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Biden Stays Close To Obama, Pondering 2016 Run

Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Obama’s policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters.

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Walker Brings Campaign Message To Dallas

With his poll numbers sagging both nationally and in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin governor Scott Walker made a campaign stop in Dallas on Wednesday.


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Clinton Emails Show Frustrations With Email

Aides to Hillary Clinton complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of her released emails.


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Trump’s Campaign Structure Breaks The Mold

Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he’s got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.



Perry Taking Part In South Carolina Town Hall

Rick Perry is the latest Republican presidential candidate to take part in a town hall meeting with South Carolina’s junior senator.


A March 7, 2012 photo shows a plate of Oreo cookies in Washington, DC.  Technically they're "chocolate sandwich cookies," a baked concoction of sugar, vitamin-enriched flour, canola oil, high-fructose corn syrup and, at the bottom of the list of ingredients, chocolate. But the Oreo cookie -- first baked in New York city 100 years ago on March 6, 2012 -- is much more than that. It's an American icon, the best-selling cookie in the nation, with plenty of fans around the world to boot. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Vows To Never Eat Oreos Again

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim Tuesday evening that he would stop eating Oreos, citing the cookie maker’s decision to close a plant in Chicago and move it to Mexico.


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Bush Touts Crisis Management Skills In E-Book

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has written an e-book recalling his days as Florida governor, including the year 2004 when the state was struck by four hurricanes within a six-week span.


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Cruz, Carson, Walker Fight To Stand Out

There are relatively few policy distinctions between the Republicans running for president, and nearly all of the would-be nominees direct their barbs at President Obama.


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Perry Resumes Paying Some Staffers

Rick Perry’s presidential campaign said that it had started once again to pay some staffers who lost their salaries earlier this month amid sluggish fundraising.


While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

2016 Candidates Struggle With Past Distractions

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presidential campaign, candidates should be fleshing out who they are and what they stand for.


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Clinton’s 2016 Iowa Message Is Less Global

In her years as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton had the world on her plate. Now all politics is local, as the saying goes.


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Paul Talks 2016 Between Eye Surgeries

As a 75-year-old Haitian patient lies on an operating table, a U.S. eye surgeon-turned-politician reassures him in broken Creole that the surgery is almost over.