Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 19, 2014 8:09AM ET
Biden has moments that make you want to root for him like crazy. Then he uses the term "shylocks."
Sep 14, 2014 3:13PM ET
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's considering running for president in 2016. But will he do it as an independent or as a Democrat?
Sep 12, 2014 5:35PM ET
“I think the first executive order that I would issue would be to repeal all previous executive orders,” Sen. Paul said. A Paul spokesperson said he didn't mean it "literally."
Sep 12, 2014 11:29AM ET
Democrats have Hillary Clinton, but Republicans still lack a clear 2016 frontrunner to direct their speculation toward.
Sep 7, 2014 1:56PM ET
Mitt Romney may not be running for president again in 2016, but one thing's for sure: He knows he'd make a better president than Hillary Clinton.
Sep 3, 2014 5:29PM ET
Some GOP White House hopefuls are speaking out on the global crises of the moment, some are holding back, and some clearly want more time to study.
Aug 17, 2014 2:02PM ET
Texas Governor Rick Perry says, if given the chance, he would use his veto power again to strike that $7.5 million in funding.
Jul 27, 2014 11:56AM ET
According to a CNN/ORC poll, if President Obama and Mitt Romney were on the ballot for president today, Romney would win by nine points.
Jul 16, 2014 9:18AM ET
Presumptive 2016 presidential candidate Hilary Clinton stopped by The Daily Show set for the first time in over a decade on Tuesday to talk about her new book, Hard Choices.
Jul 6, 2014 11:55AM ET
The New York Post leads with a story today about a secret plan for President Obama to throw his support behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren for the 2016 Democratic nomination instead of Hillary Clinton. Let's have a look at this.
Jul 2, 2014 11:36AM ET
Although Hillary Clinton's recent comments about her wealth don't quite put her in the same presidential candidate club as Mitt Romney, there is one area where the two seem to have something in common.
Jul 1, 2014 9:49AM ET
The Republican National Committee has finally found a metaphor to explain the party's perceived metamorphosis going into 2016: it is a man, in a squirrel suit.
Jun 25, 2014 8:46AM ET
As Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden gear up their 2016 presidential pre-campaigns, Jon Stewart knows the one way to settle the score: a good ol' fashioned poor-off.
Jun 21, 2014 11:43AM ET
Let's all get dizzy on the 2016 carousel. Yesterday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave a pro-life speech in the Washington, D.C., before flying to New Hampshire to campaign for a pro-choice candidate.
Jun 19, 2014 12:15PM ET
Even though we're still two years away from the 2016 presidential election, Joe Biden's friends in the Senate already have a preferred Democratic candidate. It's not him.
Jun 16, 2014 10:18AM ET
A new CNN poll places Hillary Clinton's presidential approval ratings — her hypothetical ones, anyway — above those of the actual President Obama's actual approval ratings on several issues.
Jun 13, 2014 10:29AM ET
The more obvious Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign becomes, the less people like her.
Jun 11, 2014 4:14PM ET
On the second day of her Hard Choices book tour, Hillary Clinton compared the 2008 Democratic primary to the 1860 primary between "a senator from Illinois named Lincoln and a senator from New York named Seward." But Lincoln actually lost his Senate campaign to Stephen A. Douglas.
Jun 10, 2014 10:05AM ET
As Hillary Clinton begins her publicity push for 'Hard Choices', the potential 2016 candidate's soundbites are becoming ammunition for nasty hashtags. We should expect a lot more of that.
Jun 4, 2014 4:12PM ET
Beyond chatter about his recent weight loss, it's been a little while since we've seriously checked in with Chris Christie's presidential ambitions, so let's see what he's up to. Oh! oh.
Jun 4, 2014 2:33PM ET
Hillary Clinton graces the cover of this week's People magazine, and as soon as the cover photo hit the Internet certain conservatives were quick to suggest that the former Secretary of State is – gasp! – propping herself up with a walker. But no, of course she isn't.
Jun 4, 2014 10:32AM ET
At the Republican Leadership Conference over the weekend, Herman Cain announced that he may run for president in 2016. But maybe isn't good enough for Jon Stewart: "It is imperative that this man run for president."
May 28, 2014 4:16PM ET
It looks like we can look forward to a Democratic Clinton candidate on the ballot in 2052.
May 22, 2014 3:32PM ET
Although some worried that social conservatives would nip the prospect of a 2016 Las Vegas Republican Convention at the bud, it was reportedly Las Vegas, and not the GOP, that ended the possibility of an RNC in the city of sin.
May 19, 2014 4:51PM ET
Pew Research released a new poll Monday breaking down Americans' preferences for certain candidate attributes, like age, religion, and work experience. The results show what America is looking for in its next president.
May 14, 2014 11:45AM ET
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a somewhat uninspiring alternate choice for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, is reportedly planning his presidential run with some alleged support from presumed frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
May 13, 2014 4:28PM ET
"I've never disputed that the climate is changing,” Marco Rubio said on Tuesday. He added: "Of course the climate is changing." It's just, well, he doesn't like any of the legislation proposed in response to it.
May 9, 2014 10:13AM ET
At a meeting on Thursday, the Republican National Committee unanimously decided to slash the number of presidential primary debates for 2016, maybe in half. There were 20 debates in 2012, which most Republicans agree hurt Mitt Romney in the end.
May 8, 2014 9:09AM ET
Are you getting amped up for the 2014 midterm elections? Well then, last night's episode of The Daily Show had just the thing for you: baseless speculation about the 2016 presidential election.
May 1, 2014 9:48AM ET
There are two reasons for a national politician to participate in a lengthy story about how overbearing the media can be: Because you are naive about the media or because you are trying to guilt the media into being less critical. When that national politician is Hillary Clinton, the options narrow.