Vice presidential candidates can make or break a campaign. Remember Sarah Palin? So do Katie and Brian. That sets the stage for today’s interview with Libertarian vice presidential candidate William ‘Bill’ Weld. He is one of the great characters in American politics. The former governor of Massachusetts discusses his long-shot race for the White House and his lengthy career — which he began working alongside Hillary Rodham Clinton. Governor Weld also talks about the strengths of his running mate, Governor Gary Johnson, addresses the campaign’s gaffes, and shares why he’s not swayed by criticism that his ticket could swing the presidential election.
During live coverage of the presidential primaries on March 15th, former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour talks to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about the 2016 presidential election, the state of the Republican party and Donald Trump.
Feminist icon and author Gloria Steinem joined me on Yahoo News to discuss women and the 2016 race, Steinem’s take on the latest Trump news, and the historic moment of a woman – Hillary Clinton – at the top of a major party ticket. Steinem addresses the disparity between Donald Trump’s public statements on women juxtaposed with a woman now running his campaign. Steinem also discusses her memoir, “My Life on the Road,” out in paperback this month.
In an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Aug. 10, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric spoke to University of California President Janet Napolitano. A former secretary of homeland security and the ex-governor of Arizona, Napolitano discusses the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s “Second Amendment people” comments and new questions being raised about email exchanges between employees at the Clinton Foundation and the State Department during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state.
Expectations for Hillary Clinton heading into the first presidential debate with Donald Trump may be unfairly high, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine said on Thursday.
It’s been a big season for women in politics – both in fictional worlds and real ones. Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) talks about playing the fictional president Selina Meyer and Rebecca Traister (All the Single Ladies) digs into the moment and meaning of Hillary Clinton’s presidential nomination. Plus, Katie takes a field trip to Times Square to find out what a woman nominee, and potential president, means to everyday Americans.
On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric and Yahoo National Political Columnist Matt Bai were joined by former Maryland governor and former Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The three discussed the candidacy of Hillary Clinton and the future of the party.
On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with Clinton campaign senior strategist Joel Benenson at the Democratic National Convention to discuss the candidacy of Hillary Clinton and what a Clinton presidency would mean for the country.
The debate over fracking has increased over the past few years and, not surprisingly, has made its way onto the campaign trail — especially for the Democrats, as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaign in states where fracking has stirred controversy.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. The two discuss Hilary Clinton’s preparedness and ability to hit the ground running from day one, if elected.
Katie and Brian head to the Capitol, to talk with Senator Al Franken about the current political campaign, the issues that are top on his mind, and the legacy and lessons of the late Senator Paul Wellstone. Along the way they also hear from constituents with a lot on their minds, especially relating to recent gun violence.
As the battle between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination heated up, there’s been a word that’s been thrown about a lot — superdelegates.
On Wednesday, Aug. 10, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks to Eric Lichtblau, a Washington bureau reporter for the New York Times and Pulitzer Prize winner, about the recent controversy surrounding email exchanges between employees at the Clinton Foundation and the State Department when Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state.