CAMDEN, N.J. – President Obama isn’t the only politician calling for changes to the nation’s criminal justice system. Presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivered a policy speech on the issue in this city just five miles from Philadelphia on Thursday, calling for number of initiatives to give nonviolent drug offenders... read more
Women made it rain for Hillary Clinton in the first three months of her campaign, representing more than 60% of the donors who supported the former first lady’s presidential campaign.The campaign had already announced that it raised $45 million for the Democratic primary, but campaign finance reports made public Wednesday evening shed new light... read more
Ted Cruz fully assumed the role of Washington outsider, aspiring change agent, and -- potentially -- anti-establishment victor on Wednesday before a gathering of hedge funders in New York City, during which the Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate once again aligned himself with fellow White House hopeful Donald Trump and went... read more
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley raised $2 million dollars since announcing his presidential campaign a month ago, his campaign announced Wednesday ahead of the deadline for campaigns to file their financial reports with the Federal Elections Commission."We're thankful for the support we've received from donors across all 50... read more
Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb said Wednesday he is “very skeptical” of the deal Western nations recently struck with Iran over its nuclear program, and said he worried the Democratic Party has become "less inclusive" with its focus on social issues.In an interview with public radio host Diane Rehm, Webb says he thought... read more
Is there a chance that opponents of the Iran deal eventually put together a bipartisan coalition big enough to overrule the president? It’s possible – but this particular political environment makes that less likely. With every Republican presidential candidate blasting the deal almost immediately, before the details of the agreement were... read more
Presidential candidate Donald Trump hasn’t actually read the “ridiculous” Iran deal he’s skewering and instead read the news coverage of it, the real estate tycoon turned Republican candidate said Wednesday.“I have seen the deal, I have seen it broken down in every newspaper you can imagine, and I have I think I know the deal quite well because... read more
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker rose to national prominence in 2011 when the Republican waged -- and won -- a war against public employee unions in Wisconsin, and substantially restricted workers’ collective bargaining rights in the state. Now, with Walker a newly-declared presidential hopeful, unions are hoping to exact revenge.
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Ms. Clinton goes to Washington So far on the trail of her second presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has spent days meeting with bowling alley owners in Iowa and passing out ice cream cones in New Hampshire. But on Tuesday, she took her campaign to Washington, where Clinton returned to the playing field where she may be at her strongest –... read more
Republican presidential contenders lined up on Tuesday to denounce President Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran, with a number of candidates threatening to block it in Congress or undo it in the White House themselves if elected.
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The super political action committee backing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential bid announced on Tuesday that it has raised $11 million since February, a haul the group says is more than double its initial goal -- but one that's significantly less than the candidate's GOP competition.
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In it’s most comprehensive response yet to the controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state, her presidential campaign Tuesday released a 3,600 word fact sheet it hopes will become their sides definitive record on the issue.While the document covers little new ground and follows previous statements, it... read more
“After a great deal of thought and a whole lot of prayer, we are so honored to have you join with us today as we officially announce that we are running to serve as your president of the United States of America,” Walker, joined by his wife and two children, told a crowd of thousands of fans who packed into a steamy indoor stage to show their... read more