Now is the time for Clinton to shore up her right flank. Choosing a centrist running mate signals a desire to appeal to voters in the ideological middle.
In a speech laden with references to terror and violence in the streets, Donald Trump presented a dark vision of America under siege and branded himself the law-and-order candidate.
The good news for the Trump campaign: Ted Cruz was off stage when the broadcast networks began their coverage. But that’s little comfort because Cruz became the story.
Donald Trump took the reins of the Republican Party as convention delegates threw their support behind the brash New York businessman as their presidential candidate.
The committee members and lobbyists who fought over the party’s alarmingly conservative platform don’t seem to want anything to do with presenting that platform to the electorate.
Mixing put-downs with protest, Republicans opened their national convention Monday still working to reconcile themselves to the takeover of their party by Donald Trump,