The Republican National Committee is asking supporters to sign a petition demanding Hillary Clinton turn over her private email server or she will “face ‘the full powers of the House.’”“We've had enough of the scandals and secrecy. The GOP is demanding Hillary Clinton hand over her secret email server for independent review by April 3 -- or... read more
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's office on Friday indicated the Texas senator remains open to a path to legal status for undocumented workers, putting him at odds with conservatives who deride such a position as unacceptable "amnesty."
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Sen. Ted Cruz continued his fundraising haul this week, raking in $2 million as of Thursday evening, according to the Washington Post. The numbers exceed the campaign’s own goals, but hint at both Cruz’s strengths and his likely weaknesses as a candidate.While $2 million is a sizeable number, it pales in comparison to the first-day fundraising... read more
U.S. finds itself on both sides of proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia… That proxy war complicates any nuclear deal with Iran… Scott Walker: I’ll tear up any nuclear agreement with Iran on my first day as president… On Joe Biden and 2016: Why he isn’t part of the conversation… And John Boehner’s good week. From Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, and... read more
Progressive groups hoping to draft Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential race will hold an event in New York City next month featuring a top advocate of reforming money in politics.Lawrence Lessig, the Harvard professor who has walked across New Hampshire and started a super PAC to try to pressure politicians on campaign... read more
In the lead-up to the 1980 presidential election, a small group of Democratic strategists quietly traveled to Joe Biden’s Delaware home to urge him to run for president. He needed convincing.
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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas – who this week became the first candidate to officially announce his 2016 presidential bid – on Wednesday laid out his game plan to win over young voters, and part of that strategy, he said, is to use his sense of humor.
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It’s a Bush family reunion in Texas on Tuesday, where former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is teaming up with former commanders-in-chief George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush for a series of fundraisers.Jeb Bush will join his brother, George, and sister-in-law, former First Lady Laura Bush, in Dallas on Wednesday and his parents on Thursday in Houston... read more
Obama-Netanyahu feud gets even worse… WH Chief of Staff McDonough talks of Israel’s “occupation,” and WSJ reports on allegations that Israel spied on the Iran nuclear talks… Can anyone else remember another instance of two allies being this angry at each other?... James Baker also criticizes Netanyahu, making the U.S. criticism bipartisan…... read more
Former Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin and almost 200 other Democratic leaders in Iowa and New Hampshire are calling on Hillary Clinton to adopt “big, bold, economic populist ideas” as she heads into a presidential campaign. The effort, led by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, is addressed to all Democrats running for president, but the activists... read more
Fresh off his first presidential campaign speech, Senator Ted Cruz told Fox News Sean Hannity on Monday that he would go further in reversing President Obama’s agenda than others in his party.“An awful lot of Republicans, both in Washington and outside Washington, are resigned to leaving Obamacare in effect,” he said.Cruz largely shares the same... read more
In her last scheduled public appearance before embarking on a presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton offered the press corps that will cover her for the next two years an olive branch in one hand and a proverbial yardstick she will judge them with in the other.The former secretary of state has a famously "complicated” relationship with the... read more
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Monday became the first major candidate to officially announce a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, pledging to bring a hardline conservative approach to the campaign trail. “I believe in you and the power of millions of courageous conservatives rising up to reignite the promise of America and that is... read more