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'SHE'S RUNNING'

BuzzFeed | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

Let’s just get this out of the way now: She’s running....

Is Rand Paul Becoming Just Another Republican?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

For several years Rand Paul, the junior senator from Kentucky and the son of presidential candidate Ron Paul, has been one of the most interesting pol...

Hillary Got It Right on Ferguson and Race

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.31.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

It was worth the wait for Hillary Clinton to speak out. Clinton skipped the platitudes and echoed the uncomfortable truths that black men are routinely profiled, disproportionately pack America's jails and prisons, and get longer sentences than white males.

2016 GOP Hopefuls Vie For Attention In Texas

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) — A parade of potential 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls will be on display at an influential conservative group's annual summit. Texas G...

Joy Resmovits

Jindal Proves He's Serious About Dismantling His Former Cause

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

First he sued his own school board. Now he's suing the federal government. Buffeted by a state judge who initially struck down his suspension of Co...

Former Presidential Candidate Howard Dean Hopes Hillary Clinton Becomes President

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

Former Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Gov. Howard Dean has adjusted his tune on a potential 2016 Hillary Clinton candidacy, now saying ...

Republican Impeachment Embarrassment

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Regardless of what you think about Obama, the impeachment discussion, such as it is, has further underscored that the Republicans are not ready to govern, and in fact may not even be interested in doing that.

UH OH: Hillary Still A Hawk!

The New Republic | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

To put it mildly, the neoconservative foreign-policy establishment hasn’t had a lot of luck picking president’s lately. Whether or not a Clinton-P...

Renewing the Spirit Behind Gingrich's 'Contract With America'

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics
Joseph Amodeo

As the 2016 presidential election approaches, I feel uninspired by the Republican candidates who appear most likely to be pursuing the nation's highest office. With Democrats having at least one candidate who will likely be able to unite their base, I fear that Republicans may once again be without a visionary leader.

In Iowa, 'Chicken Case' Tests Anti-Lawyer Populism

Sara Warner | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Sara Warner

Growing up in a family of lawyers, it always seemed fairly obvious that being an attorney is generally a noble and advantageous profession, especially when it comes to a career in politics.

Howard Fineman

Bill Clinton Launches Charm Offensive For Alison Lundergan Grimes In Coal Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- It's a good thing for embattled Democrats here in Kentucky that Bill Clinton loves to play golf. Because he does, and because hi...

Zach Carter

How Chuck Schumer Accidentally Built The Wall Street Reform Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

DETROIT AND WASHINGTON -- They call him "Wall Street Chuck" on Capitol Hill. He has raised at least $70 million from the financial sector for the Demo...

Zach Carter

Barney Frank Wants Elizabeth Warren To Run For President. He Just Doesn't Want Her To Win.

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is keen on the current activist campaign to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) into a 2016 preside...

The 2014 Midterms Just Might Be More Important Than the 2016 Presidential Election

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

The historic participation of blacks and other minorities helped elect the first black president of the United States. But while we greatly exercised our right to vote in 2008, many failed to do the same two years later during the 2010 midterms. What we got were a slew of politicians who are more concerned with their own self-aggrandizement than with serving people.

Romney, Christie To Campaign In Arkansas

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

GOP 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, as well as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), will campaign for Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutch...

These Charts Show Good News For Clinton, Bad News For Christie

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most well-known and well-liked of 16 potential 2016 presidential candidates, according to a recent Ga...

Amanda Terkel

Elizabeth Warren Pushed To Run For President At Major Progressive Gathering

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) faced an enthusiastic crowd of supporters Friday when she took the stage at Netroots Nation, with fans toti...

Howard Fineman

Zen Master Joe Biden Runs And Does Not Run For White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's a tough time for presidential wannabe Joe Biden. Jokingly but obviously, Hillary Clinton all but declared her competing candidac...

Mitt Romney: The GOP's Great White Hope

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

A New Hampshire Granite Poll released last week showed Romney with an astonishing 39 percent lead over all other hopefuls including Christie, Bush, Paul, Rubio, Rob Portman and Ted Cruz, none of whom broke single digits. That's a pretty startling statistic.

'Rock Star' Reception For Elizabeth Warren

Washington Post | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Populist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) got a rock-star reception during a standing-room-only campaign rally here Monday, as...

GOP Rep: Mitt Romney Will Run -- And Win -- In 2016

Newsmax | Greg Richter | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, has repeatedly said he will not run again in 2016, but Rep. Jason Chaffetz doesn't believe ...

NYT: Have Republicans Shut Themselves Out Of White House?

New York Times | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics

By 2016, the Democrats’ own stretch — winning the popular vote in five of the last six elections — will have lasted 24 years. Now, one of the bi...

Investigations Could Complicate 2016 Aspirations For Chris Christie, Scott Walker

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — First it was Chris Christie, humbled by members of his staff who impeded access to a bridge from New Jersey into Manhattan in an a...

Elizabeth Warren, Not Hillary Clinton, Should Be the Next President of the United States

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Elizabeth Warren, not Clinton, has taken on Wall Street, picked fights with prominent Republicans, and eloquently voiced the concerns of American around the country.

Kate Sheppard

Priebus: Hillary Clinton 'Playing Politics' With Release Of Benghazi Chapter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus suggested on Sunday that the release of a chapter from a new book by former Secr...