Ben Carson on Thursday spoke out against the mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., saying he hopes America can “rise above hatred and join hands.”
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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.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley choked up during a news conference about the arrest of 21-year-old Dylann Roof, the suspect in the massacre Wednesday of nine churchgoers at a historic predominantly black church in Charleston.
A 21-year-old man named Dylann Roof has been identified by the FBI as the suspect in the killing of nine churchgoers at the historic predominantly black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is canceling a planned campaign appearance in Charleston, South Carolina Thursday because of the news of a gunman killing nine people at a black church in the city.
If elected president, Sen. Lindsey Graham would be the first bachelor president elected since James Buchanan in 1856.
“I am officially running for president of the United States, and we are going to make our country great again,” Donald Trump said in a 45-minute speech Tuesday in New York.
Donald Trump's critics have long accused him of perpetually flirting with running for the White House because he is an egomaniac who has never had any real intention of ever becoming a real candidate.
Jeb Bush made his bid for the White House official Monday, saying “we need a president willing to challenge and disrupt the whole culture in our nation’s capital.”
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, announcing his candidacy for president Monday at Miami-Dade Community College, will portray himself as a problem-solver, vowing to “take Washington – the static capital of this dynamic country – out of the business of causing problems.”
Jeb Bush has long been described as a mentor to Marco Rubio.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is calling for “new leadership that takes conservative principles and applies them so that people can rise up" as he enters the presidential race Monday.
Iowa's Republican Party voted Friday to kill the Iowa Straw Poll, the traditional stop on the presidential campaign trail that was in jeopardy after a number of candidates said they would skip it this year.
Jeb Bush is expected to receive the endorsements Friday of prominent Florida conservatives ahead of his expected entry into the Republican presidential race, a knowledgable source tells The Daily Caller.
“Every single agency” of the federal government has wasteful components, according to Carly Fiorina, who said she'd push to implement a new budgetary tool to eliminate inefficiencies across government if elected president.
Republican Sen. Rob Portman holds a 10-point lead over his likely Democratic opponent, former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland, according to a new Vox Populi Polling survey shared exclusively with The Daily Caller.
John Weaver — a top political adviser from John McCain and Jon Huntsman’s unsuccessful White House campaigns — is set to serve as a political strategist for potential Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, multiple sources tell The Daily Caller.
Robert Gibbs, President Obama's former White House press secretary, is taking a new job at McDonald's, now branding itself as a "progressive burger company."
A Republican senator is upset about the language used on the U.S. citizenship test to describe one’s right to practice their religion freely.
Brian Mast, a retired Army special operations combat veteran whose legs were amputated after an IED blast in Afghanistan, said Monday he will run for Congress in Florida.
Ted Cruz, describing political strategy in a recent newspaper interview, labeled Republican presidential frontrunners Scott Walker, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush as “moderates” in the primary contest.