Report: Joe Biden moves closer to joining presidential race

Vice President Biden is edging closer toward joining the race for president, according to The Wall Street Journal. Biden has been considering a bid for the Democratic nomination, and speculation on his potential candidacy increased after the death of his son Beau Biden this summer. His son urged Biden to seek the presidency, according to news media reports. Biden, however, has publicly […]

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Republicans Brace for Biggest Week Yet in Presidential Race

A debate that could winnow the field is just part of a critical campaign stretch For months, the 2016 Republican presidential field has mushroomed to include an almost-unheard-of 17 candidates. This week, the field could finally start to narrow The top 10 candidates based on national polling will gather in Cleveland on Thursday for the first prime time, nationally-televised debate […]

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Jeb Bush Narrowly Leads Tight Republican Presidential Race, Poll Says

But no one has broken out of the GOP pack Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is enjoying a slight lead over his likely Republican rivals for president, according to a new poll, but the nominating contest remains tight with no overwhelming front-runner. The CNN/ORC survey found that 17% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents support Bush in the primary race, while […]

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Clinton tells ‘Daily Show’ she wants office with ‘fewer corners,’ talks Mideast peace

Your video will begin momenriSTORY HIGHLIGHTS New: Palestinians in Gaza are “trapped by their leadership,” Clinton says Clinton used her appearance to promote her book “Hard Choices” Stewart: “They just want to know if you’re running for President” When Jon Stewart gave Hillary Clinton a career aptitude test on the ‘Daily Show’ Tuesday night, her answers alluded to a presidential […]

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Poll: Clinton Crushes 2016 Competition

A new Quinnipiac poll finds Hillary Clinton at the top of the potential 2016 presidential field. In this early survey, she runs ahead of three major Republican contenders, topping Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan (50% to 38%), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (45% to 37%), and Florida Senator Marco Rubio (50% to 34%). “Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would start a 2016 presidential campaign with […]

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Five Countries Where the U.S. Election Matters Most

Superbarrio Gómez ran the most underreported campaign of the 1996 U.S. presidential election. The masked Mexican wrestler turned social activist showed up in New Hampshire during the primary season and declared himself a “candidate” even though his foreign citizenship rendered him ineligible. Decisions affecting the lives of Mexicans are made in the White House, he reasoned, so Mexicans should have […]

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Campaign Moves into Final Phase, Driven by Electoral Math

For months, Mitt Romney’s campaign has expressed confidence in its ability to restore North Carolina to the Republican column in November. The boast isn’t just bluster. With five consecutive polls showing Romney ahead by an average of 5.6 points in North Carolina — which Barack Obama carried by 14,000 votes in 2008 — the Romney campaign on Thursday signaled it […]

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