At a recent campaign rally in New Hampshire, only a few dozen people showed up to hear former Gov. Martin O'Malley. Many of them were reporters; others were bused in by the candidate's campaign.
In the 1990s, Trump wanted to acquire Vera Coking's three-story house in Atlantic City, N.J., to build a limousine parking lot. His allies at the state's casino reinvestment authority tried unsuccessfully to seize it.