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  • Poll: Sarah Palin tops list of women Americans want to run for president

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the darling of the Tea Party movement, tops a new list of women other than Hillary Clinton who Americans want to run for president. A series of Economist/YouGov polls, wrapped up in an article released this week, found overwhelming support for women candidates...

  • Chris Christie: Bridge scandal won't affect 2016 decision

    During his "Ask the Governor" program on New Jersey radio station 101.5 FM, Gov. Chris Christie explained that there wasn't anything changing his mind about his ability to serve as president of the United States.

  • Top GOP pollster: Door 'opens' for Jeb Bush in 2016

    It may not be conventional thinking, but Hillary Clinton is good for Jeb Bush, according to an influential GOP political pollster. Ed Goeas, the go-to pollster for top Republican candidates around the nation, said that Clinton's dominance among likely 2016 Democratic contenders will inspire...

  • Marco Rubio: Media covers 2016 like it's March Madness

    On CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio sidestepped another question about the upcoming 2016 presidential election, pointing out that the media covered it like a sport. One of the hosts asked the Florida Republican if he believed that Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., still...

  • House of Cards creator: Hillary Clinton would make 'an incredible president'

    "I loved working on campaigns and certainly am a huge fan of Hillary Clinton," he said during an appearance at Politico's "Women Rule" event on Tuesday.

  • Top Dem pollster: 'Don't defend' Obamacare, call it 'flawed from the beginning'

    One of the nation's leading Democratic pollsters and strategists is urging embattled House and Senate incumbents to abandon their defense of Obamacare and instead pledge to “fix it.” Celinda Lake, whose firm Lake Research Partners provided the Democratic analysis of the new George...

  • Joe Biden on whether he'll run for president: 'I'm here about jobs, not mine'

    Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday deflected a reporter's question about whether he'll run for president in 2016 during a visit to a New Hampshire business offering job-training programs. "I'm here about jobs, not mine," Biden said. New Hampshire is famous for having the first-in-the-nation...

  • Will any 2016 Republican hopeful stand up for a strong defense?

    If one or more of the would-be 2016 GOP nominees steps forward soon with a detailed plan on how to reshape and fund the Defense Department from 2017 through 2020, he or she will instantly achieve a significant advantage in the race for the Republican nomination. There is simply no established...

  • Hillary Clinton says she's still considering future plans

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Hillary Clinton told a group of enthusiastic college students Saturday that she is "very much concerned about the direction of our country" but was still deciding whether to pursue another presidential campaign.

  • John Kasich focused on Ohio but leaves presidential door open

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich declined to rule out running for president in 2016 but insisted his sole focus was on re-election in 2014 and continuing the Buckeye State's economic recovery. Kasich is considered a potential White House contender, in part because he is the top Republican in the crucial...

  • Hillary Clinton won't have an easy ride to presidency

    Will Hillary Clinton be elected America's next president? The polls suggest she will. Recent polls compiled by Real Clear Politics show her winning 67 percent of the vote in Democratic primaries, with no other candidate above 11 percent. General election polling shows Clinton with an average...

  • Hillary Clinton should be elected for being a woman, says Washington Post

    If not voting for Hillary Clinton because she's a woman is sexist, isn't voting for her just because she's a woman also sexist? Washington Post reporter Nia-Malika Henderson penned a “note to Hillary Clinton,” telling the former secretary of state and first lady to stress her gender rather...

  • Joe Biden to visit New Hampshire

    Vice President Joe Biden is heading to New Hampshire next week for a White House jobs event, a trip that is certain to stoke speculation about his future political plans. The White House announced that Biden will travel to Nashua, N.H., on Tuesday, March 25, for “an event highlighting...

  • Even if GOP takes Senate, it will be hard to hold it in 2016

    Republicans are increasingly optimistic about the party’s chances of taking control of the Senate in November. But even if they achieve that goal, it will be difficult to maintain control of the chamber in 2016.

  • Larry Sabato: Jeb Bush now 'the leader of the field' for 2016

    With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stalled by the “Bridgegate” affair, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has become the establishment's candidate and top pick to win the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, according to a new analysis of the race. “We now consider Bush the leader of the field...



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