Civil rights activist and writer Shaun King tweeted on Friday that he was considering endorsing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the November 2016 presidential race, a potential boost to the self-described socialist among African-American voters.
Tales from the Trail
Democrat Hillary Clinton met with Black Lives Matter activists on Friday, according to tweets and video posted by a member of the movement, as the presidential hopeful looks to fend off a challenge to her left from Senator Bernie Sanders and build a coalition of support headed into the primaries.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was finishing up a town hall event at the Pizza Ranch in Indianola, the last stop on a three-day swing through Iowa, when a man asked him what was the biggest mistake he had made as a political leader.
Hillary Clinton sent copies of her book “Hard Choices” to the various Republican presidential candidates last week after several of them recently said they didn’t know what she’d done as secretary of state.
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio missed a vote to set annual spending policy for the U.S. military and the Department of Defense, making him the only senator to miss the vote on the highly contentious measure.
White House reporters were hungry for a taste of what it might be like behind closed doors when Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama sat down for their weekly lunch in the private dining room on Tuesday.
Is Carly Fiorina a feminist?
The answer, according to the Republican presidential candidate at a Monday rotary club luncheon, is it depends. A young man questioned Fiorina and received bipartisan laughter at the event in Manchester, New Hampshire after she asked him for his definition of the term, and he said it was someone who fights for equality for men and women in the workplace, and who tried to boot sexism out of it.
Hillary Clinton’s call on Monday for tougher gun control rules might spook gun afficionados, but her comments gave a boost to shares of firearm manufacturers.