‘They’re all begging me’: Trump’s 2024 veep tryouts get underway

“A lot of times, a presidential candidate will pick a running mate to balance out wings of the party. But with Trump, that’s not the issue. He is the party, basically. It’s so united behind him,” said John McLaughlin, one of Trump’s campaign pollsters. “So his choice, if he runs, will come down to what … Leer más

McConaughey not running for governor of Texas

McConaughey, whose possible candidacy was seen as a complication in Texas’ 2022 gubernatorial race, said he would instead continue to work to support businesses, entrepreneurs, foundations and organizations that make life better. “Politicians,“ he said, “the good ones can help us get where we need to go, yeah. But let’s be clear: They can‘t do … Leer más

No one seems to like the Lincoln Project anymore

“It is incredibly important that we all head into the upcoming elections with a level of humility and fresh eyes about what the political landscape is going to look like,” Petkanas added. “It would be a mistake to know for certain who is easier to beat than somebody else. We’ve all seen this movie before … Leer más

How ‘Climate Migrants’ Are Roiling American Politics

“Hurricane Maria … served as a reintroduction of the Puerto Rican population into Central Florida,” said Fernando Rivera, director of the Puerto Rico Research Hub at the University of Central Florida. Now, “we’re seeing growth in the leadership [of Puerto Ricans].” The concept of climate migration — population shifts forced by destructive weather changes — … Leer más

Biden’s anti-Trump approach to racial justice flashpoints

Ahead of the Rittenhouse verdict, the president was in touch with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to discuss safety measures in Kenosha. He called law enforcement groups in recent months to gauge their frustrations, according to a person with direct knowledge of the conversations. And last week — as the Rittenhouse jury deliberated — he signed … Leer más

Adams won’t be New York’s first ‘night mayor’

“This is a city of nightlife,” the mayor-elect recently told Stephen Colbert. “I must test the product. I have to be out.” If you happened to be in Section 41 of Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, N.Y., on the night Adams spoke with Colbert — well, first of all, you have some explaining to … Leer más

Biden Colombia plan stirs up Florida hornets nest

Calling the news “outrageous,” Taddeo criticized the Biden administration on Twitter and recounted how she fled her home country at the age of 17 “because of the Marxist terrorist organization, FARC, a group of militias who kidnapped my father who was a WWII American fighter pilot.” Stories like Taddeo’s aren’t rare in Miami-Dade, the state’s … Leer más

When People Thought the First Thanksgiving Was Too Woke

As non-controversial as Thanksgiving is today, you might imagine the proclamation met with universal acceptance. It did not. Reflecting the sharp polarization in national politics, many Democrats and peace proponents refused to acknowledge the president’s proclamation of the new holiday, and some even denounced it as an attempt to impose a particular brand of New … Leer más