More 2016 Elections Articles

  • 2016: In Alaska, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul top Sarah Palin, who loses to Hillary Clinton

    Six years after running for vice president, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been eclipsed by the Tea Party generation's Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul in a 2016 presidential preference poll.

  • After Syria remarks, Obama and Hillary Clinton to attend party on Martha's Vineyard

    The event comes shortly after Clinton criticized the president's handling of Syria and his overall approach to his foreign policy decision-making in an interview.

  • Hillary Clinton senses the trend and moves toward a more muscular foreign policy

    If a reliable weather vane exists today in American politics, it is likely to be Mrs. Bill Clinton, now making her last bid to become the first female president and desperately eager to do nothing whatsoever to turn voters off.

  • Hillary Clinton's foreign policy paradox

    But the more she tries to argue that she recommended a different policy approach than the one that was actually pursued, the more she comes across looking like a figurehead who had no real influence within the administration.

  • Mayor: NYC will learn from 2004 RNC 'mistakes'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is making a final appeal for the Democrats to choose Brooklyn for their 2016 convention. De Blasio, who took office in January, said Tuesday that the city had the mass transit system needed to host the more than 30,000 people expected to attend. He also...

  • Cleveland officially hosting 2016 RNC

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Friday, the Republican National Committee unanimously voted to officially select Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. “I am beyond thrilled to announce Cleveland as the official site for the Republican National Convention in 2016,” said...

  • On arming Syrian rebels, Clinton was against it before she was for it (and the anti-war crowd isn't happy)

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would like you to think that she is now at odds with the White House over how best to resolve the crises in Iraq and Syria.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 12

    The Democratic National Committee has begun looking at different sites for the party's 2016 convention. Among the five cities being considered are Philadelphia and New York City.

  • Nothing Hillary Clinton is now saying about foreign policy matters

    If history has taught us anything, especially when it comes to foreign policy, it's that Hillary Clinton doesn't have positions -- she has positioning.

  • Brooklyn makes its Democratic convention pitch

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn has rolled out the red — make that blue — carpet for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, taking committee members on a glitzy whirlwind tour while stressing the city's liberal politics, sense of spectacle and experience in hosting major events. More than a dozen...

  • Philly has early edge in Democratic convention bid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of five cities bidding for the Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia appears to hold an early edge with a track record of hosting the major gathering — not to mention that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden have family ties to the state. The...

  • Hillary Clinton distances herself from President Obama's foreign policy

    In an interview with The Atlantic magazine published Sunday, Clinton diverged notably from her public record of support for decisions made by the White House during her tenure as secretary of state, as she acknowledged key areas of disagreement between her and President Obama.

  • NYC to showcase Brooklyn to Dems in convention bid

    NEW YORK (AP) — A luncheon at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. A walk through a waterfront park with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Even personalized Brooklyn Nets jerseys. Brooklyn will be showcased to the Democratic National Committee next week in a two-day tour meant to demonstrate that the...

  • To the RNC: I have a fundraising idea for you

    Shouldn't you also try to appeal to a wider base, including the many, many people who are not too keen on George W. Bush?

  • How much does the RNC expect to raise selling 'I miss George W.' merchandise?

    There are a lot of nice things that can be said about former President George W. Bush: He is a genuinely friendly person, he appears to care deeply about the well-being of injured U.S. soldiers and he is gracious, refraining from lashing out at even the harshest of his critics — no matter how...

From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

  • Fear Itself

    Julie Gunlock is one mother who’ll welcome the return of pink slime. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the beef product processed from scraps left over from butchered cattle all but...