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Clinton, Trump trade insults as rhetoric heats up between front-runners

<b>Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded insults on Saturday, the latest sign of an escalating feud between the two 2016 party front-runners.<p>Speaking at a campaign event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she picked up the endorsement of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, …

Clinton says she didn't 'stop and think' about email setup

Hillary Rodham Clinton says her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009.<p>The Democratic presidential front-runner said in an …

Biden: I 'would not hesitate' to run in 2016 if family can handle race

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he "would not hesitate" to run for president if he concludes that he can launch a "viable" campaign and that his family can make it through a presidential bid following the recent death of his son.<p>"If I can reach that conclusion that we …

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Biden's Latest Signal He Won't Run For President

Joe Biden doesn't sound like a man who's preparing for a grueling presidential campaign.<p>The vice president's latest remarks on a potential 2016 bid came Thursday night, questioning whether he has the "emotional energy" to run so soon after his eldest son, Beau, died from brain cancer in May.<p>For all …

Martin O'Malley: U.S. Should Take In 65,000 Syrian Refugees

“Americans are a generous and compassionate people,” he said. “But today our policies are falling short of those values.”<p>Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, has called on the United States to absorb at least 65,000 Syrian refugees by the end of 2016. …

Amid grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished …

Jeb Bush to attend papal mass

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Jeb Bush and his wife, Columba, will attend a mass by the pope in Washington on September 23, according to a campaign official, who also said the visit will be "very low-key."<p>Bush's trip to see the pope was first reported by The Washington Post.<p>Bush, who came from an Episcopalian …

Clintons personally paid State Department staffer to maintain server

By Rosalind S. Helderman and<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>Reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Carol D. Leonnig<p>Carol D. Leonnig<p>National investigative reporter focused on the White House and government accountability<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton and her …

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Chelsea Clinton: The lurking threat to child survival

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, when we look around, it can seem that our world is worse off than it's ever been. But despite intractable problems, there is good news: Untold millions of people are living healthier, more productive and more secure lives than ever before.<p>One of the most important areas where …

Bush attacks Trump in new video

A surging presidential candidate is going to war with CNN over its debate rules

But despite those rising poll numbers, the only woman running on the Republican side may be left off of the debate stage again next month.<p>CNN, which is hosting the next debate, weighs heavily polls released before the first Republican debate, when Fiorina was polling around 1%.<p>The network released …

Kanye West declares 2020 presidential bid at VMAs

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Forget 2016. Kanye West says he's planning to run for president in 2020.<p>In a candid and at times heartfelt acceptance speech at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, the rapper concluded his remarks by announcing a presidential bid for the election five years from now.<p>"I don't …

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Rogue Presidential Candidate Deez Nuts Has Finally Given the Awkward Local TV Interview We've Been Waiting For

Fifteen-year-old Brady Olson opened up to Iowa's KTIV about what he's trying to accomplish this election.<p><b>Read: Why White Supremacists Love Donald Trump</b><p>Brady Olsen—the 15-year-old who entered the presidential race as "Deez Nuts" and created a media phenomenon—has finally given an interview to local …

Great US-Canada Wall? GOP presidential candidate wants barrier to keep Canadian threat out

The US-Canadian border has become an issue in the 2016 US presidential campaign, as prominent Republican candidate Scott Walker entertained the idea …

Silicon Valley loves this presidential candidate 6X more than any other

With money and power in spades, the technology industry, however you define it, has never been a bit player in politics—though its members have not …

Dick Cheney Wants Joe Biden To Jump Into The Presidential Race

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said he hopes Vice President Joe Biden jumps into the 2016 presidential race.<p>"I'd love to see Joe get in the race," Cheney said Monday morning during a joint interview with his daughter Liz on CNN.<p>"Go for it Joe," Cheney added when asked why he thought Biden should …

Clinton friend advised on U.S. politics, foreign policy

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An old friend of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton played an outsized role in advising her on U.S. politics and even her dealings with President Barack Obama’s White House despite holding no formal government position.<p>Democratic presidential candidate Hillary …

Five ways Trump has changed the 2016 Republican presidential race

<b>Donald Trump isn't going away. As the recent Time magazine cover succinctly says: "Deal with it."</b><p>That's proving easier said than done for many Republican officials, political commentators and presidential hopefuls, however. Mr Trump has gone from joke to serious player in just a few months, thanks …

Hillary Clinton emails: 'lazy' Republicans, impeaching justices ... and gefilte fish

The State Department released another tranche of emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server late Monday.<p>The release – which contained 7,000 pages of emails sent and received from 2009-2010, about topics ranging from Middle East policy to a controversial Rolling Stone cover story about American …