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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton listens to a home care worker during a roundtable discussion in Los Angeles, Calf. on Aug. 6, 2015. (Photo by Jae C. Hong/File/AP)

Hillary Clinton: Marco Rubio as dangerous for women as Donald Trump

08/10/15 05:49PM

Hillary Clinton said Monday that Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is as dangerous for women as Donald Trump, the billionaire real estate mogul who has been mired in controversy after suggesting that Fox News host Megyn Kelly was menstruating when she asked Trump tough questions during last week’s GOP debate. ... read more

Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, pauses while speaking in Ames, Iowa, U.S., on July 18, 2015. (Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty)

GOP hits Donald Trump hard over ‘blood’ feud

08/10/15 11:59AM

GOP hits Trump hard over ‘blood’ feud The Republican Party lambasted Donald Trump this weekend, in the harshest condemnation the party has given its unlikely frontrunner to date. At least seven Republican presidential contenders denounced Donald Trump for his remarks about Fox News Megyn Kelly, declaring them inappropriate and “outside the... read more

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., lifts his arms in celebration as he speaks at a rally, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen/AP)

Bernie Sanders shatters 2016 turnout record with 28,000 crowd

08/10/15 09:48AM

Bernie Sanders drew a record-breaking 28,000 people to a rally in Portland, Oregon Sunday, according to his presidential campaign. That makes it by far the largest turnout for any 2016 presidential candidate thus far, breaking a previous record set by Sanders just one day earlier in Seattle.  Sanders fans filled the 19,000-person capacity Moda... read more

Donald Trump (Photo by Jae C. Hong/AP)

Trump: Megyn Kelly should be apologizing to me!

08/10/15 09:13AM

Trump: Megyn Kelly should be apologizing to me! Donald Trump upped the ante in his feud with Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday, telling “Morning Joe” that she owes him an apology.“The fact is, she asked me a very inappropriate question, she should really be apologizing to me, you wanna know the truth,” Trump said in a phone interview. “Others... read more

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a question from the audience during a town hall campaign stop in Nashua, N.H., July 28, 2015. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Clinton's sweeping new debt-free college plan

08/10/15 07:05AM

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -- In response to rising student debt burdens and the need to entice young voters, Hillary Clinton on Monday will propose a $350 billion student debt reform plan that aims to make college accessible to Americans without loans. ... read more

Marissa Johnson, left, speaks as Mara Jacqueline Willaford stands with her and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., stands nearby as the two women take over the microphone at a rally Aug. 8, 2015, in Seattle (Elaine Thompson/AP)

Bernie Sanders event shut down by Black Lives Matter activists

08/08/15 09:17PM

Bernie Sanders says he is disappointed that activists with the Black Lives Matter interrupted a political rally where he was speaking in Seattle Saturday afternoon.“I am disappointed that two people disrupted a rally attended by thousands at which I was invited to speak about fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare,” the Democratic... read more

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie speaks at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 7, 2015. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)

2016 GOP field walks fine line in abortion fight

08/07/15 07:35PM

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Social issues took center stage at the Red State Gathering on Friday as Republican presidential candidates looked to channel a firestorm of conservative outrage against Planned Parenthood without getting burned. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who is not a popular figure among Red State’s activist crowd, earned applause for... read more

Audience members look up at the large video screen hanging above the first prime-time Republican presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena on Aug. 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Who won GOP Debate night on social media? It depends.

08/07/15 04:45PM

Who won GOP Debate night on social media? It depends.Throughout the first Republican presidential primary debate, candidates on both sides of the aisle took to social media to promote their campaigns and take shots at their opponents. Now that the dust has settled, who won the social media battle for attention and clicks?Well, that depends on... read more

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks to members of the media in the spin room following the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (Photo by Andrew Harnik/AP)

John Kasich: The surprising standout of the GOP debate

08/07/15 11:34AM

Ohio Gov. John Kasich just barely squeezed into the last spot in the first prime-time Republican presidential debate on Thursday night. But he emerged a surprising standout on his home turf in Cleveland – delivering a solid performance he badly needed to differentiate himself from the very crowded GOP field. ... read more

Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie participates in the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena, Aug. 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Christie and Paul spar over national security in tense debate moment

08/07/15 09:39AM

Rubio, Kasich stand out in first GOP debate that was (mostly) dominated by Donald Trump… Trump vs. Fox News: Does he continue to defy political gravity? Or does he fall back down to earth?... On Jeb Bush and Scott Walker… Christie vs. Paul… Who didn’t stand out as much: Huckabee, Cruz, Carson… The undercard debate didn’t help any of the seven... read more

Republican presidential candidates take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (Photo by John Minchillo/AP)

Four big takeaways from the first GOP presidential primary debate

08/07/15 02:05AM

Hundreds of conservative activists watched the debates here in Atlanta at the RedState Gathering, a summit set to feature ten of the presidential candidates over the next two days. Msnbc joined them for what turned out to be a raucous, riotous, and spectacularly memorable GOP face-off. Here’s what we took away: ... read more

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Megyn Kelly grills Donald Trump about sexism

08/06/15 11:53PM

Fox News host Megyn Kelly has been known to clap back at sexism, when the moment is right. The moment she chose at Thursday night's inaugural Republican debate was facing down the Republican front-runner, Donald Trump. She did not relent, though that doesn't mean Trump lost any points with his base. ... read more

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