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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a campaign event in New York, N.Y., July 13, 2015. (Photo by Seth Wenig/AP)

Clinton camp tries to answer all your email questions at once

07/14/15 07:53AM

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

Supporters cheer as Wis. Gov. Scott Walker announces he is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at the Waukesha County Expo Center on July 13, 2015, in Waukesha, Wis. (Photo by Morry Gash/AP)

Scott Walker announces run for president, promises to 'fight and win'

07/13/15 06:48PM

“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

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at The New School on July 13, 2015 in New York, N.Y. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty)

Clinton lays out economic vision, calls out Republican opponents

07/13/15 11:45AM

In her most comprehensive remarks on economic policy yet, Hillary Clinton said she would focus squarely on raising middle-class wages and went after her Republican candidates by name.As Republicans call for growing the economy and liberals call for tackling economic inequality, Clinton chose a different tack, saying, “The defining economic... read more

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at the Georgia Republican Convention, May 15, 2015, in Athens, Ga. (Photo by David Goldman/AP)

Marco Rubio's 2016 campaign brings in $12 million

07/13/15 09:40AM

Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign announced on Monday that it raised $12 million in the second fundraising quarter of this year , an amount  -- when combined with the cash his allied groups brought in– that catapults the Florida senator to the top tier of GOP candidates in terms of fundraising. In addition to the $12 million, Rubio’s... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at FreedomFest on July 11, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo by John Locher/AP)

Donald Trump finds anti-immigrant ally in Sheriff Joe Arpaio

07/11/15 10:47AM

PHOENIX— With Donald Trump taking the stage here before thousands of people on Saturday, he only fanned the flames of the controversy swirling around his presidential campaign by standing on the same stage as a divisive figure in the immigration debate: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. ... read more

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference regarding issues on undocumented immigrants in Beverly Hills, Calif. on July 10, 2015. (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters)

The week in 2016: What mattered (and what didn't)

07/11/15 09:01AM

In today's rapid-fire political news cycle, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the different news out there. So here's a look back at the past week in the 2016 presidential contest, making sense of the developments and events that we think mattered -- and those that didn't. read more

U.S. Republican Presidential candidate and Senator of Texas Ted Cruz speaks at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition's forum in Waukee, Iowa, April 25, 2015. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)

Ted Cruz demands apology from The New York Times

07/10/15 04:52PM

Ted Cruz is not a New York Times bestselling author -- and he’s not happy about it.The Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate is calling on The Gray Lady to apologize for leaving off his newly-released memoir, A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America, from the paper’s coveted bestsellers list, or release its evidence for... read more

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waves as he takes the stage as he formally announced he is joining the race for president with a speech, June 15, 2015, at Miami Dade College in Miami. (Photo by David Goldman/AP)

Jeb Bush’s $114 million haul: By the numbers

07/10/15 03:08PM

When it comes to fundraising, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has blown his GOP and Democratic competition out of the water. His campaign and its allied super political action committee announced on Thursday that they had, combined, brought in $114 million in the first half of the year. ... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally, June 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Charlie Neibergall/AP)

Nobody in the GOP has figured out how to stop Donald Trump

07/09/15 03:23PM

GOP can’t figure out how to quiet Donald Trump Republicans are divided over how much to embrace Donald Trump or expel him, but even with the anti-Trump caucus there’s a serious split over how to get the billionaire mogul to go away.  Fail to confront him aggressively and his noxious brand of anti-immigrant rhetoric could poison the party brand.... read more