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Lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani comments on a lawsuit filed against video game giant Activision outside Los Angeles Superior court in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 16, 2014. (Photo by Damian Dovarganes/AP)

Giuliani: Obama under communist influence since age 9

02/21/15 11:42AM

Ex-New York City Mayor and former presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani's recent string of remarks claiming President Barack Obama doesn't "love America" continued on Friday when he told the New York Post the president has been under communist influence since childhood. ... read more

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks on the third day of the Republican National Convention in St. Paul on Sept., 3, 2008. (Photo by Melissa Golden/Redux)

Giuliani puts potential 2016 GOPers in a tough spot

02/20/15 01:21PM

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani created a firestorm this week when he argued that President Obama doesn’t love his country and then later doubled down, insisting his remarks weren't racist because the commander-in-chief was "brought up by a white mother." And, now, those remarks are putting potential 2016 Republican... read more

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and wife, Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton address the audience during the Opening Plenary Session: Reimagining Impact for the Clinton Global Initiative on Sept. 22, 2014.

Clinton Foundation faces fresh scrutiny

02/20/15 10:45AM

The Clinton family's charitable foundation is defending its fundraising practices amid renewed scrutiny of its donors, and it's promising to take “appropriate” measures if former secretary of state Hillary Clinton runs for president. ... read more

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question from the audience at the 3rd Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at The Grappone Center, Feb. 16, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (Photo by Mary Schwalm/AP)

Chris Christie's path to 2016 may hinge on this state

02/19/15 01:35PM

New Hampshire better get ready to see a whole lot more of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.The potential 2016 presidential candidate made his first visit of the year to the critical early voting state earlier this week, and several business leaders who met with him told msnbc that Christie relayed the message that he’d be coming back a whole lot... read more

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivers his third annual State of the State address to a joint session of the state Legislature in the Capitol, on Jan. 16, 2013.

Democrats launch new super PAC to combat GOP gerrymanders

02/18/15 05:41PM

Looking to loosen the GOP’s stranglehold on redistricting, Democrats are launching a new super PAC devoted flipping key state legislatures ahead of the next round after the 2020 elections. Heading up the Advantage 2020 super PAC will be Mark Schauer, a former Michigan state senate leader and congressman who ran unsuccessfully against Republican... read more

An activist holds a sign during a gathering to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration policy in New York, N.Y., on Nov. 21, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty)

Immigration fight threatens to divide GOP and spill into 2016

02/18/15 01:29PM

Republicans are hailing a federal judge’s decision to halt President Obama’s new program to allow potentially millions of undocumented immigrants to temporarily work and live in the United States. But the ongoing court dispute threatens to drag on what is becoming an increasingly divisive fight within the party that could spill over into 2016... read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) listens during a session on Capitol Hill Jan. 8, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty)

Where do Warren voters go? Clinton

02/18/15 10:32AM

What happens to supporters of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren if she doesn’t run for president in 2016? Do they join up with Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, or former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, both of whom are considering bids as liberal insurgents against?Unfortunately for progressives spoiling for a fight against all-but... read more

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reacts to a repeated question during a news conference on Sept. 18, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. (Photo by Mel Evans/AP)

NJ Gov: ‘There’s only one Chris Christie’

02/17/15 11:08AM

 After a rough few weeks, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his first visit of the year to the early voting state of New Hampshire on Monday night – touting his bold and brash style as a benefit and not a liability, as some critics argue. “I had one of your leaders say to me today, ‘We don’t want some kinder, gentler Chris Chrsitie. We want... read more

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