Presidential Candidates

Trump AIPAC

Standing Ovations for Donald Trump at AIPAC Standing Ovations for Donald Trump at AIPAC

Pandering to the pro-Israel lobby was the order of the day for candidates of both parties.

Mar 23, 2016 / Ali Gharib

Donald Trump

Trump v. Disastrous US Triumphalism in Foreign Policy Trump v. Disastrous US Triumphalism in Foreign Policy

Trump’s challenge to 20-year bipartisan consensus may finally produce the missing public debate.

Mar 23, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Ted Cruz speaks on Brussels

Ted Cruz’s Radical New Proposal: Patrol and ‘Secure’ Muslim Neighborhoods Ted Cruz’s Radical New Proposal: Patrol and ‘Secure’ Muslim Neighborhoods

It’s not clear what he even means.

Mar 22, 2016 / George Zornick

Ballot box stuffed with money

How to Fight Big Money in 2016 and Beyond How to Fight Big Money in 2016 and Beyond

As Jeb Bush supporters discovered, money can’t make someone a great candidate—but it does function as a gatekeeper for one who is able to run a viable campaign in the first place.

Mar 22, 2016 / Layne Amerikaner

Tom Tomorrow cartoon

Trump Want Presidency Trump Want Presidency

Donald smashes the Republican Party.

Mar 22, 2016 / Editorial / Tom Tomorrow

It Is Still Donald Trump’s Party

It Is Still Donald Trump’s Party It Is Still Donald Trump’s Party

Rubio quits. Kasich wins Ohio. Cruz holds on. But it is still Donald’s night.

Mar 15, 2016 / Joan Walsh

The Good Liars with Rick Santorum

This Comedy Duo Is Masterfully Trolling the 2016 Campaign This Comedy Duo Is Masterfully Trolling the 2016 Campaign

They haven’t only crashed campaign events for Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton—they shot assault weapons with Rick Santorum.

Mar 15, 2016 / Blog / Richard Kreitner and Thomas Bollier

Picketers

Donald Trump, Expert Negotiator, Refuses to Meet With His Unionizing Workers Donald Trump, Expert Negotiator, Refuses to Meet With His Unionizing Workers

Trump International Hotel Las Vegas employees want him to meet with their union—and he keeps running from them.

Mar 15, 2016 / Michelle Chen

Reverend William Barber

It’s Not About Trump. Our Political Culture Is Corrupt It’s Not About Trump. Our Political Culture Is Corrupt

The Southern strategy created an us-against-them politics with a perverse idea of morality.

Mar 12, 2016 / Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Recalling the Rainbow Roots of the Bernie Sanders Presidential Run

Recalling the Rainbow Roots of the Bernie Sanders Presidential Run Recalling the Rainbow Roots of the Bernie Sanders Presidential Run

When Sanders appears with Jesse Jackson at a forum this weekend, they will remember the 1988 campaign that Sanders still hails as a model.

Mar 11, 2016 / John Nichols

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