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Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republican convention is one big failure
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republican convention is one big failure (July 21, 2016)

Three explosive words: Vote your conscience.


Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change
Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change (July 21, 2016)

Michael Anderson on business as usual in Washington: 'The political and influence class is going on as before.'


NAIHC re-elects Sami Jo Difuntorum as chair during conference
NAIHC re-elects Sami Jo Difuntorum as chair during conference (May 17, 2016)

Renewing the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act remains a top priority in Indian Country.


Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quit
Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quit (May 4, 2016)

Donald Trump is all but certain to clinch the GOP nomination. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead on the Democratic side.


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominations
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominations (April 27, 2016)

Democrat Hillary Clinton has all but secured her party's nomination while Republican Donald Trump is getting closer to his goal.


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York (April 20, 2016)

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.


Steve Russell: My apologies to Indian Country for being a Texan
Steve Russell: My apologies to Indian Country for being a Texan (April 4, 2016)

I owe the Indian nations and most of the United States an apology, because I’ve become a Texan.


Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues
Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues (March 23, 2016)

The Democratic presidential candidate was given a name in the Lushootseed language that means 'strong woman.'


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to rack up more wins
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to rack up more wins (March 16, 2016)

Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump won three more states as a rival dropped out. Democrat Hillary Clinton won at least four of five states.


Charles Trimble: Disgusted with the 2016 presidential campaigns
Charles Trimble: Disgusted with the 2016 presidential campaigns (March 14, 2016)

Growing more concerned and disgusted about the presidential campaign I thought that I should put my views in writing.


Mark Trahant: More opportunities for Native votes as race drags out
Mark Trahant: More opportunities for Native votes as race drags out (March 9, 2016)

Looking at the calendar and the states ahead, it’s certain that Indian Country and our issues will be on the agenda for the 2016 presidential election.


Donald Trump racks up 3 more victories as Clinton and Sanders split wins in 2 states
Donald Trump racks up 3 more victories as Clinton and Sanders split wins in 2 states (March 9, 2016)

Republicans voted in Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan and Mississippi while Democrats went to the polls in Michigan and Mississippi.


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton solidify status as front-runners
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton solidify status as front-runners (March 2, 2016)

Republican Donald Trump won the contests in seven out of 11 states. Democrat Hillary Clinton secured victories in seven out of 10 states.


Mark Trahant: Rethinking governance amid a messy election fight
Mark Trahant: Rethinking governance amid a messy election fight (February 29, 2016)

If Trump is the Republican nominee where do Republicans and true-believing conservatives go? Who will they vote for, a Democrat?


Hillary Clinton wins another state as campaigns head to big vote
Hillary Clinton wins another state as campaigns head to big vote (February 29, 2016)

The Democratic and Republican candidates are turning their attention to one of the biggest days of the election cycle: the Super Tuesday primaries.


Donald Trump secures commanding win in Nevada GOP caucuses
Donald Trump secures commanding win in Nevada GOP caucuses (February 24, 2016)

The real estate mogul walked away with nearly 46 percent of the vote in what the Republican party said was a day of record turnout.


Steve Russell: 'Cruzing' to disaster with bad federal land policies
Steve Russell: 'Cruzing' to disaster with bad federal land policies (February 24, 2016)

If Indians attend to what this man is saying, they will see what little they have left at the mercy of persons with no pretense of treaty obligations or awareness of the double-dealing that brought us to this pass.


Indian voters continue to favor Bernie Sanders as 2016 presidential race heats up
Indian voters continue to favor Bernie Sanders as 2016 presidential race heats up (February 22, 2016)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won Nevada but rival Bernie Sanders is the candidate of choice of voters on and near reservations.


Mark Trahant: Federal land battle surfaces in presidential race
Mark Trahant: Federal land battle surfaces in presidential race (February 22, 2016)

The whole Sagebrush Rebel narrative misses the point that tribes in the region have called the area home for more than 10,000 years and if there’s any claim to rightful ownership then it’s the first owners who have the rightful claim.


Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win big in New Hampshire vote
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win big in New Hampshire vote (February 10, 2016)

The Republican real estate mogul and the Democratic candidate easily beat their rivals in the second presidential primary of the 2016 election cycle.


Ted Cruz wins GOP caucus as Hillary Clinton claims victory in Iowa
Ted Cruz wins GOP caucus as Hillary Clinton claims victory in Iowa (February 2, 2016)

The Republican Senator from Texas cruised past front-runner Donald Trump as the former Secretary of State claimed victory over Bernie Sanders.


House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in Oregon
House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in Oregon (January 7, 2016)

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) introduced a resolution condemning the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.


Steve Russell:  Fear and aggression take center stage for GOP
Steve Russell: Fear and aggression take center stage for GOP (December 17, 2015)

Once more, economic issues are masked by the culture wars, as the Republicans become the party of resentful and frightened white people.


Mark Trahant: The real business of leading in a time of chaos
Mark Trahant: The real business of leading in a time of chaos (December 16, 2015)

The debate was kind of like looking at a traffic accident. You drive by not wanting to peek, but then you do, and it’s awful, so you think, 'why did I do that?'


Republican presidential candidates set for first debate in Ohio
Republican presidential candidates set for first debate in Ohio (August 5, 2015)

Ten hopefuls will appear in the prime-time debate while the remaining seven have been invited to a forum.


GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (May 5, 2015)

Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.


Senate cuts off debate on spending bill after 21-hour speech
Senate cuts off debate on spending bill after 21-hour speech (September 26, 2013)

The Senate voted 100-0 on Wednesday to end debate on a spending bill after a 21-hour and 19-minute speech by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).


Editorial: An embarrassing GOP campaign against health law
Editorial: An embarrassing GOP campaign against health law (September 25, 2013)

The New York Times on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is trying to eliminate federal funds for the Affordable Care Act, the 2009 law that reauthorized the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.