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Presidential Election 2016

Ryan Says He's Keeping His Options Open For 2016

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan, the most recent Republican nominee for vice president, said Tuesday he's keeping his options open about a pr...

Ted Cruz Wins Unofficial Straw Poll To Be 2016 GOP Nominee

Bangor Daily News, Maine | Judy Harrison | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

BANGOR, Maine -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Saturday won an unofficial straw poll to be the 2016 GOP presidential nominee at the Penobscot County ...

Chris Christie, You Lost My Vote

William Astore | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
William Astore

Christie wants authority without personal responsibility. He's quick to hold others responsible but not himself. He equivocates when he should be unequivocal.

Entrepreneurs' Surprising Choice For 2016

Inc. | KIMBERLY WEISUL | Posted 11.01.2013 | Small Business

Republicans are supposed to be the party of business. So why, in an exclusive survey of fast-growth CEOs, do 36 percent of these entrepreneurs say...

Jon Ward

Dems Worry About The One Not Rallying Conservative Faithful | Jon Ward | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Inside yet another darkened hotel ballroom, three Republican presidential hopefuls appeared Friday before the culture warrior faithful a...

Hillary's To-Do List on Benghazi -- And Soon!

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

There are issues that you just have to get in front of if you're going to win an argument or an election. The leader among potential election-breakers requiring Hillary Clinton's early attention is, of course, what has come to be known simply as "Benghazi."

Attack or No Attack on Syria -- Obama Wins

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

So the world looks to America to lead. Is seeking the approval of the American people through their elected leaders a 'failure' of leadership? Is a propensity to think before acting a sign of weakness?

Pro-Obama Super Pac Readies For Hillary 2016

Washington Post | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the pro-Obama super PAC that led attacks against Republican Mitt Romney, is quietly positioning itself to become the main indep...

Brown Won't Run For Governor

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) announced that he will not run for governor of Massachusetts on CBS Boston's NightSide Wednesday evening. "I've d...

Biden Positions Himself For 2016

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden may run for president in 2016, or he may not. But he wants you to know he could. Iowa. New Hampshire. South Carolina. Mi...

Jason Linkins

Here Is A Blog Post About Ted Nugent 'Considering A Bid For President' | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Eat The Press' official spirit guide, Rachel Weiner, highlights this part of a long piece on aging rocker Ted Nugent in the Washington Post magazine, ...

Social Issues Expose Potential Fault Lines Among GOP's 2016 Contenders

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pivotal developments on two cultural issues – immigration reform and gay marriage – offer an early preview of potential...

Despite Hype, GOP Frontrunners Face Trouble Ahead Of 2016

Real Clear Politics | Tom Bevan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

There's been much hype lately surrounding three enterprising young Republicans in the Senate, and rightfully so. ...

WATCH: Carville: 'I'm Not A Member' Of The Hillary Super PAC

Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

Democratic strategist and political pundit James Carville joined HuffPost Live Monday to discuss his role in Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 presiden...

Biden's Son Gives Insight Into Dad's 2016 Thoughts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden is well aware that the loudest rumblings about the 2016 presidential election are currently coming from supporters of former ...

Poll: Clinton Beats Two GOP Stars In Their Home State

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Hillary Clinton would beat two Florida Republicans -- Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush -- in a hypothetical presidential election in that sta...

Gingrich For President Again In 2016?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

After coming up short in his quest for the White House in 2012, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he's leaving the door open for another try in ...

Would-Be GOP Presidential Candidate Gets Bad News From Home

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Gov. Bobby Jindal's approval rating has trended sharply downward at home over the past three years, according to results released Wednesda by the Demo...

Electoral College Shenanigans: One Possible Response

Kevin Welner | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Kevin Welner

In this past presidential election, President Obama defeated Governor Romney by a popular vote of 65.9 million to 60.9 million. In a sane world, that would be the end of the story. But the U.S. presidential election uses the Electoral College.

Not All Republicans Support Electoral College Rules Change

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford (R) spoke out against the GOP's latest attempt at strategizing for 2016, saying that his state would not go alo...

Aaron Bycoffe

LOOK: How The GOP Would Redraw The Electoral Map | Aaron Bycoffe | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Republicans have a new strategy for 2016: Change the rules of presidential elections in order to swing the Electoral College in the GOP's favor. On...

Poll: 'Force To Contend With' Could Roll Over Florida Politicians In 2016

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton would lead Florida politicians Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio among Sunshine State voters in the next presidential election, a...