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Obama Praises Biden, But Doesn't Endorse For 2016

AP | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House. But Obama does say that Joe Biden "w...

GOP Gov Calls Opponent A 'B****'

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, the female Hispanic leader who has been hailed as the future of the Republican Party, displays a vindictive side in p...

Christina Wilkie

Rand Paul: 'We Can't Invite The Whole World' To Immigrate To U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Sunday said that America "can't invite the whole world" to enter the country, no matter how much some immigran...

Paul Ryan: My Budget Is A Step Toward GOP Unity

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told an Iowa audience Friday that his party can and must come together, and he held out his...

Jill Biden Can't Think Of A Good Reason Her Husband Shouldn't Run For President

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill Biden, couldn't come up with a reason her husband shouldn't run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination....

Pro-Clinton Super PAC Raises Almost $6 Million

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A super PAC urging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president says it raised $1.7 million in the first three months of the year, ...

If Marco Rubio Runs For President, He'll Kiss His Senate Seat Goodbye

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he will not seek reelection to the Senate if he runs for president in 2016. Rubio's comments came during ...

Rubio To Decide On 2016 White House Run 'Around This Time Next Year'

Reuters | Gabriel Debenedetti | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 1 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, said on Tuesday he would make a de...

Can Hillary Clinton Run on Her Foreign Policy Record?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

If Hillary does in fact run for President a second time, she will no doubt push her tenure as Secretary of State to buttress her credentials as a strong leader who is both willing and able to make hard decisions. Still, she is not entirely immune on the foreign policy front.

Forget Christie: Why Jeb Bush Will Win the 2016 GOP Nomination

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Someone needs to remind The Big Man that Americans don't elect angry, arrogant bullies as president, especially those from New Jersey who are embroiled in revenge scandals.

Huckabee Hints At 2016 Bid

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is telling House Republicans he's considering a White House bid in 2016 and wants their advice....

Robin Wilkey

Rand Paul Reveals Detail On Presidential Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Though Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has said that the odds of him running for president are "probably 50-50," supporters and analysts have long considered h...

Ted Cruz Staffer Leaves Office To Lead 2016 Presidential Super PAC For The Senator

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

A staffer for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is leaving his office to head up a group drafting the conservative favorite for a 2016 White House run. Cruz ...

Bush Decision Looms Over 2016 Presidential Race

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush gets the question at just about every public appearance these days: Will you run for president? The former Florida governor g...

Jon Ward

How GOP Wins In 2014 Could Set Up 'Rude Awakening' In 2016

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A veteran Republican digital consultant warned Thursday that a successful election this fall could set back the Republican Party's effor...

Kate Sheppard

Rand Paul Says He's Contemplating 2016 Presidential Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he's thinking about running for president in 2016, but has not yet made up his mind. "We're definitely t...

Hillary Clinton Leads Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz By Wide Margins In Presidential Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) would best former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), were they to run against each other in the 2016 presidentia...

Barbara Bush May Be OK With Jeb Bush Running In 2016, After Initial Opposition

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Former first lady Barbara Bush is evolving in her views on a potential presidential run by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). Bush sat down with Fo...

Latest Rand Paul Move Stokes More 2016 Speculation

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is looking for a way to run for both reelection to the Senate and for president in 2016, in the latest indication he’s seriou...

Jason Linkins

Relax Everybody, Nobody Is A '2016 Frontrunner' Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

I don't know if it was the anticipation of being snowed in today, or the zany highs of award season reaching their peak with last night's Academy Awar...

Hillary Clinton Leads 2016 Poll In A Key Swing State

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has the highest favorability rating of any potential 2016 candidate in Virginia, and would win in both prima...

Inevitable Hillary?

William Bradley | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Is Hillary Clinton inevitable? Should she even want to be seen that way? Be careful what you wish for.

Scott Brown Couldn't Let More Time Pass Without Some Form Of Political Speculation

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is pushing political commenters to move away from one narrative -- that he will challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H...

Thinking 2016: At the 30th Anniversary of Gary Hart's Iowa Breakthrough, Could It Be Done Again?

William Bradley | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

It's 30 years since the 1984 Iowa presidential caucuses, in which then dark horse Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart broke though to the front ranks of presidential contenders with a "shock" second place finish.

POLL: Vast Majority Of Democrats Want Hillary Clinton To Run In 2016

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

An overwhelming majority of Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run in 2016, according to a New York Times/CBS poll released Wednesday. More than 80...