Albert R. Hunt

07/19/2016 - 1:00pm

    Donald Trump has selected the perfect non-Trump as his running mate. Mike Pence, the phlegmatic Republican governor of Indiana, has strong credentials with the social right and mediocre political instincts.

    Pence passes an important test: He might help...

07/01/2016 - 8:00pm

    Looking at reliable recent polls, you could come away with two contradictory conclusions: Donald Trump is cratering, allowing Hillary Clinton to run away with the presidential race. Or Trump has survived an awful month and is surprisingly competitive.

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06/29/2016 - 8:00pm

    The contempt that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump express for each other will continue to play out in vitriolic sound bites. But their profound differences on what to do about the economy and the struggling middle class are far more important.

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06/14/2016 - 1:00pm

    Republican candidates have a model to emulate as they struggle with growing concerns that Donald Trump could drag down the party in November: the late Muhammad Ali and his famous "rope-a-dope."

    Ali...

06/01/2016 - 3:00pm

    A number of Republicans rationalize Donald Trump's proposals on immigration and trade as just political show. Similarly, some free-trade Democrats suggest that Hillary Clinton's protectionist stance is merely rhetoric.

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05/19/2016 - 6:00pm

    Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan will eventually patch together a rapprochement.

    It won't be real, but not because of their well-established substantive differences on trade, immigration or...

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