2016 presidential election

FILE -- Donald Trump (Credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Swears Hair Isn’t Toupee, Lets Woman Touch It At Campaign Event

The billionaire developer waved a copy of The New York Times shortly after taking the stage, saying the newspaper accused him of wearing a toupee.

08/27/2015

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts Split On Whether Bloomberg Is Viable Presidential Candidate

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is calling for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg to enter the presidential race, but some political pundits aren’t so sure he’d have a chance.

08/24/2015

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Trump Continues Dominance In Republican Polls, Cuts Into Clinton’s Lead

Donald Trump continues to lead his Republican opponents and a new poll shows Democrat Hillary Clinton could have reason to worry.

08/19/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17:  Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump arrives at U.S. Federal Court to report for jury duty on August 17, 2015 in New York City. Trump spent the last few days on the campaign trail at the Iowa state fair before returning to New York to perform the civic duty.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Reports For Jury Duty In Manhattan, Does Not Get Picked

He arrived in a limousine — about 10 minutes late — and made his way up the steps through the swarm of media members and onlookers.

08/17/2015

Donald Trump speaks to the press following a campaign rally on July 25, 2015 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CBS News Poll: Trump Leads GOP Presidential Field

Twenty-four percent of Republican primary voters surveyed said they favor the real estate magnate and reality TV star in 2016.

08/04/2015

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie greets workers at the Italian American Heritage Festival on July 25, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.  (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Republican Presidential Candidates Try To Claw Their Way Into Debates

With the first debate of the Republican presidential campaign approaching, the White House hopefuls are trying everything they can to improve their polling position.

07/26/2015

Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham (Credit: Getty Images)

Donald Trump Gives Out Lindsey Graham’s Phone Number During Campaign Speech

Trump said Graham, who represents South Carolina, gave him his business card several years ago, saying the “total lightweight” had been seeking his help for a deal with Fox News Channel.

07/21/2015

Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

GOP Rivals: Trump’s Remarks On McCain’s Military Service Offensive, Absurd

At an Iowa candidate forum on Saturday, Trump dismissed Republican Sen. John McCain’s reputation as a war hero, saying the aviator was merely taken captive after being shot down in Vietnam and “I like people who weren’t captured.”

07/19/2015

Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency in the 2016 presidential race during an event at the Trump Tower on the Fifth Avenue on June 16, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

Shock Poll: Trump Speaks His Mind, Leads Crowded Republican Field

Controversy seems to suit the man whose shirts and ties are no longer sold at Macy’s.

07/15/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears on "CBS This Morning" on July 6, 2015. (Credit: CBS News)

Christie Not Concerned About Poll Numbers, Rips Potential Iran Nuclear Deal

Republican presidential candidate Chris Chrisite rapped up his blitz in New Hampshire Monday by making the rounds on TV news morning shows in New York.

07/06/2015

Chris Christie announces 2016 run (CBS2)

Chris Christie Focusing Campaign Efforts On New Hampshire Over Next Several Days

Christie participated in a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Sandown, New Hampshire.

07/01/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially announces 2016 presidential bid during event at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie Officially Jumps Into Presidential Race

The Republican governor launched his campaign in the old gymnasium of Livingston High School in the town of Livingston, where he experienced some of his first political victories.

06/30/2015

Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency in the 2016 presidential race during an event at the Trump Tower on the Fifth Avenue on June 16, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

NBC Severs Ties With Donald Trump Over Comments About Immigrants

NBC said it would no longer air the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants, which had been a joint venture between the company and Trump.

06/29/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie Goes Live With 2016 Presidential Campaign Website

The website — Chrischristie.com — shows the Republican governor’s name along with the slogan “Telling it like it is.”

06/27/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting on April 15, 2015, in Londonderry, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Expert: Despite Sinking Poll Numbers, Christie’s Style Could Work In Early-Primary States

Christie has reportedly hired new campaign staff in New Hampshire, where the Republican governor should play to his strengths, said Seton Hall Associate Political Science Professor Matthew Hale.

06/24/2015

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