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Lincoln Chafee Announces Presidential Campaign

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee formally announced his bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination ...

Hillary Clinton Courts Young Tech Millionaires, Picking Up Support In Silicon Valley

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 (Reuters) - The last time Hillary Clinton ran for the White House in 2008, Aaron Levie was too busy building...

Julia Craven

Lindsey Graham Has Entered The 2016 Presidential Race, Because Why Not

HuffingtonPost.com | Julia Craven | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

In April, there was only a 91 percent chance that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) would run for president of the United States. Now, he's 100 percent rea...

Lincoln Chafee To Announce Presidential Bid June 3

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) - Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will announce on June 3 his intention to run for the 2016 Democratic nomi...

Amanda Terkel

Hillary Clinton Gets Ready For First Campaign Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton will use a kickoff rally next month to lay out her most detailed policy vision to date, bringing together ideas and themes...

For Republicans in 2016, Embracing Climate Change Solutions is Both Good Politics and Policy

Miroslava Korenha | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green
Miroslava Korenha

Climate change is happening and its effects most likely will be exceedingly potent in primarily the red states of the South and Midwest. As the map below indicates, the most costly natural disasters have been in these regions and the trend is only projected to get worse.

Santorum and Pataki Jump In

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As with all the other candidates who have officially thrown their hats in the ring, today we will take a serious look at Santorum and Pataki, and attempt to predict what their chances for victory could be.

Igor Bobic

Hillary Clinton Blasts GOP Rivals For Opposing Equal Pay: 'What Century Are They Living In?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton issued perhaps the most pointed critique yet of her 2016 Republican challengers on Wednesday while campaigning in Columb...

Rick Santorum Announces He's Running For President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) announced Wednesday that he is running for president in 2016. Santorum made the announcement in Butler County, Pe...

Graham May Have a Tough Time in 2016 Race

Andy Brack | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Andy Brack

It's hard to conceive of a path for Graham, who is stretching out an announcement until June 1, to win the GOP nomination. It doesn't have anything to do with his qualifications, but with pure, power politics.

Kasich All But Declares 2016 Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics

Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) all but announced Sunday that he is running for president. Kasich, who has several times hinted at a 2016 bid, spoke ...

Mike Huckabee Will Skip The Iowa Straw Poll

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) will not be participating in the Iowa Straw Poll in August due to the financial burden it will place on his pre...

Igor Bobic

Jeb Bush: 'Not A Shred Of Evidence' That Patriot Act Violated Anyone's Civil Liberties

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush on Thursday offered a full-throated defense of the Patriot Act, the post-9/11 surveillance law signed by his brother, while on ...

How Many More Wars?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

All those who criticize President Obama's handling of foreign policy -- which includes the entire Republican presidential field, it almost goes without saying -- should really have to detail precisely what they'd do differently. The voters really do deserve an answer to this question, since these people are running to take Obama's place in the White House.

Igor Bobic

After 'Bumpy' Week, Jeb Bush Assures The 'Ship Is Stable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush says he has righted the ship. The former governor of Florida -- who is all but certain to enter the 2016 presidential race -...

Republicans Debate Iraq War At Major Iowa Gathering

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland DES MOINES, May 16 (Reuters) - A debate over the Iraq war triggered by Jeb Bush's wobbly response to questions about ...

GOP Criticizes Hillary Clinton For Not Talking To Press

AP | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential hopefuls gathered in Iowa are taking jabs at Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton for not fie...

Friday Talking Points -- Is That Your Final Answer, Jeb?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Jeb Bush, in case you haven't heard, spent the entire week coming up with a believable answer to one question After watching Bush twist in the wind this week, we can't help but wonder if the 2016 Republican nomination race is going to closely resemble the 2008 Democratic nomination fight.

Igor Bobic

It Took A Week, But Jeb Bush Finally Acknowledges That Invading Iraq Was A Mistake

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fifth time appears to be the charm for Jeb Bush. The former Florida governor said Thursday that, if he were president, he would n...

Believe It Or Not, A Republican Actually Just Decided Not To Run For President

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

The field for the GOP presidential nomination is quickly getting crowded, but one Republican decided that he would take a pass on 2016. John Bolton...

Martin O'Malley Poised To Enter The 2016 Race; George Pataki Still Deciding

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - Two former governors could join the race for U.S. president at the end of the month, with Democrat Martin O'Malley of...

A Third Dubya Term?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Are American voters now being given the option of choosing a virtual third term for George W. Bush? Astonishingly enough, that seems to be the direction his brother's campaign has chosen to head towards.

Igor Bobic

Long Before He Became A Hawk, Marco Rubio Fought Against Excessive Counterterror Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his first major foreign policy address as a presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) urged the Senate to permanently authori...

Presidential Candidates Want Latino Voters. Here's What Latinos Want From Them

Jose Calderon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Jose Calderon

The road to the White House is long and filled with challenges, but when it comes to getting Latino voters on your side, here are five essential things that Latino voters want from their next President.

Igor Bobic

Who Said It: Marco Rubio Or Barack Obama?

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A young, fresh-faced senator full of optimism for what America can be is once again running for president. No, it's not 2008's Barack Ob...