The Washington Post

Robert Costa

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Trump’s gloomy view contrasts with his party’s historical embrace of American exceptionalism. Clinton, meanwhile, has embraced that concept.

  • Jul 28, 2016

Clinton camp is brandishing his words, but there’s a problem: A lot of voters like those words.

  • Jul 28, 2016

Trump’s remarks alarm GOP leaders and come as Democrats cast him as Putin’s pawn.

  • Jul 27, 2016

After jeers by Sanders backers, Wasserman Schultz gives up convention role.

  • Jul 25, 2016

Paul Manafort criticized Sen. Ted Cruz late Wednesday for the Texan’s decision withhold a formal endorsement of Trump.

  • Jul 21, 2016

The 70-year-old businessman places a premium on finding and keeping hires who are utterly devoted to him and his gilded kingdom of skyscrapers and golf courses.

  • Jul 20, 2016

Carson insisted that Clinton’s college-age association with left-wing activist Saul Alinsky constituted a foreboding dance with the devil.

  • Jul 20, 2016

A series of missteps on Day One in Cleveland underscores Trump campaign’s challenges.

  • Jul 19, 2016

Ben T. Elliot, 71, served as Reagan’s chief speechwriter in the White House, while Peter Robinson, 59, is best known for contributing to Reagan’s famed “Tear down this wall” speech in 1987.

  • Jul 18, 2016

Twenty years after defeat, veterans of the 1996 race return to presidential politics to try again.

  • Jul 18, 2016
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