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Can Biden Raise Enough Money To Be A Contender?

Center for Public Integrity | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. If Vice Pre...

Friday Talking Points -- The Debate Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

In normal years, this would be the official kickoff to the political Silly Season. This year, however, is not normal, as instead we're right at the kickoff of Presidential Debate Season, and the votes are already in -- the silly subject we're all going to obsess over this year is named Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton Releases Tax Returns Going Back To 2007

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

Hillary and Bill Clinton earned roughly $141 million and paid nearly $44 million in federal income taxes from 2007 to 2014, according to tax returns&...

Thinking the Unthinkable: Donald Trump, GOP Nominee

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

The very concept has moved from the surreal to the possible. So it's time to actually think about what it would mean for the country and for the Republican Party.

Hillary Clinton To Appear Before Benghazi Committee

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify on Oct. 22 before the U.S. House of Representatives committee ...

Presidential Hopefuls Woo Labor, But Don't Expect An Endorsement Yet

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) presented themselves to the executive council of the A...

Grassroots Dems Love Bernie Sanders. They Just Don't Think He Can Win.

The Huffington Post | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

Most Americans, even if they're planning to vote in next year's presidential primaries, aren't paying much attention to the 2016 election right now. ...

John Boehner: Hillary Clinton Should Hand Over Email Server

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

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Planet Politics: More Than We Admit, Trump Is Us

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON – In person, Donald Trump is a bit larger than life. He is tall, and his shelf of tangerine hair makes him appear taller. He exudes ...

Chris Christie Fires Back At Gun Rights Activist In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.26.2015 | Politics

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Friday Talking Points -- Following the Trump Whirlwind

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

Two weeks ago, we kind of went out on a limb (the polling evidence was not all that clear when we wrote it) and subtitled our previous column: "Donald Trump, Frontrunner." Since that time, such a statement has gone from being a wild prediction to becoming an equally-wild reality.

Scott Walker Appeals To Anti-Union Crowd At ALEC Conference

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

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ALEC Confidential: Inside The Secretive Group's Annual Conference

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

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Who Said It: Donald Trump Or Mr. Burns From 'The Simpsons'?

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.23.2015 | Comedy

Donald Trump's presidential bid continues in apparent earnest, wrapping up its second official week.  We can't say whether he will succeed in th...

Feeling the Bern

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bernie Sanders, to put this another way, doesn't need a focus group or a poll to tell him what he ought to stand for. He already knows what he stands for, and he'll freely tell you exactly what that is.

More 2016 Candidates' Private Numbers, Brought To You By Trump

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Comedy

Having trouble getting the phone number of a 60-year-old man? Donald Trump can help you out with that. "The Donald" stooped to a new low by shari...

Donald Trump: The Bull in a China Shop

Charlotte Laws | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Charlotte Laws

Donald Trump is the bull in a china shop, and I mean that in the nicest way. His competitors, delicate breakables, are lined up on the shelf, concerned that any bold move could topple them to the ground.

Sources: Joe Biden Still Considering A Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

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Candidate Speech Series: Hillary Clinton

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is wonderful to be back in Nevada and at Rancho. I am delighted to be joined by a number of young people who are going to talk with me, and all of you, about their lives and their stories, particularly immigration.

Latino Voters Dislike Donald Trump Even More Than Mitt Romney, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.16.2015 | Latino Voices

Donald Trump would lose the Latino vote by a long shot in a presidential election, according to a national poll of Hispanic voters conducted by Bendi...

You Can’t Say Carly Fiorina Is UnFit To Be President After This Fast-Stepping Video

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.15.2015 | Comedy

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Candidate Speech Series: Lincoln Chafee

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This is a continuing series of candidate speech transcripts from all the Democratic presidential campaigns, which will be running all week long. Please see the introduction to this series for more information.

All The 2016 GOP Announcement Speeches Are The Same

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

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Candidate Speech Series: Martin O'Malley

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This is a continuing series of candidate speech transcripts from all the Democratic presidential campaigns, which will be running all week long. Please see the introduction to this series for more information.

Meet The 'Flower Man' Offering 2016 Candidates Daisies For Prayers

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- A Boston man with a flower tucked into his beard surprised two presidential candidates on the campaign trail in Iowa on Monday, pu...