With Eyes on a Possible Clinton Run, Debate on a 2-Woman Ticket
Jennifer Steinhauer, New York Times – April 22, 2014
Never has there been so much rising female talent in the Democratic Party, with a record 20 women in the Senate, 16 of them Democrats.
Chris Christie, Scott Walker, Susana Martinez … Do Governors Still Make the Best Presidential Candidates?
Jason Zengerle, New Republic – April 17, 2014
Prior to Kroll’s and Libit’s pieces, Martinez’s national reputation was that of an unalloyed rising Republican star—a Latina who offered a silver bullet to some of the GOP’s most vexing electoral problems, namely courting women and Hispanic voters.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn Joins the Wish List of GOP Women Contenders for 2016
Jackie Kucinich, Washington Post – April 16, 2014
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), fresh off a barn-burner of a speech in New Hampshire this weekend, is also the latest Republican who’s name is being floated as a contender for the top of the GOP ticket in 2016 – whether she likes it or not.
Marsha Blackburn to “Test the Waters” for 2016 Bid
Scott Conroy, Real Clear Politics – April 11, 2014
Tennessee Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn will consider running for president in 2016 — if she sees an opportunity to do so, an aide to the 7th District Republican told RealClearPolitics.
Interview: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Running for President
Jay Newton-Small, TIME – March 11, 2014
New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tells TIME she’ll consider running “someday,” but says Hillary Clinton will be “our first woman president.”
The Real Problem with a Woman President
Damon Linker, The Week – March 3, 2014
Would the GOP be less inclined to accuse a female president of weakness? I suppose it’s possible, if the Democrats manage to persuade the media (and its donor base) to view “the Hillary wimp factor” as yet another front in the Republicans’ ongoing “war on women.”
Who Else Besides Hillary Clinton in 2016?
Albert R. Hunt, New York Times – March 2, 2014
On the national level, the Democratic bench is weaker, or more overshadowed, than at any time in the past several decades. There are several reasons.
The GOP Already Has a 2016 Front-Runner… for Vice President
Josh Rogin, The Daily Beast – February 27, 2014
Ask any two Republicans who their choice is for president in 2016 and you’ll get three answers; but when it comes to the GOP choice for vice president, there’s an emerging sense of agreement, especially in the establishment wing of the party: Senator Kelly Ayotte.
Most Democrats Want Clinton to Run in 2016
Dalia Sussman, New York Times – February 26, 2014
More than 8 in 10 Democrats say they want Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president in 2016, showing a level of interest in her that no other potential candidates – Democrat or Republican – come close to matching among their party’s voters, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll.
No Woman President in 2016, Michele Bachmann Says
Siobhán O’Grady, San Francisco Chronicle – February 21, 2014
2016 will not be the year for a woman to break the tallest glass ceiling in American politics, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said in a conversation with syndicated columnist Cal Thomas last week.