After a well-received speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced formation of a fundraising committee – a typical sign that a candidate is serious about running for president.
At a Republican event Saturday in Iowa, the business mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump revealed who he thinks best belongs in the White House.
The Senate has voted on more amendments in the last week than all of 2014. A week-long debate over amendments to an important bill is a positive step. But the process is fragile and trust between the parties is not high.
Hillary Clinton is reportedly now 100 percent sure to run, and will announce in early April. She has effectively cleared the Democratic field – a plus, compared with the crowded GOP race, but there could be a downside for her.
Reported plan to end filibusters for Supreme Court nominees reflects confidence that Republicans will still be the majority party in the Senate after 2016. That confidence may be just a bit optimistic.
But even a double-digit lead, this early in the campaign cycle, is not decisive. Should she run, the grind of the campaign will drag down some of these high numbers that Clinton is enjoying at the moment.
The field of Republican presidential hopefuls is already crowded, but Marco Rubio may be able to distinguish himself as a fresh face among legacy front-runners.
Speaker Boehner denies that his invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the House is a 'poke in the eye' to the president, but there is an implicit message: If you stretch your authority, we’ll stretch ours.
Some GOP officials have speculated Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney might be getting together to hash out a way to avoid going head-to-head in the presidential primary.
The day after the State of the Union, Vice President Joe Biden gave his clearest indication in months that he may run for the top job in 2016.