By Mark Tapscott | 12/02/13 09:03 AM
Two-term presidents entering the sixth year of their tenure in the Oval Office typically find their ability to influence the course of events increasingly compromised by their "lame-duck status." President Obama is approaching such a milestone in his presidency, and he is perhaps even more...
By David Freddoso | 12/01/13 11:37 AM
“Conservatives are operating on the assumption that [Obamacare is] an irredeemable disaster that they can ride all the way to 2016,” New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote on his blog last week, “but the facts on the ground are getting better by the day.” He went on: “Obamacare...
By Paul Bedard | 11/29/13 08:47 AM
It's been debated for five years, and the conventional wisdom has generally concluded that Sarah Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, hurt Sen. John McCain's chances to beat then-Sen. Barack Obama for the presidency with her outsized and controversial personality.
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/29/13 08:43 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour have grown close in recent years, and while Barbour says he hasn't decided who to back in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016, he does like Christie's style.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/29/13 08:37 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Three years from the next presidential election and long before the Republican primary field can take shape, the race for the GOP nomination already feels crowded.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/27/13 04:59 PM
It will be a month until former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer makes his first foray of the year into Iowa, where the first votes in the 2016 presidential election will be cast, but he's hinting that he's already planning his return trip. "I would just say, there are around 100 counties in...
By David M. Drucker | 11/27/13 06:10 PM
Prodded enough, Ohio Gov. John Kasich offers a passionate defense of his decision to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, a policy verboten among many of the Republican state executive’s fellow conservatives. But Kasich is up for re-election next year in a perennial swing state and the latest...
By Associated Press | 11/27/13 08:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders for an urgent meeting last month, at the height of a fiscal crisis, Joe Biden wasn't initially mentioned as a participant. The vice president's staff quickly followed up with reporters, in case any had been wondering:...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/25/13 02:45 PM
Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer called President Obama a "corporatist," pointing to Obamacare as proof. "[W]e've had five years of Obama, which I would argue in many cases, he has been corporatist," he explained on MSNBC on Saturday. "The health care bill that was written by the...
By David M. Drucker | 11/25/13 12:28 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie eyes a 2016 presidential bid and sets out to define a new generation of Republican leaders, he has in his corner an influential, battle-tested party sage who could prove valuable: Haley Barbour.
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