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Tea party unhappy with Barbour in Mississippi

Tea party unhappy with Barbour in Mississippi

Haley Barbour almost certainly isn’t running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in…

Clinton laying groundwork for Presidential run

Clinton laying groundwork for Presidential run

She insists she hasn’t decided on a second bid for the presidency. But Hillary Rodham Clinton is laying out more reasons to run than not during her coast-to-coast book tour.…

Tea party, as expected, gloats over Cantor defeat

Tea party, as expected, gloats over Cantor defeat

A conservative underdog’s swift dispatch of Majority Leader Eric Cantor is feeding tea party dreams in Mississippi and beyond in the 2014 midterm elections. Deeply conservative contenders across the country…

Romney seeking to again be a GOP political force

Romney seeking to again be a GOP political force

Once fearing he would be viewed as “a loser for life” if he failed to win the presidency, Mitt Romney is trying to re-emerge as a force in Republican politics.…

Hillary Clinton: Brat ‘ran against immigrants’

Hillary Clinton: Brat ‘ran against immigrants’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor “was defeated by a candidate who basically ran against immigrants.” In Chicago to promote her new book in a…

The unknown who beat Cantor focused on budget, immigration

The unknown who beat Cantor focused on budget, immigration

Tea Party Republican Dave Brat, who defeated House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary race on Tuesday, is an economics professor from a tiny Virginia college who…

Hillary Clinton: ‘We were dead broke’

Hillary Clinton: ‘We were dead broke’

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s family was “dead broke” and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said in an interview that…

Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign checklist

Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign checklist

A look at preparations by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: “It’s something I’ll consider at the end of this year.” — May, on…

Not much for Jimmy Carter to do in grandson’s campaign

Not much for Jimmy Carter to do in grandson’s campaign

Inside a small Baptist church packed with out-of-state visitors wanting to hear from former President Jimmy Carter, one of the most eager listeners may have been his grandson, Jason. The…

Time for an overdue reality check for political parties

Time for an overdue reality check for political parties

With most of this year’s Senate primary elections complete, Democrats talk boldly about their chances in Kentucky and Mississippi, while Republicans gaze hungrily at Oregon and Colorado. Time for a…