Dozens of black pastors pressed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday to address what some called his use of racially charged rhetoric, with several describing a meeting that became tense at times as attendees raised concerns about his blunt language.
Republican presidential rivals rushed Friday to condemn Donald Trump's support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, drawing a sharp distinction with the Republican front-runner on a proposal also deemed unconstitutional by legal experts.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday that economic security is essential to Americans achieving true freedom, a central tenet in his political philosophy of "democratic socialism."
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has dropped out of the 2016 race for president, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans sifting through a long list of contenders for the GOP nomination.
A Republican senator in a tough re-election race is attacking his top Democratic rival for supporting more Syrian refugees in the U.S., marking the issue's first appearance in Senate campaign advertising.
The amount of money being spent on New Mexico politics by nonprofits and other independent groups is growing, but top elections officials told lawmakers Monday their hands are tied when it comes to ensuring transparency given that the state's campaign finance reporting laws are outdated.