Updated at 11:07 a.m. ET on 8/28
(CNN) – As the clock ticks down to key elements of President Barack Obama's health care law taking effect, former President Bill Clinton will provide a defense of the controversial measure in a speech next week at his presidential library in Arkansas.
The announcement of Clinton's address comes on the same day a new national poll indicates that half the public remains in the dark about the Affordable Care Act.
(CNN) - Sen. Ted Cruz wrapped up a week in the political spotlight headlining a political fundraiser Friday in New Hampshire, home to the traditional first primary contest in the race for the White House.
The Texas Republican, who is considered a possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, was the main attraction at a reception for the New Hampshire Republican Party in Dublin, where he told a receptive crowd that changes in Washington were only possible through mobilizing grassroots activists around issues like defunding President Barack Obama’s health care law.
(CNN) - Sen. Ted Cruz wraps up a week in the political spotlight by heading a political fundraiser in New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House.
The Texas Republican, who is considered a possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, will be the main attraction at a reception Friday evening for the New Hampshire Republican party. Cruz has already made two visits this summer to Iowa, whose caucuses kick off the primary and caucus calendar, and in May was in South Carolina, which holds the first southern primary.
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Updated at 9:20 p.m. ET on 8/6
(CNN) – It was some of the harshest criticism directed at Mitt Romney during his 2012 GOP primary battle: he was the “safe” candidate the establishment thought had the best shot of beating President Barack Obama.
And despite his general election loss, Romney still says his best advice for early state voters is to back a candidate with a viable shot of taking the White House.
(CNN) - Here we go again.
For the second time in three years, Massachusetts voters head to the polls Tuesday in a special U.S. Senate election with national implications.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Call it the next hurdle in Mark Sanford's political redemption tour.
The former South Carolina governor, whose political career was sidetracked thanks to a well-publicized affair, faces a Republican primary run-off for his old congressional seat on Tuesday.
(CNN) – Sen. Tim Johnson says it's time for him to say so long.
The three term Democrat from South Dakota announced Tuesday that he won't run for re-election next year.
(CNN) – The election is still more than a year away, but Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign coffers got a boost Monday when fellow Republican Sen. Marco Rubio helped rake in more than $230,000 at a fundraiser in Kentucky.
At the event, Rubio praised McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate, for his drive in pushing forward the GOP agenda in the upper chamber.
(CNN) - A new poll is the second this week to indicate most New Jersey voters think Chris Christie deserves re-election next year, and is the second straight to give the Republican governor large leads over his possible Democratic challengers.
According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday morning, two-thirds of registered voters in New Jersey say Christie deserves to be re-elected in November 2013, with only one in four saying he doesn't deserve a second term in Trenton.
(CNN) - Three straight surveys over the past 24 hours indicate Chris Christie's poll numbers as governor of New Jersey are skyrocketing, thanks to his job responding to the devastating superstorm Sandy.
According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Tuesday morning, 72% of Garden State voters give the first term Republican governor a thumbs up on the job he's doing in office, a 16-point jump since before the storm struck the state in late October.