An audience member at a Memphis rally for Hillary Clinton Friday fainted during the Democrat's speech. After Clinton asked for someone to help the supporter, she joked, "I thought it was the talk of Republicans that might have done it."
Hillary Clinton looked competent, tough, and in control during Tuesday’s low-key Democratic debate in Las Vegas. Clinton excelled amid a field of hapless has-beens, would-be revolutionaries, and ideological outliers by delivering a solid performance and looking like the adult in the room. The reason? She got hardly any pushback from her opponents.
A new poll of the Democratic presidential primary shows frontrunner Hillary Clinton remaining under 50 percent support against Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and Vice President Joe Biden. The Fox News poll, which was released the day of the first Democratic debate, shows Clinton with 45 percent support, while Sanders has 25 percent support and Biden (who is not yet a candidate) has 19 percent support.
Following last week's tragic shooting in Oregon, Hillary Clinton is making big promises on gun control. She's even gone so far as to promise "executive action" to restrict gun sales, even though such measures would be constitutionally questionable.
Vice President Joe Biden has made significant gains in the national Democratic primary polls in recent weeks, with a new Bloomberg poll showing a quarter of registered Democratic primary voters supportin him, his best numbers yet.
California governor Jerry Brown gave signs in a Wednesday interview on CNN that he may be considering running for president.
Brown, who has run for president three before, spoke with Wolf Blitzer about the current Democratic field. The Democrat said he has not yet endorsed a candidate, calling frontrunner Hillary Clinton "formidable" and refused to give advice about Vice President Joe Biden, who is reportedly mulling a run.
The chairwoman of the Democratic party attributed the popularity of both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump as evidence that Americans are fed up with their current government.
"People just want to have confidence in their government again," said Debbie Wasserman Schultz at a Thursday morning breakfast with reporters sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. The executive branch of the government has been run by Democratic president Barack Obama since 2009, and Wasserman Schultz herself is a member of the House of Representatives.
More Iowa Democrats say they support Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in a new Quinnipiac poll of likely caucusgoers. According to the poll, 41 percent say they support Sanders, the Vermont senator, with 40 percent supporting Clinton, the former secretary of state and New York senator. In addition, 12 percent say they are supporting Vice President Joe Biden, who is not yet in the race.
Martin O'Malley, the Democratic presidential candidate, accused the chairwoman of his party of rigging the primary process for Hillary Clinton. Speaking on MSNBC's Morning Joe Thursday, O'Malley praised vice chairs of the Democratic National Committee who have called for more primary debates. The former Maryland governor has been agitating for more debates than the six already announced by the DNC.
Bill Clinton, the husband of Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, will “reemerge,” as CNN puts it, next week on behalf of his wife’s presidential campaign. The former president will headline a fundraiser in Chicago on September 17, the first of what the campaign says will be several events where Clinton will be raising money.
A new national poll of Democrats and Democrat leaners finds Hillary Clinton with 42 percent support in her party's presidential primary, down 10 points from a month ago and facing significant opposition from other candidates. The Monmouth University poll found Clinton, the former secretary of state, fell from 52 percent support last month, the first time she has failed to get a majority of Democrats in Monmouth's poll.
The Hillary Clinton presidential campaign is planning on relaunching (or reintroducing, or reengineering) its candidate this fall, reports the New York Times. Reporter Amy Chozick says the former secretary of state will attempt to "show her humor" and "show her heart."
Clinton will also stop using a phrase that so far had been a central part of the Democrat's message. Here's the Times:
The most frequent words that come to mind when Americans think about Hillary Clinton are "liar" and "dishonest." That's according to a new national poll from Quinnipiac that asked more than 1500 registered voters to say the "first word" that comes to mind when they hear the Democratic presidential frontrunner's name.
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has doubled his support in the Democratic presidential primary since June while frontrunner Hillary Clinton has seen her support among primary voters nationally drop by more than 20 points in that same time. That's according to a new poll from Fox News that shows Clinton with 49 percent support to Sanders's 30 percent support.