Political News

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced his second White House bid Wednesday afternoon — but several key campaign staffers and strategists from his 2012 campaign have defected to rival Republican candidates, according to an analysis from NBC's Meet the Press. Read »

May 27, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at four-... Watch »

May 19, 2015
It's Ryu vs. Ramsay in City Council District 4 Runoff

It's Ryu vs. Ramsay in City Council District 4 Runoff

Part of Hollywood will go to the polls Tuesday to elect its next Los Angeles City Council representative, leaving... Watch »

May 18, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015
La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday... Read »

May 18, 2015

"Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account

President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president... Read »

May 18, 2015
Lindsey Graham:

Lindsey Graham: "I'm Running" to Be "Best Commander-in-Chief"

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an... Read »

May 18, 2015
NewsConference: Debating Raising LA’s Minimum Wage

NewsConference: Debating Raising LA’s Minimum Wage

This Tuesday, Los Angeles City Council is expected to ask City Attorney Mike Feuer to draft an ordinance that would... Watch »

May 17, 2015
NewsConference EXTRA: Increasing LA's Minimum Wage

NewsConference EXTRA: Increasing LA's Minimum Wage

The City of Los Angeles is one step closer to increasing the minimum wage. On Tuesday, City Council is expected... Watch »

May 17, 2015

"SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton

Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is... Read »

May 17, 2015
Jeb Bush Promises to

Jeb Bush Promises to "Campaign Hard" in Iowa

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared on Saturday that he'll "campaign hard" in Iowa, all but confirming his part in... Watch »

May 16, 2015
Sen. Warren Attacks GOP Policies as

Sen. Warren Attacks GOP Policies as "American Nightmare"

Greeted by cheering crowds, Democrat Elizabeth Warren warned about Republican policies at a California Democratic... Read »

May 16, 2015
Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Democratic presidential favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they... Read »

May 16, 2015
Rep. Loretta Sanchez Announces US Senate Bid

Rep. Loretta Sanchez Announces US Senate Bid

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Garden Grove, announced Thursday she will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the... Watch »

May 14, 2015
Bolton Will Not Run for President in 2016

Bolton Will Not Run for President in 2016

John Bolton, one of the Republican Party's most prominent national security hawks, has decided not to run for presi... Read »

May 14, 2015
Rift Between Obama, Elizabeth Warren Deepens

Rift Between Obama, Elizabeth Warren Deepens

When President Barack Obama huffed that Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and established liberal star,... Read »

May 14, 2015
For Half a Sentence, Bush Is an Official 2016 Candidate

For Half a Sentence, Bush Is an Official 2016 Candidate

Over and over again, Jeb Bush has said he's still thinking about whether to run for president. But for half a sente... Read »

May 13, 2015

Photos & Videos

What's New
Running Dry
Coverage of the California drought. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out