In the beginning there was Theodore White, the legendary observer of 20th century presidential campaigns, with his “Making of the President 1960.” Then there was Joe McGinniss’ brilliant account of the first iteration of modern campaign consulting, “The Selling of the President,” and Hunter S. Thompson’s dystopian companion piece, “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72.” Many years later, Richard Ben Cramer wrote “What It Takes,” the “Ulysses” of campaign chronicles.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday he thinks it’s too early to fully assess President Trump’s performance, even as the 100-day mark of his time in office approaches.
Rush Holt Jr., the CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, talks to Yahoo News about what science supporters can do now that the March for Science is over.
Leading a panel discussion at the University of Chicago, the former president said that he is hoping to inspire young leaders and “help them take a crack at changing the world.”
In a video call with space station astronaut Peggy Whitson, President Trump congratulated her on her record-setting 535th day in space.
Chuck Schumer says President Trump’s insistence on border wall funding is a “monkey wrench” that’s bungling a bipartisan spending agreement.
The president continues to rant about a pair of new surveys that show he is approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating of any president in more than 70 years.
The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and whether any Trump associates were connected to it, has made little progress.
The president says he may not approve a government funding bill this week if it does not include funding for a “badly needed border wall” that he claims Mexico, “in some form,” will “eventually” pay for.
The president has the lowest approval rating of any commander in chief at this point since at least 1945, a pair of new surveys published Sunday found.
Protest signs and photos of Science March in New York, one of many Earth Day rallies around the world defending science in the era of President Trump.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife have an unusual relationship, and the French seem to like it just fine.
President Donald Trump shared a video on his Twitter page that had production values that didn’t quite line up to the highest office in the land.
Bill Nye the Science Guy said President Trump would likely be reelected if he were to take up arms against climate change.
Michael Reagan speaks at a rally for Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle in 2010. Michael Reagan, son of late President Ronald Reagan, defended disgraced Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who was ousted this week after advertisers boycotted the show en masse amid a sexual harassment scandal. The firestorm started after the New York Times revealed that O’Reilly and the network had shelled out $13 million in settlements to various women who had accused him of sexual harassment.
President Trump predicted on Friday that a deadly shooting on the famed Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris would have “a big effect” on French elections.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the annual LGBT Center dinner on April 20, 2017, in New York City. The Center gave Clinton its Trailblazer Award. Clinton was receiving an award at a fundraiser for The Center, an LGBT community center in New York City, where she made the critical remarks.
President Trump is complaining about the “ridiculous standard” of judging an administration on its first 100 days.
President Trump said Iran is not living up to “the spirit” of the nuclear deal. But the State Department recently said Iran is complying with it.
The attorney general’s seeming disdain for the 50th state in a Tuesday interview earned him a reproof from Hawaii’s senators.
Republicans return to work after a two-week recess Monday with just five days to whip their fractious caucus in line and avoid a government shutdown.
Sexual harassment is already against the law, it’s against most corporate rules and it’s cost a good number of men their jobs. And yet, here we are again.
Former Clinton campaign workers are countering a new book’s depiction of discord with social media images of cohesion and fun.
Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz told multiple Salt Lake City media outlets Thursday that he might not finish out his term. “When I contemplate another 200 nights away from home, it is just too much,” Chaffetz told Fox 13 News Anchor Bob Evans. Chaffetz also texted KSL Radio host Doug Wright on Thursday morning that it was possible he would not finish his term.