In GOP Debate, Look For Jabs At Trump, Pitches To WomenEleven top-tier Republican presidential hopefuls face off in their second prime-time debate of the 2016 campaign Wednesday, in a clash between outsiders and establishment candidates under a cathedral of political conservatism.
Signs That Republican Hopefuls Taking Sharper Aim At TrumpThree days before the next Republican presidential debate, signs abound that some rivals of billionaire developer Donald Trump are taking direct aim at his decisive lead with attacks on his divisive rhetoric and vague policy.
Trump Embraces Role As Bully, Bids Perry A Thorny FarewellA growing divide has emerged in the Republican Party's unruly presidential contest, as the race bid farewell to a once-powerful White House contender. On one side stands billionaire businessman Donald Trump and his allies, on the other are those who oppose him.
Biden's Political High Tide Overlaps Public Baring Of GriefIn one minute, Joe Biden seems like a presidential candidate-in-waiting, eating up adoration from die-hard supporters who are pleading with him to run. The next minute, he seems light-years away from convincing himself he's ready to run -- a man still reeling from personal tragedy.
Mayoral Candidates React To Rawlings-Blake AnnouncementBaltimore’s 49th mayor announced on Friday that she will not seek re-election in 2016, calling the campaign a distraction from the critical challenges facing Baltimore in the coming months.
Carson After Ferguson Tour: Nation Should De-Emphasize RaceRepublican presidential candidate Ben Carson says America needs to "de-emphasize race" as a national issue. Carson accuses President Barack Obama of taking the nation backward on race by talking about it too much.
Biden Says He's Unsure He Can Commit Fully To Be PresidentVice President Joe Biden said he is overwhelmed at times by his son's death and unconvinced he could commit fully to being president, in an emotional interview that cast a deep pall over his deliberations about the 2016 presidential race.
Law Professor: I've Hit $1M Mark To Trigger Presidential RunHarvard law professor Lawrence Lessig says his presidential exploratory committee has reached the $1-million benchmark he said would trigger a formal White House bid.
6 'Trumpisms' That Would Spell Trouble For Anyone But TrumpDonald Trump has turned the do's and don'ts of campaigns on their head, prospering with tactics that could sink anyone else.
Clinton Says Family Paid State Dept Employee For Email WorkHillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that her family paid a State Department employee to maintain the private email server she used while secretary of state and compensated him "for a period of time" for his technical skills.
3 More Senators To Support Iran Nuclear DealThe Iran nuclear agreement gained the backing of three more senators -- Cory Booker of New Jersey, Mark Warner of Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota.
Trump Signs Pledge To Back GOP's 2016 Presidential Nominee Donald Trump says he has signed a Republican loyalty pledge to back the GOP's 2016 nominee for president and skip a potential third-party bid.