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Trump demanded VP candidate tax returns despite keeping his own private, Gingrich says

Donald Trump told an interviewer in May that the income taxes he pays are “none of your business.” But for candidates who were auditioning to be his vice president, similar …


Mike Pence’s unflappability could help Donald Trump stay cool

As a conservative talk-radio host in the 1990s, Mike Pence described himself as “Rush Limbaugh on decaf.”


It’s Pence: Trump announces his VP choice on Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his …


Trump: France attack delays VP decision

Donald Trump is planning to announce that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is his choice for his vice presidential running mate, according to a Republican with direct knowledge of the decision.


McMorris Rodgers will skip Republican National Convention

Spokane congresswoman is not attending Republican National Convention, will campaign in Eastern Washington instead.


Embracing Lincoln, Hillary Clinton urges nation to fix divisions

Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln has been transformed into “the party of Trump,” declaring her GOP presidential opponent a polarizing figure who is deepening …


Judge delays ruling over release of video of Trump testimony

A federal judge who has been a target of criticism from Donald Trump is taking time to decide whether to release videos of the Republican presidential candidate testifying in a …


Trump seeks $10 million from former aide in disclosure case

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from a former senior campaign consultant, Sam Nunberg, alleging that Nunberg leaked confidential information to reporters in violation of …


Trump and family meet with VP finalists

Donald Trump and key members of his family huddled with Mike Pence Wednesday morning at the Indiana governor’s mansion as the billionaire enters the final phase of his search for …


Trump demands Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg resign for criticizing him as unfit

Donald Trump called Wednesday for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign for saying publicly that she feels he is unfit to be president. Lashing out, Trump said the …


Trump won’t speak at NAACP meeting

The NAACP says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has declined an invitation to address the group’s upcoming convention, flouting established precedent and highlighting anew the GOP standard-bearer’s struggle to attract …


People: Fox News Channel suspends Newt Gingrich as contributor

Fox News says it is suspending its contributor agreement with Newt Gingrich “due to the intense media speculation” about him as a potential vice presidential candidate of Republican Donald Trump.


Couch Slouch: Longing for bygone days

Like Donald Trump, Couch Slouch wants to make America great again. It’s simple – just do what America was doing before, like in 1789 or 1946. Boy, those were good …


Hillary haters, get over it

Think of it this way: A President Hillary Clinton is the only thing standing in the way of a President Donald Trump.


Ann McFeatters: America deserves better candidates

This election could have one of the lowest turnouts in modern times. That would be a sad outcome, especially in a time when, as Obama pointed out, America is far …


Martha Burk urges U.S. Women’s Open to leave Trump National

Martha Burk is back in golf, encouraging people to join a protest over the U.S. Women’s Open being held next year at Trump National in New Jersey.


Were Trump’s ‘Made in USA’ hats really all made in USA?

Donald Trump says he won’t stand for it if it turns out some of his hats labeled “Made in USA” actually weren’t made entirely in the USA.


Candidates spin budgetary yarns

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget recently issued an analysis of the promises of Clinton and presumed Republican nominee Donald Trump, and how they would impact the national budget …


GOP lobbyist backs ‘Free the Delegates’ after butting heads with Trump

Lobbyist Jack Burkman on Friday was opening up his Northern Virginia home to what he says is a mounting number of Republican loyalists eager to bankroll a last-minute challenge to …


Bernie Sanders gets offer to lead Green Party ticket by Jill Stein

Bernie Sanders is still nominally a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, though he has turned his efforts to shaping the party’s platform after losing in both delegate and popular …


Rare restraint, calls for understanding from candidates

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both called off political events Friday, hours after five police officers were killed in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men …


Trump’s visit to U.S. Capitol fails to convince skeptical GOP lawmakers

Donald Trump made strides to quell doubts over his candidacy among congressional Republicans on Thursday, but deep divisions remained just two weeks before the party’s national convention.


Idaho’s Raul Labrador: Trump should pick Ted Cruz as running mate

Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador, who will be going to the national GOP convention in Cleveland as a Ted Cruz delegate, called Thursday for Donald Trump to choose Cruz …


In meeting hosted by Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Trump offers assurances to GOP rank-and-file in Congress

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump tried to assure skittish GOP lawmakers Thursday that they all share the same Republican Party goals, but his first appearance before the rank-and-file failed to soothe …


Trump takes in $51 million, takes potential VPs on tour

Celebrating new success in fundraising, Donald Trump says he took in $51 million for his campaign and allied Republicans in recent weeks, a huge jump from his previously lackluster figures …


Chris Christie’s cellphone in bridge scandal may torpedo VP chances

Chris Christie’s chances of being named Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick may hinge on deepening questions about his role in the George Washington Bridge scandal – like, what happened to …


GOP to examine FBI decision on Clinton emails

Irate that Hillary Clinton will not face criminal charges over her emails, House Republicans are summoning FBI Director James Comey to Capitol Hill to answer their questions.


Hillary Clinton unveils college costs plan

In a gesture to her former Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is announcing new steps aimed at tackling the rising cost of college tuition and the burden of …


Trump lauds Saddam Hussein vs. terrorists

Republican Donald Trump is again praising former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s ruthlessness, saying he killed terrorists “so good.”


Trump blames ‘rigged’ system for FBI recommendation on Clinton

Donald Trump blasted rival Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server at a packed rally at Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday evening, saying the FBI’s recommendation not to pursue …