Jan 28, 2015

Democrats, Republicans spar over probe into '12 Libya attack

A special U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating a 2012 attack in Libya that killed an American ambassador has devolved into partisan bickering. As the panel holds its third public hearing Tuesday, Democrats complain that the panel’s Republican chairman has excluded them from crucial ...

Jan 15, 2015

Clinton recruiting Obama veterans for expected campaign

As Hillary Rodham Clinton builds up her expected 2016 presidential campaign, she’s recruiting veterans of President Barack Obama’s two successful White House runs, signaling that she’s taking steps to avoid a repeat of her failed 2008 bid. Clinton has not declared her candidacy, but ...

Dec 30, 2014

Clinton trumps Bush in 2016 matchup: poll

Presumed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton would comfortably defeat Jeb Bush for president if the two members of their famous U.S. political clans went head to head in 2016, poll results showed Monday. A CNN-ORC poll showed former Florida Gov. Bush, the son and ...

Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' U.S. presidential bid

Dec 17, 2014

Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' U.S. presidential bid

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has all but declared his candidacy for president, an early move that raises more clearly the possibility of a 2016 showdown between America’s two most powerful political dynasties. Bush, the son and brother of two former Republican presidents, declared ...

Nov 27, 2014

Romney tops Republican poll for '16, seen having edge on Clinton

Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The former Massachusetts governor would have a slight edge over potential Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham ...