The archive of all headlines from August 07, 2016, organized by time of publication.
Many Republican leaders have concluded that Donald J. Trump is a threat to the party’s fortunes and its candidates for Congress. Some strategists are preparing ads that treat Mr. Trump’s defeat as a given and urge voters to choose Republicans as a check on a Hillary Clinton White House.
A week in which he has repeatedly generated controversies that have dismayed fellow Republicans has wiped out virtually all the gains Trump made as a result of the GOP convention.Which Republicans are supporting Trump, and who's jumping ship?
The things that made Trump appealing to his supporters to begin with — his willingness to take on the status quo, his calls for building American strength and clamping down on immigration — still hold true, they say.Trump loses ground among key voter groups, tracking poll finds
Think tanks are seen as independent, but their scholars often push donors’ agendas, amplifying a culture of corporate influence in Washington. And they reap the benefits of tax-exempt status, sometimes without disclosing connections to corporate interests.