Republicans are doomed in 2016 if they again nominate a candidate like Mitt Romney or John McCain, Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday.
If GOP Senate candidate Tom Cotton didn't know about the popular gay dating app Grindr, he does now.
It might not be the term that Republican Party leaders prefer, but Sen. Rand Paul had a choice word about the GOP's brand: It "sucks."
Hillary Clinton swipes at Republican Senate hopeful Joni Ernst for canceling a meeting with the Des Moines Register editorial board last week.
Imagine if Iowa held a caucus and nobody but Hillary Clinton showed up.
Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering to hide it anymore.
Jeb Bush says he hasn't made up his mind yet on a 2016 presidential campaign, but that didn't stop him Wednesday from taking a thinly veiled shot at the top contender for the Democratic nomination.
Looks like hogs aren't the only animals with a grudge against Joni Ernst.
When lobbyists were banned from taking politicians on luxury trips, the politicians came up with this variation.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie flashes the attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."
The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.
The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, shelved the proposal.
Joni Ernst is creeping away from her Democratic opponent in Iowa's contentious Senate race, building a lead of 4 percentage points in the latest poll.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former U.S. attorney, said he had no qualms about a possible lawsuit from the recently quarantined nurse in his state.
Sen. Rand Paul is appearing in a new wave of ads for Republican Senate candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire less than one week before Election Day.
Under almost any circumstance, Louisiana politics are hot and spicy.
The gay son of Republican congressional challenger Nan Hayworth says his mother is "no extremist" in a new ad.
Americans' view of the economy is increasingly dour -- though a majority expect things to turn around next year, a new poll shows.
A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on official business.
Ebola survivor Ashoka Mukpo, in his first television interview since returning home from the hospital, told CNN's Don Lemon that he sharply disagrees with Gov. Chris Christie's controversial quarantine policy for health care workers in New Jersey.
Americans still strongly support airstrikes against ISIS -- but they're losing confidence that the strikes will wipe out the group's military capability, a new poll shows.
The Supreme Court has gone to the dogs, and at least one justice found the results to be laughable.
Barack Obama took more thinly-veiled shots at governors like New Jersey's Chris Christie on Wednesday.
The U.S. State Department, in an unusual exception, will not allow a 12 year-old boy's family to list "Israel" as the nation of birth.
David Nieland resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland Security inspector general on Aug. 9.
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A 21 day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of west Africa was approved by the Defense Secretary.
President Barack Obama's final campaign isn't turning into much of a victory lap.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon traveled to Washington last week expecting to see top Obama administration officials.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is ordering more security for more than 9,500 federal government buildings.
Florida Republican Senator and possible presidential hopeful Marco Rubio told CNN he believes that the nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey is a "hero."
President Barack Obama took veiled shots at governors who are mandating quarantines for health workers returning to the United States after treating Ebola patients Tuesday.
President Barack Obama took veiled shots at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday for ordering quarantines for medical workers returning to the United States after "doing God's work" treating Ebola patients in West Africa.
House Democrats are bracing for a rough election night next Tuesday, and top leaders are making a major push for rank and file members to open their wallets to help save those vulnerable Democrats who are in danger of losing their seats.
CNN interviewed the general in charge of the U.S. forces responding to Ebola in Africa from where he is quarantined in Italy.
In Ottawa, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry said last week's shooting there was terrorism, and the U.S. is working to counter recruiting by extremists.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to stamp out criticism Tuesday of his policy to quarantine health care workers returning from Ebola hot zones.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's tough-guy persona is back on the national stage.
Republican Joni Ernst defended Tuesday her decision to abruptly cancel a meeting with the Des Moines Register Editorial Board last week, telling CNN "it didn't make sense" because she knew they would back her Democratic opponent.
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Clinton is helping campaign for Democrats in 2014, work that will help her if she runs for president in 2016.
Some voters are facing a choice this November: vote or be shamed -- publicly.
The number making Mike Podhorzer anxious these days is 15.
Gun control supporting candidates facing tight races for governor in Connecticut and Maryland are the beneficiaries of a last-minute ad buy from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Just a week before heading to the polls, voters in Kentucky might not be able to shake the image of Sen. Mitch McConnell chuckling while surrounded by bloodhounds.
Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader had some biting words about Rand Paul, saying the self-described "libertarian-ish" lawmaker is retreating from his roots as he broadens his appeal for a potential presidential bid.
Ann Romney condemned South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic challenger after he mistakenly called her a "whore" — and then chuckled.
Jeb Bush might not be announcing his candidacy for president in 2016 any time soon, but he is sharing his vision of the future with Iowan Republicans.
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance, two troubling signs for Democrats one week before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.
Three days after Hillary Clinton said businesses don't create jobs, she cleaned up the remark, part of a critique of trickle-down economics
By Election Day in November, Hillary Clinton will have stumped for candidates in over 15 states, with sometimes multiple events at each destination.
