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Trump campaign manager forced out

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has forced out his hard-charging campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, in a dramatic shakeup designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and reverse one of the most …


Washington Democrats urged to unite behind Hillary Clinton

Oregon senator who backed Bernie Sanders says Democrats need to support Hillary Clinton in a campaign against Donald Trump


Krauthammer: Trump is running as Trump - surprise!

Trump has boasted that he could turn “presidential” – respectful, respectable, reticent, reserved bordering on boring – at will. Apparently, he can’t.


Trump battleground plan relies on skeptical GOP leaders

His campaign riled by infighting and Republican revolt, Donald Trump is working to address a battleground state staffing shortage that highlights his reliance on a skeptical GOP establishment. The New …


Trump’s new Obama claims thrust him into uncharted territory

Donald Trump’s latest accusation against President Barack Obama – that he’s putting U.S. enemies ahead of America’s own people – is thrusting him into uncharted territory for the presidential candidate …


Trump to discuss terrorism watch list, no fly ban with NRA

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will be meeting with the National Rifle Association to discuss ways to block people on terrorism watch lists or no …


Bernie Sanders setting terms for closing out Democratic race

With the last primary done, Bernie Sanders is negotiating an end to his fight with Hillary Clinton and staking a claim on directing the future of the Democratic Party.


UPDATED: Tue., June 14, 2016, 9:23 p.m.

Obama dismisses Trump comments as more details emerge about Orlando killer

As federal authorities weigh whether to charge the wife of Orlando mass killer Omar Mateen, a stern President Barack Obama dismissed Donald Trump’s charge that Democrats have failed to clamp …


Hillary Clinton wins D.C. primary, meets with Sanders

Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation’s capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a …


Graham: Trump’s comments about Obama are ‘highly offensive’

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Tuesday sharply criticized Donald Trump’s insinuations that President Barack Obama knew more about or sympathizes with the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., as “highly offensive.”


Obama: Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Trump ‘not America we want’

President Barack Obama says anti-Muslim rhetoric from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is “not the America we want.”


Trump, Clinton weigh in on Orlando attack

Donald Trump vowed Monday to impose a broad ban on immigration from areas of the world with a history of terrorism and suggested some Muslims in the United States are …


Trump says he is revoking Washington Post credentials

Donald Trump said his presidential campaign is revoking credentials provided to the Washington Post.


Eye on Boise: Idaho’s growing Hispanic population a factor in education, economy

Hispanics accounted for 42 percent of the enrollment growth in Idaho’s public schools in the last five years, according to a new report from the University of Idaho’s McClure Center …


This Republican won’t vote Republican

I’m no Democrat and continue to cringe at their more liberal empty-headed policies. However, they’re now the only adults left in the room.


Romney loyalists ponder a future with Trump

As the GOP struggles to figure out what to do with Donald Trump, several hundred top donors and strategists get conflicting messages that embody the perils posed by the party’s …


General election could prove tough for Trump

PHILADELPHIA – The presidential primaries are just about over and the nominees have emerged. And the general election begins with Democrat Hillary Clinton already ahead of Republican Donald Trump on …


Donald Trump wants his Trump University video testimony kept private

Attorneys for Donald Trump are seeking to block the filing of a portion of his video-recorded deposition in a class-action lawsuit by former Trump University students, a move that could …


Charles Krauthammer: A difficult year for conscience-driven

I sympathize with the dilemma of Republican leaders reluctant to affirm Trump. Many are as appalled as I am by Trump, but they don’t have the freedom I do to …


35 percent of state turned out in primary

Final turnout of the Washington presidential primary is 35 percent. More Democrats than Republicans cast ballots.


In speech to conservatives, McConnell wouldn’t say Trump’s name

In a Friday speech in Washington, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t mention Donald Trump by name to the same group of conservative activists the Republican presidential candidate was scheduled …


Debra J. Saunders: Civics lesson needed in San Jose

For his trouble, Hernandez was called names, beaten and bloodied. For dessert, he got to hear politicians suggest it was the fault of his candidate that thugs beat him up.


Dana Milbank: Can’t be shocked Trump is racist

The things Trump is doing now — disparaging the “Mexican” judge, disqualifying Muslim judges, calling Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” and singling out “my African-American” – is very much in line …


Trump should clarify claim of judicial bias

Donald Trump is having a tough stretch as the primary season comes to an end, not because he is a racist, but because he has done a thoroughly inadequate job …


Bernie Sanders under pressure to quit as Democrats look to unite

Energized by a final batch of primary victories, Hillary Clinton is setting out on the difficult task of uniting her fractured Democratic Party for the five-month presidential battle with Republican …


Trudy Rubin: Trump’s foreign policy frightening

What makes Trump particularly dangerous is his false, firm conviction that he knows how the world works – because of his business dealings


Analysis: Clinton seizes historic role but ready to win ugly against Trump

WASHINGTON – If Hillary Clinton’s best argument for unifying Democrats and winning the White House is Donald Trump, then she picked a good week to clinch the nomination. Clinton’s victory-night …


UPDATED: Tue., June 7, 2016, 9:09 p.m.

The Latest: President Barack Obama congratulates Hillary Clinton, calls Bernie Sanders

The Latest on campaign 2016 as California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota vote.


Trump faces backlash as GOP leaders say attacks on judge are racist

A day that could have been another victory lap for Donald Trump veered into more chaos for the new Republican standard-bearer, as he faced unprecedented fury from top party leaders …


Meryl Streep takes stage dressed as Donald Trump at NYC gala

Meryl Streep has made use of a spray tan, a fake belly and an oversized red tie to get in character for her latest role, Donald Trump.