In an interview released on the day of his Clinton Cash book launch, Peter Schweizer admitted he overreached in attacking Hillary Clinton's purported role in approving a Russian uranium deal.
Schweizer is a Republican activist and consultant with a long history of errors and retractions. His latest book, Clinton Cash, is being released today and claims the Clintons helped foreign donors through State Department decisions. The book features over 20 errors, fabrications, and distortions. read more
Mike Huckabee, the Baptist minister who became Arkansas governor, announced Tuesday he'll run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Huckabee made the announcement in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas.
"I am a candidate for president of the United States of America," he said. read more
One was an extrovert drawn to basketball as well as to Islam, who had been identified by the F.B.I. as a jihadist terrorism suspect and was once a regular at Friday Prayer at a mosque near his Phoenix apartment. The other was more quiet, ran a carpet cleaning business in Phoenix and often prayed at the same mosque, sometimes accompanied by his young son. It is still not entirely clear what led the two men -- Elton Simpson, 30, and Nadir Hamid Soofi, 34, who lived in the same apartment complex in Phoenix -- to come to this Dallas suburb and open fire Sunday outside a gathering that showcased artwork and cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. The shootout -- during which Simpson and Soofi, dressed in body armor, fired assault rifles at police officers -- left both of them dead.
The quickening early pace of the 2016 presidential race has produced a striking partisan contrast: A lopsided, locked-in Democratic contest and a highly movable Republican one. read more
The Republican field of candidates continues to widen. Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is expected to make a major announcement at an event tomorrow in his hometown of Detroit. But in an exclusive interview tonight, Dr. Carson tells our National Correspondent Jeff Barnd he is in the race for the White House in 2016. "I'm willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I'm announcing my candidacy for President of the United States of America." With that, Dr. Ben Carson is off and running. He rose from poverty in Detroit to the head of the pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.