Editor’s Note: Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of “Jimmy Carter” and “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are their parties' presumptive nominees
As primary season winds down, Julian Zelizer looks at what it has taught us about their strengths and weaknesses
Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump.
Barring a big surprise, that’s your choice of major party candidates in the November election, like it or not. And with almost all of the primaries behind us, we know a lot more about their strengths and weaknesses.
As we head toward the party conventions in late July and as a result of the vigorous competition in the primaries, voters have a better sense of what to expect when Clinton and Trump perform on the national election stage.
Here’s a look at their pluses and minuses: