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Stories with subject: 2016 United States Presidential Election
  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 4:44 am
  • WASHINGTON - Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

  • RNC team examines Las Vegas as convention site 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:48 pm
  • LAS VEGAS - A Republican National Committee team has paid a visit to Las Vegas to explore the logistics for staging the GOP's 2016 national convention.

  • Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:59 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

  • Republican convention scouts visit Denver 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:10 am
  • DENVER - Denver is putting out the welcome mat for a group from the Republican National Committee on the first of six visits to potential hosts for the party's national convention in 2016.

  • 2 Ohio visits slated as GOP seeks convention site 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:07 am
  • CINCINNATI - The two Ohio cities still in contention to host the 2016 Republican National Convention will be visited in late April by party staff or members of a selection committee.

  • Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:51 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world - or even on the nation's home soil.

  • Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 1:07 pm
  • DANE, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across Wisconsin.

  • Santorum: Security a key issue leading up to 2016 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 3:05 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.

  • Experts: Money is hurdle to landing GOP convention 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:50 am
  • CINCINNATI - To hold the Republican National Convention in Cincinnati, supporters must figure out how a host committee can raise the millions in private money that will be needed and also spruce up the downtown arena.

  • Jindal hires new press secretary 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:54 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has a new press secretary with experience working on a Republican presidential campaign.

  • 2016 campaign checklist: Hillary Clinton 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:38 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A look at Hillary Rodham Clinton's preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

  • 2016 campaign checklist: Jeb Bush 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:34 pm
  • A look at preparations by former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

  • In Iowa, Huckabee drops few hints about 2016 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:07 pm
  • WAUKEE, Iowa - Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee headlined a conservative forum Tuesday in Iowa, but he dropped few clues about whether he was considering a second run for president, despite having won the state's coveted leadoff caucuses six years ago.

  • Columbus will seek Democratic convention 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:44 am
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Though Columbus was rejected as a site for the 2016 Republican National Convention, area tourism officials say they will now focus on luring the Democrats.

  • GOP convention decision disappoints Brewer 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:37 pm
  • PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer says she is disappointed that Phoenix is out of contention to host the next Republican National Convention.

  • Kansas City remains in race for GOP convention 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:24 pm
  • KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Kansas City remains in the running to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

  • Jindal: GOP needs 'Obamacare' alternative 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:54 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, on Wednesday offered a Republican alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, saying states should play a greater role in containing health care costs while giving consumers more flexibility in choosing insurance plans.

  • He could be a contender: Ted Cruz has book deal 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:39 pm
  • NEW YORK - Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican often mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, is working on a project considered standard for national contenders: a book.

  • Santorum in Iowa: GOP still divided after RNC plan 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:24 pm
  • JOHNSTON, Iowa - Elements of the Republican Party remain divided and distrustful of one another despite the yearlong effort by the Republican National Committee to unify competing factions, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said in Iowa Wednesday.

  • Walker heads to Vegas with possible 2016 hopefuls 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:53 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker and a host of possible presidential hopefuls for 2016 are headed to Las Vegas for a high-profile Republican meeting at a casino owned by a billionaire who made the second-highest single campaign donation in Wisconsin history.

  • Jeb Bush wraps up higher education event in Texas 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:51 pm
  • IRVING, Texas - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told higher education leaders gathered at a conference Tuesday that globalization presents colleges and universities with both a major challenge and a major opportunity.

  • Common Core spawns widespread political fights 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:17 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

  • Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to discuss education 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:19 am
  • IRVING, Texas - Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other.

  • Ryan's poverty remarks distract from policy push 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:08 am
  • WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Ryan is making poverty a signature issue as he tries to broaden his appeal ahead of a possible presidential run in 2016. But in being more vocal about the issue, he's had to defend himself and his message against allegations of racism.

  • Philly leaders strategize for 2016 DNC pitch 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 2:08 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - A group of political, labor, business and community leaders in Philadelphia are putting together their pitch for the city to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.