July 8th, 2014
04:01 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Clinton weighs in on American political dynasties

(CNN) - The Clintons and the Bushes aren't the only families with an extended presence in American presidential politics.

That's a piece of history Hillary Clinton was sure to note in an interview published Tuesday in Germany's Der Spiegel when asked if America will turn into a monarchy if she or Jeb Bush were to win the presidency in 2016 (should either decide to run).

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Filed under: 2016 • Barbara Bush • Hillary Clinton
July 8th, 2014
11:56 AM ET
3 weeks ago

Cleveland to hold 2016 Republican convention

Washington (CNN) - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that their Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

The full membership of the RNC is expected to ratify the Site Selection Committee's recommendation at its early August meeting in Chicago.

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Filed under: 2016 • Republican National Convention • RNC
Poll: Voters split over control House and Senate
July 8th, 2014
08:37 AM ET
3 weeks ago

Poll: Voters split over control House and Senate

Washington (CNN) - American voters are divided on whether they want the GOP to win control of the Senate in November's elections, according to a new national poll.

And a Quinnipiac University survey also indicates the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains a free-for-all among the potential contenders, while Hillary Clinton, if she runs for the White House again, would be the prohibitive frontrunner for the Democratic nomination.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Congress • Hillary Clinton • House • Senate
Sarah Palin applauds Clinton's 'boldness' in memoir
July 7th, 2014
04:10 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Sarah Palin applauds Clinton's 'boldness' in memoir

(CNN) - Sarah Palin praised Hillary Clinton for recounting in her memoir her decision not to attack Palin in 2008 when Republican Sen. John McCain chose the conservative firebrand as his running mate.

Once then-Illinois Sen. Barack Obama bested Clinton in the Democratic primary, his campaign focused on their Republican opponents - including Palin, the first GOP female vice presidential nominee.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Sarah Palin
July 7th, 2014
02:49 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Clinton explains defense in controversial rape case

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton pushed back at ongoing criticism of her providing legal defense decades ago to an accused rapist, explaining that she had asked not to be assigned to the case but ultimately had a responsibility to represent her client.

In 1975, Clinton, a 27-year-old attorney, was appointed by a judge to represent Thomas Alfred Taylor, a 41-year-old man accused of raping a young girl, for free while working at the legal aid clinic at the University of Arkansas.

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Filed under: 2016 • Arkansas • Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton weighs in on speaking fees, Supreme Court rulings
July 4th, 2014
02:11 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Hillary Clinton weighs in on speaking fees, Supreme Court rulings

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton said Friday she's donated her speaking fees from colleges and universities over the past year and a half to her family's foundation.

In an interview with ABC News, Clinton also weighed in on immigration, as well as the Supreme Court's recent rulings thwarting Obamacare mandates that require certain employers to cover contraceptives.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Immigration • Supreme Court
How does Hillary Clinton make a decision?
July 1st, 2014
03:05 PM ET
4 weeks ago

How does Hillary Clinton make a decision?

Washington (CNN) - Hillary Clinton regularly talks about the "hard choices" she has had to make in her life – both professional and personal – and the impact those decisions have had on her.

But something she doesn't talk about much is the process she takes to get to those decisions.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
July 1st, 2014
10:15 AM ET
4 weeks ago

Christie gives no opinion on Hobby Lobby case

(CNN) – In a departure from other Republicans, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie did not give an opinion Tuesday on the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, arguing there was no point in making a comment about the decision.

"The fact is that when you're an executive, your Supreme Court makes a ruling and you've got to live with it unless you can get the legislative body to change the law or change the Constitution," the potential presidential candidate said on CNBC's "Squawk Box."

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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • New Jersey • Supreme Court
Rick Perry's busy summer schedule
July 1st, 2014
09:55 AM ET
4 weeks ago

Rick Perry's busy summer schedule

(CNN) - Rick Perry's headed back to South Carolina Tuesday and Wednesday.

It's the third trip by the longtime Republican governor of Texas to the Palmetto State in the past year. Perry, who launched a failed campaign for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, is not running for re-election this year and instead is considering another bid for the White House in 2016.

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Filed under: 2016 • Iowa • New Hampshire • Rick Perry • South Carolina
Hillary Clinton: Mississippi runoff 'of major historical importance'
June 30th, 2014
06:34 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Hillary Clinton: Mississippi runoff 'of major historical importance'

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton applauded efforts in a Republican Senate runoff election in Mississippi to reach out to voters outside its usual voting bloc.

Clinton said Monday the contest between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel "was of historical importance because the Republican Party of Mississippi expanded its base."

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Mississippi • Thad Cochran
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