2016

Governor Scott Walker (Wi-R). (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Walker A 2016 GOP Force; Might Govs. Kasich, Snyder Jump In?

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest. It’s a position two other Republican governors from the Midwest, lesser known but similarly ambitious, undoubtedly would like to be in.

05/03/2015

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (R) (I-VT). (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘I Am Running For President’

Promising to fight what he deems “obscene levels” of income disparity and a campaign finance system that is a “real disgrace,” independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he will run for president as a Democrat.

04/29/2015

hillary clinton 2016 president

Clinton Faces Promise, Risk Of Being Seen As 3rd Obama Term

Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Iowa to give voters an intimate glance of who she’d be as president.

04/15/2015

Logos of some of the 2016 presidential candidates.

Your 2016 Presidential Candidates

With 2016 fast approaching, CBS Local takes a look at the confirmed Republican and Democratic presidential candidates looking to make a run for the White House. REPUBLICANS JEB BUSH The former Florida governor, 62, has […]

04/13/2015

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio Looks To Find His Opening In The 2016 Republican Field

If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida may have to answer this simple question. Why now?

04/12/2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton (credit: Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women)

Second Shot: Hillary Clinton Running Again For President

Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White House with a promise to serve as the “champion” of everyday Americans.

04/12/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (File photo. credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Spars With Teacher At New Jersey Town Hall

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got into a heated exchange over pensions with a public school teacher at his latest town hall meeting.

03/31/2015

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker. (File photo. Credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Gov. Walker’s Immigration Stance At Center Of Dispute

A dispute over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s position on immigration erupted on Thursday, highlighting the Republican’s struggle to appeal to conservatives on the explosive issue as he prepares to launch a Republican presidential bid.

03/26/2015

Hillary Clinton Speaking

Clinton Campaign To Focus On Money For Primaries

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s fundraising team only plans to raise money for the presidential primaries when she launches her 2016 campaign and initially will avoid general election fundraising.

03/25/2015

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz Wants to Scrap IRS, That’s Easier Said Than Done

Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans’ most conservative voters. It’s also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.

03/24/2015

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