Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

Trump takes over the Republican Party

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT President Donald Trump has managed to do something that Ronald Reagan could not do, and neither could George H.W. Bush or George W. Bush. He has made the Republican Party totally and completely his.  The recent Gallup Poll numbers bear out this perverse feat. He registered the highest approval rating among Republicans Read More…

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Latino presidential hopeful Castro visits East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES — Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said April 6 that he is running for president because “we need new leadership with a new vision for our country in the years to come.” “I believe that we must move forward as one nation, with one destiny and that destiny is Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Clinton doesn’t have to be Obama

The early voting returns show two unsurprising things. One is that black voters are turning out in smaller numbers in some areas than they did in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. The other is that the relatively lighter turnout is in marked contrast to the near record turnout among black voters for candidate Barack Read More…