Margaret Carlson

01/15/2017 - 12:00pm

    Back in October, when the release of a recording of Donald Trump boasting of groping women rocked the presidential campaign, Sen. Jeff Sessions minimized the severity of his candidate's comments: "I don't characterize that as sexual assault. I think that's a stretch." He advised the Republican leadership to "take a deep...

10/15/2016 - 8:00am

    The big unasked question on the debate stage Sunday night was: "Where's Mike Pence?"

    Since the video of Donald Trump admitting to sexual assault came out on Friday and Republicans ran for the hills, Pence had gone to ground. He bailed...

10/05/2016 - 10:00am

    Immediately after the Sept. 26 presidential debate, Hillary Clinton headed to North Carolina to take a bow. It's easy to see why. The lead in the presidential race has seesawed for months and Donald Trump has been ahead more often than not.

    In...

10/01/2016 - 4:00pm

    On the biggest stage in politics, Hillary Clinton did to Donald Trump what 15 men failed to do in the primaries: She took command from the moment she strode over to shake Trump's hand. In 2000, Representative Rick Lazio lost the New York Senate debate when he invaded her personal space. When she...

09/20/2016 - 8:00am

    Hillary Clinton will appear in Greensboro, North Carolina, later Thursday, her first event after a couple days' hiatus. She might want to get a doctor's note and take another day, or two, off.

    Less can be more. Once Clinton finally succumbed...

09/16/2016 - 1:00pm

    Hillary Clinton became "overheated" and left the Sept. 11 memorial service abruptly after an hour and a half. Television cameras were rolling, allowing much of the world to see her being loaded into her van. She went to her daughter's nearby apartment for a breather, emerged looking...

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