President Barack Obama announced Tuesday his nomination of Marine Corps General Joe Dunford as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Obama described Dunford as one of the most admired officers in the military and praised his ability to provide unvarnished advice.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee officially joined the growing list of Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday, kicking off his second bid for the White House. In a speech to supporters at an event in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas, Huckabee sought to highlight his small town roots.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson officially launched his campaign for president on Monday, joining a growing list of candidates seeking the Republican nomination. Carson kicked off his campaign an event in his hometown of Detroit, telling supporters about his life growing up in poverty.
Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive officer of computer and printer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ), formally announced her candidacy for President of the United States on Monday. The former business executive is the second woman to enter the presidential race.
Following news that six Baltimore police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, President Barack Obama called it "absolutely vital" that the truth comes out. Obama declined to comment specifically on the ongoing legal process but said, "Justice needs to be served."
Despite facing an uphill battle against front-runner Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., officially announced his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 on Thursday.
On the heels of rioting and looting in the city of Baltimore, President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on Americans to do some "soul-searching" regarding the issues that contribute to the violence. Obama condemned the criminals engaging in violent acts and sought to draw a line between the rioters and the non-violent protesters.
Facing increased scrutiny following the launch of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, the Clinton Foundation has acknowledged mistakes on its tax returns in recent years.