Whoa, Nellie! This one-horse town is as jumpy and jittery as I've ever seen it.
A recent essay in The Wall Street Journal described Donald Trump thusly: "Rather like the crazy boy-emperors after the fall of the Roman Republic, he may have problems with impulse control -- and an uncontrolled, ill-formed, perpetually fragmented mind."
My heart went out to Donald Trump Monday night when it appeared that he was under the weather.
Alerting the press that he would deal with the birther issue at the opening of his new hotel, the Donald, after treating them to an hour of tributes to himself from Medal of Honor recipients, delivered.
For decades the U.S. Census Bureau has published data on income and poverty. Related news stories have consistently focused on Mississippi's humble rankings. Just released statistics show Mississippi continues to be the poorest state with the highest poverty rate.
It's here, at last. The showdown we've all been waiting for: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump.
The apex of my 40-year journalism career was a telephone interview, strange to say. I combed my curls and dressed up in my best corduroy skirt and blue sweater for that phone chat, wanting to look pretty because of the person on the other end of the line.
WASHINGTON -- Here we were wishing for something good, to rise above the campaign fray. And then it happened. We will never be the same.
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy.
We've called him many things. We pundits have overworked our thesauruses and our imaginations to describe Donald Trump.
As the first presidential debate approaches, fists clench, jaws tighten and invectives giggle in anticipation.
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