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Democratic Presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a policy speech at the Florida International University on July 31, 2015 in Miami, Fla. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty)

Latest anti-Clinton book promises to be most 'fantastic' yet

09/03/15 05:58PM

Following the commercial success of a string of right-leaning books targeting Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, an unlikely duo of conservative authors is set to release an exposé next month that promises tales even more scandalous and outlandish than the predecessors. ... read more

Josh Cedro, 16, chants with the crowd during Black Lives Matter protest that marched from Gilbert Avenue to Allen Road on Eglinton Avenue.

In GOP attacks on Black Lives Matter, political peril for Democrats

09/03/15 05:47PM

Leading Republicans are increasingly looking to use the Black Lives Matter movement to stoke public concern about issues of law and order, and portray Democrats and the Obama administration as soft on crime and anti-police. The strategy, which recalls conservative political attacks during the high-crime years of the '70s and '80s,... read more

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is greeted as he arrives at a campaign fundraiser at the home of car dealer Ernie Boch Jr. in Norwood, Massachusetts August 28, 2015. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Donald Trump to meet with RNC Chair Reince Priebus

09/02/15 09:57PM

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus Thursday in New York City, NBC News has confirmed. The meeting comes amid reports that the RNC has asked the GOP candidates to “pledge” not to run as a third-party candidate if unsuccessful at clinching the nomination. ... read more

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden comments while touring a biomedical lab in the Science Center at Miami Dade College North Campus in Miami, Florida September 2, 2015. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Reuters)

Biden tests political waters in Florida

09/02/15 08:59PM

Vice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday on a trip watched for any hint that he'll seek the presidency. ... read more

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina fields questions from the press following the “happy hour” debate hosted by Fox News at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, OH. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty)

Fiorina’s fight: What the 'happy hour' champ faces in prime time

09/02/15 06:36PM

Fiorina's standout performance at the “happy hour” debate hosted by Fox News hosted last month for lower-tier GOP candidates sent her poll numbers surging. Her campaign moved aggressively to take advantage -- lobbying CNN, host of the next debate on September 16, to change its criteria to allow her into the main show. The efforts paid off,... read more

A protester holds his hands in the air as a same-sex couple tries to get a marriage license at the Rowan County Courthouse on September 2, 2015 in Morehead, Kentucky. (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty)

Where the GOP candidates stand on Kentucky clerk denying marriage licenses

09/02/15 06:29PM

The Republican presidential field has started to take positions on Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who’s scheduled to appear in court on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses in the state against the order of a federal judge. The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Davis, who continued to refuse to issue marriage licenses... read more

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting on August 28, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty)

Hillary Clinton unveils anti-addiction plan

09/02/15 06:01PM

Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Wednesday proposed a $10 billion plan to deal with drug and alcohol addiction, an issue she’s encouraged frequently during her presidential campaign.The former secretary of state calls for treating addiction as a public health crisis rather than a law enforcement issue, uring more resources for treatment and... read more

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson tours the Iowa State Fair on August 16, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Ben Carson isn't spending THAT much on TV ads

09/02/15 04:28PM

Donald Trump today dismissed Ben Carson tying him for the lead in Iowa in a recent poll because of the "tremendous" amount Carson is spending on advertisements."I like Ben a lot. He's a good guy," Trump told ABC News. "But he's been spending a tremendous amount of advertising money out in Iowa."Well, not... read more

Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry looks on during a campaign stop at Anderson Christian School on Aug. 13, 2015, in Anderson, S.C. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/AP)

Key players in Perry camp jumping ship en masse

09/02/15 02:44PM

Key players in Rick Perry’s campaign are starting to see the writing on the wall spelling doom to the former Texas governor’s presidential prospects.The Perry campaign’s New Hampshire political director Dante Vitagliano became the latest staffer to step down after he announced late Tuesday that he plans to join Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s team... read more

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