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Donald J. Trump issued a statement Wednesday saying that his net worth was now in excess of $10 billion, more the $8.7 billion he said he was worth when he announced his presidential candidacy just a month ago.
The billionaire Paul E. Singer, one of the most sought-after donors in the Republican Party, said at a Manhattan hedge fund conference that he was not committed to any political candidate yet.
Local news outlets in states with early primaries are teaming up to hold a Republican candidate forum in early August amid complaints that subsequent full-fledged debates are excluding candidates based merely on polling.
Former Gov. Martin Malley's aides portrayed the early campaign-finance dollar figure as a sign of his ability to connect with the grass roots.
Disclosing the names of his "bundlers," or volunteer fund-raisers, makes former Gov. Jeb Bush the first — and so far only — Republican candidate to pledge to do so.
Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana raised about $579,000 in the week since he entered the race, he reported in campaign-finance filings on Wednesday.
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin said the decision on the ban on gay scoutmasters was “up to the Boy Scouts,” and also answered a question about picking a vice-presidential running mate.
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, in his first visit to South Carolina since nine people died in the church shootings, made a point of not giving any attention to the man charged in the killings.
Mark Leibovich, the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, looks at the meticulously managed rollout of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a candidate whom voters think they know already.
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is appealing to crowds of motorcyclists during the beginning of his campaign for president.
Donald J. Trump said former Gov. Jeb Bush lacks energy and will not deliver on his promises because he is beholden to the big donors who are filling his campaign war chest.
A day after reaching a deal limiting Iran's nuclear abilities, Mr. Obama will begin what might be an even harder job: selling it to a skeptical Congress.
The outside groups backing Rick Perry's presidential candidacy are buying advertising time on national cable networks to give the former Texas governor a shot in the polls so he is invited to the first debate.
Scott Walker is branding himself a “fighter and winner" while in Nevada, and said that if elected president, he wanted to take the fight directly to Iran in the wake of the just-finalized treaty over its nuclear program.
Senator Rand Paul, the White House hopeful from Kentucky who has supported negotiations with Iran, was silent on the historic development for most of the day on Tuesday before explaining on Twitter why he opposed it.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders ran into each other in Washington at a Senate meeting, and the ensuing encounter was warm and friendly.
Donald J. Trump is in a statistical tie with Jeb Bush in a new Suffolk University/USA Today national poll of potential primary voters.
Martin O’Malley, the Democratic presidential hopeful, pledged to go further on overhauling the immigration system than any other candidate, in a clear effort to present a contrast with Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Hillary Rodham Clinton had a packed schedule for her first visit to Congress since declaring her candidacy, meeting with the full House Democratic Caucus, Senate Democrats, and a number of other party caucuses.
Statements from White House hopefuls warned of nuclear chaos in the Middle East, criticism of President Obama's abilities as a negotiator, and calls on Congress to stop the deal with Iran in its tracks.