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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters after a campaign rally for Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown in Maryland

Hillary Clinton’s best and worst moments of 2014

12/22/14 05:33PM

When you’re Hillary Clinton, even a quiet year is busy. The former secretary of state spent her first full year in decades as a private citizen crisscrossing the country giving speeches, writing a book, helping to grow the charitable foundation started by her husband, campaigning for Democrats, and laying the groundwork for a likely presidential... read more

Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat for Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren addresses supporters during her victory rally in Boston

Delayed Clinton timeline gives hope to potential opponenets

12/19/14 07:01AM

“She’s the pacesetter in this thing. If she goes in January, that puts a lot of pressure against anybody who wants to compete against her,” said Tad Devine, a veteran Democratic strategist who is now advising Sen. Bernie Sanders on a prospective presidential run. “If she holds off, that gives others more opportunity to organize, particularly on... read more

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On The State Of Civil Rights In The U.S.

Keith Ellison: 'I would love to see Elizabeth Warren' run

12/18/14 10:22PM

Rep. Keith Ellison, the Chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said Thursday night that he hopes Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs for president in 2016.“I would love to see “I would love to see Elizabeth Warren in this race. I think it would be fantastic. I think that it would help the quality of the debate and she may win,” he said on a... read more

A bilingual sign stands outside a polling center at public library ahead of local elections on April 28, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (John Moore/Getty)

Poll: Democrats start 2016 with advantage among Latinos

12/18/14 12:02AM

Republican leaders have spent two years since the 2012 election warning that the party needs to improve its standing with Latino voters. But things aren’t looking any better heading into 2016 presidential election, according to the latest NBC/WSJ/Telemundo poll. read more

Hillary Rodham Clinton is viewed in the audience as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative on Sept. 23, 2014 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/CNP/Zuma)

Hillary Clinton steers clear of Cromnibus and torture report

12/15/14 07:28PM

The Democratic Party was ripped open last week as the party’s leader in the House and one of its brightest stars in the Senate openly took on the president. But party’s most likely future leader was nowhere to be found. Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state and likely future presidential candidate, stayed out of the debate on the $1.1... read more

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) exits a Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo by Drew Angerer/The New York Times/Redux)

Elizabeth Warren isn't running -- but she'd like you to think she might

12/15/14 01:44PM

Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she’s not currently running for president, but might she run in the future? She wouldn’t say when repeatedly pressed on NPR Monday morning. Instead, she just repeated the same present tense denial she’s uttered dozens of times this year: “I’m not running for president.” But it’s hardly the first time Warren, who became... read more

Senate Banking Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 12, 2013. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Warren and Clinton allies debate

12/14/14 01:11PM

Democrats in either of the emerging camps aligned with Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are not quite ready to fight, as a mini-debate moderated by msnbc's Steve Kornacki Sunday demonstrated. read more

Hillary Clinton appears at an event on Oct. 23, 2014. (Photo by Bryan Smith/Zuma)

It's good to be Ready for Warren -- just don't mention Clinton

12/13/14 07:38PM

It’s a good time to be Ready for Warren -- just don’t mention Hillary Clinton.When the extended network of activists hoping to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential race gathered in Washington Saturday for a lefty organizing conference, they felt confident -- “electric,” as one put it. read more

Democratic Leaders Address Rally In Support Of Social Security And Medicare

Elizabeth's Warren moment

12/12/14 01:33PM

Elizabeth Warren is having a moment. After a week that exposed divisions inside the Democratic Party, Warren’s profile has never been higher, both in and outside the Senate. read more

Jeb Bush campains for Romney in Florida

Democrats eager to help Republicans -- tear each other apart

12/12/14 09:56AM

Democratic super PACs generally don’t try to help out Republicans. And that’s especially true for Democratic super PACs whose entire purpose on this planet is to dig up dirt on Republicans, stalk them with video trackers, and find new clever ways of embarrassing the GOP on daily basis. read more

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O'Malley gets out ahead of Clinton on torture issue

12/11/14 11:43AM

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who is eyeing a 2016 presidential run, got out ahead of presumed Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton by calling for the prosecution of those involved in the U.S. government’s past use of torture — an issue that has been thrust back in spotlight this week following the release of a landmark Senate report. read more

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