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Trump keeps making incendiary statements. His campaign says that won’t change.

Candidates on the verge of winning their parties’ nominations generally change their messaging as part of a so-called pivot.

Supreme Court poised to rule on Monday on Trump’s eligibility to hold office

The Supreme Court announced Sunday that it would issue at least one decision Monday, a strong signal that it would rule then on former President Donald Trump’s eligibility for Colorado’s primary ballot.

Super Tuesday’s dominance highlights how presidential selection process can exclude many US voters

Super Tuesday is almost here, with 16 states holding contests this coming week

A Supreme Court decision could come Monday in a case about barring Trump from the 2024 ballot

Donald Trump is challenging a groundbreaking decision by the Colorado Supreme Court that said he is disqualified from being president again because of his efforts to undo the 2020 election.

A chunk of Republican primary and caucus voters say they wouldn’t vote for Trump as the GOP nominee

A small but substantial chunk of Republican primary and caucus voters say they would be so dissatisfied if Donald Trump became the party’s presidential nominee that they wouldn't vote for him in November’s general election

Meet the donor who gave millions to outside groups supporting Trump and RFK Jr.

“He doesn’t come to all the Washington political balls and gatherings,” David McIntosh, president of the conservative Club for Growth, said of the donor.

Climate protesters confront W. Va. Sen. Joe Manchin at Harvard

Climate Defiance posted the video on X, showing a group criticizing the Democrat for supporting the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project as he spoke to a study group at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics.

Donald Trump wins caucuses in Missouri and Idaho, the AP projects, and sweeps Michigan GOP convention

Donald Trump has won Missouri’s Republican caucuses and he's captured all 39 delegates that were up for grabs at the Michigan party convention.


US military aircraft airdrop thousands of meals into Gaza in emergency humanitarian aid operation

US military C-130 cargo planes on Saturday dropped food in pallets over Gaza, three US officials said, two days after more than 100 Palestinians who had surged to pull goods off an aid convoy were killed during an encounter with Israeli troops.

Haley’s not winning, but her campaign for president shows where Trump is weak

“Her performance in the primary so far shows that millions of Republicans are resistant to Donald Trump and his message," said Republican pollster Whit Ayres.

Michigan GOP expected to unite behind Trump despite internal strife at nominating convention

Michigan Republicans are set to hold a nominating convention Saturday in Grand Rapids where they will allocate 39 of the state's 55 GOP presidential delegates

Ukrainian troops are rationing ammo. But House Republicans plan to take weeks to consider aid

Shortages of ammo and supplies are quickly resulting in Ukraine losing ground, U.S. congressional leaders warn

Biden approves military air drops of aid into Gaza after chaotic encounter left more than 100 dead

President Biden made the announcement while hosting Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni at the White house. “Aid flowing to Gaza is nowhere nearly enough,” he said.

Some cities, states are handling migrant arrivals a different way: Paying for their travel elsewhere

Officials insist their programs are a more humane way to treat migrants who are dropped off in buses from the border.

Haley says she raised a strong $12m in February, but can’t point to long-term plan to beat Trump

Nikki Haley noted that she outraised Trump in January and insisted that the donations have continued to flow despite lacking a long-term plan to challenge the former president’s commanding lead in the primary.