In NH, Biden squashes 2016 talk
March 25th, 2014
04:54 PM ET
4 weeks ago

In NH, Biden squashes 2016 talk

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden avoided talk about his political future during a stop Tuesday in New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House.

Asked about his future plans, the Vice President , who's seriously considering a run for president in 2016, said "I'm here about jobs, not mine."

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Filed under: 2016 • New Hampshire • Vice President Biden
2016 watch: Santorum's busy day in Iowa
March 25th, 2014
02:58 PM ET
4 weeks ago

2016 watch: Santorum's busy day in Iowa

(CNN) -- Rick Santorum's heading back to Iowa Wednesday.

And anytime a potential White House hopeful heads to the Hawkeye State, which kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar, the national political media takes notice.

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Filed under: 2016 • Iowa • Rick Santorum
Tea party says OFA remake of its symbol is trolling
March 25th, 2014
12:00 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Tea party says OFA remake of its symbol is trolling

Washington (CNN) - So what do some leaders in the tea party think about a group that supports President Barack Obama's agenda using a key symbol of the grassroots conservative movement to advocate for the health care law?

"Imitation is the highest form of flattery and in this case, it is no different," Amy Kremer, chair of the Tea Party Express, one of the largest and most politically active national tea party organizations, told CNN.

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Filed under: 2014 • Health care • Healthcare • Obamacare • OFA • Organizing for America • Tea Party • Tea Party movement
Rubio to make first 'early state' visit this cycle
March 25th, 2014
10:58 AM ET
4 weeks ago

Rubio to make first 'early state' visit this cycle

(CNN) - Sen. Marco Rubio's heading to New Hampshire.

The May visit to the first-in-the-nation primary state by the potential 2016 Republican presidential contender is raising eyebrows among those who cover national politics.

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Filed under: 2016 • Marco Rubio • New Hampshire
March 24th, 2014
02:31 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Romney makes a role for himself

Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney seems to be popping up everywhere this year.

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee and two-time White House hopeful made a Sunday talk show appearance, criticizing President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine, this weekend, the sixth major TV interview Romney's done so far this year.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Mitt Romney
First on CNN: New video ties Shaheen to President Obama
March 24th, 2014
08:36 AM ET
4 weeks ago

First on CNN: New video ties Shaheen to President Obama

(CNN) - The New Hampshire Republican Party is going up with a new web video that links Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to President Barack Obama and to the federal health care law.

The Monday release of the video comes on the same day that Shaheen's campaign went up with a radio ad critical of former Sen. Scott Brown of neighboring Massachusetts, who's now taken a key step towards challenging Shaheen.

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Filed under: 2014 • Jeanne Shaheen • New Hampshire • President Obama • Scott Brown
Obama 2014 campaign role: Fundraiser-in-Chief
March 20th, 2014
11:45 AM ET
1 month ago

Obama 2014 campaign role: Fundraiser-in-Chief

Washington (CNN) - With President Barack Obama's approval rating hovering near its all-time lows – and with polls indicating his health care law remains unpopular with many Americans – the President may not be in high demand this year on the campaign trail.

But while there are a number of congressional Democrats facing challenging reelections who aren't screaming for Obama to stump with them, they do look to the President to bring in the bucks. Because when it comes to fundraising, Obama remains the party's top rainmaker.

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Filed under: 2014 • President Obama
March 20th, 2014
09:23 AM ET
1 month ago

Obama: 'Happy if Scott Brown' moves to Texas

(CNN) - President Barack Obama's weighing in on what could turn into the hottest U.S. Senate battle this year.

When asked during an interview Wednesday with New England Cable News whether former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts - who's taken an important step towards running for the Senate this year in neighboring New Hampshire - is the kind of moderate Republican needed on Capitol Hill, the President said he'll wait to comment until Brown formally announces his candidacy.
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Filed under: 2014 • New Hampshire • President Obama • Scott Brown
Fourth trip to Iowa for Cruz
March 18th, 2014
11:26 AM ET
1 month ago

Fourth trip to Iowa for Cruz

(CNN) - Ted Cruz is heading back to Iowa, again.

The freshman senator from Texas and possible 2016 GOP White House contender is making his fourth visit since last July to Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar.

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Filed under: 2016 • Iowa • Ted Cruz
Late night development in battle for Senate
March 18th, 2014
09:54 AM ET
1 month ago

Late night development in battle for Senate

(CNN) - A late night move has cleared the path for Republican Rep. Cory Gardner of Colorado to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in this year's midterm election.

State Sen. Owen Hill Monday night announced he was dropping his bid for the GOP nomination in Colorado. In an email to supporters Hill said "Congressman Cory Gardner has the best chance of defeating Mark Udall in November and I pray that he does."
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Filed under: 2014 • Colorado • Senate
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