Fearing a “rigged” election, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is recruiting volunteers to monitor polls on Election Day — prompting voting rights advocates to prepare for fallout and say the real estate mogul’s language already is bordering on voter intimidation.
Donald Trump’s campaign Sunday downplayed his stated willingness to “soften” the stance on deporting illegal immigrants, reassuring his conservative base that he wasn’t waffling on the get-tough agenda that helped propel him to the Republican presidential nomination.
Sens. John McCain and Marco Rubio are poised to win primaries Tuesday as the Republican establishment rallies to defend its embattled members against Donald Trump-style insurgents, setting up Election Day tests that could determine whether the party keeps control of the Senate.
Opponents of a Maine ballot initiative that would require background checks for all firearms sales and transfers have raised less than 2 percent of the money that supporters of the Michael R. Bloomberg-backed gun safety measure have collected.
The notion that the government should make day care more affordable has gained bipartisan traction in this election cycle, but studies suggest that extensive use of commercial day care facilities — especially for children younger than 3 — can do more harm than good in the long term.
“The Birth of a Nation” rocked the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, with critics calling the film about Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia a searing, violent, thematically rich work. It won the festival’s biggest prize, was sold for a record amount, and had huge early Oscar buzz at a time when the Academy Awards were being criticized for nominating few or no black artists.
Democrats’ attempts to tie Donald Trump to racists is an “act of desperation,” Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence said Sunday.
Donald Trump gained on Hillary Clinton in a new national poll released Sunday, cutting in half her lead in the presidential race in the course of a week.
MSNBC invited the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Saturday to discuss charges of racism against Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. And showed him a fried-chicken commercial.
One of the dumbest statements in modern times was Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s declaration that “the best way to stimulate the economy” is through food stamps and unemployment insurance.