Notebook: Ted Cruz Might Be the Only Republican Who Understands Donald Trump

On the pro-wrestler logic of last night’s speech.


Notebook: How Donald Trump Picked His Running Mate

A behind-the-scenes look at how the nominee thinks.


Day 2: Muddled Messages at the R.N.C.

The first day of the Republican National Convention did not go as planned, and on the second night in Cleveland, staying on message proved difficult for the campaign and the … Continue Reading →


New Jersey Drivers Fume as Road and Bridge Work Stops

Amid a stalemate over taxes, road rage is climbing, detours are lengthening and the state is losing precious summer days to complete hundreds of projects.


A Grounded Plane and Anti-Clinton Passion: How Mike Pence Swayed the Trumps

When mechanical problems stranded Donald J. Trump in Indiana, the state’s governor seized the opportunity with an impassioned monologue.


Chris Christie Lost Out on the Job He Wanted. And His Bad Year Got Worse.

The New Jersey governor, who hoped to be Donald J. Trump’s running mate, saw his political fortunes crash after backing Mr. Trump in the presidential race.


David Samson, Christie Associate and Ex-Port Authority Chief, Pleads Guilty to Felony

Mr. Samson admitted in court that he used his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to pressure United Airlines to reinstate a route … Continue Reading →


David Samson, a Christie Associate, Pleads Guilty to a Felony

Mr. Samson, the ex-chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, entered a plea in a case stemming from an inquiry into lane closings at the George … Continue Reading →


David Samson, a Christie Associate, to Plead Guilty to a Felony

Mr. Samson, the ex-chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, will enter a plea in a case stemming from an inquiry into lane closings at the … Continue Reading →


Chris Christie Gets Another Audition for the Trump Ticket

The governor of New Jersey offered a glimpse of what he could offer as Donald J. Trump’s running mate, but the presumptive nominee is still weighing his options.


Quiet Fixer in Donald Trump’s Campaign: His Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner

Mr. Trump has long preferred the advice of family over political operatives, and Mr. Kushner is seen as a de facto campaign manager.


The Quiet Fixer in Donald Trump’s Campaign? His Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner

Mr. Trump has long preferred the advice of family over political operatives, and Mr. Kushner is seen as a de facto campaign manager.