After a lackluster summer, the famous neurosurgeon is finally surging—but his reliance on the conservative grassroots might be a burden as much as a boon.
It’s not just Trump: With Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina on the rise, Republicans are loving outsiders and shunning politicians.
The new Justice Department regulations will prevent its agents from monitoring phones without a warrant, but will not apply to state and local law enforcement.
Some Republican candidates are promoting a policy change that would hurt workers by disguising it with a pleasant-sounding phrase.
Encouraging a focus on white identity is a dangerous approach for a country in which white supremacy has been a toxic force.
A poll finds a split between those who fear the nation’s best days are behind it, and those who still believe better days lie ahead.
By reorienting the GOP’s foreign-policy debate away from the Middle East, the flamboyant frontrunner took the pact off the front page.
The GOP convinces Donald Trump to sign its pledge—but was it actually Trump who outsmarted the party’s establishment?
The brash Manhattan billionaire would seem to stand for values they despise—yet conservative Christian voters are flocking to his campaign.
A tattooed, profanity-loving Lutheran pastor believes young people are drawn to Jesus, tradition, and brokenness.
The tension between religious liberty and same-sex marriage may eventually come to a head in the courts, but probably not through the Kentucky clerk’s case.
California’s settlement with prisoners will massively reduce the state’s use of isolation—and is the latest win for the movement against the practice.
Laws meant to protect young people from sexual predators are instead being used to charge them as felons and put them on sex-offender registries for life.
Conservatives want to defund the group, even if it means shutting down the government. And they’re holding the GOP leadership accountable.
The latest tranche of State Department emails contains 125 redacted messages, but still no splashy revelations.
The top lobbyist for the agreement, along with John Kerry’s former chief of staff, answer a prominent critic’s questions for President Obama.
Blame Elizabeth I for Donald Trump’s least-favorite policy.
If the Fourteenth Amendment means that the children of undocumented immigrants are not citizens, as Donald Trump suggests, then they are also not subject to American laws.
Why haven’t more challengers entered the race to defeat the Iraq War hawk, Patriot Act supporter, and close friend of big finance?
Republican policies may prevent him from capitalizing on his longstanding ties to the Hispanic community.