Matthew Cooper

Political Editor

Politicians Pounce on Report of Trump's Cuba Foray

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Sen. Marco Rubio, and Sen. Robert Menendez are among the dozens of politicians responding to Kurt Eichenwald's investigation into a Trump Hotels-funded trip to Cuba.

The Humbling of Donald Trump

A scowling, sniffling, error-prone Trump faltered in the first presidential debate, while Hillary Clinton delivered a solid performance.

The Problem With the Libertarian Party

The Libertarian Party has its strongest presidential candidates ever, but it's hard to sell small government in a country that loves its benefits.

What Picking Tim Kaine Says About Hillary Clinton

Clinton picked a liberal with enough conservative touchpoints—moderate on abortion, a son in the Marines, hailing from a purple state—to get her elected while not making any unforced errors.