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Erin Brady poses with Donald Trump, then-co-owner of the Miss Universe Organization, at a news conference after being crowned Miss USA 2013 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., June 16, 2013. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Reuters)

Trump ends legal disputes with NBC, now owns 100% of Miss Universe

09/11/15 03:16PM

 Donald Trump stops suing us Donald Trump is no longer in a legal disputes with NBCUniversal, the presidential candidate tweeted on Friday.In the wake of Trump’s controversial comments about how Mexican immigrants are rapists and criminals, NBC Universal cut business ties with Trump, putting the Miss Universe series’ future in question as NBC... read more

U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Wis. Gov. Scott Walker talks to voters during a campaign stop at Morse Sporting Goods in Hillsborough, N.H. on Aug. 20, 2015. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Scott Walker falls to 3% support in Iowa: poll

09/11/15 11:04AM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who once led the GOP pack in the nascent race to become the GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee in the early voting state of Iowa, has plummeted to 10th place, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Friday.It’s a big fall for the GOPer, who accrued just 3% support among likely Republican caucus... read more

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the 10th annual Make Progress National Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center July 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Biden to Colbert: Not yet ready to commit to 2016

09/10/15 07:54PM

In a moving interview with comedian Stephen Colbert set to air late Thursday night, Vice President Joe Biden suggested he is not yet emotionally prepared to run for president in 2016, as he is still reeling from the death of his son earlier this summer. ... read more

Audience members cheer during the Democratic presidential debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008. (Photo by Chris Carlson/AP)

Calls mount for changes to Democratic debate process

09/09/15 10:42PM

In a major victory for underdog Democratic presidential candidates Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders, two top officials with the Democratic National Committee publicly broke with the party Wednesday night, calling for changes to the debate process that the candidates have advocated. ... read more

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker speaks at a campaign stop in Haverhill (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters).

Scott Walker: No more Syrian refugees in US

09/09/15 09:22PM

After refusing to answer whether or not the U.S. should take in some of the refugees and migrants flooding European borders, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took to twitter Wednesday to defend his opposition to the idea."We shouldn't be taking in any more Syrian refugees right now. The real problem here is the Obama Admin's failure to... read more

Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida and 2016 presidential election candidate, in an interview on Squawk Box, Sept. 9, 2015. (Photo by David Orrell/CNBC)

The (new) Bush tax cuts: $3.6 trillion

09/09/15 06:29PM

Pinned between a populist uprising led by Donald Trump, a wealthy donor base demanding lower taxes and a whole lot of family baggage, Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush debuted a new tax plan on Wednesday that seeks to satisfy all comers. The proposal includes something for everyone: new tax breaks for the rich, even bigger ones for... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign pep rally, Aug. 21, 2015, in Mobile, Ala. (Photo by Brynn Anderson/AP)

Trump boasts of 'military life' — despite never serving

09/08/15 12:46PM

Donald Trump boasted that his training was better than many when they enter the military in a new biography to be released on Sept. 22nd. Trump said the expensive, military-themed preparatory school he was sent to because of poor behavior gave him “more training militarily than a lot of the guys that go into the military.”Trump said this in... read more