2016 Presidential Election

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Boehner said Thursday it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Boehner says he’s nudged Jeb Bush on presidency

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that he’s “nudged” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. With various potential GOP candidates jockeying two years […]

05/12/2014

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul address attendees during the Republican National Committee spring meeting at the Peabody hotel in Memphis, Tenn., on May 9, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, William DeShazer)

RNC changes debate rules for 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lunging for control of the GOP ahead of high-stakes elections, the Republican National Committee on Friday took steps to end free-for-all presidential debates and vowed to punish potential contenders who participate […]

05/09/2014

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

GOP wants more control over picking 2016 nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee wants to take more control over how the party picks a White House nominee. The RNC was to meet Wednesday in Memphis, Tennessee, to choose members who will […]

05/07/2014

March 18, 2014 --  Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ state Capitol day event in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Ted Cruz: Religious liberty has never been more under attack

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Possible Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that religious Americans have a duty to take a stand against policies, such as President Barack Obama’s health care law, that could threaten […]

04/02/2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee laughs as he is greeted after a meeting of the Political Animals Club in Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Huckabee in Washington, hinting at 2016 bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told about 70 Republican House members Wednesday that he is considering another run for the White House — but that campaign cash remains a key issue for […]

03/26/2014

FILE - This Jan. 29, 2014 file photo shows former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaking in Hollywood, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Jeb Bush in the White House? He’s considering it

MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush gets the question at just about every public appearance these days: Will you run for president? The former Florida governor gives a well-worn answer: “I can honestly tell you that […]

03/18/2014

Idina Menzel stopped by the Tonight Show Music Room to perform the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen." (Posted on YouTube)

Idina Menzel sings ‘Let It Go’ with Fallon and class instruments

On Monday’s Tonight Show, Idina Menzel helped debut the latest holdover sketch from Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night days, “[Song] with Classroom Instruments.” Accompanied as always by Fallon and The Roots, Menzel sang the hit “Let […]

03/04/2014

US Vice President Joe Biden (AP Photo)

Biden rouses Va Dems, gives GOP a tea party label

RICHMOMD, Va. (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket […]

06/29/2013

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifying at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya (AP Photo)

GOP ready to push Benghazi case into 2014, beyond

WASHINGTON (AP) – Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base and undercut the Democrats’ early favorite for president in […]

05/11/2013

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