Clinton needed a boost, and got one. But watch Trump lash back at the next debate.
Clinton must come off as not only smart and well-informed but likable. Any overt display of good manners on Trump's part might very well stun the audience.
It is no coincidence that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump started the official race for the White House (beginning ...
A survey taken during most of August across 50 states shows Hillary Clinton within striking distance for that magic number of 270 Electoral College votes.
On Labor Day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump started the formal race for the White House in Ohio, the ultimate bellwether state in this and every presidential election.
There are other candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot, but statistics show who is leading and where. Plus, some late primary results.
Reporting from the courtroom Aug. 15, columnist Mark Plotkin calls the Thompson corruption sentence a joke — and a very sad day for justice in the nation's capital.
Reliably GOP states could be in play and watch where the candidates go. As for D.C., a comment by Michael Barone and a sentencing to come for Jeff Thompson.
Both conventions are history. Now the real presidential campaign begins.
As you know, the magic number — the number of electoral ...
Here is a buffet of delicious leftovers from columnist Mark Plotkin's four days in Cleveland and four days in Philadelphia.
On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia: Hillary Clinton's night and her more personal side — and the speech by the father of a fallen soldier to Donald Trump.
Below are columnist Mark Plotkin's online diary entries — from July 18 to July 29 — for the Republican and the ...
On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — on last night's speakers and the D.C. delegation.
On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — on last night's poignant speakers, Bill Clinton, Tom Harkin, Bernie Sanders's brother.
On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — about the Democratic Party's major speakers, the D.C. delegation and Bill Clinton.