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Group backing Hillary Clinton gets $1M from anonymous donors
Hillary Rodham Clinton told a cheering crowd at her largest rally so far that "the endless flow of secret, unaccountable money" must be stopped.
Bernie Sanders picks up first major labor endorsement
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has picked up his first major labor endorsement from the nation's largest organization of nurses.
Economists dump on Trump boast to bring jobs back from China
Donald Trump vows to bring back the millions of American jobs lost to China and other foreign competitors if voters put him in the White House.
Aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign indicted
Federal prosecutors have charged three people who worked for Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign with conspiring to buy the support of a former Iowa state senator.
Christie files financial disclosure report
Newly released financial disclosure records show Republican presidential contender Chris Christie earned nearly $277,000 in wages over the last year and a half as New Jersey governor.
Who's in and who's out at the first GOP presidential debate
Fox News has selected the 10 Republican presidential candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Debate illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign
Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP selection process is stronger than ever.
Walker personal finances: more liabilities than assets
Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker often talks about shopping at discount stores. Now we know why.
Christie stirs outrage of an old enemy, teachers unions
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has again provoked the outrage of an old political enemy — teachers unions.
Bush, Rubio to speak before Southern Baptist group
Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group of voters in the early primary states of Iowa and South Carolina.
Publisher moves up Trump bio from early next year to October
With Donald Trump still leading in Republican presidential polls, the publisher of a biography that features interviews with the real estate mogul is moving up the release date from early next year to this fall.
Vocal Biden backer joins super PAC urging VP to run in 2016
One of Vice President Joe Biden's most vocal supporters is joining the super PAC working to draft him into the 2016 presidential race.
Book deal boosts net worth of GOP 2016 candidate Ted Cruz
A new financial disclosure from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz estimates the Republican presidential candidate is worth between $2 million and $4.5 million, aided by an advance of roughly $319,000 for his best-selling memoir.
GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview
The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class is facing off in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.
GOP candidates woo donors, Koch warns government must shrink
Five Republican presidential candidates wooed donors at a weekend retreat where billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if conservatives don't rally others to their cause by demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government
Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash
It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.
Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is outlining a six-point strategy to bolster security at the nation's border and overhaul its immigration laws.
Sanders rallies supporters in nationwide simulcast
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on supporters to spark a "political revolution" for his candidacy on Wednesday night, offering a rallying cry of "enough is enough" on a video simulcast to events across the country.
Virginia's Gilmore makes 17 GOP presidential candidates
The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday's entry of Jim Gilmore.
Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign
Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship, following his own advice to campaign where Republicans have seldom been seen in recent years.
Perry dials back Christian appeal in Iowa, cites job record
In a switch from four years ago, Rick Perry is no longer making an all-out appeal to Iowa evangelicals a centerpiece of his Republican presidential campaign.
Meeting unions, Clinton offers support for $12 minimum wage
Hillary Rodham Clinton is offering some support for a proposal in the Senate that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads
Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.
Clinton's doctor says 2016 candidate in 'excellent' health
Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."
Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities
In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump is calling for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally and allowing what he calls "really good people" to return.
Christie campaign asks FEC for disclosure extension
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential campaign has asked the Federal Election Commission for a 45-day extension to file his financial disclosure report. But his campaign says he still intends to file it in time to make the first GOP presidential primary debate on August 6.
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