Washington (CNN) - Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.
Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter announced her departure in a Facebook post, hanging the decision on her desire to continue working for the Clinton Foundation and the fact that she and her husband Marc Mezvinsky will be welcoming their first child this fall.
Washington (CNN) - The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is stepping up their attack on Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy by airing an ad that hits the Senate hopeful for his position on Medicare.
The ad – titled "Record" – uses Cassidy's time as a House Republican to portray him as someone more concerned with giving "tax breaks to millionaires and the wealthiest," while advocating for raising the eligibility age for Medicare and cutting funding for health care.
(CNN) - Hillary Clinton broke her silence Thursday on the protests over the death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, telling an audience of technology investors that the United States "can do better."
Her statement, which came at the end of her prepared remarks to the Nexenta OpenSDx Summit, was the first time Clinton spoke about the protests since they began earlier this month, and her comments came after civil rights leaders had called on Clinton to weigh in.
Washington (CNN) - Richard Trumka is not ready to endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. But that may be because, as he says, "there is no there, there."
At a breakfast with journalists on Thursday, the labor icon and president of the AFL-CIO spoke highly of Clinton, the former secretary of state and favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, but he did raise some questions that he hopes Clinton will answer if she runs.
Washington (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan's first solo book sold 6,266 copies in its first week of publication, according to Nielsen Bookscan data provided to CNN by a publisher.
The number puts Ryan's "The Way Forward" behind two other books by conservative authors, "America" by Dinesh D’Souza and "One Nation" by Ben Carson, both of which have been out longer than "The Way Forward," according Jason Pinter, the founder and publisher of Polis Books.
Washington (CNN) – No endorsement for you, Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
That was the message the New York Times editorial board sent to the state's sitting governor when they published Tuesday an editorial that spelled out why they won't be backing Cuomo in New York's upcoming gubernatorial primary on September 9.
Washington (CNN) - Elizabeth Warren is not Ready for Warren.
In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Warren fully disavowed herself of Ready for Warren, a super PAC with the explicit goal of encouraging the liberal Massachusetts senator to run for president in 2016.
Washington (CNN) – Harry Reid, who faulted his 2010 Republican opponent for making an insensitive remark to Asian-Americans, cracked two Asian-themed jokes at a Las Vegas event Thursday.
"I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are," the Senate Majority Leader said to laughs from the audience at a Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce event.
Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney feels vindicated by Hillary Clinton.
At a book event for Rep. Paul Ryan, his former running mate, Romney said that Hillary Clinton distancing herself from some of President Barack Obama's foreign policy was reminiscent of the campaign he ran against the President.
(CNN) – When a Washington state man was charged last year with unlawfully firing a shotgun, he had a simple explanation: Joe Biden told me to do it.
It appears, however, he no longer needs that defense.