Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have found little common ground during the 2016 presidential election campaign. Here are some of the issues:
Playing Well With Others
As a senator, Clinton got along with her GOP colleagues, mostly working on noncontroversial issues. Could she work with Republicans as president?
Fear and Loathing Among Latinos
There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Republicans made a serious and successful play for the Hispanic vote. But Trump may break his party’s modern record of futility with Hispanics.
Wrestling with the Russian Bear
Russia, America’s Cold War nemesis, is flexing its military muscle. Military leaders now say Russia is the greatest threat to U.S. security.
Caught in a Trade Vice
With Trump castigating global trade pacts, some lawmakers are caught between businesses trying to expand opportunities and public sentiment.
Not Your Father’s GOP: The Deficit Debate Has Disappeared
Of all Trump’s heresies as a GOP presidential candidate, perhaps his biggest split with Republican orthodoxy has come on the issue of the debt.
Water Everywhere — But Drinking It?
Money to help Flint, Mich., address its drinking water disaster would be more appropriate as part of a water resources authorization bill than a continuing resolution to keep the government operating, according to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan.
The GOP Turnabout on the Internet Transition
Some of the top Republican lawmakers who pushed to delay a long-planned transition of internet oversight weren’t always so wary of the hand-over.
Clinton Has an Inherent Advantage, But It’s Not as a Woman
Political science research indicates that neither sexism nor feminism is likely to decide the 2016 presidential race. Other factors — primarily the political party of the candidate —are much more important than gender stereotypes.