US president tells town hall meeting in Washington DC that ‘working through these issues … will take some time’
Impasse on Republican rules committee raises prospect of convention ‘floor fight’
The leader of a bloc of social conservatives says the Republican National Committee pulled out of a deal to reform party rules at the last minute. Floor fight?
‘Open carry’ gun law gives Cleveland a headache for Republican convention
Cleveland officials have expressed concern about the Ohio “open carry” state laws that will allow people to take guns to events organized close to the GOP convention
Evangelical Christians rallying behind Donald Trump, poll finds
White evangelicals in key conservative voting bloc support Trump even more than they did Republican Mitt Romney in 2012, Pew finds
Senator Tim Scott gives moving speech about racism he faces as a black man
Tim Scott said he felt compelled to address the issue of policing in minority communities in the wake of last week’s fatal police shootings of two black men
Trump goes 0-for-3 with Bush family as Jeb vows to sit out – as it happened
With cover provided by House speaker Paul Ryan, who yesterday declined to endorse Donald Trump’s, even the Bushes shunned him.
Sanders wins Michigan primary as Trump bounces back – as it happened
Election results for Michigan and Mississippi are coming in. Keep coming back to get the characterization of the presidential primaries.
White House announces that Obama will visit Cuba in March
Obama will be the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928, on a trip next month that will attempt to end decades of cold war hostility
Even if Sanders wins the popular vote, Clinton could still get the nomination
The Democratic party decides its nominee in a massively undemocratic way – and is a ticking time bomb for the party and its voter base if Bernie keeps winning
‘Make America great again’: Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump
Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump on Tuesday, becoming the first current or former statewide elected official in the US to back the real estate mogul.