As Republican presidential contender Rick Perry‘s campaign fundraising efforts flounder, his campaign has been thrown into financial crisis and has stopped paying its workers, according to The Huffington Post: National Journal first reported that the campaign had stopped paying its six staffers in South Carolina. Other outlets, citing sources close to the Perry camp, later […]

The Black businessman, who unsuccessfully ran for Chicago mayor earlier this year, announced his presidential candidacy in June. Here's what you need to know, and what a prominent civil rights leader told NewsOne about his bid.

Clearing up comments he made, presidential candidate Jeb Bush said he "misspoke" when he suggested women's health was overfunded.

Politicker One: Full transcript of Hillary Clinton's speech citing White fear of Black men in a hoodies. Plus: DraftBiden ad released.

Even as questions emerge over whether he dodged the Vietnam draft, billionaire businessman and ex-reality TV star Donald Trump has nearly twice the support of his closest rival for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, according to various media reports. Trump is the favorite of 24 percent of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, even amid fresh controversies […]

Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb said the Democratic party has “moved way far to the left,” in an interview with Fox News Sunday; he also backed southern White cultures during a discussion about the Confederate Flag. Isolating himself from the liberal likes of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, Webb told Fox News’ Bret Baier that the recent […]

In an effort to recruit Democratic-leaning Black and urban voters, the Republican National Committee has launched a four-week Ohio campaign that will focus on outreach and mobilization ahead of the November 2016 presidential election, reports The campaign, called “#CommittedToCommunity: Engage, Empower, Uplift,” is slated to end Aug. 6, the date of the first GOP […]

Controversial GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told CNN Wednesday that he will ultimately win the Latino vote, and knocked Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton for promoting what he called an immigration policy that would “let everybody come in… killers, criminals, drug dealers,” according to NBC News. From NBC: “I have a great relationship with the Mexican […]

In her first national interview of the 2016 presidential race, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton dismissed polls that suggest Americans do not trust her, and seized the moment to attack Republican rivals on immigration reform. “People should and do trust me,” she told CNN‘s Brianna Keilar in the interview that aired Tuesday on The Situation Room […]


Sean “Diddy” Combs‘ UCLA saga has finally come to an end. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has chosen not to file assault charges against the hip-hop mogul. Combs was arrested on June 22 after a confrontation with a UCLA football coach escalated and turned physical. According to reports, he allegedly swung a kettle ball at […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) brought out the biggest crowd yet in the 2016 political race, The Huffington Post reports. The 73-year-old contender has been labeled an unlikely opponent against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. But after his rally at Madison’s Alliant Energy Center in Wisconsin, Sanders proved to have the support of nearly 10,000 people. The […]

Donald Trump isn’t letting up from his statements on immigration, defending his disparaging comments in a Wednesday interview with CNN’s Don Lemon. The businessman has faced a substantial amount of backlash after he called Mexican immigrants “rapists,” claiming immigration reform was the biggest problem in the country. During his interview with Lemon, the 2016 presidential candidate said he isn’t worried […]