Viewers who tuned in Saturday night to the eighth GOP debate in New Hampshire caught a subtler side of Donald Trump, who showed up for the occasion but mostly let his rivals take swipes at one another.
In his latest album, “The Monsanto Years,” the longtime champion of farmers’ rights offers a sharp criticism of the agrochemical giant.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (pictured) and feminist icon Gloria Steinem scold female supporters of Bernie Sanders, while Clinton touts approval from war criminal Henry Kissinger.
Thousands are calling for the public release of speech transcripts.
If you didn’t have a chance to watch the Republican debate Saturday night, or simply want a refresher, here are some of the most important moments.
Comedian David dedicated a long bit on “Saturday Night Live” to a mashup of his character on his HBO show “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. And that’s not all that happened.
The New Hampshire GOP debate’s most charged moments may have been mostly on domestic issues, but—inevitably with this gang—war, torture and sundry mayhem did make an appearance.
President Obama spoke last week at a Baltimore mosque in an explicit pushback against the hatred for Muslims being promoted by Donald Trump and other Republican presidential candidates.
In internal memos, groups opposing tighter state campaign finance rules are coaching their local supporters on how to battle disclosure of political donors.
The final Republican presidential debate before New Hampshire voters head to the primary polls started with a whimper, and for a few of the seven candidates it ended there as well. Check out Truthdig’s tweets from the event.
After a decade-long legal battle, the Department of Defense releases 198 photos of detainee abuse at two dozen U.S. military sites across Iraq and Afghanistan.
Given his victory this week in the Iowa caucuses, Cruz’s ultra-conservative views can no longer be ignored as mainstream and progressive pundits busy themselves dissecting the bombast of the far-less-scary Donald Trump.
Tensions in the dispute over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server to store and exchange classified information while secretary of state have risen as U.S. intelligence agencies have sought to block the State Department from releasing emails on the basis of their “top secret” classification.
Results in at least one precinct in the Iowa caucus Monday night were unilaterally changed by the Democratic Party to favor Hillary Clinton, leading to questions about the party’s management of the first-in-the-nation vote.
UNICEF reveals that at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone ritual cutting, half of them living in just three countries.
America’s racial disparity won’t disappear if we simply ignore it.
Ian Haney Lopez, the book’s author, writes that many white Americans no longer see themselves as racist. He maintains, however, these people who are manipulated by dog whistle politics—coded racial language that “operates on two levels: inaudible and easily denied in one range, yet stimulating strong reactions in another.”
A Quinnipiac University poll released Friday finds that Bernie Sanders has dramatically cut into the nationwide lead of rival Hillary Clinton.
Scientists believe that record average temperatures may be helping to create an environment that has led to big increases in the number of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
Bernie Sanders’ youth-powered bid for the presidency is more than just a campaign: It’s a reflection of a rising passion among Americans for a new political life.
The Coen brothers’ new movie—a backstage drawing-room Western musical biblical (with a splash of synchronized swimming)—pays tribute to midcentury escapism while dispensing barbs sharp enough to nick both Tinseltown denizens and ordinary folk.
A growing list of black supporters could be key to running a campaign that will take Sanders to July’s Democratic National Convention.