The Race for the White House Heats Up

Mitt Romney may be getting closer to announcing his running for President.. We'll know more closer to the 11am hour today. The GOP field is growing by the day. Larry Sabato joins us to discuss his latest predictions for the Presidential race, and to explain why the electoral college map is changing.

President Obama makes remarks today on his precision medicine initiative.. it's a $215 million plan to use patients' own genetic information to target medical treatments and planning.

There's a big push to increase spending.. as part of President Obama's budget plan.. set to be released Monday. It includes lowering taxes on the middle class, and raising them on the wealthy. Republicans may be open to negotiating tax cuts.

The Senate passed legislation approving the Keystone Pipeline. President Obama expected to veto it in the first big fight with the new Congress.

Attacks in Egypt left at least 26 dead. ISIS terrorists being blamed.

No word on two ISIS hostages - one from Jordan, another from Japan.

Chad and Nigeria fighting with Chad launching military action against Boko Haram terrorists.

3 Americans killed in an attack at the Kabul Airport in Afghanistan.

Shake Shack begins trading today. Inflation down in Europe. Stocks up yesterday, but it's been a tough New Year so far for stocks. We get the Q4 GDP report released.. expect good news on that front as the U.S. economy was humming in the final months of the year.

The trial of the man accused of murdering Etan Patz continues today.

Aaron Hernandez murder trial continues.

Suge Knight faces murder charges after a hit and run incident where one man was killed and another was hurt.

Measles outbreak in CA and several other states continues to spread. Now some doctors are refusing to treat patients who won't immunize their kids.

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Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.