By Charlie Spiering | 02/10/14 10:26 AM
They are called the "Hillary Papers," a collection of notes from political science professor Diane Blair, a personal friend of Hillary Clinton, who died in 2000. The papers reveal some of Clinton's thoughts during her husband's first administration, as recorded by her friend. The Washington...
By Paul Bedard | 02/10/14 09:53 AM
Former President Bill Clinton's lack of close friends and his wife's insensitivity to the pressures he felt in the White House played a role in his sexual affair with Monica Lewinsky, according to a new and sensational cache of notes from a close friend of Hillary Clinton.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/10/14 08:47 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., explained in an interview with a local Houston station that he wouldn't judge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's role in the "Bridgegate" scandal, but he did point out that the case could be "unsettling" to the American people.
02/09/14 03:35 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — This is the year Chris Christie was planning to be more than just New Jersey's governor. Yet it turns out that high-profile investigations into his administration and campaign operation in a political payback case could make advancing his agenda a challenge.
By Paul Bedard | 02/09/14 01:08 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's long fall in popularity back home has hit a new low, one that could spell an end to the buzz she's considering a presidential bid in 2016.
By Rob Miller | 02/08/14 12:12 PM
Democrats smirk that the muscle of the Hispanic vote is going to make them a permanent majority and make the Republicans extinct, while much of the GOP consultant class pontificates that the 2012 election was a message for the Republican to embrace amnesty and to drop any vestige of...
By Paul Bedard | 02/07/14 12:51 PM
It’s not the same thing, of course, but the Democratic Party is reacting to Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s charge that former President Clinton is a “sexual predator” by slapping the senator’s voting record, which they suggest makes him a threat to women. “If his claims of concern for...
By Paul Bedard | 02/07/14 11:57 AM
Vice President Joe Biden's thoughts of beating Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primaries are an impossible dream if his past track record is any indication. Consider: In the 2008 Iowa caucuses, he won just 23 votes, or .9 percent of the vote. Clinton took 737 votes, or 29.4 percent in...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/07/14 11:37 AM
As Hillary Clinton weighs a bid for president in 2016, the infrastructure for her campaign is already taking shape, without her lifting a finger. But, like a political black hole, her relatively invisible campaign forces might be sucking the light away from more pressing Democratic contests: the...
By Mark Tapscott | 02/07/14 09:23 AM
Peter Wehner is a Commentary Magazine columnist, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and a former senior aide to President Ronald Reagan and to both Bush chief executives. Earlier this week, Wehner assembled a parade of data-driven observations about the current and future...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 08:31 AM
Vice President Joe Biden doesn't think that his multiple gaffes preclude him from running for president. In an interview aired on CNN's "New Day" Friday morning, host Kate Bolduan asked Biden to give her a reason not to run for president in 2016. Biden declined. "I can't," he said shortly....
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/07/14 06:42 AM
Biden has long declined to close the door on a 2016 bid, despite polls showing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the clear front-runner for the Democratic nomination.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/06/14 04:24 PM
Washington Examiner Political Correspondent Rebecca Berg joins us on the Washington Examiner podcast to talk about Hillary Clinton's chances in 2016, and how the seeming inevitability of her campaign affects Democratic candidates in the 2014 midterm elections.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/06/14 06:13 PM
David Axelrod, President Obama's top strategist when he defeated Hillary Clinton in 2008, wants Democratic donors to focus on the 2014 elections, rather than Clinton's likely campaign. "With the Senate seriously at risk, and the Koch Brothers spending prodigiously, shouldn't Dem funders be...
By Paul Bedard | 02/04/14 09:30 AM
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, mulling a 2016 presidential bid, is reentering politics to help the Republicans keep control of the House.
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