Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have never served in the military. Neither have Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum or Bobby Jindal. And those are just the Republicans gearing up for a presidential campaign.
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Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.
Two people who will portray themselves as political outsiders, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, both announced Monday that they will be seeking the Republican Party's nomination for president in 2016.
WASHINGTON -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday that he will run for president if he is confident he will have “the resources to win,” and, at this stage, he is “optimistic” that will be the case.
When you see soldiers participating in ceremonies on the field during New York Jets games, it’s not just because the team appreciates the military.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday announced that he will run for the White House as a Democrat, positioning himself as a socialist alternative to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for police across the country to wear body cameras to “improve transparency" while addressing the violent riots in Baltimore in a speech at an Ivy League university Wednesday.
Having been silent since the riots broke out in Baltimore this week, President Obama delivered a lengthy response Tuesday to the violence, calling out the "criminals and thugs who tore up the place."
Ben Carson, the former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon who is expected to run for president in 2016, issued a statement Tuesday condemning the violence and riots in Baltimore.
Cast and crew from the HBO series “The Wire” are speaking out against the violent events Monday in Baltimore, where rioters are throwing bricks at police, destroying cop cars and looting local businesses.
Tom Del Beccaro, the former chairman of the California Republican Party running for an open U.S. Senate seat, says he thinks the drought affecting residents in his state will cause voters to turn to the GOP.
Chris Ruddy -- who transitioned over the years from Clinton antagonist to Clinton buddy and donor -- is defending the former first family as they face conflict of interest questions about their foundation.
The wife of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has quit her Wall Street job as the family prepares for an apparent run for president in 2016.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday became the first 2016 presidential candidates to sign the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge.”
Loretta Lynch was confirmed Thursday by the Senate to serve as the country's top law enforcement official, meaning Eric Holder's tenure as attorney general is nearly over.
The Obama administration acknowledged Thursday that three Americans and one Italian were killed earlier this year during counterterrorism operations conducted by the U.S. government in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
An envelope containing white powder was sent to the Capitol Hill office of Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Doyle, according to reports on social media.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, preparing for a GOP campaign for president, is floating fellow South Carolinian Trey Gowdy as a possible future attorney general nominee in a Republican administration.
Call it the anti-Rand primary.
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson plans to go straight to Iowa after announcing his plans for the 2016 presidential race, his political organization said Monday.