Republican Donald Trump lashed out Saturday at two Muslim-American parents who lost their son while he served in the U.S. military in Iraq and who appeared at the Democratic convention last week, stirring outrage among critics who said the episode proves that Trump lacks the compassion and temperament to …read more
Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch on Saturday chastised the political class, saying that those seeking public office were offering "frightening" answers and largely failing to promote a society that provides opportunity for all. “Our goal is to unite people from all walks of life to work for what we call a …read more
On the second day of their bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.), moved deep into potential Donald Trump country. The pair toured an advanced manufacturing plant in the rural, white countryside of central-western Pennsylvania and were holding …read more
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday enter the final 100 days of an extraordinary presidential campaign, with the former on a methodical march to energize the Obama coalition and appeal to the broad mainstream and the latter charting an unconventional path driven by a message of wholesale change. With …read more
Two days after delivering one of the most memorable speeches of the 2016 campaign season — a moment one commentator described as the ‘fulcrum’ of the election — Khizr Khan was checking into a D.C. hotel, preparing for television appearances Sunday morning and still trying to come to grips with the …read more
HATFIELD, Pa. — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton began what she called a 100-day march to the election Friday with an effort to bridge the Democratic Party’s widening gulf with small-town and working-class voters in the key battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio. “We know that if we’re smart …read more
DENVER — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday called retired Marine Gen. John Allen a “failed general” after the highly respected military veteran delivered a forceful endorsement of his opponent, Hillary Clinton, earlier this week. “They had a general named John Allen, and he — I never met him," Trump said …read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump aired out a full year’s worth of controversies during a campaign event here Friday, insisting that the media have misled voters about incident after incident to attack him personally. And he bemoaned that his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, is using those …read more
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump went on a tear Friday morning via Twitter, blasting media coverage of the Democratic National Convention and mocking his rival, Hillary Clinton. Trump not only took issue with the content of Clinton’s convention speech Thursday night, in which she directly called on voters to …read more
PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton sought to transcend doubts about her character by presenting an uplifting vision for the nation’s future, delivering the biggest speech of her enduring public life here Thursday as she formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination. Declaring that the United States is at “a moment of reckoning …read more
On Wednesday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump asked the Russians to release emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, if they have hacked them. He later said he was being sarcastic, but his invitation to a foreign power to meddle in the U.S. election sparked concern among foreign policy …read more
PHILADELPHIA —Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president Thursday night, delivering a speech in which she said that the nation is in a “moment of reckoning” and aggressively cast Republican nominee Donald Trump as a divisive figure stoking fear across the country. “He wants to divide …read more
In Iowa, Trump warns of refugees and praises waterboarding. In Philly, the father of a fallen Muslim soldier responds.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — On Thursday night, Donald Trump stood before a few thousand Iowans packed into a hotel ballroom and equated all Syrian refugees with Islamic State terrorists, while endorsing the use of waterboarding, which he considers a proven method that is "short of torture." A thousand miles away in …read more
Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar introduced himself to the Democratic convention as Michael Jordan, saying that Donald Trump doesn't know the difference.
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👔President Barack Obama praised👏 his wife Michelle for her terrific speech🎙 at the Democratic National Convention on social media💻. Obama tweeted💬, "Incredible speech by an incredible woman. Couldn't be more proud & our country has been blessed to her as FLOTUS. I love you, Michelle."
The President's heartfelt message has been …read more
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