During Wednesday's town hall, Cruz trotted out his tired and oft-debunked talking points about the benefits of trickle-down economics while Sanders forcefully explained how the GOP tax plan hurts the middle class.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with the USC journalism professor, pictured, about opposition to the new Trump administration and the role of the media in these troubling times.
While mainstream media focused its cameras on the debate stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar reported on stories that might otherwise be overlooked in the hype surrounding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Based on what was said Wednesday night and what was left unaddressed, the two major-party candidates’ last faceoff was far removed from many Americans’ actual concerns and interests.
Donald Trump made it clear Tuesday that he wouldn't sit idly by after several high-ranking Republicans publicly broke rank with their party's presidential nominee in recent days.
Everything Trump did to turn off swing voters complicated the efforts of Republicans who want to drive him out of the race or cut him loose from the rest of the party's ticket.
Politicians were plagued with questions on foreign policy last week as the relationship between the U.S. and Russia continued to deteriorate.
The "winner" of Tuesday night's Tim Kaine-Mike Pence confrontation may not be clear, but we know one loser: democracy.
In what became a heated debate, Republican Pence played a more rational-seeming, diplomatic foil to the brash and bombastic Donald Trump, while Democrat Kaine continued Hillary Clinton's line of attack against her rival for the presidency.
Womanhood has become a prominent issue in the presidential race. This is bad for the Republican nominee, a hall-of-shame sexist—and good for Hillary Clinton, an actual woman.