Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has said he is not running for re-election to the U.S. Senate, saying he will be a "private citizen" come January.
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Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.
Donald Trump has now crossed the delegate threshold to win the Republican nomination for president, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
Amid reports of infighting inside Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the presumptive Republican nominee has cut ties with his newly-hired political director.
As Donald Trump attempts to unify the Republican Party after a presidential primary where he routinely bashed his opponents, the presumptive nominee --- at this stage --- has had mixed success in winning over his former rivals.
As he builds a more traditional fundraising apparatus for his Republican presidential campaign, Donald Trump is now relying on the types of party moneymen he used to bash.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has long said he would likely pick a "political person" with government experience as his running mate.
The conservatives trying to recruit someone to run third party against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are now openly pushing Mitt Romney to enter the race — even though they previously opposed the 2012 Republican nominee.
The National Rife Association on Friday officially endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for president.
As his presidential campaign gears up for the the general election, Donald Trump is promoting longtime Republican aide Paul Manafort to chairman and chief strategist of his operation.
Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers , a member of the House GOP leadership and the highest ranking female Republican in Congress, says she voted for Donald Trump for president though acknowledges she wasn’t enthusiastic about it.
Donald Trump has released a list of people he would nominate to the Supreme Court if elected president.
Former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn, who has been encouraged to run as a third party candidate against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, says he isn't interested in a presidential campaign.
Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine — perhaps trying to stir up interest in himself as a possible choice vice president — is injecting race into the fight over the Supreme Court vacancy, suggesting Republicans are not confirming nominee Merrick Garland because President Obama is black.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday criticized the Obama administration’s new directive on bathrooms for transgender public school students by saying: “JFK wanted to send a man to the moon. Obama wants to send a man to the women's restroom.”
No candidates have stepped up yet, but the anti-Trump activists involved in trying to recruit a third party person to run against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the general election say the effort is still on-going.
WASHINGTON -- The two leaders of the Republican party --- House speaker Paul Ryan and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump --- met for a summit Thursday on Capitol Hill, a week after Ryan said he wasn't ready to support Trump yet.
As Elizabeth Warren is being floated as a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump is continuing to attack the Democratic senator as “goofy.”
Ahead of his hyped meeting this week with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan suggested he would eventually support the New York businessman, saying: "We just need to get to know each other."
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has narrowed his list of potential running mates, saying he has "a very good list of five or six people."