Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / TV

Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump has some choice words for “Saturday Night Live.” The Republican presidential candidate tweeted early Sunday morning that the show’s skit depicting him this week was a “hit job.” Trump went on to write that it’s “time to retire” the show, calling it “boring and unfunny” and adding that Alec … Continue reading

Some see Pence, post-debate, as top-of-ticket material.
Featured / Politics / Virginia

Some see Pence, post-debate, as top-of-ticket material.

Republican Mike Pence emerged from the vice presidential debate Wednesday an energized No. 2 set on using his Midwestern reserve to win over small-town and rural conservatives in battleground states. But the praise Pence is receiving after Tuesday’s debate against Democrat Tim Kaine is also an awkward reminder of Trump’s failings at his own top-of-the-ticket … Continue reading

For some turned-off GOP voters, grudging acceptance of Trump
Politics / U.S. News

For some turned-off GOP voters, grudging acceptance of Trump

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman “bombastic” and says there’s “just no substance” in his boastful campaign rhetoric. But if Trump does become the GOP presidential nominee? “Well, I’d definitely vote for him,” said Covert, an 81-year-old from … Continue reading

Trump questions Carson’s ‘pathological temper’, faith
Politics / U.S. News

Trump questions Carson’s ‘pathological temper’, faith

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, brushing aside any recent claims of civility, has equated Ben Carson’s childhood “pathological temper” to the illness of a child molester, questioned his religious awakening and berated voters who support him. “How stupid are the people of Iowa?” declared Trump during a rally at Iowa … Continue reading

Kasich raises $4.4 million for GOP presidential bid
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Kasich raises $4.4 million for GOP presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has raised $4.4 million in his first two-and-a-half months as a Republican presidential candidate. That’s according to a campaign aide who shared the fundraising numbers ahead of midnight reporting deadline to federal regulators. Kasich rose in some preference polls over the summer, particularly in the early voting … Continue reading