama hits Trump policies on Muslims, border at Rutgers graduation speech

May 16, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks to the 2016 graduating class at High Point Solutions Stadium during Rutgers University's 250th commencement exercises, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 15, 2016.            REUTERS/Mike Theiler - RTSEFA5

President Barack Obama speaks at Rutgers University’s 250th commencement, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 15, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

You paid HOW MUCH for that Trump ticket?

May 14, 2016
Donald Trump (L) at a town hall campaign event with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Hickory, North Carolina. March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Donald Trump (L) at a town hall campaign event with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Hickory, North Carolina. March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A Trump by any other name…

May 13, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene, Oregon, U.S. on May 6, 2016.   REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene, Oregon, U.S. on May 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo

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.