Tim Kaine leaned down to speak to a young Latina here in a hushed voice, nodding seriously as she spoke. The two hugged and she walked away, eyes watery and struggling to gather her thoughts.
"I told him I'm going to vote for him and Hillary," said Monica Navarrete of Lawrenceville, Georgia, in an interview. "So my parents can stay here longer.
The interaction showcased a prime strength that the Virginia senator brought to the ticket: the...Read more
The two most intensely disliked presidential candidates in American history are expected to draw a Super Bowl-sized television audience when they meet for the first of three debates Monday night.
The drama of the live, 90-minute television event is assured with Donald Trump, the reality TV star who has blustered and bulldozed his way through conventional politics, and with a race that has narrowed enough in recent weeks to make this showdown seem like it could...Read more
In the past few weeks, Donald Trump’s zig-zags on his immigration positions have been dizzying for the public. Because of his unconventional presidential campaign style, he has managed, thus far, to avoid the usual scrutiny and analysis that all candidates normally face. For us in the Latino and immigrant community, his speech in Arizona represents more of the same as we have directly felt the impact of his words for over a year.
With the election...Read more
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in remarks at an African-American church on Wednesday, praised "stop-and-frisk" policing methods that have aroused protests and successful legal challenges, for singling out minorities.
The anti-crime tactic in which police stop, question and search pedestrians for weapons or contraband, gained traction in New York City under Mayor Rudy Giuliani, now a top Trump supporter.
But opposition to the practice led police departments in New York, as well as Chicago and Newark,...Read more
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would consider using "stop-and-frisk" policing methods to cut crime if elected, according to two people who attended a Fox News "town hall" taping at a predominantly African-American church in Cleveland.
With the race tightening between Trump and Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in the final weeks before the Nov. 8 election, the Republican candidate recently began wooing African-American voters.
Stop-and-frisk, however, has been the target of protests and successful legal challenges in...Read more
Donald Trump on Friday stated that he no longer believes President Barack Obama was born outside the United States, breaking away from a conspiracy theory that helped fuel his political rise.
“President Barack Obama was born in the United States, period. Now we all want to get back to making America strong and great again,” Trump said at his new Washington hotel, flanked by Medal of Honor recipients, in an appearance that often seemed like a...Read more
Every nominee in the past nine presidential elections, Democrat or Republican, has released them.
With less than eight weeks to go before the elections, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called Donald Trump “chicken” on Thursday as Democrats ramped up the battle over the Republican nominee’s refusal to release his tax returns.
Warren assailed Trump after Senate Democrats tried to force a vote on legislation that would require all presidential nominees for a major political party to disclose their...Read more
Donald Trump defended his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday night by saying Putin has been more of a leader than US President Barack Obama.
NBC host Matt Lauer asked the Republican presidential nominee about his past statements on the Russian leader at a televised national security forum.
Trump didn't back down from his glowing comments on Putin, saying that if someone says "great things" about him, he'll return the favor.
"He is really very much...Read more