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Latino voters overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton

Study Warns Latino Voting Rate May Drop In November Election

About 89 percent of Latino registered voters said they plan to vote in the Nov. 8 election, according to the poll, down from 91 percent in an October 2012 survey and 94 percent in a July 2008 survey.

October 11, 2016
taco trucks

Houston Taco Trucks Register Voters As Latinos Flex Political Muscle

Taco trucks in Houston have begun doubling as voter registration sites as Latinos in Texas flex their political muscle before the Nov. 8 presidential election in a state that has long symbolized Mexican immigration to the United States.

September 30, 2016

The Urgent National Crisis That Presidential Candidates Aren’t Talking About

While some 2016 presidential candidates are talking about income inequality, few have directly addressed perhaps the most jarring manifestation of poverty.

September 5, 2015

Another Way To Mask Super Rich Donors

Most political donations from businesses are coming from little-known LLCs whose founders and officers often don’t have to be disclosed anywhere.

August 22, 2015
Republican presidential debate

Analysis: Much Of GOP Presidential Field Has Moved To The Right On Abortion

As we roll toward the 2016 presidential election, the Republican Party seems to have undergone a vigorous rightward turn on the subject of abortion.

August 21, 2015

Clinton Hits Back At Jeb Bush On Iraq And Islamic State

Hillary Clinton on Saturday hit back at comments from Jeb Bush that President Obama’s policies on Iraq created instability that led to the rise of the Islamic State militant group.

August 15, 2015

Candidates, Interrupted: Black Lives Matter Takes Over The Campaign Trail

Black Lives Matter protesters have been feeding their racial justice message to 2016 presidential candidates – without reservations.

August 13, 2015
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Million-Dollar Donations Fuel Super PACs’ New Dominance

Super PACs and other outside groups raised more than $250 million during the first half of 2015.

August 1, 2015
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio Has A New Answer For His Inexperience Problem

In recent days, Rubio has come up with an argument that seemingly attempts to handle questions about both his limited political experience and his personal finance acumen.

July 25, 2015

The One Candidate Who Did Something In Congress

Only one 2016 presidential candidate can claim to have driven the enactment of landmark legislation while in Congress: Jim Webb.

July 10, 2015

Analysis: Why Rubio, Bush, Walker, And Kasich Are Not As Purple As They Look

What do we actually know about which of the 17 announced, or soon-to-be-announced, Republican candidates would be the strongest general election candidate?

July 10, 2015
National News, Politics, Top News, Campaign Financing, Presidential Election, Jeb Bush, Super PAC, FEC

Presidential Candidates-To-Be Make The Most Of Fundraising Rule-Bending

“So long as he doesn’t say the magic words “I’m running,” Bush contends that he can raise and spend unlimited sums through a so-called super PAC under his control.”

April 6, 2015
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Rubio Has Built A Nationwide Money Machine

Marco Rubio gets off the couch and begins to stump for big campaign contributions with the New Hampshire and Iowa primaries only ten months away.

April 6, 2015

How Republican ‘Success’ Could Sink The GOP Presidential Nominee

Republicans are beating Obama on immigration reform — and their reward may be President Hillary Clinton.

February 19, 2015

Gov. Christie Outlines His Goals If He Runs, Wins Presidency

If Chris Christie runs for president, this will be his platform.

February 17, 2015

How The GOP Base Can Crush Jeb Bush In 5 Simple Steps

Step 1? Support Scott Walker. Step 2? Forget About Immigration.

February 16, 2015

Home-State Voters Give Tepid Support To A Lindsey Graham Presidential Candidacy

Lindsey Graham wants to run for president. But does anyone else want him to join the race?

February 16, 2015

Would-Be Presidents Flunk The Vaccine Test

It’s not too early for defining moments in the 2016 presidential race, and we just had one.

February 5, 2015

Analysis: Eyeing A Third Run, Romney Faces Skeptical Voters And Doubtful Allies

Does anyone really want Mitt Romney to run in 2016?

January 19, 2015

GOP Hopes 2016 Nomination Process Will Be Quick, Smooth

Here’s how Republicans hope to avoid a repeat of their 2012 primary disaster.

January 16, 2015
Ready for Hillary bus

The U.S. Presidential Race Is On: For Cash, Polls, And Buzz

Ready for the 2016 presidential election? Too bad.

January 7, 2015

Ready For Hillary And Jeb To Declare Their Independence

How Clinton and Bush could make the 2016 race a debate worth having.

December 18, 2014
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush looks on prior to speaking at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

As Jeb Bush Signals Bid, He Faces Skepticism From Conservatives

Is the right wing ready for Jeb?

December 17, 2014
Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY)

Republicans Should Think Twice About Nominating A ‘True Conservative’ In 2016

A new poll turns Tea Party conventional wisdom on its head.

December 8, 2014

Romney, Again? Absolutely, Say Lots Of GOP Voters

Republicans want Mitt Romney back. Seriously.

November 26, 2014