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Hillary Clinton’s unpaid intern problem

Hillary Clinton, who promised to fight for fairness for working Americans on Saturday, is at the center of a social media firestorm over a Guardian report that she is hiring experienced workers as unpaid interns.

Anti-war senator takes on Bush over Iraq

At the same time Jeb Bush was in Miami vowing to “fix” Washington as he launched his White House run, an anti-war Democratic senator in Washington was tying the prospect of another Bush presidency to the prospect of another war in I...

Jeb Bush announces 2016 bid for White House with vow to ‘fix’ Washington

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush vowed to fix a dysfunctional Washington as he began his U.S. presidential bid with an attempt to move out of the shadow of his father and brother and their White House legacies.

Meet Jeb!: New logo and video herald Bush’s entry into the race

Jeb Bush officially jumps into the crowded field for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday.

On the second go, Clinton campaign warms to a supporter

The excitement of Hillary Clinton’s first campaign rally began the night before for Billy Freeland, a 28-year-old New Yorker who just graduated law school, when he mildly antagonized Clinton’s campaign manager.

Lindsey Graham is really, really happy to be here (in Utah)

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham may never be called a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination but he is trying hard to make a mark, and at former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s retreat for wealthy donors, that means spending as much time with the press as it does with America’s richest people.

A week on the trail: Weird strategy and a side of onion rings

He’s yet to make his candidacy official (wait to hear what he says on Monday), but Jeb Bush was the frontrunner in the political headlines -- and on the European road -- this week.

Where the donors meet

It’s a gorgeous day in Deer Valley, Utah, where 200 or so of America’s wealthiest people have gathered to check out Republican presidential contenders on display at Mitt Romney’s fourth E2 Summit,

Jeb Bush says U.S. needs to expand military presence in central Europe

The United States needs to increase its military presence in central Europe, likely U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush said on on a visit to Poland, staking out a tough position on the need to contain Russia.

Bill Clinton on ‘embarrassing’ emails

Presiding over a two-day meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, Bill Clinton, for the most part made only the most fleeting references to his wife's run for the White House.

Jeb Bush: Putin is a ‘bully’

Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush echoed a popular opinion in his party that Russia President Vladimir Putin is a "bully," and he needs to be dealt with as such.

Jeb Bush explains staff shake-up

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush explained a shake-up of his political team, saying he was trying to ensure that his staff all had roles suited to their skills as he prepares to launch his presidential bid.

Jeb Bush launches European tour in Germany

Jeb Bush called for closer trade and security ties with Europe on Tuesday in a speech in Berlin, the first stop on a five-day tour designed to prove his foreign policy credentials before announcing his run for the presidency.

FEC members attempt to curb donations

Two Democratic members of the Federal Election Commission have filed a petition urging their own agency to curb anonymous donations and unrestricted campaign spending for the 2016 presidential election.

With eye on election, Republicans assail Putin

Something about Vladimir Putin makes Republicans in the U.S. presidential race see red.

A dynastic duel between Jeb and Hillary in New Hampshire

Can Hillary Clinton recreate the family magic in New Hampshire? And can Jeb Bush escape the troubled political legacy in the state that he inherits from his father and brother?

Twitter draws fire for ‘Politwoops’ shutdown

If you’ve been planning to catch up on what politicians delete from their tweets, you’ve missed the boat.

A week in politics

For anyone who wants to play weekend catch-up, here are some political articles that caught our eye:

Among Latinos, Cruz is not on fire

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is Cuban American, as is Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is married to a Mexican and he is fluent in Spanish. It is in many ways a race with resonance for Latinos who share a culture that has thus far been absent in the White House.

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