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.
Vice President Joe Biden announced he will not run for president, but he had words of advice for those remaining in the political arena. Biden decried the "divisive partisan politics" that have become the norm in recent years.
Businessman Donald Trump continues to maintain his hold atop the contest for the Republican presidential nomination, with retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson keeping a clear grip on second place and the rest of the large field scrambling to find a foothold, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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?
Hillary Clinton had a brutal summer-long news cycle that has bled into fall. She has lost ground to Bernie Sanders in Democratic primary polls, and she may draw a new and formidable challenger, Vice President Joe Biden, in the coming days.
"There is nothing like a genuine crisis to put a political election in context. I do not have the answers, but the shocking Paris attacks have certainly given voters a reasonable list of questions to ask the 17 presidential candidates still eligible to return to debate stages in December."
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.