Mark and Charlie's Blog

New York’s primary has rarely been more than a footnote in presidential history. But on Tuesday that all changed. Donald Trump won his home state by a substantial margin, while Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders, son of Brooklyn. A prediction: The minute the results are...
Donald Trump is poised to seize the vast majority of New York’s 95 delegates, which would make him the only Republican with a mathematical chance to claim the party’s presidential nomination without a contested convention. But Mr. Trump’s path to the 1,237 delegates necessary to...
Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday shrugged off White House concerns over a bill that would enable terrorism victims and their families to sue foreign countries and groups for financial damages, an issue that has become contentious as President Barack Obama visits Saudi Arabia...
Posted: 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2016 A day after it was accused of selling a cake with an anti-gay slur written on it to a gay Austin pastor, Whole Foods Market on Tuesday responded with full force — filing a counter lawsuit against its accuser, releasing a video that it...
A former educational assistant at McNeil High School allegedly had sex with a second student several times, according to an affidavit obtained by KVUE on Tuesday. According to the affidavit, Tyler Johnson, 20, had sex with a 14-year-old student at her Round Rock residence...
The high-profile, on-campus murder of University of Texas at Austin freshman Haruka Weiser earlier this month brought parents' attention to a longtime reality for the UT Police Department: As a public school in the middle of a bustling city, the UT campus provides no haven from...
They may be the frontrunners, but a majority of Americans can’t see themselves supporting either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. Nor, for that matter, could they fathom supporting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal national poll , 68 percent of...
Donald Trump's national field director Stuart Jolly resigned on Monday amid major changes to the campaign's top leadership and a swift transfer of power away from a small group of devoted staffers who have been with Trump since the beginning to a larger team of more experienced...
Voters have gone to the polls in droves during the Republican primaries, putting turnout on a record pace, yet the decision about who will be the ultimate nominee is increasingly likely to rest with fewer than 2,500 party insiders. That has put GOP leaders in a historic and...