Hillary Clinton, the leading 2016 Democratic candidate if she runs, has signaled that she will compete vigorously in the leadoff presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, along with South Carolina and Nevada.
For 12 years, Congress has been passing a temporary 'doc fix' to patch a hole in Medicare. This year, however, John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi saw an opportunity to fix it permanently. Now, the Senate must agree.
Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz has the conservative credentials to excite grassroots Republicans – but could he win in 2016? His views on climate change, energy, and environmental policy may complicate matters.