The Lead with Jake Tapper

By The Lead with Jake Tapper | In depth news and analysis on today's leads - from politics to money, sports and popular culture. Curated by The Lead team and CNN’s Jake Tapper.

Today is the anniversary for the 1983 Beirut Bombing at Marine barracks. Semper Fi, Marines.

Bill Murray at the Kennedy Center tonight accepting his Mark Twain Award -- what a great night

What the campaign press should not be neutral toward

I wrote a whole book called <i>What Are Journalists For?</i> So I don’t say this lightly: To me it is not proper — I don’t think it builds trust in a free …


A mute symbol has been sprayed on Trump's star

Trump supporters adopt actual Nazi term of abuse for free press

After Donald Trump finished speaking in Cleveland on Saturday night, his supporters hurled abuse at reporters covering the rally, a now familiar …

Republican Party

Clinton Ally Aided Campaign of FBI Official's Wife

The political organization of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, an influential Democrat with longstanding ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton, gave nearly $500,000 to the election campaign of the wife of an official at the Federal Bureau of Investigation who later helped oversee the investigation into …


FEC Extends Election By 7 Months To Give Nation Chance To Better Get To Know Candidates

WASHINGTON—In an effort to help voters make an informed decision at the polls, the Federal Election Commission announced Thursday it would be …


There's no such thing as an ugly win, when your starving for a win!! #BirdGang #Feast #FlyEaglesFly #Doggoneit

WHAZZUP Minnesota???? #FlyEaglesFly

Donald Glover will play Lando in the 2018 Han Solo film. Here he is in his yearbook wearing a Star Wars shirt

Karl Rove on whether Trump will win in November: "I don't see it happening."

Donald Trump Gets a Big Endorsement in Las Vegas

With polls showing him sliding nationally, Donald J. Trump received a bit of welcome news in one battleground state on Sunday as the editorial page of Nevada’s largest newspaper, The Las Vegas Review-Journal, endorsed him for president.<p>It is the first major newspaper to give Mr. Trump its blessing, …

Republican Party

Cartoonion: The transition of power - CNN Video


Oprah on Clinton: 'You don't have to like her' - CNN Video


Trump vows to sue every woman accuser after election - CNN Video


Conway: Media doesn't hold Clinton accountable

Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway spars with CNN's Jake Tapper over what she claims is unfair media bias given to Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton

Conway slammed 'system is rigged' rhetoric in April - CNN Video


Trump term limits would have cut Pence career short - CNN Video


Conway on Trump: 'he delivers his own speeches' - CNN Video


Full interview: Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway - CNN Video


Clinton manager discusses Warren wing's 'hell no' list - CNN Video


Mook: Inciting violence at rallies is unacceptable - CNN Video


Mook: No evidence of 'pay to play' with Clinton - CNN Video