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A worker builds a snow man of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a snow storm in Manchester, N.H., Feb. 5, 2016. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Tales from the trail: Snow day in New Hampshire

02/05/16 04:21PM

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

Attendees laugh as Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a campaign stop at Exeter Town Hall, Feb. 5, 2016, in Exeter, N.H. (Photo by John Minchillo/AP)

New Hampshire secretary of state predicts record turnout

02/05/16 03:23PM

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

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Great Bay Community College on Feb. 4, 2016 in Portsmouth, N.H. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty)

Trump on suing Cruz: Never mind

02/05/16 02:59PM

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. ... read more

Young adults split their attention between a televised Democratic debate and using their smart phones during a watch party in Washington, DC., Oct. 13, 2015. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Sanders supporters banned from Tinder after campaigning on dating app

02/05/16 02:30PM

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

Democratic presidential candidates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during their MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate at the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 4, 2016. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty)

The art of the smear: This moment says a lot about the Democratic campaign

02/05/16 01:14PM

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. ... read more

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at the start of the Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 4, 2016, in Durham, N.H. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)

The Clinton-Sanders fight: What does it mean to be progressive?

02/05/16 01:07PM

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

Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders participate in the MSNBC Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., Feb. 4, 2016. (Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty)

Clinton, Sanders show sharp differences in New Hampshire debate

02/04/16 11:58PM

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

People stand and applaud as Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush arrives with his mother Barbara Bush to a town hall meeting in Derry, N.H., Feb. 4, 2016. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Jeb Bush gets emotional when mom joins campaign trail

02/04/16 10:41PM

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

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina and her husband Frank Fiorina arrive for a town hall on Feb. 3, 2016 in Stratham, N.H. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty)

Carly Fiorina misses cut for ABC News debate

02/04/16 08:09PM

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 speaks to aspiring Invictus competitors at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum on Dec. 3, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty)

George W. Bush to appear in ad supporting brother

02/04/16 07:56PM

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

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on during a "get out the vote" event at Derry Boys and Girls Club on Feb. 3, 2016 in Derry, N.H. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Clinton spending more on polling than six GOP candidates combined

02/04/16 07:17PM

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