Indiana Hometown Molded Mike Pence Even as It Began to Change

Many of Mr. Pence’s deeply conservative views hark back to the tranquil, insular Columbus, Ind., of decades ago, a place that is vastly different today.


As Pick for No. 2, Tim Kaine Sees Gifts Come Under Scrutiny

The gifts he received during his time in the Virginia Statehouse are certain to be cited by Republicans as a sign that Mr. Kaine is not as clean as he … Continue Reading →


Donald Trump’s Journey: From Crashing a Party to Controlling Its Future

It is hard to imagine the Republican Party returning anytime soon to being the party of free trade, democracy building and at least modest immigration reform.


His Tone Dark, Donald Trump Takes G.O.P. Mantle

Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.


It’s Donald Trump’s Republican Party Now

It is hard to imagine the party returning anytime soon to being the party of free trade, democracy building and at least modest immigration reform.


With Roger Ailes Out, Will Fox News’s Influence on Politics Change?

In its 20 years, the network has provided a path for Republican politicians and candidates to raise issues, set agendas and shape opinions.


Day 4: Trump Hits Clinton With Ominous Message

Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination in Cleveland on Thursday, presenting himself as the savior needed for a doomed nation.


Jon Stewart, Back on ‘Late Show,’ Lets Loose on Fox News and More

Jon Stewart appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” delivering a 10-minute monologue on the state of politics.


Trump’s Speech Casts U.S. in Dark Light

Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination with an emphatic appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.


Donald Trump Vows Action Against Threats

The Republican candidate for president, preparing to accept the nomination, promised aggressive action to protect Americans.


Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Apotheosis of Donald J. Trump

Who said it couldn’t happen here? Rising to the top of the Republican ticket, Trump has activated forces on the political right that cannot be deactivated.


In Speech Draft, Donald Trump Offers Himself as Champion of the ‘Forgotten’

Mr. Trump planned to use his acceptance speech to attack politicians for failing to stand up for blue-collar Americans, though it was unclear if the draft obtained by The Times … Continue Reading →


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

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


Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is reason number one to tune in to the RNC with us tonight

 Donald J. Trump is, to put it gently, not well liked within the Silicon Valley tech industry — and not because it is the liberal bastion it’s often portrayed to be. … Continue Reading →


Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is reason No. 1 to tune in to the RNC with us tonight

 Donald J. Trump is, to put it gently, not well liked within the Silicon Valley tech industry — and not because it is the liberal bastion it’s often portrayed to be. … Continue Reading →


<div>Ted Cruz Stirs Convention Fury in Pointed Snub of Donald Trump </div>

Mr. Cruz refused to endorse his party’s nominee for president and was booed off stage as the Republican convention erupted in an uproar.


Mike Pence Stays on Script at Convention

Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, the Republican nominee for vice president, delivered what may have been the only speech that closely resembled the typical presentation at a convention.


G.O.P.’s Moneyed Class Finds Its Place in New Trump World

At enclaves during the convention in Cleveland, even some of those who had worked against Donald J. Trump’s candidacy were now seeing opportunity.


Day 3: Cruz Jolts Low-Energy G.O.P.

On the third day of the Republican convention, the refusal by Senator Ted Cruz to endorse Donald J. Trump widened cracks in the party’s veneer.


Abroad in America: Behind a Facade of G.O.P. Unity, Frayed Edges Painfully Exposed

The storied party of Abraham Lincoln is now headed by a candidate who has divided the country, and the Republicans, like none other in decades.


Donald Trump’s Convention Is a Low-Energy Show So Far

The Republican National Convention has struggled not only to make the most of prime-time speaking slots, but also to retain delegate attendance.


Police and Protesters Clash Over Flag Burning at Republican Convention

Police officers called for reinforcements, who swarmed an area near the Quicken Loans Arena and arrested about 10 people who were trying to burn a flag.


Left Out of the Party

For some Republicans, the rise of Donald Trump to the head of their party has been acutely painful. We asked them to share their anguish.


State of the Art: Peter Thiel’s Embrace of Trump Has Silicon Valley Squirming

A speech by the billionaire co-founder of PayPal at the Republican convention could spoil a delicate but growing relationship between tech and the G.O.P.


Notebook: How Donald Trump Picked His Running Mate

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


How Melania Trump’s Speech Veered Off Course and Caused an Uproar

Two veteran Republican speechwriters had created a draft last month. But inside Trump Tower, it turned out, Ms. Trump began tearing it apart.


How Melania Trump’s Speech Veered Off Course and Sparked an Uproar

Two veteran Republican speechwriters had created a draft last month. But inside Trump Tower, it turned out, Ms. Trump began tearing it apart.


Comparing Melania Trump’s Speech With Michelle Obama’s

Parts of Melania Trump’s speech on Monday night during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were strikingly similar to Michelle Obama’s speech during the Democratic convention in 2008.


Critic's Notebook: G.O.P. Convention Begins With Trump Written All Over It

The first night of the Republican National Convention had the incitements and emotions of a Donald J. Trump rally, but didn’t go entirely well.


G.O.P. Convention Day 1 Takeaways: Message Is Clear, Doom Is Near

The first night of Mr. Trump’s coronation struck a dark and foreboding tone unmatched by any convention in recent history.


G.O.P. Convention Day 1 Takeaways: Doom Is Near, and Donald Trump Is in Charge

The first night of Mr. Trump’s coronation struck a dark and foreboding tone unmatched by any convention in recent history.


Rancor Reigns as Bitterly Divided Republicans Begin Their Convention

Renegade delegates forced a floor fight to embarrass Donald J. Trump on Monday, while a top aide excoriated Ohio’s governor for not endorsing Mr. Trump.


Republican Convention: Floor Fighting on Day 1

The floor of the Republican National Convention turned into a scene of momentary discord and boisterous dissent on Monday as a faction of delegates tried to stage a last-ditch revolt … Continue Reading &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;rarr;


Notebook: Never-Trump Confidential

As Donald Trump’s official nomination approaches in Cleveland, a lifelong Republican comes to terms with a strange new party.


Republican Convention: Hard Feelings on Day 1

Viewers can expect the opening speakers in Cleveland to address violence against police officers and portray Donald J. Trump as a champion of women and national security.


Donald Trump’s Safe Choice for No. 2 Frees Hillary Clinton’s Hand, Strategists Say

The choice of Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, a far-right conservative, eases pressure on Hillary Clinton to make an adventurous choice for vice president, strategists say.


Trump Campaign Denounces John Kasich in Ohio, Where Convention Begins

Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump’s de facto campaign manager, accused Mr. Kasich, the Ohio governor, of acting “petulant” for refusing to support Donald J. Trump.


Campaign 2016: 365 Days in 3 Minutes

A brief look back at the 2016 presidential campaigns leading up to this year’s party conventions.


Republican Convention: What to Watch For on Day 1

Viewers can expect the opening speakers in Cleveland to address violence against police officers and portray Donald J. Trump as a champion of women and national security.


Convention Offers Donald Trump His Biggest Sales Opportunity

Mr. Trump can pitch himself to a skeptical electorate by showing discipline, detailed economic plans and the maturity to lead the nation, people in both parties say.