Vice President Joe Biden announced from the White House Rose Garden today that he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president and that the "window on mounting a realistic campaign" has closed.
He says he is “the only person ever elected to statewide office in Virginia with a union card, two purple hearts, and three tattoos.” What else should you know about potential third party presidential candidate Jim Webb?
The top Democratic presidential contenders are continuing to outpace their Republican counterparts when it comes to raising money directly for their campaigns, according to third-quarter fundraising totals that have been announced so far.
"I got the chance to get a sneak peek at HBO's upcoming docudrama on the 1991 Hill-Thomas hearings, when college professor Anita Hill nearly derailed George H.W. Bush's nomination of federal appeals court Judge Clarence Thomas to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall."
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.