Race To The White House 2016

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Donald Trump's Long History With Russia

WASHINGTON, DC — President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "NOTHING TO DO WITH RUSSIA - NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!" Trump, however, has a long history with Russia, trying ...

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Leadership By Bluster, A Preview Of Trump’s Reality TV Presidency

WASHINGTON — For Donald Trump, little is more intoxicating and affirming of his own power than creating tornadoes and watching them tear across the landscape. In the space of just 24 hours this ...

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The Rise Of Trump And The Fall Of Representative Democracy

-Analysis- I want to avoid all possible misunderstandings so I'll go straight to the point: I believe Donald Trump's victory was the effect of an irreversible decline of representative ...

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Angry And Anonymous — And I Voted For Trump

ST LOUIS — I'm the guy who never answered the phone when caller ID said "Number Unavailable." I don't want every opinion, every perspective, and every trend to be visible to those who would mold ...

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Trump Ethics And Conflicts Of Interest: What Happens Now?

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump will face wide-ranging questions about his ethics and integrity from the moment he enters the White House in January. The president-elect ...

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Trump Victory: We'll Never Talk About Globalization The Same Way Again

-OpEd- They said he could never win. At best, Donald Trump was seen as a voice for a growing number of desperate Americans. Trump was a symptom of the political and cultural misery of the ...

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Trump Shock, The Blindness And Naivety Of The U.S. Media

WASHINGTON — To put it bluntly, the media missed the story. In the end, a huge number of American voters wanted something different. And although these ...

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Obama's Paradox: A Good Man, A Bad World, A Bitter End

TURIN — The destiny of soon-to-be former President Barack Obama reminds me of history's great love stories. Desire then regret, always longing for something that is never ...

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Trump Wins, Watch TV News Call It In 13 Countries And 13 Languages

From Italy, India and Indonesia through to 10 other countries, the name was heard in many a language around the world today: T - R - U - M - ...

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Yes Folks, Donald Trump Is Getting The Keys To The White House

What Trump has done is nothing short of cataclysmic.

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Youngstown, Rusting Ohio City Is Grim Trump-Clinton Battleground

Shuttered factories, lost hope and worse reign in this western Ohio city. But what Youngstown vot...

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Trump Or Clinton? Arab-Americans' Surprising Ambivalence

The navy blue Porsche, casual clothes and sparkling eyes of Fady Chamoun scream: "American Dream." He came from Lebanon in 1972 to study engineering at the University of Michigan and stayed ...

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Flaws And All, The World Will Miss Barack Obama

President Obama was, on many levels, a major disappointment. But his legacy is one of grace and i...

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Lawyer Up! Clinton, Trump Camps Prepare For Contested Vote

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are arming up for a possible post-Election Day battle. Clinton is assembling a voter protection program that has ...

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Who Will Win The White House, The Four Things To Know

In a normal election season, the signs would seem to point toward a Hillary Clinton victory. This...

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Donald Trump's Glaring Disrespect For Democracy

-OpEd- WASHINGTON — Donald Trump showed a bit more self-control in the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night than he had in the previous two. ...

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Trump Goes Armageddon, View Of The Donald "Unshackled"

-Analysis- WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is not really running a campaign for president anymore. Instead, he is involved in an extended revenge plot or is simply ...

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Trump And The New American Way, A Worried World Is Watching

PARIS — With all its historical warts, the United States has managed to hold on to its status as a model of a robust democracy. But the spectacle of Donald Trump's run for the ...

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The Trump-Clinton Race For Silicon Valley Support

Donald Trump has few supporters in liberal Silicon Valley: Even Peter Thiel, the PayPal co-founder and Facebook board ...

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Presidential Debate, Mister Television V. Madam Secretary

Donald Trump is a master of TV. Monday night's one-on-one showdown with Hillary Clinton w...

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Both Clinton And Trump Must Come Clean About Their Health

The two presidential candidates are at that age when "things start happening ..." says ...

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No, Donald Trump Is Not A Fascist

Even for those who abhor the Republican nominee, it's important to get the terminology ri...