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U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden addresses the Spring Equality Convention of Human Rights Campaign on March 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty)

Joe Biden on Ben Carson: 'I mean Jesus, God'

03/06/15 03:58PM

Vice President Joe Biden mocked potential Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's comments on homosexuality Friday at a conference organized by the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT rights group in Washington. In an interview aired on CNN this week, Carson said that being gay is “absolutely” a choice, citing prison rape as proof. “A lot... read more

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends the EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Hilton Washington Hotel on March 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Democratic activists on Clinton email flap: What scandal?

03/06/15 08:07AM

While controversy over soon-to-declared presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account while she served as secretary of state has dominated headlines and overtaken Washington this week, the story has landed on the doorsteps of Democratic activists in key presidential nominating states with barely a notice. ... read more

Scott Walker tacks hard right as 2016 heats up

03/06/15 07:07AM

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has moved to the front of the Republican 2016 pack with a series of well-received speeches outside his state, but his biggest move yet will take place back in Madison next week. There, Walker is expected to sign a “right to work” bill weakening private sector unions by forbidding them from requiring workers to... read more

 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks about the women of Afghanistan, at Georgetown University, November 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty)

Republicans unmoved by Clinton email release

03/05/15 04:26PM

Hillary Clinton's promise to provide greater transparency around her State Department-era emails hasn't satisfied the Republican-controlled House Select Committee on Benghazi, with its spokesman insisting Thursday the committee will press forth with its plan to subpoena Clinton's correspondence. Democrats, meanwhile, sought to... read more

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks next to Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) during a news conference to introduce their proposal for an overhaul of the tax code, March 4, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty)

Marco Rubio’s tax plan and the GOP's return to Bushism

03/04/15 06:42PM

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been pressed since day one of his proto-campaign to explain how he’d be a different president than his brother or father. The press may be interrogating the wrong GOP presidential hopeful -- when it comes to economic policy, Sen. Marco Rubio is moving closer to reviving George W. Bush’s agenda than anyone else in... read more

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa on Jan. 24, 2015. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)

Scott Walker signals support for 20-week abortion ban

03/04/15 10:07AM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has said he would sign a ban on abortions performed after 20 weeks and support similar legislation at the federal level, a new position for the potential 2016 Republican contender who has previously worked to soften his abortion stance. ... read more

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Feb. 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Md.

Jeb Bush doesn't back down at CPAC

02/27/15 09:55AM

Jeb Bush refused to water down his message for the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, forcefully defending his support for immigration reform and Common Core education standards at a right-leaning event where previous speakers bashed his politics, his policies, and even his wife's shopping habits. ... read more

Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and chairman of the American Conservative Union Foundation, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) outside Washington, DC on Feb. 26, 2015.

Republicans slam Clinton on foundation fundraising

02/26/15 03:47PM

The controversy over foreign government donations to the Clinton family’s charitable foundation shows no signs of going away. Republicans teed off on likely 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday outside Washington. ... read more

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at CPAC in National Harbor, MD on Feb. 26, 2015.

Sparks fly among GOP 2016ers on day one of CPAC

02/26/15 09:38AM

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland -- Republican 2016 hopefuls lobbed bombs at President Obama, Hillary Clinton, union protesters and sometimes each other, on day one of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a traditional showcase event for GOP presidential candidates. ... read more

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty)

How a string of bad news for Chris Christie could turn dangerous

02/23/15 08:24AM

Chris Christie’s quest for the ultimate perch in Republican politics isn’t dead, but it may be imperiled.The ominous headlines – three dreadful ones in 48 hours – came fast at the end of the week: From the New York Times, a report that Christie’s “view of his status and pre-eminence within the Republican field is increasingly at odds with the... read more

Rudy Giuliani visits "Cavuto" On FOX Business Network at FOX Studios on Sep. 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty)

Giuliani: I've been receiving death threats

02/22/15 12:52PM

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says he has been receiving death threats in the aftermath of his controversial declaration that President Obama doesn’t love America. The Republican told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday that his office and his secretary have received threatening calls but did not indicate one way or another if he had alerted... read more