The Guardian US West Coast Bureau Chief. Previously Washington Correspondent and Special Projects Editor in London.

Meet Weston Imer, Donald Trump's 12-year-old campaign manager - video

theguardian.com — Weston Imer is the co-chair for Donald Trump's campaign in Jefferson County, Colorado, and has big plans for the future. 'I'm headed politically to run for the presidency in 2040,' he told the Guardian's Paul Lewis.

Can Hillary Clinton win in Never Trump land? - video

theguardian.com — Months after Republicans in Colorado fomented the 'Never Trump' movement, the GOP nominee is neck-and-neck with Clinton in the crucial swing state. Paul Lewis and Tom Silverstone explore whether Trump's candidacy has been damaged by his party's civil war

Meet Trump's 12-year-old campaign chair in a crucial Colorado county

theguardian.com — The 2016 presidential race could easily be decided in Colorado's Jefferson County. The suburbs west of Denver have long been considered a political bellwether for any candidate seeking election to the White House. Yet that does not appear to have discouraged Donald Trump's campaign entrusting its outreach in the critical county to a 12-year-old.

Twitter and the riots: how the news spread

theguardian.com — For many people, the England riots began with a flurry of curious Twitter messages shortly before 9pm on Saturday 6 August. "There is a photo of a police car burning circulating, claiming it's outside Tottenham police station #markduggan #tottenham shooting," one of the messages read.

He 'offends me as an African American': Ohio Trump replacement on record bashing him

theguardian.com — Donald Trump's campaign has replaced an Ohio official who was forced to resign over a racism controversy with a woman who has previously said she was "offended as an African American" by the Republican candidate and confessed she had "bashed the crap out" out of him in the past.

Trump campaign chair Kathy Miller resigns after ‘no racism’ before Obama remarks

theguardian.com — Donald Trump's campaign chair in a crucial Ohio county has resigned after an interview with the Guardian in which she said there was no racism in America until the election of Barack Obama. Kathy Miller, who was coordinating the Republican nominee's campaign in Mahoning County, apologized for her "inappropriate" remarks on Thursday and said she would no longer have a role with the campaign.

No racism until Obama, says an Ohio Trump campaign chair - video

theguardian.com — Kathy Miller, who is chair of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign in Mahoning County, Ohio, says there was 'no racism' until Barack Obama was elected. and black people who have not succeeded over the past 50 years only have themselves to blame.

A Trump campaign chair in Ohio says there was 'no racism' before Obama

theguardian.com — Donald Trump's campaign chair in a prominent Ohio county has claimed there was "no racism" during the 1960s and said black people who have not succeeded over the past half-century only have themselves to blame.

Trump, trade and racism: economic decay is dividing Ohio Democrats - video

theguardian.com — Decades of industrial decline are prompting white, working-class Democrats to reassess their political loyalties, and now many plan to vote for Donald Trump. In the first in a series of election videos, Paul Lewis and Tom Silverstone discover the racial consequences of a divisive election

Turkey coup attempt could destabilize ally in region reeling from terrorism

theguardian.com — The attempted coup in Turkey threatens to dangerously destabilised a western ally in a region already reeling from war, terrorism and mass migration, according to experts and analysts in the region. The Turkish military's apparent attempt to seize power on Friday unleashed panic in the streets and sent shockwaves through Nato and across the Middle East.
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Sep 29, 2016

This is remarkable. Has anyone done a tally of which newspaper editorials have endorsed which candidate?  https://twitter.com/adallos/status/781637533537071104 

Sep 29, 2016

Huh. Mixed messages. I just spoke to Trump's Colorado campaign and they tell me Weston Imer IS still Jefferson co-chair. https://t.co/ZNRtTuYKDA

Sep 29, 2016

RT @TomSilverstone: Me and @PaulLewis 2nd dispatch from our American road trip. Can Hillary Clinton win in Never Trump land? https://t.co/on1XAcaefT #Colorado


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