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Pelosi on Hillary Clinton for president in 2016: 'I hope she goes'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said during an interview with NBC’s Andrea Mitchell that she hoped Hillary Clinton – who will retire soon from her job as secretary of state – would make another bid for the presidency in four years.


HBO, Scorsese making film on Clinton

Bill Clinton

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese is making a documentary on Bill Clinton for HBO. HBO announced Monday that Scorsese is producing and directing the film, with Clinton's cooperation. The network did not announce an anticipated air date for the show on the nation's 42nd president, who was in office from 1993 to 2001.


Hillary Clinton faints, has concussion

Hillary Clinton

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sustained a concussion after becoming dehydrated and fainting, and will no longer testify Thursday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.


FiveThirtyEight: Why Hillary Clinton Would Be Strong in 2016

Hillary Clinton

Let’s start by stating the obvious: Hillary Rodham Clinton would be a formidable presidential candidate in 2016. Mrs. Clinton’s credentials as secretary of state, as a United States senator and as a politically engaged first lady would be hard for any of her Democratic or Republican rivals to match. She would have little trouble raising funds or garnering support from the Democratic officials, and she might even come close to clearing the Democratic field of serious opposition.


House Democrats face long odds in 2014

The battle for the House was pretty even in 2012, with Democrats winning slightly more of the popular vote but Republicans holding a strong 33-seat majority thanks to a map that favors their party. And it will be very difficult for Democrats to win back the majority in 2014, because the president's party has rarely gained House seats in a midterm election.


Ex-Fla. Gov. Crist Tweets He's Joining Democrats

Charlie Crist

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has announced on Twitter that he's joining the Democratic Party. Crist sent out a Tweet on Friday night that said, "Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President (at)Barack Obama!"


Hillary Clinton approval numbers at all-time high

Public impressions of Hillary Rodham Clinton are at an all-time high, with a large majority of Americans giving her positive reviews as secretary of state and most wanting her to be a presidential candidate in 2016, a Washington Post-ABC News poll shows.


Obama wants Wasserman Schultz to stay on at DNC

A Democratic official says President Barack Obama wants Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stay on as party chairwoman....


Black voters want Obama to focus on jobs

President Obama's coalition came through for him big time on Election Day, and members of the coalition want him to return the favor.


Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigned From Congress But Not From Trouble: Ethics Investigation Looms

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation from Congress might end his once-promising political career but it doesn't mark the end of troubles for the civil rights icon's son... Just two weeks after voters re-elected him to a ninth full term, Jackson on Wednesday sent his resignation letter to House Speaker John Boehner, citing his ongoing treatment for bipolar disorder and admitting "my share of mistakes" while confirming publically for the first time that he's the subject of a federal probe and cooperating with investigators.


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