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Lines Are Blurred in Donor Event for Jeb Bush ‘Super PAC’

A Miami donor conference next month hosted by Jeb Bush will be organized by a super PAC controlled by his allies, according to an invitation sent to supporters, an example of how Mr. Bush and other candidates have blurred the lines between their nascent presidential bids and supposedly independent outside groups.

Hillary Clinton Tackling an Urgent Task: Building a Press Team

Hillary Rodham Clinton is bringing on Jesse Ferguson, who recently led communications at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, to serve as one of the key spokespeople for her likely campaign.

Iowa Straw Poll, Loved and Loathed, Is Moving to Boone

The Iowa Straw Poll, a tradition loved but sometimes loathed by Republican presidential candidates, will take place Aug. 8 in Boone, the state party announced on Thursday.

A Different Kind of Political Spin

Representative Charlie Rangel’s visit to a high school included some spinning.

Martin O’Malley Dodges Questions on Clinton Emails

Like many other in his party recently, Martin O’Malley mostly shrugged off any question of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email habits.

Another Ex-Cruz Tactician Joins Paul’s Team

Ted Cruz's stable of political operatives continues to be a fertile place for Rand Paul to pluck talent.

Today in Politics: As Clinton Wobbles, Black Congressional Leaders Show Support

More than a week after controversy erupted over Mrs. Clinton’s email practices at the State Department, there is no sign of Democrats abandoning their presumed presidential nominee.

Linda McMahon Co-Hosts Christie Event, but Withholds Full Support — For Now

Linda E. McMahon, the former professional wrestling executive and Republican donor who recently hosted an event for Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, is not yet prepared to say she has aligned with him in the 2016 presidential sweepstakes.

Readying to Run, Jeb Bush Severs More Business Ties

Jeb Bush has sold his stake in two businesses that he started after he was the governor of Florida, severing financial ties as he readies a likely presidential bid.

White House Deflects Questions on Clinton Emails

The White House parried a barrage of questions about Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email account and server during her time at the State Department, referring most of them to her team of other government agencies.

A.P. Sues State Department for Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that her work emails will be released in due time, but the Associated Press has filed a lawsuit to speed things up.

Clinton Campaign Still Aimed at April Start, Supporters Say

Despite mixed reviews of her email explanation, advisers say nothing has changed in Mrs. Clinton's intention to launch her bid for the Democratic nomination for president next month.

Today in Politics: Both Sides See Political Advantages on Iran

The fight between congressional Republicans and the White House over negotiations with Iran shows no sign of easing and while it appears contentious, both sides find the deadlock somewhat advantageous.

Trey Gowdy Questions Clinton’s Email Explanation

Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi, said Mrs. Clinton’s explanation on why she used a private email account as secretary of state raised questions about the security of her account.

Among Ex-Secretary of States, Clinton Stands Out (on Email Use)

State Department officials have been in contact with every secretary of state dating to Madeleine K. Albright, and only Hillary Rodham Clinton has told them that she had emails related to work on a personal account, according to senior department officials.

Before Clinton Speaks, (Gingerly) Weighs In

Officials with, the group funding a $1 million campaign to woo Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, issued a statement ahead of Hillary Rodham Clinton's press conference on her emails that said...very little.

Live Soon: Hillary Clinton Answers Questions on Email Controversy

Hillary Clinton is holding a news conference on Tuesday to address questions about her exclusive use of a private email address while she was secretary of state.

That Iran Letter? Bobby Jindal Says the Ideas Were His

Bobby Jindal, the Republican governor of Louisiana and potential presidential candidate, would like some credit for being out front on the issue of Iran.

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