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Fourth of July Is a Reprieve for 2016 Presidential Contenders

Fourth of July Is a Reprieve for 2016 Presidential Contenders

Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Traditionally a day when politicians march in patriotic parades and press the flesh of their constituents, this Independence Day is turning out to be more of a chance for rest and relaxation for some of the …

David Plouffe: Hillary Clinton Is Democratic Frontrunner If She Runs in 2016

David Plouffe: Hillary Clinton Is Democratic Frontrunner If She Runs in 2016

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Bloomberg TV contributor David Plouffe, who ran President Obama’s 2008 campaign for president, said during an exclusive to web interview with This Week, that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…

Ann Romney ‘Partial’ to Paul Ryan for 2016

Ann Romney ‘Partial’ to Paul Ryan for 2016

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ann Romney gave her first solo interview since the November election on Thursday, weighing in on the recent scandals hitting the White House, as well as 2016 presidential politics, saying that she …

Biden, Sen. Ted Cruz Speak in South Carolina Amid 2016 Buzz

Biden, Sen. Ted Cruz Speak in South Carolina Amid 2016 Buzz

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — South Carolina got a taste of two very different political acts Friday night.On one side was Vice President Joe Biden, a 35-year veteran of the Senate who showered praise on his old congressional coll…

Biden’s Poll Lead Evaporates If Clinton Runs in 2016

Biden’s Poll Lead Evaporates If Clinton Runs in 2016

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A world without Hillary Clinton looks pretty good for Joe Biden.
Indeed, if the former secretary of state decides against running for president in 2016, a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows…

Biden Will Headline Michigan Dem Fundraiser

Biden Will Headline Michigan Dem Fundraiser

Joe Raedle/Getty Image(DETROIT) — Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at a Democratic party fundraising dinner in Michigan tonight. The appearance at Detroit’s Cobo Center comes as speculation slowly percolates over a 2016 run f…

How Social Media Could Impact 2016 Presidential Election

How Social Media Could Impact 2016 Presidential Election

SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — If only Mitt Romney had had a few thousand more Twitter followers and Facebook friends, the 2012 election might have turned out differently.So say Bret Jacobson and Ian Spencer, millennial techies and co-founder…

Rand Paul Sounds Like Candidate for 2016

Rand Paul Sounds Like Candidate for 2016

United States Senate(WASHINGTON) — Kentucky Senator Rand Paul went about as far saying he was interested in running for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination without actually coming around and saying it.Interviewed on Fox News on Sunday, Paul wouldn’t …

Poll: Chris Christie Reaches Record Approval Rating in NJ

Poll: Chris Christie Reaches Record Approval Rating in NJ

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “How high is up?”  That’s the question Wednesday from Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, which is out with a new New Jersey poll that&rsquo…

Founder of Hillary Clinton SuperPAC: ‘No Doubt She’s Gonna Run’ in 2016

Founder of Hillary Clinton SuperPAC: ‘No Doubt She’s Gonna Run’ in 2016

ABC/Martin H. Simon(WASHINGTON) — Hillary Clinton had not even stepped down from her post as Secretary of State, when a superPAC supporting her run for president in 2016 was filed with the Federal Election Commission.  The superPAC’s website laun…

Poll: Hillary Clinton More Popular than Joe Biden

Poll: Hillary Clinton More Popular than Joe Biden

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Of two potential Democratic successors to Barack Obama, one has a clear advantage in personal popularity: Hillary Clinton, whose favorability rating exceeds Joe Biden’s by a hefty 19 percentage points in the …

Biden Drops Hints of 2016 During Inauguration

Biden Drops Hints of 2016 During Inauguration

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Amid all the pomp and circumstance of inauguration weekend, Vice President Joe Biden showed a few of his 2016 cards as he mingled with some constituencies that would be key if he decides to run for president.On Sa…

Chris Christie ‘More Ready’ for 2016

Chris Christie ‘More Ready’ for 2016

Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — “Now” wasn’t Gov. Chris Christie’s time in 2012 but that could change in 2016.The New Jersey Republican decided against a run for the GOP presidential nomination last year, feeling he still owed the …

James Carville: 90% of Dems Want Hillary Clinton

James Carville: 90% of Dems Want Hillary Clinton

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s decision about whether to run for president in 2016 will be key to the makeup of the Democratic and Republican fields in 2016, ABC News political analyst Matthew …

Hillary Clinton Wins High Popularity, Majority Support for a 2016 Bid

Hillary Clinton Wins High Popularity, Majority Support for a 2016 Bid

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Carried by a new high in personal popularity and broad approval of her work as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton closes out her diplomatic career with majority support as a candidate for president in 2016.F…

Scott Walker Not Mulling White House Run — Yet

Scott Walker Not Mulling White House Run — Yet

Scott Olson/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) — Could the governor from Wisconsin win the 2016 GOP presidential nomination?At the moment, Scott Walker has more immediate concerns, namely a scandal involving former aides who investigators claim did some shad…

Rand Paul Drops Hints About White House Run

Rand Paul Drops Hints About White House Run

United States Senate(WASHINGTON) — If the Republicans want to break their White House losing streak, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul suggested on Tuesday that he’s just the candidate who can put the GOP back in the winning column.Paul told ABC News, “I am dif…

The Race for 2016 Starts Now

The Race for 2016 Starts Now

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The race for 2016 starts the day after Election Day.  Both parties are going to be searching for their new leaders. A huge question for Democrats is, “What does Hillary Clinton do?”  Based on …

Will Hillary Clinton’s Next Vote for President Be for Herself?

Will Hillary Clinton’s Next Vote for President Be for Herself?

Astrid Riecken/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has emphatically stated she plans to step down from her post and retire from politics regardless of the outcome of Tuesday’s s election.  But as she casts her vote o…

Joe Biden Jokes About 2016 Run for President

Joe Biden Jokes About 2016 Run for President

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(SARASOTA, Fla.) — Vice President Joe Biden’s attempt to convince a Republican to vote for President Obama on Nov. 6 ended with Biden jokingly referring to his own potential run for the top job in 2016.At a restauran…

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