Sarah Palin may have been relegated to the fringe, but Trump needs the fringe to win.
Perhaps the 5'10" candidate felt like he needed a 'lift.'
Get up to speed on the first-in-the nation voting which takes place on February 1.
George Wallace, Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan all reshaped American elections with their populism. Is Donald Trump just standing on their shoulders?
An expert on American political rhetoric breaks down Donald Trump's rhetorical prowess, pointing to the various techniques the candidate has mastered.
With one year to go till the 2016 election, the candidates for presidency of the United States would do well to see what failure looked like 100 years ago.
The Republican base wants its country back from the "insiders" – by which it means anyone with conventional expertise.
In the last Republican presidential debate, two candidates spoke out on climate change – a sign that the tide is turning away from linking conservative policies with denying climate change.
Saying that Ayn Rand had some useful economic and political ideas does not, however, compel Ryan to adopt her entire philosophy lock, stock and barrel.
The generation who grew up during the Cold War and came to age through the unrest of Vietnam and the civil rights movement still dominate American politics.
The speaker calls it quits after five years of trying to get Tea Party leaders to stop squabbling and play nice. The road ahead looks rocky for the GOP.
The angry right wing of American politics is mired in a swamp of outrage and victimhood. 'Twas ever thus.
Trump's stance on immigration and citizenship demonstrates a lack of knowledge of both constitutional law and economic realities.
Public opinion on the flag may have shifted with lightning speed, but how did it hold on as long as it did? The answer has to do with how it served both Democratic and Republican parties alike.
Historically, Republican politicians have subtly – and not-so-subtly – exploited racial fears.
Supporting a decision that leaves six million people without coverage and raises premiums for others could further the image of the Republican Party as an uncaring party of the wealthy.
When considering US elections it pays to "follow the money" -- and not just the campaign donations. Head to the bookies, not the polls, to see who's really in with a shout.
With Jeb Bush and Rick Perry as the latest hopefuls, the Republican presidential race looks like a free for all. Close examination shows voters are faced with fewer choices than ever before.
For 50 years, country music executives in Nashville have tried to dilute the genre's rich, diverse history.
Likely presidential hopeful Jeb Bush may be first among equals in support from mega-rich Super PACS but dough alone is not enough to get to the front of the pack in Republican politics