Hillary Clinton slammed Jeb Bush’s recent comments on gun control Monday, as she rolled out her own gun reform policy in New Hampshire.Bush said at a forum on Friday that when “stuff happens” like shootings, the appropriate response is not to legislate. "Stuff happens, there's always a crisis and the impulse is always to do something... read more
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ surprising success in the 2016 Democratic primary is good for the party, Hillary Clinton said Monday morning at a wide-ranging town hall in New Hampshire broadcast by NBC’s "TODAY."
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If Hillary Clinton doesn't become president, maybe she'll consider bartending.The Democratic front-runner played a sympathetic bar keep named "Val" opposite Kate McKinnon's celebrated impression of Clinton in Saturday Night Live's season premiere on NBC.In the sketch, McKinnon's Clinton is blowing off some... read more
As nine families in Roseburg, Oregon struggle to come to terms with the sudden and senseless loss of their loved ones at the hands of a 26-year-old gunman, the political world is figuring out what, if anything, can be done to stop it from happening again.Out on the campaign trail in Franklin, Tennessee, folks awaiting Donald Trump had all but... read more
Vice President Joe Biden told gay rights activists in Washington Saturday that LGBT equality would come easier now, just hours after Hillary Clinton warned the same group further change would be difficult.Biden is close to deciding on a 2016 presidential bid against Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner, and the LGBT community is an important... read more
Hillary Clinton called on Congress to pass the Federal Equality Act and vowed to make LGBT rights a top priority as president in a speech Saturday to a prominent gay rights organization."I see the injustices and the dangers that you and your families still face and I'm running for president to end them once and for all," Clinton... read more
DUBUQUE, Iowa — After a campaign dominated for months by Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s various feuds, a new rivalry is taking center stage that may ultimately have a far bigger impact on the GOP race: Jeb Bush versus Marco Rubio.
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Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will launch a run for speaker of the House, NBC News confirms.The Utah congressman's entry into the race - which he will officially announce Sunday - sets up a contentious fight for the speakership with House Majority Leader Kevin... read more
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has pulled the plug on his highly-anticipated question-and-answer session next week with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the group announced on Friday.Trump’s decision was “motivated by the concern of being ‘put on trial,’” the organization’s communications director, Ammar Campa-Najjar,... read more
In the aftermath of a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, presidential candidates have been responding and addressing the issue of gun control, which inevitably arises in the aftermath of a mass shooting. And their positions are not much different than after previous mass shootings.Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who once received an ... read more
Vice President Joe Biden, who is close to making a decision on presidential run against the Vermont Senator, said Thursday night that he’s not Bernie Sanders but is instead a “realist.”Speaking to the Concordia Summit on public-private partnerships in New York City, Biden mentioned his potential rival in an aside about lingering issues with the... read more
In New Hampshire Wednesday night, Donald Trump stated that any migrants coming to the United States are "going back" if he becomes president."I'm putting people on notice that are coming here from Syria as part of this mass migration, that if I win, they're going back!" he said, adding: "They could be ISIS ... read more
Keene, New Hampshire — Back in New Hampshire for his first time since his comments about Muslims, Donald Trump was greeted by a few thousand cheering fans — and he was fired up.Trump riffed about his new tax plan and spent a fair amount of time outlining the plan's specifics. But in typical Trump fashion, he didn't stop there.On the... read more
Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson raised at least $20.2 million during the past three months, his campaign confirmed Wednesday, and the candidate will enter the month of October with at least $12 million cash on hand.
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