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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at the 2016 McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Celebration at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., Feb. 5, 2016. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

Sanders: 'Judgment' as important as foreign policy 'experience'

02/07/16 02:13PM

Sen. Bernie Sanders defended himself Sunday against criticism that he does not have sufficient depth or interest in foreign policy matters."Let me reassure the American people…it goes without saying that a president must be well-versed in foreign policy, must have a foreign policy position. And I will of course do that," Sanders said... read more

Bernie Sanders appears on Saturday Night Live alongside Larry David, Feb. 6, 2016. (Photo courtesy of NBC)

Bernie Sanders joins Larry David on 'Saturday Night Live'

02/07/16 12:50AM

New York City—NBC's sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" gave political junkies, "Seinfeld" fans, and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" enthusiasts everything they could have hoped for when Senator Bernie Sanders joined comedian Larry David as he hosted Saturday's show.The Democratic presidential hopeful met the... read more

Republican Presidential candidates arrive for the Republican Presidential Candidates Debate on Feb. 6, 2016 at St. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Four takeaways from the New Hampshire GOP debate

02/07/16 12:32AM

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -- With several candidates facing a make-or-break vote in New Hampshire, Saturday’s debate was filled with fireworks. The biggest one landed right on top of Marco Rubio early in the night and made for the most dramatic and talked-about moment. Here are four takeaways from what could prove to be the most important GOP... read more

U.S. Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio listens to a question from the audience during a campaign town hall meeting in Londonderry, N.H., Aug. 26, 2015. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Rubio said Clinton supports abortion on baby's due date. True?

02/07/16 12:06AM

At Saturday's Republican presidential debate in Manchester, N.H., Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said his anti-abortion stance is not extreme but that it's Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton who is "extreme," claiming that she supports abortion on "the baby's due date."Clinton has not said she supports... read more

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (Photo by David Goldman/AP)

Jeb Bush says he would back preemptive strike on North Korea

02/06/16 09:36PM

Republican candidates Saturday delivered cautious answers on the question of how they would respond to this weekend’s provocative missile launch by North Korea.Asked if they would consider a pre-emptive strike against the missile as it sat on its launchpad in North Korea, candidates largely demurred.Of all the candidates on stage, only Jeb Bush... read more

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (Photo by David Goldman/AP)

Fiorina uses debate exclusion as fuel to fight on

02/06/16 04:16PM

Goffstown, N.H. -- Carly Fiorina told a crowd of supporters on Saturday morning that "the game is rigged," assailing ABC News - which she called the "Anybody But Carly" network -- for not inviting her onto Saturday's GOP debate stage because of her low polling numbers nationally."If you ever doubted that the game... read more

Donald Trump is photographed as he talks to the press in the media spin room after the Republican Presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C. on Jan. 14, 2016. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)

White supremacist group urges New Hampshire voters to support Trump

02/06/16 02:23PM

White supremacists group urges New Hampshire voters to support TrumpA white nationalist super PAC that recently made robocalls in Iowa on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has turned its attention to New Hampshire this week, urging voters there to support the business man.“We don’t need muslims. We need smart well-educated... read more

A view of the stage for the CNN Republican presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on Dec. 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty)

What to watch for in Saturday’s New Hampshire GOP debate

02/06/16 09:44AM

What to watch in Saturday’s New Hampshire GOP debateBenjy Sarlin The Fox News Republican debate in New Hampshire on Saturday has the potential to be a pivotal moment in the race. With the Iowa caucus in the books, top-three finishers Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio are the clear frontrunners and the remaining candidates... read more

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) holds a campaign town hall event at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College Feb. 4, 2016 in Manchester, N.H. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Pro-Rubio super PAC met with Koch donors

02/05/16 06:05PM

Monday was a good night for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for more reasons than one. While he placed better-than-expected in the Iowa caucuses, representatives from the super PAC supporting him was hobnobbing with some of the wealthiest Republican donors in the country.Jon Lerner, media consultant with Conservative Solutions, the super PAC backing... read more

Danny Glover attends the 24th Annual Jazz Loft Party at Hudson Studios on May 16, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Grant Lamos IV/Getty)

Actor and political activist Danny Glover endorses Bernie Sanders

02/05/16 05:36PM

American actor and political activist Danny Glover throw his support behind U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, a move that could enhance the Vermont Senator’s support among black voters.Glover, who is also best known for his role in the Lethal Weapon movies, wrote in the Huffington Post that Sanders’ “campaign is a genuine progressive... read more

In this May 5, 2015, file photo, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO, and since then, also owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Sheldon Adelson testifies in court in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Locher/AP)

Sheldon Adelson-owned Las Vegas newspaper endorses Rubio

02/05/16 04:34PM

The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for the Republican nomination Friday, saying their reasons for the endorsement are "many."The conservative-leaning newspaper was recently bought by casino mogul and Las Vegas resident Sheldon Adelson who is also a prolific donor of Republican candidates and pro-Israel... read more

A worker builds a snow man of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a snow storm in Manchester, N.H., Feb. 5, 2016. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Tales from the trail: Snow day in New Hampshire

02/05/16 04:21PM

Want to know what the NBC News Embeds saw? Follow their daily journey to the inside of the 2016 presidential campaign here:Behind the scenes at the Democratic debateDURHAM, N.H. - In the final moments before they took the stage, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each wanted a moment alone to get centered for their first one-on-one debate... read more

Attendees laugh as Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a campaign stop at Exeter Town Hall, Feb. 5, 2016, in Exeter, N.H. (Photo by John Minchillo/AP)

New Hampshire secretary of state predicts record turnout

02/05/16 03:23PM

CONCORD, N.H. — Despite more snow headed to New England, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner predicts "record" turnout for this Tuesday's presidential primary."I expect that the turnout of this presidential primary will break a record of the number of votes cast," he told reporters in his office Friday. "I... read more

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Great Bay Community College on Feb. 4, 2016 in Portsmouth, N.H. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty)

Trump on suing Cruz: Never mind

02/05/16 02:59PM

Two days after threatening to sue sue Sen. Ted Cruz for spreading inaccurate information about Dr. Ben Carson getting out of the race the night of the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump is now saying he’s no longer interested in taking legal action. ... read more