More 2016 Elections Articles

  • Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president

    As she talks to the press, Warren is repeating previous statements that she will not run for president in 2016. But her denials aren't really denials, and her party's unique presidential circumstances give Warren plenty of room to run.

  • FOIA suggests Hillary Clinton allies helped State embellish 'accomplishments'

    The State Department is facing new scrutiny in the aftermath of its inability this week to name an accomplishment of a major initiative under former Secretary State Hillary Clinton, an embarrassing episode that overshadowed the release of the title of her new book, “Hard Choices.”

  • Growing calls for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to run in 2016

    A growing number of conservatives are calling for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to consider running for president in 2016, believing that while others claim to be Reaganesque, the former radio host and House GOP leader is the real heir to the throne. “I really like Pence,” said Gary Bauer,...

  • Philip Klein and Michael Barone discuss: Will demographics doom the GOP?

    According to the conventional wisdom, Republican voters are too old and too white for the party to compete in an increasingly diverse American electorate. Does this mean that demographics will doom the GOP?

  • State Department gets second chance to list Hillary Clinton accomplishments; it doesn't go well

    On Tuesday, State Department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki appeared flustered when she was asked a question concerning one of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's main legacies at Foggy Bottom. It was something called the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review and it was created by...

  • Rand Paul to headline Maine Republican Party convention

    Sen. Rand Paul, a leading 2016 Republican presidential contender, is heading to Maine Saturday to headline the state’s GOP convention. From RandPAC: WASHINGTON, DC - On April 26, 2014, Senator Rand Paul will travel to Bangor, Maine to headline several events for the Maine Republican Party...

  • What Republicans need most of all for 2016: Competence

    We knew very little about Barack Obama when he ran for president because he'd accomplished nothing of importance before he did. We knew he voted "present" when faced with controversy, had served as a law school professor, and had been a “community organizer” in Chicago, though, what such a...

  • Poll: Just 18% of conservatives want Jeb Bush to run in 2016

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, considering a 2016 presidential bid, does not have the support of his party's base, with just one in four Republicans eager for him to run and an even worse 18 percent of self-identified conservatives backing his bid. With the GOP considering a slew of...

  • Elizabeth Warren's not running in 2016, but she's the perfect Democratic nominee

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren was sounding like a presidential candidate Tuesday night on "The Daily Show," as she crusaded against interest rates on federal student loans, and her favorite target: big banks.

  • Rick Perry wants people to know he's ready for 2016

    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to convince Republican primary voters he can do three things well: he can cut taxes, enact job-friendly polices, and — what's the third thing — oh yeah, he's good at debates.

  • Elizabeth Warren: Hillary Clinton is 'terrific'

    Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren praised Hillary Clinton as "terrific" and denied that she had any plans to run for president in an interview aired Monday. Speaking with ABC News, Warren addressed speculation that she could challenge Clinton in a potential 2016 contest for the...

  • Jeb Bush is the Democrats' favorite Republican, for now

    Left-leaning media figures love to give Republicans advice on which candidates to choose.

  • Time bombs in Democratic coalition

    The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The Tea Party is confronting the establishment. The noninterventionists are at war (forgive the expression) with the interventionists. The libertarians would like the party to endorse same-sex marriage.

  • Obama calls Joe Biden 'one of the finest vice presidents in history,' but doesn't endorse

    Obama said that Biden would "go down as one of the finest vice presidents in history and he has been as I said … a great partner in everything that I do,” in an interview aired Thursday on "CBS This Morning."

  • Joe Biden: 'Nothing I would do differently' ahead of 2016 decision

    Vice President Joe Biden said that a possible 2016 run for the White House wouldn't change his ability to work with President Obama over the remainder of the second term. “There is nothing I would do differently, if I absolutely knew I wasn't going to run or I absolutely knew I was,” said...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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