The so-called war on women that Democrats love to talk about on the campaign trail may be losing some of its luster.
One-time Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole has his candidate for 2016: Mitt Romney.
House Speaker John Boehner is trashing President Obama's foreign policy by talking up someone Republicans have spent years running from: George W. Bush.
An Army major general and 10 other personnel are now in "controlled monitoring" in Italy after returning there from West Africa over the weekend.
Two governors broke from President Barack Obama's administration on Ebola, but don't blame newly tapped Ebola czar Ron Klain, the White House says.
Gov. Chris Christie's office said Monday that the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital is being allowed to transfer to Maine, the latest development in a medical and political saga regarding possible cases of Ebola in the U.S., and how politicians in charge are responding.
Ebola is very much on the minds of Americans, as 8 in 10 Americans believe someone new will be diagnosed with the disease in the coming weeks. But there is overwhelming confidence in the federal government's ability to prevent a nationwide epidemic, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.
Vice President Joe Biden delivered an wonky, populist speech on Monday in Davenport where the vice president endorsed Bruce Braley for Senate.
A federal judge ruled Monday that the latest White House jumper is incompetent to stand trial, and ordered 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya held for more psychiatric testing and treatment.
Twelve Nobel Peace Laureates calling on the U.S. to come clean with regards to torture methods allegedly used by American forces.
When the First Lady came to get out the Democratic vote in the crucial Senate race here, her remarks went viral -- but not in the way Democrats wanted.
While Jeb Bush is still publicly noncommittal about a possible presidential bid, his family is far less circumspect.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy tied his party's 2016 White House prospects to the election just one week away.
The Democratic candidate for governor of Massachusetts just got some more bad news.
Massachusetts Democratic governor hopeful Martha Coakley is falling behind her Republican challenger Charlie Baker, a new poll shows.
On Jeb Bush's potential 2016 presidential ambitions, his son tells ABC it's "more than likely that he's giving this a serious thought in moving forward."
CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines.
Hillary Clinton campaigned for Sen. Kay Hagan on Saturday and decried the outside spending in the pricey race.
Hillary Clinton is headed back to Iowa, according to Bruce Braley's Senate campaign.
President Obama welcomed previously Ebola-stricken nurse Nina Pham to the White House for a visit and a hug Friday.
When Hillary Clinton joins candidates across the country, there is a standard formula for those introducing her: Rev up the crowd, tout candidates on the ballot, speak positively about Hillary Clinton.
Lawmakers questioned administration and public health officials in a congressional hearing about how they're handling of the deadly virus.
Cuban-Americans have had an outsized influence in keeping the U.S. embargo. Now a younger generation sees things differently.
Before Nina Pham headed back home to Dallas, Texas, she made one exciting final stop.
Listening to the Jeanne Shaheen-Scott Brown Senate debate, New Hampshire voters react in real time on Microsoft Bing Pulse.
New Hampshire Senate Candidate Scott Brown responded to news that a new case of Ebola has been diagnosed in New York City.
Jeb Bush was blitzed with questions Thursday about his presidential ambitions in a private session with top South Carolina donors and business leaders.
A government report obtained by the Washington Post on Thursday states that government agents and lawyers mistreated Monica Lewinsky.
South Dakota Democratic candidate Rick Weiland opposes the party's leader in the chamber.
To quash what he described as "irrational fear," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he'll ride one of the three subway lines taken by the latest Ebola patient.
Democrat Michelle Nunn has a slight edge over Republican David Perdue in the Georgia Senate race, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey.
Have you heard that it all comes down to turnout? Of course you have, because politicians say it every November.
A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental problems, and has been arrested there before, according to his father.
While President Obama seems to be on a self-imposed Rose Garden strategy this election, one Democrat is in demand: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, paints himself in a major speech as a champion of "conservative realism" in U.S. foreign policy.
Democrats in key Senate races are showing some strength in the final stretch of election season -- but it may not be enough to keep the chamber.
Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen repeatedly accused Republican challenger Scott Brown of "fear-mongering" -- on Ebola, ISIS and more.
Republican Scott Brown used the latest potential Ebola case -- this time, a doctor in New York -- to blast President Barack Obama.
A new CNN/ORC poll shows a statistical dead heat for Senate in New Hampshire between incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen and her GOP opponent Scott Brown.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorsed an independent candidate for governor and his Democratic running mate.
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst canceled a meeting with the Des Moines Register newspaper editorial board Thursday.
Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously following the attacks at Canada's Parliament Hill.
Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Thursday panned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments that he's "tired" of the minimum wage debate.
A focus group of mothers NC had the same thing to say on Monday: Politicians don't understand their struggle.
Rep. Don Young has never been known for mincing words, but his comments Tuesday regarding suicide to an Alaska High School took the "breath away" from his audience.