By KEN THOMAS | November 22, 2014 2:12 amClinton: Obama immigration effort 'historic step'
Hillary Clinton backs Obama immigration move
Associated Press | November 21, 2014 9:12 pmHillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama's use of executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants from deportation, setting up a sharp contrast with Republicans on an issue that could play a leading role in the next presidential campaign.
Bush seeks common ground with education critics
Associated Press | November 20, 2014 10:18 amResponding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms.
Webb forms exploratory committee for White House
Associated Press | November 20, 2014 7:48 amFormer Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016, taking the first official step in what could become a challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
GOP governors attack Obama's immigration order
Associated Press | November 19, 2014 4:06 pmThe nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but clashed over whether their congressional colleagues should threaten a government shutdown in response.
Democrats: Go big on the economy in 2016
Associated Press | November 19, 2014 3:36 pmDemocrats say the main lesson of the November election is simple: Go big on the economy.
After Keystone, Landrieu faces tougher re-election
Associated Press | November 19, 2014 1:24 amA failed effort to push approval of the Keystone XL pipeline through Congress behind her, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu now faces an even greater challenge to win a runoff election next month.
Christie's personality comes under scrutiny
Associated Press | November 18, 2014 2:54 pmNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's brash, say-it-like-it-is persona has made him a political celebrity. But as he relinquishes his position as chairman of the Republican Governors Association this week, Christie shifts from advocate for others to salesman for himself as a potential 2016 presidential candidate.
Walker waiting for calling as he mulls 2016 run
Associated Press | November 18, 2014 12:54 pmWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but he hasn't decided yet whether he feels the call to run.
Stevie Wonder headlining fundraiser for Landrieu
Associated Press | November 18, 2014 12:30 pmStevie Wonder is lending a hand to endangered Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.
Gay marriage issue now linked to Ohio senator
Associated Press | November 17, 2014 1:30 amFor better or for worse, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's political future has become tied to same-sex marriage.
Oregon immigration vote is a warning for Obama
Associated Press | November 16, 2014 6:48 amThe fate of a little-noticed ballot measure in strongly Democratic Oregon serves as a warning to President Barack Obama and his party about the political perils of immigration policy.
At Clinton center, the past and the future collide
Associated Press | November 15, 2014 4:48 pmBill Clinton always said presidential campaigns must be about the future, but Hillary Rodham Clinton's potential White House bid is bound to bring up the past.
GOP senators eyeing 2016 face test in new majority
Associated Press | November 15, 2014 4:48 pmNow that their party has seized the Senate and faces the pressure of governing, an ambitious group of first-term Republicans may try to use that new majority status, and the opportunities it brings, as a springboard to the presidency in 2016.
Landrieu faces lopsided air war in Louisiana
Associated Press | November 14, 2014 4:20 pmRepublican Senate contender Bill Cassidy and his conservative allies have overshadowed endangered Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu by roughly a 180-to-1 margin on television since their campaign went into overtime, according to an analysis released Friday.