| May 14, 2015
| 10:53 AM
Even in today's Republican Party there's such a thing as being too much of a long shot.
On Thursday, John Bolton, the former ambassador to the U.N. under George W. Bush, who had flirted with entering the race for the GOP presidential nomination,...
| May 5, 2015
| 10:03 AM
President Obama was elected and re-elected with wide support among African-Americans. According to the Washington Post, Obama won 93 percent of that voting bloc in 2012, four years after winning 95 percent in 2008.
That kind of margin would be expected...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
"If you like your plan, you can keep it."
There's a reason this so-called promise from President Obama was called the "Lie of the Year" by Politifact in 2013. At least 2.6 million people received cancellation notices because their health-insurance plans...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 5:45 AM
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably presidential hopefuls like Wisconsin's Scott Walker — face a far more complicated landscape.
Looming ahead for these...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 9:55 PM
Republican presidential hopefuls are struggling with how to position themselves on same-sex marriage, an issue that is bedeviling a party hoping to avoid social controversies as the 2016 election approaches.
Rapidly changing public opinion on the...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday that businesses opposed to religious objections laws are entering an "unholy alliance" with the same liberal elites who support more taxes, regulation and "demonize" profit-making.
In a meeting with reporters, the...
| Apr 18, 2015
The not-unexpected entry of Hillary Clinton into the presidential race on the Democratic side sets up the possibility of yet another Bush-Clinton matchup as the former First Lady might be up against Jeb Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush,...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 5:44 PM
More than a dozen Republicans eyeing the White House gathered here to make their case to hundreds of party activists, drawing out areas of disagreement in the expansive field that will likely emerge as contentious fault lines in the 2016 nominating...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has enjoyed several months of good news in his prospective quest for the Republican presidential nomination, hit a bump Thursday with a new poll showing a sharp drop in his popularity at home.
Walker's job approval has...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:09 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and five of their likely rivals for the Republican presidential nomination including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be speaking at an economic summit hosted at Walt Disney World in June by...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:19 PM
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation and launch her highly anticipated 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, skipping a flashy kickoff rally in favor of conversations with voters about the economic needs of middle class...