Tales from the Trail

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

Clinton’s ‘feminism is fleek’ IS a joke, says original tweeter

April 6, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a selfie with a supporter after speaking at the "Women For Hillary" Town Hall event in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a selfie with a supporter after speaking at the “Women For Hillary” Town Hall event in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson