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.
Massachusetts Democratic governor hopeful Martha Coakley is falling behind her Republican challenger Charlie Baker, a new poll shows.
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.
Clinton is helping campaign for Democrats in 2014, work that will help her if she runs for president in 2016.
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.
The super PAC backed by the Koch brothers is making its final push in Kansas on Thursday.
Here are things we learned from the Eric Holder interview.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is heading to North Carolina next week to campaign with Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis, CNN has learned.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked health care workers at the hospital in Dallas where a patient died of Ebola and two nurses became infected.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist took aim at each other during a bitter debate on Thursday night.
Don't expect a chest bump on election night this year in Maine.
Neither candidate in the crucial Georgia Senate race appears poised to cruise to victory in less than two weeks, a new poll released Wednesday shows.
This is not your Clint Eastwood empty chair moment from the 2012 Republican National Convention -- but it's close.
Democrats will soon return to the airwaves in Kentucky to back Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to a source at the DSCC.
A super PAC backed by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is dropping $6.5 million into six competitive Senate races in a final ad push.
The seasoned Democratic operative President Barack Obama tapped last week to head his administration's Ebola fight got to work on Wednesday, though Ron Klain's new job is expected to unfold out of public sight.
President Obama and Nancy Pelosi not on campaign trail but are featured in GOP campaign ads.
Senator's "Wastebook' notes that getting rid of the practice of pork barrel spending is next to impossible.
Barack Obama is loading new missions on the U.S. military with fast-expanding mandates and no certain end dates as he grapples with ISIS and Ebola.
After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived home in Ohio early Wednesday for an emotional reunion with his family.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren told CNN she has been treated differently as a woman in the clubby upper chamber.
Ripping the cover off top-secret U.S. surveillance programs pushed foreign terrorists underground and out of intelligence services' reach, Olsen says.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst is making the internet squeal, again, with a new ad that features her dozens of hogs.
Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews that CNN obtained through a public records request.
The third and final debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist got off to a breezy start-- with no fan on stage for Crist and no protest from Scott.
Sen. Kay Hagan should be toast by now.
Journalists react to the death of Ben Bradlee, the iconic editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal
American Jeffrey Fowle has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN.
Clinton used her Tuesday appearance to court women with a message about her life, successes and future hopes.
The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said on Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot hasn't lessened after airstrikes.
A quiet lobbying campaign by a low-key man from Maine could determine which party controls the Senate next year.
It's a big week for same-sex marriages in the United States, following a court decision and a new, tougher stance from President Obama. Meanwhile, there are growing concerns that some opponents may be forced to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies.
A former aide to congressional candidate Carl DeMaio will not be charged with breaking into DeMaio's campaign office, according to the San Diego district attorney.
The White House has now issued a corrected official transcript of a speech President Barack Obama gave Monday.
But many if not most Americans see the midterm election two weeks from Tuesday as likely to change little or nothing of consequence.
The woman who voted next to President Barack Obama on Monday says she was "embarrassed and just shocked," after her fiancé jokingly told him "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."
President Barack Obama said political candidates who are running ads against him personally should motivate voters to get out to the polls even more.
All travelers flying into the United States from the West African countries most impacted by the Ebola virus can only enter the U.S. through five airports.
The first lady came prepared Tuesday and corrected herself during a rally for Braley in Iowa City.
Barbara Mikulski plans to hold a hearing on the government's handling of the Ebola outbreak on Nov. 6 -- two days after the midterm elections.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed an executive order to monitor those who have visited Ebola countries.
America's drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, according to a new report from a U.S. government watchdog.
Matthew Huang, an American held in Qatar, has an outburst after a Qatari prosecutor tells a court that he and his wife let their daughter starve.
The outgoing U.S. attorney general said he is "cautiously optimistic" when it comes to Washington and Colorado's experiment with marijuana legalization.
Oscar de la Renta was known for being a designer to first families, and the Clintons were no exception.
A repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health care law is "not gonna happen" even if the GOP takes the Senate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist face off Tuesday night in a debate hosted by CNN and Jacksonville affiliate WJXT.
Monica Lewinsky told an audience in Philadelphia on Monday that her new mission in life was to end cyberbullying. Her speech -- and her goal -- come as the former White House intern steps into the public eye after years of trying to live privately.
When it comes to Ebola, former President Bill Clinton says politicians and the media need to quit playing the "blame game."
President Barack Obama says his feelings aren't hurt by Democrats who don't want to campaign side-by-side with him.
Remember that time Vice President Joe Biden compared New York City's LaGuardia Airport to a "third world country"?
Attorney General Eric Holder took aim at former Defense and CIA chief Leon Panetta.
A new poll shows independent Kansas Senate hopeful Greg Orman tied with incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.
Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing the GOP's so-called war on women.
Michigan Democratic Senate hopeful Gary Peters is the target of a Sharknado-inspired cartoon, but supporters say the ad "jumped the shark."
Monica Lewinsky took another step into the public spotlight on Monday when she joined Twitter.
President Barack Obama is home to cast his ballot Monday, the day early voting begins in Illinois, and he isn't afraid to reveal whom he's casting his ballot for.
As newly picked Ebola czar Ron Klain gets started, some are wondering if America could also use a new surgeon general.
Donald Trump told an Iowa audience not to count him out -- at least not until he makes his decision about running early next year.
Don't say Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't have a plan.
Josiah's Coffee House and Café is a must-go destination for melt-in-your-mouth fresh baked goods and a perfect cup of coffee.
President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his "Ebola czar," knowledgeable sources tell CNN.
U.S. Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas' controversial voter identification law can go into effect for now.
CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal what will be in the headlines.
Attorney General Eric Holder strode in to a raucously triumphant welcome at Justice Department headquarters on cold, sunny February morning in 2009, less than a month after the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
There's a lot of information out there on the Ebola crisis. And now, the issue's gone political with increasingly vocal talk on Capitol Hill and in midterm campaigns calling for a travel ban to keep the disease from spreading in the U.S.
Hunter Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's son, was discharged from the Navy Reserve this year after failing a drug test, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday night.
The Navy Reserve discharged Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter this year after he tested positive for cocaine, U.S. officials confirmed.
A former campaign aide who accused GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of sexual harassment released the results of an independent lie detector test.
We're looking for your questions for the seeking the Florida governorship? Now is your chance to ask Gov. Rick Scott or former Gov. Charlie Crist directly about the economy, immigration, or any other issue that you do not think has been addressed yet.
We're looking for your questions for the candidates seeking New Hampshire's U.S. Senate seat. Now is your chance to ask Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and former Sen. Scott Brown directly about the economy, immigration, or any other issue that you do not think has been addressed yet.
Well, here's a first. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is on a Wheaties Box.
The National Republican Congressional Campaign Committee released an ad linking Democratic challenger in a Nebraska House race to a convicted serial killer.
Republicans who pressed Pres. Obama for a more coordinated federal response to the Ebola outbreak are blasting the appointment of Ron Klain as "Ebola czar."