A Trump supporter celebrates in South Carolina.
Five takeaways from Trump's South Carolina win.
Rubio (second from left) waves along with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (second from right), U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (far left) and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (far right).
South Carolina is a red state. The GOP candidates know that a win here can lead to the party nomination.
Can’t touch this.
With the results in, Trump stands proudly on top of what looks like a five-way car crash. What now?
Marco Rubio in Exeter, New Hampshire.
For 100 years, retail politics has ruled the New Hampshire primary. We may be seeing a new dynamic emerge in 2016.
Kasich, Bush, Rubio, Trump, Carson, Cruz, Fiorina and Paul before the debate held by Fox Business Network, November 10 2015.
Two political scholars evaluate the fourth GOP debate. This round was more about the issues, and less about the moderators.
Nobody wants you when you’re down and out: Jeb Bush.
The Republican base wants its country back from the "insiders" – by which it means anyone with conventional expertise.
Jeb needs a win in Wednesday’s debate.
His poll numbers are tanking. He's cutting staff. It's time for Jeb to deliver -- or go home.
From outside the US, Donald Trump might seem a buffoon who cannot be seriously thought of as president.
EPA/Erik S. Lesser
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.
Candidates beware! History suggests that book writing presidents are not necessarily the best presidents.
The angry right wing of American politics is mired in a swamp of outrage and victimhood. 'Twas ever thus.
People wait in line for Stephen Colbert’s debut on The Late Show.
In shedding the caricature of a conservative pundit, Colbert can have more substantive conversations with his guests, while still employing his unique brand of satire.
Ten of the 17 Republican candidates for president shared a stage in the first official televised debate ahead of the 2016 election.
The ten candidates who made it onto Fox News's debate stage ranged from the serious to the seriously off-base.
Pop quiz! How many of the GOP presidential candidates can you name?
Fox News is using polling to justify their picks for the GOP debate, but the way they averaged those polls was a little fast and loose.
Polling professionals aren’t too happy with Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.
Picking 10 top GOP candidates from five national polls isn't as easy as Fox News wants you to believe. Here are some ways it could – and probably is – going wrong.
Last Saturday, presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley were booed and heckled by liberal activists at a town hall discussion at the Netroots Nation annual conference. Why would attendees…
“The Donald” campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Fox News and its embrace of the Donald is pulling our national conversation – and the 2016 Republican campaign – to the right.
Is Jeb Bush’s 4% growth promise too good to be true?
Jeb Bush recently announced his candidacy for president by declaring that “our country is on a very bad course” and promised to fix this with the striking promise of “4% growth, and the 19 million new…
Hat in the ring. Jeb Bush pictured in 2013.
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.
To hug or not to hug?
The public may be warmer to big brother George than pundits believe.
FDR gives an address.
The FDR Library
As Jeb Bush, the 11th declared Republican candidate enters the race for president, a look back at a secretive survey in 1935 that foreshadowed today's ubiquitous horserace polls.