Hillary Clinton: Obamacare contraceptive decision 'deeply disturbing'
June 30th, 2014
05:46 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Hillary Clinton: Obamacare contraceptive decision 'deeply disturbing'

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton called the Supreme Court's ruling throwing out the Obamacare contraceptive mandate for certain businesses "very troubling."

"This is a really bad slippery slope," Clinton said Monday on the heels of the 5-4 decision, which said for-profit companies cannot be required to pay for specific types of contraceptives for their employees.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Obamacare
June 29th, 2014
06:22 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Poll: Majority think Hillary Clinton can relate to average Americans

(CNN) – Despite recent fumbles on the state of her personal wealth, a new national survey shows more than half of respondents believe Hillary Clinton can relate to average Americans as well as other possible White House hopefuls can.

The NBC/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll released Sunday indicates 55% surveyed think Clinton can relate to the problems of everyday citizens. But 37% said Clinton, a likely 2016 presidential candidate, isn't as relatable as other potential White House hopefuls.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
June 29th, 2014
12:00 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Obama brushes off clamor over Clinton’s ‘broke’ comments

(CNN) – President Obama defended Hillary Clinton in the face of criticism recently that she is out of touch with average Americans, based on her comments about the Clintons’ financial security.

"She is in public service because she cares about the same folks that I talked to here today," Obama said from Minneapolis, where he held a town hall meeting. The interview, taped Thursday during the president’s trip, aired on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday morning.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • President Obama
Nevada university students call on Clinton to return speaking fee
June 27th, 2014
05:53 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Nevada university students call on Clinton to return speaking fee

Washington (CNN) – When it rains, it pours for Hillary Clinton.

Students at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas are asking the former secretary of state to return the speaking fee she is set to collect when she appears at a university fundraiser in October.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Nevada
Walker not focus of fundraising probe, prosecutor says
June 26th, 2014
03:44 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Walker not focus of fundraising probe, prosecutor says

(CNN) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is not currently the focus of an investigation into allegations of illegally coordinated fundraising efforts between the governor's campaign and outside conservative groups in the midst of a heated 2012 recall campaign, according to a statement released Thursday by a lawyer representing the special prosecutor heading the probe.

That probe is currently on hold, pending a legal challenge from the Wisconsin Club for Growth, one of the conservative groups in question.

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Filed under: 2016 • Scott Walker • Wisconsin
Cleveland vs. Dallas
Cleveland (top) and Dallas (bottom) are the two finalists to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
June 26th, 2014
01:07 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Cleveland vs. Dallas

(CNN) - It's down to the "Big D" and the "Rock and Roll Capital of the World."

Both Dallas and Cleveland have plenty of pluses as the two finalists bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Sales of Clinton's 'Hard Choices' drop by over 40% in second week
June 26th, 2014
08:10 AM ET
4 weeks ago

Sales of Clinton's 'Hard Choices' drop by over 40% in second week

Washington (CNN) – Hillary Clinton's new memoir "Hard Choices" experienced a 43% drop in sales in its second week on bookshelves, according to numbers from Nielsen BookScan.

After 85,721 copies of "Hard Choices" were purchased in the book's first week, 48,227 copies of the memoir sold in the second week, according to Nielsen numbers, which make up roughly 85% of all retail book sales and were provided to CNN by a publishing source.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton wants 2014 Democrats to run on Obamacare
June 25th, 2014
06:31 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Hillary Clinton wants 2014 Democrats to run on Obamacare

Washington (CNN) – Hillary Clinton has yet to announce whether she is running for president in 2016, but in an interview that aired Wednesday, Clinton outlined how she would run in favor of Obamacare "if [she] were a Democrat running for reelection in 2014."

Clinton, who in the past has said she is both supportive of Obamacare and of fixes to change the law, told PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill in an interview taped Tuesday that Democrats "need to" run on President Barack Obama's sweeping healthcare law.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Obamacare
Prosecutor in controversial case says Clinton had no choice but to defend rapist
June 25th, 2014
02:18 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Prosecutor in controversial case says Clinton had no choice but to defend rapist

Washington (CNN) - The prosecuting attorney in a nearly four-decade-old criminal case, where Hillary Clinton represented a man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, is backing the potential 2016 candidate on the issue.

Mahlon Gibson told CNN on Wednesday the then 27-year-old Hillary Rodham (now Clinton) was "appointed" by the judge in the case, even though she voiced reservations.

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Filed under: 2016 • Arkansas • Hillary Clinton
Cleveland and Dallas the finalists for 2016 GOP convention
June 25th, 2014
02:05 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Cleveland and Dallas the finalists for 2016 GOP convention

(CNN) - It's down to the final two.

The Republican National Committee announced Wednesday that Cleveland and Dallas are the finalists to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Following a meeting of the RNC's Site Selection Committee, the two other cities that had been in contention, Denver and Kansas City, were dropped.

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