Courting Unions On Labor Day, Obama Pushes Paid Sick LeaveCourting unions on Labor Day, President Barack Obama denounced Republicans for a "constant attack on working Americans" and said he was using his executive power to force federal contractors to give paid sick leave to their employees.
Possible Biden Bid For White House Faces Rough RoadThe only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out last week's meeting of the Democratic National Committee.
Talking Points: Klobuchar On Biden, Hillary’s Falling NumbersThe latest poll from Iowa shows support for Hillary Clinton is slipping. The Des Moines Register poll shows Clinton with 37 percent of the vote – that’s down from a high near 60 percent just a few months ago.
Ridin' With Biden? Clinton Challenge A Rough Road For The VPThe only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out this past week's meeting of the Democratic National Committee. In his place, backers greeted a curious few in a hotel suite 20 floors above the official gathering.
4 Presidential Candidates Speak At Mpls. DNC ConferenceMinneapolis was center stage Friday for the Democrats in the 2016 presidential race. The Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meeting downtown, where Hillary Clinton was mobbed by supporters.
Potential Biden Candidacy Causing A Stir Ahead Of Minneapolis DNC MeetingThis weekend, top Democrats are in Minneapolis for the Democratic National Convention's summer meeting. Most notably absent is possible candidate Joe Biden. DNC members say so far there's little political infighting.
As DNC Meets In Minneapolis, Biden Considering Presidential RaceThe Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meeting in downtown Minneapolis, starting Thursday. All five top Democratic presidential candidates will speak to the state party chairs and super delegates, including Lincoln Chaffee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders and Jim Webb.
Clinton, Sanders Set For Minneapolis DNC ConferenceSome democratic presidential hopefuls will be in Minnesota Friday. The Democratic National Committee will bring Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb to Minneapolis for the weekend conference.
Talking Points: VP Joe Biden Considering Presidential RunThe New York Times is among major media outlets reporting that Vice President Joe Biden is considering getting into the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination. The Times and other outlets report that Biden's late son Beau, who died of cancer in May, urged his father to run.
Congresswoman McCollum Talks Lion Hunt, Biden In Presidential RaceWithin hours of the news that Cecil the Lion had been killed in Zimbabwe by a Minnesota dentist, Congresswoman Betty McCollum called for a federal investigation. And an investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is also underway.
Biden Announces Death Of Son, Beau, Of Brain CancerVice President Joe Biden has announced that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer. The younger Biden was a lawyer, member of the Delaware National Guard and former Delaware attorney general. He was 46.
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