Elections

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Perry Questions Border Wall Plans

Speaking on Wednesday at the Iowa State Fair, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration.

08/19/2015

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 Seeks Distance From Obama

Hillary Clinton is voicing opposition to President Obama’s authorization for oil drilling in Alaska and delays on Keystone XL, clear signs that she is distancing herself from the President.

08/19/2015

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida governor Jeb Bush  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Half Of Bush’s Money From Legacy Donors

Jeb Bush’s fundraising network is two generations in the making, and it shows.

08/19/2015

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

Rubio’s Slow Start Puzzles GOP

Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio’s slow campaign is puzzling GOP operatives in Iowa and New Hampshire, states where voters are used to getting attention early and often.

08/18/2015

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Clinton Probe Could Find More Than Email

Now that federal investigators have Hillary Clinton’s email server, they could examine files on her machine that would be more revelatory than the emails themselves.

08/18/2015

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Top Secret Clinton Emails Include Drone Talk

The two emails on Hillary Clinton’s private server that an auditor deemed “top secret” include a discussion of a news article detailing a U.S. drone operation.

08/14/2015

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 31: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Wraps Southern Sweep In Oklahoma

Sen. Ted Cruz is wrapping up a sweep through several southern states with campaign stops on Thursday in Oklahoma. Strategists say Cruz’s message resonates in the state.

08/13/2015

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Perry Campaign Back In South Carolina

Rick Perry is back in South Carolina this week for several events, days after his campaign stopped paying its staff. Perry is determined to keep his message afloat until February 1.

08/13/2015

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 Turning Over Personal Email Server

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign casts her decision to turn over her personal email server to the Justice Department as cooperating with investigators.

08/12/2015

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump speaks during the prime time Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Says He’ll Release Policy Specifics Soon

Donald Trump says his campaign is prepared to lay out specific policy plans. He’s just not ready yet.

08/12/2015

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida governor Jeb Bush  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bush To Join Colbert On “Late Show” Premiere

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush will be an opening night guest on Stephen Colbert’s late night show.

08/12/2015

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)

Perry’s Campaign Staff Working Without Pay

Staffers for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign are working without pay, CBS News has learned.

08/10/2015

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