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Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign meeting on the campus of Case Western Reserve University on Aug. 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty)

Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina: A tale of two interviews

09/28/15 09:43AM

Two interviews, two different (and revealing) answers on “Meet the Press” yesterday… The new NBC/WSJ poll on the GOP and Dem races… Introducing MTP Daily at 5:00 pm ET on MSNBC… Is Marco Rubio John Edwards, or is he John Kerry?... Make-or-break-time for Jeb?... Trump to unveil his tax plan… More NBC/WSJ poll: 72% of GOP voters dissatisfied with... read more

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Jose Luis Magana/AP)

Rubio: Leave me out of the Trump ‘freak show’

09/28/15 09:41AM

Presidential candidate and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s campaign as a ‘freak show’ on Monday.While saying he was trying to avoid feuding, Rubio fired off a few stingers in an interview with NPR’s “Morning Edition” this morning. “I’m not interested in the back-and-forth, [or] to be a member or part of his... read more

A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in N.Y. on Aug. 31, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

GOP launches special panel to probe Planned Parenthood

09/26/15 06:00PM

In a renewed effort to slash federal funding from Planned Parenthood, House Republicans planned to launch a new congressional panel to investigate abortion services by the embattled women’s reproductive health organization. Tennessee congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, unveiled the party’s three-part plan to limit abortion rights in a recorded... read more

Carly Fiorina appears in an attack ad created by incumbent Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in 2010.

The ads that tore Fiorina down in 2010 — and might do it again

09/26/15 10:15AM

Watch the attack ads that tore Carly Fiorina down in 2010 In 2010, when former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina was making her first foray into politics – challenging incumbent Sen. Barbara Boxer for her California Senate seat – she began gaining in the polls, rising much like she is now. And then the attack ads began. “30,000 Californians lost... read more

Then-US President George W. Bush is introduced by his brother, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, at a fundraiser in Orlando, Fl. Feb. 17, 2006. (Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters)

Jeb Bush begins to embrace last name on the campaign trail

09/24/15 08:34PM

Jeb Bush, once eager to prove "I am my own man," is rapidly becoming a family man.During last week's debate, Bush vigorously defended his brother against Donald Trump's attacks on the Iraq War, a 180 from just months ago when he struggled to distance himself from brother George W. Bush's record in Iraq."As it... read more

Inside Donald Trump's feud with Marco Rubio

09/24/15 07:05PM

After largely ignoring Marco Rubio for months, Donald Trump suddenly can’t heap enough criticism on the Florida senator. Trump tweeted that Rubio's middle name was “amnesty” on Tuesday; he called Rubio a “lightweight” in South Carolina on Wednesday; and he offered up some physical observations about the senator on msnbc’s “Morning Joe”... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media before a campaign event Sept. 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty)

All the people Trump has insulted in September so far

09/24/15 12:21PM

Democrats, Republicans, television hosts, radio personalities, lawmakers—it seems like no one is spared from Donald Trump’s insults. But as the race for the GOP presidential nomination gathers steam, it seems like the never-shy, always-controversial front-runner has taken his biting rhetoric to a new level this month. read more

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announces that he will end his bid for the White House at a news conference Sept. 21, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty)

Act Two: Scott Walker’s exit marks new phase in GOP race

09/22/15 05:00PM

The second debate knocked off one former front-runner in Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and elevated a former bottom tier contender in Carly Fiorina, signaling a new act in the drama that is the Republican presidential primary. As ad spending ramps up and actual voting draws closer, things are kicking into higher gear. ... read more