More 2016 Elections Articles

  • Anti-Hillary Clinton book 'Blood Feud' tops her 'Hard Choices' for NYT #1 spot

    Just four weeks after it debuted, sales of Hillary Clinton's memoir Hard Choices have dropped so fast that it's been shoved out of the New York Times No. 1 best-seller slot by the anti-Clinton book Blood Feud, the nation's new nonfiction top seller.

  • Outrage over Hobby Lobby decision is misguided

    Hillary Clinton, really? The former secretary of state called the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, which said a closely held corporation can be exempted from paying for contraceptives that violate the owners' religious beliefs, a "really bad slippery slope." I call that a really bad...

  • Mitt Romney is no Richard Nixon

    Mitt Romney is no Richard Nixon -- and that's actually bad news for the small group of people hoping to make a Romney presidential run in 2016 happen. Over at Politico, a former member of Romney's team, Emil Henry, tried to make the case for another Romney presidential run. But his piece...

  • Democrats to visit potential 2016 convention sites

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats plan to travel to six cities this summer to evaluate potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Officials with the Democratic National Committee are studying how each city might accommodate the tens of thousands of party leaders and activists who...

  • Hillary Clinton is making a killing on the speaking circuit: Eight universities that have paid top dollar

    As Hillary Clinton's bumpy, gaffe-riddled book tour continues its slow and painful journey through Britain, questions regarding her impressive wealth continue to dog her back at home.

  • Let the Hillary veepstakes begin

    Hillary Clinton is still many months from announcing whether she will run for president in 2016 -- but, for a potential running mate, it's never too early to start cozying up.

  • Is Julian Castro on the fast track to the Democratic ticket?

    Julian Castro has both a blessing and a curse: He's President Obama's pick to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development, but most people are focused on what job he'll take after HUD.

  • The Republican who has followed Ted Kennedy's path

    In many ways, Sen. John McCain has followed the path laid out by Sen. Ted Kennedy after his unsuccessful attempt to wrest the Democratic nomination from Jimmy Carter in 1980.

  • Hillary Clinton on coverage of her book tour: A lot of it is 'inaccurate' or 'unimportant to me'

    Although Hillary Clinton is undoubtedly happy that a sympathetic and excited press agreed to cover her new memoir, Hard Choices, she's apparently unimpressed with much of the reporting on her book tour. And what a book tour it has been. From one gaffe regarding her family's impressive wealth...

  • Today's political victories could vex GOP in 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptance that an immigration overhaul won't happen this year. Today's victories could haunt the GOP in two years' time, as the party's presidential...

  • Wall Street Journal: Clinton Inc.'s top funder is Wall Street's Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs has provided "Clinton Inc." with nearly $5 million and office space since Bill and Hillary Clinton left the White House, making the firm their top supporter.

  • Republicans must look to Cleveland to expand 2016 presidential chances

    Republican National Committee officials announced recently that the party's nominating convention for the next presidential election will be held in Cleveland or Dallas. Given the ultimate goal, the GOP's big bash should be in Ohio.

  • How Republicans will use better data to turn out the vote

    The Republican Party continues to modernize its voter turnout capabilities, with a second digital consulting firm due to announce Tuesday that it will help the party improve its data quality. The Data Trust, a Republican third-party data sharing organization central to the GOP’s overhaul of...

  • 2016 poll: Hillary Clinton drops below 50% for first time; 'lackluster' book rollout blamed

    Pollster John Zogby says Hillary Clinton's "lackluster" book tour has knocked her popularity down to below 50 percent in key 2016 presidential matchups.

  • Maybe the Clintons should take a break from public speaking

    Former President Bill Clinton can't figure out why Republican lawmakers are so upset over Hillary Clinton's bungling of the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.



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