2016 presidential race

Republican Campaign Headquarters in El Paso, Texas

Everybody Into The Pool! Why is The 2016 GOP Field so Big?

After all the candidate announcements, after all the speculation about who’d go first and who’s yet to jump in, one question remains in this summer BEFORE the election year: Why are so many Republicans running for president?

07/13/2015

Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb to Run For President

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is running for president, joining a field of Democrats challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton for the nomination.

07/02/2015

Jeb Bush Speaking

Jeb Bush Says Clinton Was ‘Complete Failure’ As Secretary Of State

Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is fast out of the gate when it comes to criticizing Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic front-runner.

06/16/2015

Jeb Bush Speaking

After So Many Hints, Jeb Bush is in the Race for President

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will run for president in 2016, according to several senior aides, who confirmed Thursday that the Republican would formally announce his widely expected decision in Miami later this month.

06/04/2015

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Rick Perry Announces 2016 Bid, a Re-Do from 2012

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, pledging to “end an era of failed leadership” and hoping this campaign will go better than his last one.

06/04/2015

File photo of the Bible. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Pastors Holding Major Sway In 2016 Presidential Race

Cary Gordon isn’t a political operative, a top dollar donor or an elected official. But that hasn’t stopped Jeb Bush’s team from already reaching out as the 2016 Republican presidential campaign revs up in Iowa.

04/06/2015

State lawmaker wants to make sure Sen. Rand Paul could seek re-election at the same time he runs for president in 2016. (Getty Images)

Kentucky Bill Would Let Rand Paul Run For 2 Offices At The Same Time

Republican lawmaker from Kentucky wants to clarify state law which prevents someone from running for multiple political offices.

03/07/2014

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Schumer Gives Hillary Clinton an Early Endorsement

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she isn’t in a hurry to make a decision about running for president again. Her former Senate colleague, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, isn’t waiting for her to make up her mind.

11/03/2013

Hillary Clinton (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton: ‘Pragmatic and Realistic’ About 2016

Hillary Rodham Clinton says in an interview with New York Magazine that she is wrestling with running for president again but remains “pragmatic and realistic” as she considers a potential White House campaign in 2016.

09/22/2013

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

White House Prospects Mix at Governor’s Meeting

Health care, budgets and education topped the official agenda for governors at their annual summer summit.

08/04/2013

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