Ron Elving appears in the following:
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Donald Trump refused to say he would honor election results and was unsuccessful in changing the narrative that is enveloping his campaign. Hillary Clinton fired as many taunts as Trump landed blows.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
For as long as tales of voter fraud have had currency among conservatives, the notion of liberal media bias has been an article of faith for even longer. The combination has become central for Trump.
Monday, October 10, 2016
While it could be said Donald Trump upped his game in Sunday's debate, he still did not reach the level at which the carefully prepared and rehearsed Hillary Clinton has functioned in both debates.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
Blame the substance, the tape, the timing or the "tipping point," but the surge of Republican desertions happened because Trump's offense hit them where they live — both personally and politically.
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Donald Trump is facing withering criticism for crude sexual comments he made with Access Hollywood host Billy Bush in 2005 before an interview for the show.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
All thoughts of a mild-mannered and orderly VP debate were soon abandoned. Instead of elevating the discussion, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence submerged their better natures in uncharacteristic bickering.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
The winning presidential ticket has come away with no worse than a draw in eight of the nine vice presidential debates to date. Here's what you need to know.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Vice presidential debates are rarely consequential in elections, but they have provided some of the most indelible moments from campaigns in the past.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
On this occasion, the often dour Clinton gave way to beaming smiles and occasional chuckles. Trump had just one salient objective — to project a calm and presidential air — yet struggled with it.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off in their first debate Monday night, with high stakes for both candidates.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
This campaign cycle's primary debates grew heated as the contests on each side became more competitive but those debates map pale in comparison to Monday's general election debate.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Donald Trump has found it possible not only to circumvent the media and defy them, but to exploit their power and discredit their judgment at the same time.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
If this was the opportunity for a turnaround speech that changed the broad public perception of the candidate, it was a moment not only missed but thrust away with both hands.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton seems to be running an almost closeted campaign in the "front porch" style of the late 19th century, while Donald Trump personifies the "whistle-stopping" style that came next.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Do Donald Trump's comments about regret signal a new phase in the phenomenon? They might as easily be heard as a variation on what Trump has sounded from the beginning: Same song, different verse.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
While less than shocking by Washington standards, the latest emails between Clinton foundation and State Department staff underscore existing concerns about Hillary Clinton's ethics and transparency.
Sunday, August 07, 2016
It's been a rough week for Donald Trump's campaign — but his opponent, Hillary Clinton has had her stumbles as well. Ailsa Chang gets a rundown from NPR's Ron Elving.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
The presidential race enters the sprint to the general election in November, but already Donald Trump's fortunes seem to be changing rapidly.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The freewheeling personality that had been a wellspring of success has become a gusher of miscues and offenses — at precisely the wrong time.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Whatever the judgment of polls in the days ahead, the Democratic Party's gathering was an achievement in careful and effective political management.