A key player in Schultz's growing team is Steve Schmidt, a former vice chairman at public relations powerhouse Edelman who managed Republican Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign in 2008.
"When she leaves the administration I'd be happy to buy her lunch and see what's happening with Trump, the economy, [special counsel] Bob Mueller" and whether she wants to run in 2020, Kristol said
CNBC's John Harwood on Friday talked with Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, who is up for re-election on Nov. 6. Here, they discuss the increasingly heated political climate in the U.S.
In a new Federal Election Commission filing, the PAC, New Day for America, brought in $335,500 from July into late September. It's the most the group has raked in during a quarter this year, boosted by six-figure sums from a couple of individual donors.
"I've said that I do hope that somebody else runs in the Republican primary," Jeff Flake said about a challenge to President Donald Trump.
Trump's economic agenda is fueling a resurgence in the economy that cannot be denied, the co-founder of Home Depot says.
But Langone also expects American perception of the Republican Party will be more favorable by 2020.
Veteran Republican White House official Bill Kristol says his nonprofit organization Defending Democracy Together is seeking a GOP candidate to run against Trump in 2020.
Earlier on Friday, the Trump-endorsed Republican state senator Troy Balderson was officially declared the winner of a House seat that had been considered too close to call for three weeks.
Democrats will come away from the Ohio 12th District special election optimistic even if they narrowly lose in a district that the GOP has held for decades.
In a letter to fellow Democrats, 16 current, future or potential House members called to replace Pelosi when the party takes control of the House in January.
The rising Democratic star is privately engaging with his donors and supporters about his next move. Two of the options on the table include either running for president in 2020 or for John Cornyn's Senate seat.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the state's contentious Senate race by more than 10,000 votes.
Democrat Gil Cisneros is the apparent winner in the tight race in California's 39th Congressional District, beating his Republican challenger Young Kim, who conceded the race more than a week after the midterm election.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.