Sarah Palin speaks to the media.
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Under the Sullivan standard, a public official has to prove that there was ‘actual malice’ in defamation cases. That could be challenged in the Supreme Court.
Joe Biden removes a face mask before speaking at a Delaware rally on June 30.
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In general, a candidate’s choice for second-in-command doesn’t directly swing voters. But it can reveal insights into who the candidate really is and how they might operate once in office.
Who’s on his list? And would it matter?
Vice presidential picks don’t have much direct effect on campaigns, but can give voters insight on a candidate’s judgment and leadership ability. Early Cabinet selections are likely to be similar.
A security guard looks out of the the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, April 2017.
Despite two major journalistic investigations of Fox News’ so-called ‘empire,’ the idea that Fox News wields immense political power in the US and in the White House falls apart under scrutiny.
‘Women for Trump’ listening to President Donald Trump speak at a campaign rally in Wheeling, WV, in September.
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The GOP’s handling of sexual assault allegations against prominent GOP figures has led some to conclude that the party does not respect women. But GOP women are sticking with their party.
An influential Trump prophecy movement believes Trump’s election was part of God’s plans.
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A Trump prophecy movement believes that his election was part of God’s plan. This round up from our archives explains a fast- growing Christian movement and some others from the past.
A giant of the US political scene, John McCain had friends and enemies on all sides.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain arrives for a news conference in Annapolis, Md.
Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, ended his career with growing repudiation by his party and the public for positions, from national defense to bipartisanship, that he had long embodied.
A prayer rally recently organized in Washington, DC is part of a growing movement, that scholars call ‘Independent Network Christianity.’
A Christian movement led by popular independent religious entrepreneurs, often referred to as ‘apostles,’ is changing the religious landscape of America.
Sarah Palin may have been relegated to the fringe, but Trump needs the fringe to win.
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.
They politics is show business for ugly people? Either way, types like Mike Huckabee have completely blurred the line between the two.
Last week marked the launch of former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee’s conservative talk radio program, The Huckabee Show. It also marked a sea-change from this time last year, when Huckabee topped national…
Barack Obama’s life may be fascinating, but he isn’t as powerful as we think.
Sarah Palin’s voice, both in sound and content, still has the power to stop me dead in my tracks with fear and bewilderment. Her game of will she/won’t she run for the US Presidency has ended, but not…