u.s. presidential elections

Trump Vows to Hit Clinton Harder in Next U.S. Presidential Debate

By Steve Holland and John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Sept 27 – Republican Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to hit rival Democrat Hillary Clinton harder in the next U.S. presidential debate after she put him on the defensive by accusing him of being racist, sexist and a tax dodger during their first matchup. Clinton blasted Trump

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Trump’s Sniffles a Social Media Sensation

By Angela Moon NEW YORK, Sept 27 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stole the social media spotlight during a U.S. presidential debate on Monday night – this time for what Twitter users branded a #Trumpsniffle. The wealthy businessman was seen and heard sniffling repeatedly as he faced off against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in

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Grand OId Party Pooper

An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on why backing Trump will gut the Republican Party for decades By Kurt Eichenwald Speaker Ryan: This presidential campaign has raised a few crucial questions, ones you are uniquely qualified to answer: What does the Republican Party stand for? And how much damage is it willing to inflict

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Trump to Give Speech on Illegal Immigration on Wednesday

WASHINGTON, Aug 28 – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday night that he would make a major speech on illegal immigration in Arizona on Wednesday. The announcement came a day after Trump said he would crack down on illegal immigrants who overstay their visas, as he sought to clarify his views on

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Judge Orders State Department to Review 14,900 Clinton Emails

By Ginger Gibson and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Aug 22 – A judge ordered the U.S. State Department on Monday to review for possible release 14,900 of Hillary Clinton’s emails and attachments that the FBI found when investigating her use of a private email server as secretary of state. The judge also scheduled a Sept. 23

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Republican National Security Experts: Trump Would Be ‘Dangerous’ President

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, Aug 8 – Fifty prominent Republican national security officials, including a former CIA director, on Monday called party nominee Donald Trump unqualified to lead the country and said he would be “the most reckless president in American history.” The statement was the latest repudiation of Trump’s candidacy by veteran Republican national

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Obama Urges Americans to Get Behind Clinton, Slams Trump

By Jeff Mason and Alana Wise PHILADELPHIA, July 28 – President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton’s bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention. He urged Democrats to enable Clinton to finish the job he started with

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Why Wall Street Stands With Clinton

Clinton promises ‘business as usual’ versus protectionist Trump BY Christopher Dembik Who would be better for U.S. investors, Democratic Party frontrunner Hillary Clinton or her Republican counterpart, Donald Trump? How would the S&P 500 evolve with Donald Trump as president? What would be its evolution if Hillary Clinton becomes president? These are the questions we

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Obama is ‘Fired Up’ for Clinton as Democrats Seek to Unify Party

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, June 10 – U.S. President Barack Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton’s White House bid on Thursday and called for Democrats to unite behind her after a protracted battle with Bernie Sanders for the party nomination. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts also backed Clinton on Thursday, telling MSNBC’s

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Former Reagan Aide Helped Write Trump Foreign Policy Speech

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, June 9 – A former senior official in the Reagan administration and prominent Republican foreign policy insider told Reuters he provided input for the late-April foreign policy speech by Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. “I was asked to contribute material” for Trump’s April 27 speech at the Center for the

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