Elections

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Says U.S. Should Address Discrimination

The U.S. must acknowledge a “painful” history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday.

07/28/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Court Tosses 1 Of 2 Indictments Against Perry

An appeals court has thrown out one of two felony indictments against former Gov. Rick Perry, saying that the charge of coercion of a public servant essentially constituted a violation of Perry’s free speech rights.

07/24/2015

Republican presidential hopeful businessman Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trump Looms Over First Republican Debate

The billionaire has dominated the Republican race in recent weeks, and threatens to do the same when the candidates face each other for the first time on television.

07/24/2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered at the Veterans Memorial Building for a kickoff party before the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Dinner on July 17, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Clinton Urging Companies To Think Long-Term

Hillary Clinton’s campaign said that the Democratic presidential candidate on Friday will urge U.S. companies to break free from the “tyranny of today’s earnings report.”

07/24/2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered at the Veterans Memorial Building for a kickoff party before the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Dinner on July 17, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Clinton Raising Money In Finance Sector

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s economic agenda targets companies that focus on short-term profits and high-speed trading instead of investing in workers.

07/22/2015

Republican presidential hopeful businessman Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trump Gives Away Graham’s Phone Number

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pulled a classic adolescent prank on a rival who dared to criticize him.

07/22/2015

Donald Trump (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Trump’s Self-Funding Will Keep Him In Race

Donald Trump faced an avalanche of criticism on Monday for questioning Sen. John McCain’s heroism. But the billionaire is getting no pressure at all from political donors.

07/21/2015

Rick Perry Discusses Immigration And Border Crisis In Washington DC

Can Perry Stand Out Without Signature Swagger?

Rick Perry still prides himself on being a Bubba. The former Texas governor relishes laying on the country-boy charm.

07/20/2015

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul speaks about medical marijuana during a news conference on Capitol Hill on March 10, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rand Paul Returns To Texas For Rally

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is returning to Texas for a campaign rally where he grew up. Paul will be in downtown Houston on Wednesday afternoon.

07/15/2015

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Why Is The 2016 GOP Field So Big?

After all the announcements and speculation about who’d go first and who’s yet to jump in, one question remains. Why are so many Republicans running for president?

07/13/2015

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) after giving a speech. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio Campaign Reports $12 Million Haul

Marco Rubio has raised more than $12 million for his White House bid, his campaign said.

07/13/2015

Scott Walker speaks during the Western Conservative Summit at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado on June 27, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Scott Walker Enters 2016 Race

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced on social media Monday morning that he is running for president, tweeting “I’m in.” He also released a campaign video at the same time.

07/13/2015

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