In a speech on Monday evening, Walker said he felt he was being “called to lead by helping to clear the field in this race so that a positive, conservative message can rise to the top of the field.” He encouraged fellow Republicans to drop out of the race to focus on a single candidate.
Trump’s still on top months into the race, Jeb and Rubio remain in single digits, Walker is struggling even more — and the big financial backers don’t really know what the solution is. “Everyone’s just kind of frozen right now.”
Many in the candidate’s orbit are unhappy with Rick Wiley’s performance as top strategist — and some are taking part in a whisper campaign against him, sources say.
Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, was ready to exploit a vulnerability that Trump revealed on Wednesday night: He doesn’t really know how to respond when women challenge him.
BuzzFeed News Senior Political Writer McKay Coppins explains why Donald Trump is doing well in the polls and attracting potential voters.
Inside the most pro-Trump news outlet on the right, some employees say the billionaire candidate has provided financial backing in exchange for fawning headlines — a charge management strongly denies. This story is from my reporting for the forthcoming book The Wilderness: Deep Inside the Republican Party’s Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House.
The Florida senator looked cool in the first presidential debate, drawing applause in the arena and praise afterward. How his stated opposition to rape and incest exceptions for abortion would play in a general election is an open question, though.
Benton went from young organizer to Paul family member and presidential campaign manager in a matter of years. After his indictment on Wednesday, people in and around Rand Paul’s campaign say the campaign is a mess.
“We did that in the context of the Gang of Eight bill [in the Senate],” Jindal said of a 2013 op-ed that supported a possible pathway to citizenship. “We were trying to rally conservatives to stop that bad bill, and they did, to their credit.”
The billionaire’s top henchman has come under fire for hurling outrageous comments and threats at a reporter. Here’s why everyone in Trump’s entourage is so ridiculous.
Facing up to 12 months in prison, Nick Everhart seeks forgiveness but tells BuzzFeed News his former boss is filled with “irrational resentment.”
“No evidence of bulk orders or sales through any retailer or organization,” says the publisher, in a rare rebuttal to the all-powerful Times.
A rare mega-hit in the presidential candidate lit genre.
The Republican presidential candidate talks to BuzzFeed News about affirmative action, same-sex marriage, and what it’s like to check his @ mentions every morning.
Top contenders quickly shift the focus to religious freedom.
Inside Bobby Jindal’s Iowa-heavy, Duck Dynasty–driven plot to troll his way to the front of the 2016 pack.
Believe it or not, Cruz and Jindal both appear to be using the same slogan.
“I actually think this is how campaigns are going to be won in the future. It’s not about creating a 30-second ad and putting it up on Fox. It’s about getting information online and making the narrative go viral.”
All The Donald wants is for the political world to listen to him again. But is it worth a humiliating 2016 defeat?
Bush once said he would only enter the 2016 race if he could campaign “joyfully.” Now that he’s running, he seems miserable.