Tales from the Trail

After closed-door criticism, Cruz tries to win Trump back

December 11, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a 2nd Amendment Coalition announcement at CrossRoads Shooting Sports in Johnston, Iowa, December 4, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian C. Frank

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a 2nd Amendment Coalition announcement at CrossRoads Shooting Sports in Johnston, Iowa, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Brian C. Frank

Glossing over Muslim stance, Trump gets a union endorsement

December 11, 2015

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Donald Trump picked up his first endorsement of a union, notching the support of a law enforcement group that represents more than 1,000 officers in New Hampshire.

Perry vs. rivals in Republican debate

September 8, 2011

There were eight candidates in the first big Republican debate of the 2012 campaign season.

2012 White House race may lose one tradition: candidates from the Senate

February 23, 2011

Barack Obama did it. So did Joe Biden, John McCain, Hillary Clinton and scores of others. They all ran for the White House while sitting members of the U.S. Senate.