Jules Witcover

05/03/2016 - 11:00am

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's selection of former campaign rival Carly Fiorina to be his running mate, when he has not even come close to defeating Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, is an exercise in pure delusion.

    The longshot gamble to...

04/06/2016 - 6:00pm

    As the presidential primary campaign heads into the backstretch, the debate format appears to be giving way to "town halls." That is, face-to-face candidate confrontations are largely being replaced with single candidates undergoing voter and moderator...

04/04/2016 - 5:00pm

    Every day now, it seems, a new woman problem throws famed counterpuncher Donald Trump into a defensive crouch as he tries to find his way out of the corner he's been backed into.

    Already coping with the...

04/02/2016 - 4:00pm

    The frontrunner in the Republican presidential race is not only a favorite subject of the newspaper tabloids but also their chief competitor in the business of dishing out trash.

    Donald Trump has become the...

03/29/2016 - 5:00pm

    Seldom in American politics has a major party offered more evidence of self-destruction than the Republicans are displaying right now in their quest for a 2016 presidential nominee.

    Starting with an inflated...

03/27/2016 - 4:00pm

    Not sufficiently humiliated by his collapse as the early Republican presidential frontrunner, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in an attempt to deny the nomination to Donald Trump.

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