Elections

  • New Hampshire's results were a total disaster for the Republican establishment

    The results in New Hampshire were the best possible result for Donald Trump and the worst possible result for his Republican critics. New Hampshire didn't just hand Trump a win, it left him perfectly positioned to dominate in South Carolina, Nevada, and other future races. John Kasich finished in…

    Vox.com
  • Junior journalists hit the 2016 campaign trail

    The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is made up of 20 aspiring journalists getting real-life experience on the campaign trail

    CBS News
  • The 10 Richest U.S. Presidents

    Primary season is now underway, and in less than a year the United States electorate will vote for the nation’s 45th president. Most of the leading candidates among both Republicans and Democrats represent ...

    24/7 Wall St.
  • 9 things we learned about American politics this February

    Party elites don't really matter, and endorsements are a terrible predictor of primary outcomes. Retail politics isn't important, especially in New Hampshire. Socialist is a winning affiliation in American politics. Gaffes are incredibly important. Super PACs don't matter. Fundraising doesn't…

    Vox.com
  • IRS grants long-delayed tax exempt status to Crossroads GPS

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has granted tax-exempt status to one of the best-known and best-funded politically active nonprofit organizations, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies.

    Associated Press
  • Trump, Bush and Anger

    It was a better victory than even the Donald could have hoped for. With big question marks embedded.His people showed up. He's no longer a flaky billionaire businessman, he's an election winner, and the front runner. Trump read the electorate better than any other American politician. He's invented…

    Huffington Post
  • Carly Fiorina is pulling the plug on her presidential campaign

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is suspending her...

    Business Insider
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    New Hampshire votes (22 photos)

    The first-in-the-nation primary (not a caucus!) takes place today in the Granite State. The Yahoo Politics team will be on the ground as ballots are cast before reporting tonight as the candidates celebrate victories and attempt to spin losses. As soon as results begin tabulating this evening,…

    Yahoo News Photo
  • Bullying Won't Work on This Undecided Voter

    Let me first say that I'm a Democrat, a woman in the 18-35 demographic, a minority, and an undecided voter. While I'm leaning towards Bernie Sanders, ​I still don't know what box I'll tick come Election Day. I'm not alone in this; leading up to the New Hampshire primary, nearly 40 percent of the…

    Huffington Post
  • Donald Trump Finally Puts Price Tag On “Great Wall” Of Mexico; Cable News Networks Give Thanks

    Donald Trump bailed out TV news operations struggling to flood the zone with today’s New Hampshire primary voting – only so much you can do to make parka’d lines at polling places look sexy and only so many different ways to say voter turnout is expected to be a record – when he finally announced…

    Deadline
  • North Carolina takes map delay request to US Supreme Court

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The federal court that struck down two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina refused Tuesday to delay its order demanding that new boundaries be drawn in barely a week's time.

    Associated Press
  • The Latest: Clinton Vows to 'Make a Difference' Every Day

    Hillary Clinton is holding her final rally before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, vowing to "get up every day to make a difference" for Americans if she wins the White House

    ABC News
  • A semi-radical plan to elect more moderates to Congress

    With ideological extremism on the rise in Congress, President Barack Obama argued during his State of the Union that America must reform its elections. "If we want a better politics, it’s not enough to just change a congressman or a senator or even a president," Obama said.

    Vox.com
  • Grover Norquist: Election Will 'Be Determined By The Vaping Community'

    You've heard of soccer moms, cybervoters and boomer grannies -- obscure segments of the population that definitely decided previous elections and put the country on a firm path to cyber-soccer for grandmothers. What segment of the electorate will rise to determine the winner of the 2016 election?As…

    Huffington Post
  • Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Considering Presidential Campaign: Report

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering a run for the Oval Office, according to reports. The billionaire politician has requested that his advisers create plans for a potential independent campaign, the New York Times reports, adding that Bloomberg is jarred by Donald…

    People
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    ABC News: Christie expected to suspend presidential campaign

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to formally suspend his presidential campaign as early as today, ABC News has learned.

    KTRK – Houston
  • Bob Schieffer: It all changes after New Hampshire

    CBS News' Bob Schieffer breaks down what makes New Hampshire unique -- and how the campaigns will change moving forward

    CBS News
  • Christie Expected to Drop out; Trump Faces Fresh Test in SC

    Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faces a fresh test for his once-improbable campaign as the Republican presidential race careens into more conservative territory in South Carolina

    ABC News
  • Is That the Ticket?

    Thanks to MSNBC and the recent Democratic candidate debate in Manchester, N.H. I've seen enough. At one point during it, Bernie Sanders said, asking for some slack on a question, "This is the first time I've run for president." God bless him. Without Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in this race…

    Huffington Post