Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the annual RNC winter meeting January 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Significant changes in the Republican party's nominating process and national convention schedule are being discussed at this year's meeting. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Leaders Shorten Presidential Nominating Season

Republican leaders overwhelmingly voted Friday to shorten their presidential selection process in an attempt to minimize damage from GOP candidates attacking each other.


File photo of Hillary Clinton. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton Office Hostage Taker Missing From NH Unit

Authorities say a New Hampshire man who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 has vanished from his correctional facility.


Debate moderator Jim Lehrer (C) speaks to Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The first of four debates for the 2012 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by PBS's Jim Lehrer and focuses on domestic issues:  the economy, health care, and the role of government.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney Clash On Economy In First Debate

Primed for a showdown, President Barack Obama accused Republican rival Mitt Romney in campaign debate Wednesday night of wanting to “double down on the top-down policies” that led to a devastating economic downturn four years ago. Countered the challenger: “That’s not what I’m going to do.”


Braden Silverman, supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama, oversees the action from his balcony near the campus prior to the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

It’s Show Time: Obama, Romney Meet In First Debate

Primed for a showdown, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney left their practice sessions behind Wednesday for a prime-time debate before millions with the power to settle the race for the White House in tough economic times.


A combination of two pictures shows Democrat Barack Obama (leftimage) and Republican John McCain (right image) (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Sighs, Slogans Among Pitfalls For White House Bids

They spend hours mastering policy, learning to lean on the podium just so, perfecting the best way to label their opponents as liars without whining.


CNN correspondent Candy Crowley (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for AWRT)

CNN’s Crowley To Moderate Oct. Presidential Debate

For the first time in two decades, a woman has been tapped to moderate a presidential debate.


Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC  (Photo Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Man To Be Sentenced For Rare Presidential Document Thefts

A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was set to be sentenced Wednesday in federal court.


File photo fo President Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

$87 Million Spent On Television Ad. Campaigns So Far

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney and their allies so far have spent a jaw-dropping $87 million on TV ads in just a handful of presidential battleground states, an early and unprecedented explosion of spending for a general election still a full five months away.