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Democratic 2016 US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives to make her official launch address on Roosevelt Island in New York, N.Y. on June 13, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA)

What Hillary Clinton did not say in her big speech

06/13/15 09:44PM

Hillary Clinton, a proud wonk, rolled out a lengthy list of policy goals in the first big speech of her second presidential campaign Saturday. One after another in rapid succession, she ticked off an expansive Democratic wish list, on everything from transgender rights to clean energy to criminal justice reform to paid family leave. ... read more

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with community leaders at Kiki's Chicken and Waffles in Columbia, S.C., May 27, 2015. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty)

Hillary Clinton will lay out new policy every week over summer

06/12/15 07:11PM

Hillary Clinton will roll one new policy idea a week this summer, senior Clinton campaign officials said Friday on the eve of her big presidential campaign kick-off rally Saturday in New York City. Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook and communications director Jennifer Palmieri spoke at New York University at an event hosted by Politico’s Mike... read more

Former Secretary Hillary Clinton speaks at Texas Southern University, and receiving the Barbara Jordan Public-Private Leadership Award, in Houston, Texas, June 4, 2015. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty)

House trade vote puts Hillary Clinton in a bind

06/12/15 04:51PM

House Democrats’ rejection of a key trade bill Friday ensures the uncomfortable issue will remain an open question during the formal roll out of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in coming days. The shocking rejection of part of a trade package sought by President Obama helped clarify the battle lines in the party’s civil war over trade,... read more

Polish Parliament Speaker Radoslaw Sikorski (R) shakes hand with U.S. politician Jeb Bush (L) before their meeting in Warsaw, Poland, June 11, 2015. (Photo by Laszek Szymanski/EPA)

Jeb Bush plays the diplomat in high-stakes Poland visit

06/11/15 02:46PM

Former Florida governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush paid his respects to Poland’s tragic history and met with national leaders on Thursday to discuss America’s role in Europe, continuing his international tour in the run-up to his June 15 campaign launch. ... read more

Former Florida Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush addresses the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party economic council in Berlin, Germany June 9, 2015. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

Jeb Bush ‘confident’ after pre-campaign shakeup

06/10/15 07:02AM

Jeb Bush ‘confident’ after pre-campaign shakeup BERLIN – Days before his presidential launch, Jeb Bush told reporters on Wednesday that his decision to replace his campaign-manager-in-waiting was a strategic move rather than a response to his tepid position in the polls.    “I don’t read the polls,” he told reporters outside the Pestana Hotel in... read more

Podiums for this evening's debate between the then four remaining Republican presidential candidates stand ready at the North Charleston Coliseum on January 19, 2012 in Charleston, S.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty)

5 ways to make the first GOP debate more inclusive

06/09/15 03:10PM

The first Republican presidential debate is less than two months away, and there has already been plenty of complaints about host network Fox News' decision to allow just 10 members of the massive GOP field to participate. But if that's not the best way to manage a debate in a way that's fair to the candidates and helpful to... 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)

Report digs into Marco Rubio's finances

06/09/15 09:20AM

One of Marco Rubio’s Achilles Heels in this presidential campaign will be questions about his finances -- the Florida GOP credit card he used for personal purchases, the house he bought with David Rivera, his relationship with billionaire Norman Braman. read more

Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush answers a question from a reporter after speaking to the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce in Salem, N.H., May 21, 2015. (Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Jeb Bush embarks on Europe trip ahead of campaign launch

06/08/15 03:58PM

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is off to Europe this week, where he’ll visit leaders in Germany, Poland, and Estonia before returning to the United States announce his presidential campaign on June 15 in Miami.Bush will open the trip on Tuesday in Berlin with a speech at an economic conference hosted by the ruling Christian Democratic Union.... read more