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  • Sanders keeps campaigning in D.C., but supporters lament the end

    Sanders keeps campaigning in D.C., but supporters lament the end0

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally in Washington, D.C., June 9, 2016. (Photo: Cliff Owen/AP) Bernie Sanders ignored the approaching end of his presidential candidacy Thursday evening at an outdoor rally in the nation’s capital, seeking to maintain political leverage in the run-up to the Democratic convention in July. But the

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  • Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton

    Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton0

    President Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Thursday, her campaign announced. The endorsement came right after after the president met with her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, at the White House. “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office,” Obama said in a video released by Clinton’s team. “She’s got the

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  • Bernie meets Obama, vows to help stop Trump

    Bernie meets Obama, vows to help stop Trump0

    Standing in the sun-soaked White House driveway after an hourlong private meeting with President Obama, Bernie Sanders seemed to acknowledge on Thursday that his campaign is in twilight. But he stopped just shy of endorsing presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The senator from Vermont, who has drawn the support of millions of Americans to a

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  • The black hole within Donald Trump

    The black hole within Donald Trump0

    I’m no advice columnist, and normally I wouldn’t use this space for relationship counseling, but here’s a small bit of wisdom that I’ve offered to a few friends over the years and that might be useful to Republicans in Washington. When you’re deciding whether to plunge into a marriage, don’t ever make the mistake of

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  • Bernie Sanders’ supporters rally around #ThankYouBernie

    Bernie Sanders’ supporters rally around #ThankYouBernie0

    Bernie Sanders will not go quietly into that good night, and neither will his fans. On Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the presumptive presidential nominee for a major U.S. political party, but Sanders vowed to continue his fight until the last ballot is cast. Slideshow:The campaign for primary

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  • Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam

    Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam0

    President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy. Speaking during a visit to communist Vietnam and talks with its leaders, Mr Obama said the move removed a “lingering vestige of the Cold War”. The US is trying to bolster its relationship

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