Ted Cruz was forced to reiterate his stance against same-sex marriage in a Thursday night statement after a news report of comments he made at a fundraising event on Monday in New York City cast some doubt.
Gen. David Petraeus was once a widely celebrated military leader,a man who oversaw operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and was touted as a potential presidential candidate. On Thursday, he faces criminal sentencing in Charlotte, North Carolina, for removing and retaining classified information as part of his romance with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appeared to offer some insight Friday into his election strategy for his likely presidential run, a decision he'll announce "sometime later in June" after the Wisconsin legislature passes a budget.
Hillary Clinton was a force in American politics before millions of young voters were born. She's held a more varied slate of positions -- Bill Clinton's first lady, New York's senator, Barack Obama's Secretary of State -- than any other politician in recent memory. Here are a few key moments from her journey.
Republicans are reaching for a trusted trump card in their quest to take back the White House -- blasting Democrats as feckless on foreign policy. But the GOP's strategy carries significant risks, not least because its candidates, though bristling with hawkish rhetoric, are notably short of hands-on foreign policy experience.
Clinton has clarified -- or cleaned up -- where she stands on a few touchstone issues of the Democratic Party like gay marriage and immigration. Far more complicated is her view on trade, where she's now taking a cautious approach on a sweeping Pacific trade agreement that she fully supported as secretary of state.
It's in Iowa where O'Malley must stake his ground. Failure here would almost certainly doom his campaign. But if he manages to do better than expected -- or even stage an upset -- O'Malley could emerge as a real challenger for Clinton.
Like no other political force, "Saturday Night Live" actress Kate McKinnon is seeping into the cultural bloodstream as the latest incarnation of Clinton. McKinnon is serving up a version of Clinton as an overly ambitious and calculating politician who, try as she might, can't quite seem to nail the role of a normal human being.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a former Republican congressman, was back to a familiar stomping ground in Washington on Thursday to push for a balanced budget in Congress, attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner and vie for national media attention as he explores a potential 2016 presidential bid.