(CNN) - It looks like we won't have another Brown vs. Clinton Democratic presidential primary battle come 2016.
California Gov. Jerry Brown, who made bids for the Democratic nomination in 1976, 1980 and 1992, is ruling out a fourth run for the White House.
Washington (CNN) – Add another name to the growing roster of House members retiring at the end of the year rather than running for re-election.
Twelve-term Democrat Jim Moran of Virginia announced Wednesday that he plans to retire at the end of 2014.
(CNN) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he had no knowledge or involvement in the closing of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge, and according to a new poll, most Garden State voters believe him.
A new Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday also indicates that a majority describe Christie as a "leader" rather than a "bully". And while the Republican governor, who's seriously considering a 2016 run for the White House, gets positive marks on his personal characteristics, his approval rating among New Jersey voters has slipped, and half of them say the bridge controversy has hurt his potential presidential bid.
(CNN) – Candidate David Jolly will be the Republican nominee in a special election to fill a vacant House seat in Florida that was held by the GOP for decades.
Washington (CNN) - The list of House members retiring at the end of the year rather than running for re-election keeps growing.
Democratic Rep. Bill Owens of New York State announced Tuesday that he won't seek another term, leaving another competitive seat open for the midterms.
(CNN) - Rick Santorum has a new book in the works.
The former senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 Republican presidential candidate will release "Blue Collar Conservatives" this spring.
(CNN) - Republican voters in a swing district in a purple state head to the polls Tuesday, to choose their party's nominee for a special election to fill a vacant House seat their party's held for decades.
Tuesday's GOP primary in Florida's 13th congressional district will set the stage for a March special election that some political pundits are billing as barometer for November's midterm elections.
(CNN) – Most Americans haven't changed their opinion of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in recent days, according to a new national poll.
But Christie's approval and favorable ratings among Garden State residents has dropped, according to another new survey, which also indicates that most in the state don't consider their tough-talking Republican governor a "bully."
(CNN) - New Jersey Democratic legislative leaders are forming a special new committee to investigate the George Washington Bridge gridlock scandal that has rocked Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration.
Controversial lane closures last September caused massive traffic jams on the Garden State side of the nation's busiest bridge, and ensnared Christie, who's considering a bid for the White House in 2016, in the biggest political controversy of his career.
Washington (CNN) - The main super PAC that supported President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election is scheduled to announce new hires Friday, as the group works towards transforming itself into a key super PAC for a possible Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign.
According to a Democratic source with knowledge of the moves by Priorities USA, the super PAC will announce that Buffy Wicks, a veteran field organizer who was a top staffer in the Obama re-election campaign, will become the group's executive director. Jonathan Mantz, an experienced Democratic fundraiser who served as national finance director for Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign, will join Priorities as a senior finance adviser.