Donald Trump is now the GOP's de facto presidential nominee, and Republican politicians and operatives are starting to come to terms with it.
It was either 17th century French maxim auteur François de la Rochefoucauld or my mom who once said: "Quitters never win." But is that always true? One could argue that quitters often do win—just look at what happened to many of the people who quit something in the past 12 months.
It didn’t take long for the terrorist attack in Paris to turn into a political fight in the United States. Republicans have used the slaughter to criticize Democrats and President Obama on everything from foreign policy to gun control.
"How about talking about the substantive issues people care about?" Ted Cruz demanded at the CNBC Republican presidential primary debate. Well, senator, that time is now.
As social media has provided new platforms for political campaigns to engage voters, it has opened a window into the provocative, mundane, and sometimes bizarre ways that candidates try to shape their personas.
Explore the never-ending spectacle of 2016 candidate photos.
Bobby Jindal thinks there is a lot of blame to go around when it comes to America's gun violence epidemic. In a blog post on his campaign website, the Louisiana governor and long-shot Republican presidential contender wrote a "sermon" on "something missing from this discussion" about mass shootings.
Republican presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal is glad police officers are being careful—careful enough to arrest a 14-year-old for building a clock and bringing it to school.
Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who was jailed on Thursday for defying a court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, had already been something of a celebrity among many of the Republican presidential candidates. But Davis' current predicament, in jail until she either accepts the court order or resigns,…
“We have a syphilis epidemic right now in New Orleans,” Dr. Stephanie Taylor, the medical director of the State Office of Public Health's programs to combat sexually transmitted infections (STIs), told the New York Times in a piece on the possible fallout if Louisiana succeeds in its attempt to cut off funding to…