Donald Trump spent a day in January 2014 hobnobbing with politicians at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. The billionaire mogul touted legalizing gambling with state House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and two other wired Florida Republicans, plugging his properties as potential sites for casinos.
Vice President Joe Biden‘s deliberations over whether to enter the 2016 presidential race are increasingly becoming entwined with his official White House duties, underscoring the benefits of being second in command for the potential candidate.
As Vice President Biden edged closer to a decision on whether to run for president in 2016, Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that his entry would have no effect on her own campaign strategy.
"The best political events I have covered have often involved three rings, elephants and high wire acts. The noisiest ones begin with the improbable (think Jimmy in Carter in 1976) and progress to the inevitable. The improbable ones are always more fun."
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.