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Live from Cleveland, Trump's surreality show

The Republican gathering in Cleveland this week was like no presidential nominating convention in history. It was more than strange. With some rare exceptions -- the Democrats in 1968 and 1980, the Republicans in 1964 -- conventions are a rallying venue for political parties and their nominees....

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Hillary Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook, prefers a low-key, team approach

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  • Trump's campaign? What campaign?

    Donald Trump's firing of his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, sounds like a big deal, until you realize how little of a Trump campaign there is to manage. Late Monday, hours after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Trump let his campaign manager go, new campaign filings revealed that...

  • If Trump's campaign were a business, it would be teetering on bankruptcy

    If Trump's campaign were a business, it would be teetering on bankruptcy

    Donald Trump's firing of his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sounds like a big deal, until you realize how small a Trump campaign there is to manage. Late Monday, hours after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Trump let his campaign manager go, new filings revealed that Trump ended...

  • An expensive reminder that Sanders still hasn't dropped out: his Secret Service detail

    An expensive reminder that Sanders still hasn't dropped out: his Secret Service detail

    When Sen. Bernie Sanders, the now-vanquished Democratic presidential candidate, returns to Capitol Hill to vote on Monday, he is expected to be accompanied by his constant traveling companions from the campaign trail: the U.S. Secret Service. Though Hillary Clinton has clinched the party's nomination,...

  • Doctor funds Carson Reading Room at school

    Doctor funds Carson Reading Room at school

    Dr. Donald Janower treated Dr. Ben Carson's mother Sonya Carson when the retired neurosurgeon was a child in Detroit. So the Boca Raton retired physician and his wife Barbara were only too glad to donate $15,000 for the new Ben Carson Reading Room at Coral Sunset Elementary School, a Title I school...

  • Trump ponders a running mate

    Trump ponders a running mate

    Now that Donald Trump has the Republican presidential nomination in hand, he is weighing his choice for a running mate, considering some of his defeated 2016 rivals as well as someone with governing experience with whom he would be personally compatible. He has put one of those rivals, retired...

  • Choice facing Republicans: Party or country?

    On Tuesday, May 10, anchoring CNN coverage of the West Virginia primary, host Don Lemon asked his panel of pundits, yours truly included: "How could anyone vote for somebody just because they happen to have an 'R' or 'D' after their name?" Good question. That's the question every Republican has...

  • Trump ponders a running mate

    Trump ponders a running mate

    WASHINGTON -- Now that Donald Trump has the Republican presidential nomination in hand, he is weighing his choice for a running mate, considering some of his defeated 2016 rivals as well as someone with governing experience with whom he would be personally compatible. He has put one of those rivals,...

  • Dear television network: Have I got an idea for you. Signed, Donald

    Dear television network: Have I got an idea for you. Signed, Donald

    Dear ABC: I’ve got a great idea. Everybody I’ve talked to says it’s a great idea. The best. It’ll be huge. I’m gonna be the Republican candidate for president, and I’m gonna win because I’m a winner. Everybody loves me. So I'm gonna need a vice president. It’s gotta be somebody good, somebody the...

  • Ben Carson takes on new role with Trump campaign

    Ben Carson takes on new role with Trump campaign

    Dr. Ben Carson, the retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon who suspended his presidential bid two months ago, will help Donald Trump's ascendant campaign choose a running mate — a move that has Carson supporters hopeful about his political future. Carson, the former Marylander who developed a following...

  • Ben Carson will help Donald Trump choose running mate

    Ben Carson will help Donald Trump choose running mate

    Dr. Ben Carson, the retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate, will help presumed GOP nominee Donald Trump choose a running mate. Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he intends to announce a committee soon that will vet potential candidate for...

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Promising to "rebuild the heart of America's cities," former Gov. Martin O'Malley used an appearance at a meeting of the nation's mayors on Sunday to call for a federal ban on assault weapons and stricter regulations on gun purchases. O'Malley, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president,...

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