Voters want a candidate who will fight for the nomination. In Clinton's case, it is especially difficult when you begin the campaign as a front runner.
It is unfortunate that Republicans choose the actor President to be their hero.
Colbert pointed out that "Reince Priebus" is an anagram for "crisp bee urine." Without vowels, his name becomes: "RNC PR BS" -- which could indeed also be a very foreshortened version of his job description. But there it is.
I grew up on Long Island, just a few miles from Patchogue, the town on the South Shore where Donald Trump spoke on Thursday. My parents moved out there in the 1970s, and my mother is still there. Plus, I work on the Island.
Amidst concern that he was too old and disengaged from the demands of office, Ronald Reagan commented that: "I have left orders to be awakened at any ...
Every four years, as the snow flies, politicians who would be President come storming into caucuses, with reporters in their wake. And it can be hard work. Covering nominating conventions entailed four long concentrated days.
Donald Trump Meets the Wizard of Oz When Dorothy meets the Wizard of Oz, there is a revelation. The Wizard, it turns out, is from Kansas (actually N...
How it all turns out is anyone's guess at this point, but at least one Republican faction will be able to say "we told you so" at the end of the process. The questions are who is going to be right, and what it will mean for the party going forward.
Over the past three decades, corporations virtually eliminated secure pensions, forced workers into risky, self-pay plans and handed hundreds of millions in tax-free retirement benefits to the top dogs. Pensions aren't dead; they're just exclusive now.
Americans love to invoke the past and indeed are often happiest doing so in direct proportion to their ignorance of it. One oft-repeated historical re...
In a sense, Donald Trump is correct that women who have abortions if the procedure is banned should face "some sort of punishment." Before you misconstrue my opinion, please note that I have always been an advocate of pro-choice.
Donald Trump is indeed a throwback to an earlier era, not to a Hitler or Mussolini I would argue, but rather to a pre-1960's style of American leadership-the kind of robust take-no-prisoners attitude that characterized powerful American leaders like Generals Douglas MacArthur and George Patton
I only know from hearsay what the family was really like and how it affected their children. I am using the example of a particular type of marriage configuration touted and idealized by the press as one which can leave children at a disadvantage and vulnerable.
Trump is way off message. He doesn't get enough sleep. He doesn't know the issues. He doesn't try to learn about them. And his campaign team won't stand up to him.
Donald Trump claims he is seeking the presidency because he loves his country. Why shouldn't he? It has allowed him to become a wealthy man. It is obvious he loves himself, too. The question is: which does he love more? If it is himself, he will keep going.
President Obama's recent visit to Argentina demonstrated two things. First, that when it comes to the tango, he is not a great dancer. And second, while the United States likes to lecture other countries about past sins, it refuses to reflect deeply on its own.