On Thursday, February 4, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met in Durham, New Hampshire, for their first head-to-head debate since Martin O’Malley dropped out of the race. read more
Carly Fiorina will not be on stage when Republican presidential hopefuls square off for their final debate before the New Hampshire primary on Saturday.Debate host ABC News announced Thursday that the former Hewlett-Packard CEO did not met the networks' criteria to participate. She is the only remaining GOP candidate aside from Jim Gilmore... read more
Former President George W. Bush will appear in a television ad produced by the super PAC supporting younger brother Jeb Bush's White House bid starting this weekend in South Carolina, NBC News has confirmed.The Right to Rise ad, titled "First Job," is not affiliated with the candidate's official campaign and features the... read more
Clinton spending more on polling than six Republican candidates combinedClinton Leads the Pack – In Buying PollingAri MelberThis year’s presidential primaries have already broken several rules of politics, and new spending data suggests another shift in modern campaigning – a decline in polling, at least among GOP candidates.In the three months... read more
Sen. Ted Cruz got unusually personal on the campaign trail Thursday, opening up about his sister Miriam’s battle and eventual death from drug addiction to voters in a state that’s been ravaged by heroin addiction.
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Want to know what the NBC News Embeds saw? Follow their daily journey to the inside of the 2016 presidential campaign here:Bill Clinton's 2016 impact apparent on the rope lineLACONIA, N.H. -- The rope line halted, and those here waiting to shake the hand of former President Bill Clinton were left waiting.And waiting.Instead of briskly... read more
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire -- Bernie Sanders maintains a significant double-digit lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to an NBC News/Wall Street/Marist poll conducted after Clinton's narrow apparent win in Monday's Iowa caucuses.Sanders gets the support of 58 percent of likely Democratic primary voters, while Clinton... read more
More people are coming to Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina's defense over her exclusion from Saturday's Republican debate in New Hampshire. The debate is hosted by ABC News and will be the last time for voters in New Hampshire to see the candidates square off before that state's primary on Tuesday.Fiorina is the... read more
Marco Rubio has received plenty of attention - and criticism - for skipping Senate hearings and votes as he campaigns for his White House bid.But this isn't the first job where Rubio has taken heat for failing to go all in. Documents and records obtained by NBC News suggest that as a visiting professor at Florida International University,... read more
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is cutting some of his staff amid money problems, NBC News confirms.The former pediatric neurosurgeon came in fourth in Iowa with 9 percent of the vote. It was a disappointing finish for the candidate who was appealing with religious voters in the state heavily-populated with evangelicals.Carson'... read more
One woman died after she was left on the floor of her hospital room, overdosed by poorly trained staff.Others died in ambulances on long journeys to emergency rooms because local facilities were closed for being such a mess.Witness after witness at a Senate hearing Wednesday begged the federal government to properly fund the neglected Indian... read more
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.DURHAM, NH -- Tonight's Democratic debate -- the first one-on-one showdown between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders -- comes 1) after the thisclose race in Iowa, 2) five days before Tuesday... read more
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -- For the first time, the two leading 2016 Democratic presidential candidates will face off one-on-one in a debate, hosted by MSNBC Thursday night at 9 p.m. ET in New Hampshire, just days before the state’s first-in-the-nation primary.
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Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will debate one-on-one for the first time on Thursday, just days before the race to be the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nominee closes in on its second contest in New Hampshire.
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Ted Cruz gave his harshest assessment yet of Donald Trump’s candidacy on Wednesday, saying the Iowa caucus runner-up is throwing a “Trumpertantrum” after his loss. “It’s no surprise that Donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum – or, if you’d like, yet another ‘Trumpertantrum,’” Cruz told reporters before an event in Goffstown, New... read more