Washington (CNN)One thing is now clear: Voters face the starkest choice in generations about America’s place in the world and how it leads. Dueling appearances by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at a national security forum on Wednesday night previewed the dilemma that will be laid before the nation in three upcoming presidential debates. The […]
(CNN)Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson stumbled while answering a question about the Syrian refugee crisis on Thursday, asking “What is Aleppo?” in an interview on MSNBC. Aleppo is a major city in Syria that’s been engulfed by the civil war there and the refugee crisis, but Johnson seemed confused when “Morning Joe” co-host Mike Barnicle […]
Vientiane, Laos (CNN)Of President Barack Obama’s dozens of foreign swings, perhaps none have brought him to more dissimilar back-to-back stops than his journey this week through China and Laos. The whiplash of trading Hangzhou’s Gucci-filled malls and glass skyscrapers for the colonial facades of this sleepy riverside capital was yet another reminder of the complexities […]
“The truth is that we already have selection in our school system – and it’s selection by house price, selection by wealth. That is simply unfair.” The speech, calling for an end to the current ban on opening new grammar schools, will address concerns that selective schools can have too few poorer pupils. The Sutton […]
The creatures live mainly in hedgerows and woods, weaving ball-like nests in the undergrowth from bark in the summer and hibernating on or near the ground in winter between October and May. They are extremely tricky to locate – a populated area the size of two football fields will only contain four dormice. A giveaway […]
Washington (CNN)Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday defended his running mate’s statement that Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than President Barack Obama, calling it “inarguable.” In a sit-down with CNN’s Dana Bash at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, the GOP vice presidential nominee said Donald Trump was speaking “boldly” as did the 40th president […]
Washington (CNN)For Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson, the question is: Now what? Mainstream party offerings Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have proven controversial and unpopular. Poll after poll has shown voters were unsatisfied and willing to consider another option. Making sure to stress these facts constantly, Johnson presented himself as the most plausible alternative.
Kansas City, Missouri (CNN)The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has so far been marked largely by personal insults and character attacks. Now, two months out from Election Day — and with her poll advantage shrinking — Clinton’s campaign says it wants to change that.
(CNN)Last week, Donald Trump, running as Savior-in-Chief, tried to appeal to the African-American electorate by attending his first black church, Detroit’s Great Faith Ministries. Though it took him long enough, at least Trump finally spoke to black folks rather than past them. That said, he has yet to show any real understanding of the plight […]
Washington (CNN)Facing steep odds to keep their majority in November, Senate Republicans are leaning on House Speaker Paul Ryan for help even though he repeatedly emphasizes his biggest political responsibility is preserving the large GOP majority in the House. When he reluctantly took the job last fall, Ryan publicly stated he wasn’t willing to do […]