Declared major candidates
Declared major candidates
Of the nine Republican presidential candidates I consider viable, I have New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who made his bid official Tuesday, as dead last.
Before Heidi Wixom arrived at her neighborhood high school to cast a caucus vote in each of the last two presidential elections, she already had a steadfast favorite to support.
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, right, and the Rev. Corey Brooks bow their heads in prayer at a Project Hood town hall meeting across the street from the New Beginnings Church of Chicago on the South Side of Chicago on June 21, 2015.
Ben Carson, retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and GOP presidential candidate (Republican): "I am deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s ruling today. Obamacare fundamentally increases the power of the government over the people and healthcare providers. While I resent what the court has done,...
Under election rules, campaigns can only raise $2,700 per donor, per election, but outside groups supporting presidential candidacies face no such limits.
The National Sheriffs' Association plans to host presidential hopefuls in Baltimore for a candidate forum that will focus on law enforcement — an issue the group says has received too little attention in past presidential campaigns.
In order from most recently announced, here are the announced candidates for the 2016 presidential election. Click on each of the names to read the most recent stories about each candidate.
WASHINGTON Donald Trump's dream of the White House is built on the belief that America will turn to a can-do outsider, particularly a successful business tycoon, to fix the mess that is Washington.
The presidential candidacy of Ben Carson, a tea party star who has catapulted into the top tier of Republican contenders, has been rocked by turmoil with the departures of four senior campaign officials and widespread disarray among his allied super PACs.
Florida's four presidential candidates are part of a five-way tie in a poll released Thursday that shows Republican voters don't have a favorite candidate.
Gov. Scott Walker finished second in a straw poll of southern Republicans on Saturday, indicating troubles at home haven’t affected support among conservatives across the country backing him as the 2016 GOP presidential nominee.
None of the three candidates who joined the Republican presidential contest last week — Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson — will win the nomination.
Promising to "rebuild the heart of America's cities," former Gov. Martin O'Malley used an appearance at a meeting of the nation's mayors on Sunday to call for a federal ban on assault weapons and stricter regulations on gun purchases.