Presidential Hopefuls Ramping Up Efforts In IowaFrom Iowa to New Hampshire — on the air, on the bus and on the stump — candidates vying to become America's next president roared out of the holidays in full force Monday with less than a month to go before voting begins.
St. Paul City Council To Vote On Anti-Trump ResolutionMinnesota's capital city may join the chorus of voices condemning a Republican presidential candidate for his remarks on followers of Islam.
Presidential Hopeful Ben Carson Now Leads In Iowa PollsFor the first time since Donald Trump threw his name into the mix, he was not sitting at the top of the polls in Iowa. According to new data from Quinnipiac, Ben Carson has overtaken the lead in that state, which is historically the first state in line for the nominating process for presidential races.
Walker Empathizes With Republican Presidential Candidates Balancing Jobs, CampaignAs Republican Gov. John Kasich travels the country in a quest for the presidency, his people back home want Ohioans to know that he's still focused on his day job. As his spokesman put it: "his cellphone works just as well in Cincinnati, Iowa, as it works in Cincinnati, Ohio."
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.
Jeb Bush Has Optimistic Message, Faces Challenges In '16 BidJeb Bush is launching a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday with a vow to get Washington "out of the business of causing problems" and to stay true to his beliefs — easier said than done in a bristling primary contest where his conservative credentials will be sharply challenged.
Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Campaign On SundayHillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, according to people familiar with her plans.
4 Things To Know: Duke Wins NCAA Final, Rand Paul Enters Presidential Race & MoreHere's a look at the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Will Klobuchar Run For President If Clinton Doesn't?Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition. They are undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state next month to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.
Panel Doesn't Act On Complaint Tied To BachmannA state Senate ethics committee has opted not to act on a complaint filed against a Republican senator that accused him of taking improper payments from Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign.
Ex-Bachmann Aide Alleges Ethics Violation In IowaA former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed an ethics complaint with the Iowa Senate, alleging that during her presidential campaign she made improper payments to a state senator.