- Obama dispatches researchers to border to check on National Guard
- Dutch receiving Malaysia plane bodies irked at Putin’s daughter in Holland
- Algerian airplane goes missing over Mali: ‘Emergency plan’ launched
- Colorado judge strikes voter-backed gay marriage ban, but issues stay
- Brooklyn Bridge flag-swapping suspects identified by nickname
- Christian woman in Sudan spared for apostasy flies to Italy
- Iraq: 60 dead in attack on prisoner convoy
- Marco Rubio: U.S. at social, moral crossroads
- ‘We’re coming for you, Barack Obama’: Top U.S. official discloses threat from ISIL
- White flags baffle NYPD: ‘We’re lucky it wasn’t a bomb’
Topic - Stephanie Schriock
A national group that focuses on electing pro-choice women to office launched a "Madam President" campaign Thursday that aims to put the first woman in the White House — an effort that coincides with a poll showing Hillary Rodham Clinton as the overwhelmingly favorite to win the Democratic nomination in 2016.
In making the announcement, Stephanie Schriock, president of the group, said the nation is ready for a female president and is "hopeful" Mrs. Clinton will take another stab at the Oval Office.
Ms. Schriock said there is a "deep bench" of formidable female candidates if Mrs. Clinton takes a pass, including Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.