By Noemie Emery | 03/11/14 03:12 PM
As with most things, there are good and bad aspects of the Tea Party movement. And all the bad ones were on display March 6 in a speech by Ted Cruz to the Conservative Political Action Conference that replayed every silly thing ever said by conservatives and added some riffs of his own.
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By Philip Klein | 03/11/14 02:07 PM
If Sen. Rand Paul has any hope of capturing the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, he'll have to convince the conservative base he can be trusted on foreign policy -- which is exactly why Sen. Ted Cruz is his most dangerous critic. Though they have often been allies on domestic...
By Paul Bedard | 03/11/14 10:47 AM
Former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that donors are rushing him with offers of big-dollar support, clearing away his highest hurdle to entering the 2016 GOP primaries. The biggest difference between 2008 and this year, he said, is that...
By Jim Kuhnhenn | 03/11/14 08:13 AM
President Obama is bolstering his party's campaign coffers, joining an ally of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to help the Democratic National Committee climb out of a worrisome deficit. It's the latest alignment of the Obama and Clinton orbits, as the former first lady considers a...
By Paul Bedard | 03/10/14 01:12 PM
Sen. Rand Paul is putting down stakes in Iowa, moving quickly to build a political organization that can help him win the important Iowa caucus in 2016. His political action committee, RAND PAC, just announced that the Iowa Republican Party chairman will join the organization as a political...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/10/14 11:11 AM
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus could be an influential figure in the 2016 Republican primary, but he hasn't decided if he'll wield that influence from his current post or join a presidential campaign.
By Hugh Hewitt | 03/09/14 04:09 PM
The Conservative Political Action Conference has come and gone for 2014, and Sen. Rand Paul won the straw ballot which is held every time the party gets started. Paul, R-Ky., racked up 31 percent support among the partiers, and the CPAC gang is indeed prone to party. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas,...
By David M. Drucker | 03/08/14 06:37 PM
Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll, a closely watched gauge of conservative activists’ preference ahead of the next White House campaign. The Kentucky Republican, in results announced Saturday evening, captured 31 percent of the vote from...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14 04:01 PM
Republican National Committee data operatives will build a list of the millions of Americans who have lost insurance policies due to Obamacare in order to help their candidates win over these voters at the ballot box in 2014 and 2016. "Getting that information [on plan cancellations] and...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 12:14 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton "has a lot to explain" should she run for president, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, the final day of its annual meeting.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/07/14 04:55 PM
Two years ago, Texas Gov. Rick Perry became a national laughingstock and effectively forfeited his presidential campaign when he flubbed an answer in a Republican debate with one unforgettable word. “Oops.” But, on Friday, Perry was confident and energized. He was here for redemption....
By Washington Examiner | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
In a move sure to stoke further buzz that the 2012 Republican nominee for vice president has not completely ruled out a bid for the presidency in 2016, Ryan will headline the Iowa Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner on April 11.
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. John Cornyn kicked off the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference with the message that American decline is reversible with just a change in the White House. "We don't have to accept recent history. We just have to change the presidency. It's...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 09:16 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, defined his foreign policy views on Thursday -- carefully positioning himself between the hawkish Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and the more anti-interventionist views of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.
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