Want to know what the NBC News Embeds saw? Follow their daily journey to the inside of the 2016 presidential campaign here:Behind the scenes at the Democratic debateDURHAM, N.H. - In the final moments before they took the stage, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each wanted a moment alone to get centered for their first one-on-one debate... read more
CONCORD, N.H. — Despite more snow headed to New England, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner predicts "record" turnout for this Tuesday's presidential primary."I expect that the turnout of this presidential primary will break a record of the number of votes cast," he told reporters in his office Friday. "I... read more
Two days after threatening to sue sue Sen. Ted Cruz for spreading inaccurate information about Dr. Ben Carson getting out of the race the night of the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump is now saying he’s no longer interested in taking legal action.
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Stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tinder is getting some women banned from the online dating app after sending campaign messages to prospective matches.Two women - one from Iowa and the other from New Jersey - confirmed to Reuters on Friday that they received notices from Tinder in the previous 24 hours that their... read more
A handshake agreement of sorts has kept Democratic candidates from going for the jugular on political attacks against one another. It’s a code that Bernie Sanders has expressly vowed to stick to for the entirety of the presidential race and a cause that Hillary Clinton has supported in steering full attention to the real issues of the race.
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is trying to redefine progressive politics in a way that would in effect create a new wing of the Democratic Party. And Hillary Clinton is fighting Sanders over what it means to be a progressive, wary of being labeled a centrist or a moderate in an increasingly liberal party."I am a progressive who gets things... read more
DURHAM, New Hampshire – Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate on MSNBC offered the clearest, rawest, and most specific examination of two fundamentally different philosophies about the character and future of the Democratic Party voters have seen yet.Not only was it the first one-on-one debate between front-runner Hillary Clinton and... read more
DERRY, N.H. — Jeb Bush's standard stump speech seemed to take on new meaning Thursday when his mother, former First Lady Barbara Bush, joined him on the campaign trail for the first time since he announced his White House bid last summer.Barbara Bush sat directly behind her son, alternating between applause and intent listening as he... read more
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