By Charlie Spiering | 12/10/13 12:46 PM
Former Vice President Dick Cheney explained Monday night that although New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a "promising figure," he didn't agree with the potential 2016 presidential candidate. “I think Chris is a promising figure," Cheney said in a Fox Business Network interview. "I don’t...
By Rebecca Berg | 12/09/13 12:54 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico does not often prompt thoughts of New Jersey. The people are less abrasive; the desert landscape, more so. A population four times smaller is scattered across an area 15 times as vast. But New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has lately been bracketed with New...
By Paul Bedard | 12/07/13 12:24 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate turned media personality, is looking at another bid for the presidency, this time backed by ministers eager to put an evangelical into the White House. Huckabee will test the waters when he returns home to Little Rock, Ark.,...
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 02:19 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will run for president in 2016 — if he can convince his wife to sign off on the idea. Paul joked that there are two votes in his household, both cast by his wife. "Both of them are no votes right now," he said during a speech at the Detroit Economic Club on Friday when...
By Paul Bedard | 12/06/13 12:22 PM
Associates of Ohio Gov. John Kasich, known in Washington as a budget whiz kid, are working overtime to get him firmly placed in the top tier of the 2016 GOP potential nominees, they tell Secrets. Kasich, the former chairman of the House Budget Committee when the federal budget was last...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 12:09 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, whose 2016 presidential ambitions have been overshadowed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's air of inevitability, finally got a chance to show some foreign policy gravitas on a trip to China. Beijing’s recent declaration of an air defense zone in the...
By Tim Mak | 12/06/13 11:43 AM
Elizabeth Warren has said repeatedly that she isn't running for president in 2016. But fellow Democrats apparently don't hear her. Progressives hoping to pull the Democratic Party further to the left still see Warren as a potential standard-bearer for their cause.
By Michael Barone | 12/06/13 10:46 AM
Ted Van Dyk, a longtime aide to Sen. Hubert Humphrey now in retirement in his native Seattle, has some very good advice for his fellow Democrats.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:11 PM
President Obama declined to weigh the respective merits of Vice President Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ahead of 2016, saying they would both make “outstanding presidents.” “Not a chance I am going there,” Obama told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews during an interview on...
By Paul Bedard | 12/05/13 12:15 PM
The Kentucky Republican is traveling to Detroit on Friday to be offer a national plan to save the bankrupt city through cuts in taxes, regulations and union rules, and he wants to encourage overseas investors to move to Motor City.
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