The Road to 2016
Gerson: Iowa's role in 2016 and an early predictionGerson: Iowa's role in 2016 and an early predictionMichael Gerson argues Ted Cruz has the inside track to emerge the winner among the various Iowa "typology" candidates.
What you need to win an argument during ThanksgivingWhat you need to win an argument during ThanksgivingHere's your list of statistics and facts to help prove your point at the Thanksgiving table.
Michael Gerson: Trump's raw nativism molds debateMichael Gerson: Trump's raw nativism molds debateMichael Gerson wonders if conservatives should really be comfortable with Donald Trump's deeper message.
Cartoonist Kate Salley Palmer releases adult coloring book on 2016 presidential raceCartoonist Kate Salley Palmer releases adult coloring book on 2016 presidential raceRemember when you were a kid, how good it felt to take out your box of crayons spend some quiet time filling in shades of blue and green and violet between the lines of a coloring book?
- Letter to the Editor
Ask elected officials instead of candidatesAsk elected officials instead of candidatesWhenever something happens in the world, reporters immediately ask candidates, 'What would you do in this situation?"
- MIKE THOMPSON
This year's hot Christmas toy!This year's hot Christmas toy!The Christmas toy he always wanted!
Presidential Candidates Discuss Criminal Justice ReformPresidential Candidates Discuss Criminal Justice ReformColumbia, SC (WLTX) - Several presidential hopefuls made their way to the Midlands Saturday to discuss criminal justice reform.
- Fact Check
Fact Check: Marco Rubio on defense spending's impact on debtFact Check: Marco Rubio on defense spending's impact on debtSen. Marco Rubio was wrong when he discussed sequestration and defense spending in relation to the debt.
- NationThe Republican presidential candidate says it was a reporter's idea, not his.
- ElectionsLouisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ended his long-shot campaign Tuesday.
Albert R. Hunt: Paris attacks could shift 2016 electionAlbert R. Hunt: Paris attacks could shift 2016 electionAlbert R. Hunt writes that the horrific acts thrust foreign policy into the forefront of the campaign.
Fact check: The second Democratic debateFact check: The second Democratic debateThe three Democratic presidential candidates faced off on a Saturday night and made several inaccurate claims.
Thomas Sowell: Carson flaps most telling about mediaThomas Sowell: Carson flaps most telling about mediaThomas Sowell writes that intense scrutiny on inconsequential parts of Ben Carson's past most telling about the media.
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Candidates should invest in our youngest citizensCandidates should invest in our youngest citizensEarly childhood education is a key issue for voters of both parties in battleground states
Candidates set for 2016 Michigan presidential primaryCandidates set for 2016 Michigan presidential primaryThe Secretary of State lists 14 Republicans and 3 Democrats who will appear on the primary election ballot
GOP hopefuls spout iffy economics: Our viewGOP hopefuls spout iffy economics: Our viewTax cuts plans cost trillions. On TPP, candidates grow away from party’s pro-trade roots. Eliminating Cabinet departments doesn’t eliminate jobs.
- PoliticsThe fourth Republican presidential debate featured fewer candidates and more time for those still standing on the main stage.
A plea for GOP sanity and humanity on immigrationA plea for GOP sanity and humanity on immigrationExperienced GOP presidential candidates try to reclaim rational immigration policy for the party.
GOP candidates meet in Milwaukee for debateGOP candidates meet in Milwaukee for debateBush, Carson sought to steady their campaigns in Tuesday night's GOP debate.
Kasich's debate: Claps, boos, TrumpKasich's debate: Claps, boos, TrumpKasich received only two questions, but interrupted his way in. He handed Trump boos and received some himself.
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Dear Trump: Do you really want this?Dear Trump: Do you really want this?Have you thought about the change in lifestyle that would be required?
Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate: How to tune inFox Business Network Republican presidential debate: How to tune inLess than two weeks after the much-criticized CNBC debate, the 2016 GOP presidential contenders will meet again Tuesday.
Michael Gerson: GOP voters show love of the unseriousMichael Gerson: GOP voters show love of the unseriousMichael Gerson suggests Republican voters are showing extreme love for the unserious so far this cycle.
Is Kasich-Rubio ticket -- or vice versa -- a 2016 GOP dream?Is Kasich-Rubio ticket -- or vice versa -- a 2016 GOP dream?The two have held off criticizing each other, as GOPers whisper: Wouldn’t Rubio-Kasich make a formidable 2016 team?
E.J. Dionne Jr.: A soft-hearted tough guy?E.J. Dionne Jr.: A soft-hearted tough guy?E.J. Dionne Jr. laments Chris Christie's demotion from the main debate stage in the next event.
Robinson: Outsiders found way inRobinson: Outsiders found way inWhy haven’t Donald Trump and Ben Carson faded away?
Stephen Colbert pushes John Kasich on marijuana in 'Late Show' interviewStephen Colbert pushes John Kasich on marijuana in 'Late Show' interviewStephen Colbert thinks John Kasich seems "reasonable," but apparently not in his stance on marijuana.