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  • Paul Ryan to 'lean in' on 2016 White House bid

    Rep. Paul Ryan plans to "lean in" on deciding about a 2016 bid early next year. On his book tour to promote The Way Forward, flocks of supporters urge him to run.

  • Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio differ on combatting ISIS

    Leading Republicans who could find them facing off for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in just a few months have staked out different positions on combatting the Islamic State.

  • Rubio: 'We have to deal with immigration'

    The bill included a pathway to citizenship for the millions of illegal immigrants currently residing in the U.S., and Rubio took heat from the conservative base for supporting that and other policies found in the "gang of eight" bill.

  • Marco Rubio more likely to run for president if Democrats hold the Senate

    A Senate controlled by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Rubio said, would not be a hospitable place for him to push the sort of conservative government reforms he favors.

  • Romney: 'My time has come and gone'

    "I've spoken on this time and time again. I'm not running; I'm not planning on running, and I'm going to be helping the person who takes the banner for us."

  • Romney: Hillary Clinton and President Obama 'two peas in the same pod'

    Romney said Clinton deserves equal criticism for Obama's foreign policy, while questioning whether she has the executive experience necessary to run the U.S. government, which he described as "the largest enterprise in the world."

  • 5 takeaways from Chris Christie's Mexico trip

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico was promoted as a chance to foster business ties between that country and his state. The just-concluded trip also gave the potential 2016 GOP presidential contender an opportunity to bolster his foreign policy...

  • Rand Paul's favorite new thing: criticizing Hillary Clinton

    Sen. Rand Paul has in recent months developed a love for taking potshots at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which may have something to do with the fact that the two are likely considering running for president in 2016.

  • Clinton: 2016 decision likely by early next year

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she will likely make a decision on whether to run for president around the beginning of 2015. The former U.S. secretary of state, senator and first lady said her background gives her a "unique vantage point" to bring to the White House...

  • O'Malley to appear with candidates in 3 states

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to visit three states this weekend, including Iowa, as he hosts fundraisers for Democratic candidates. O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, is scheduled to be in Illinois on Saturday for a public event with...

  • Hillary Clinton will decide on run for White House by New Year's

    The former secretary of State said she has a "unique vantage point" on the presidency and noted that even if she decides by Jan. 1, she won't necessarily declare her bid officially.

  • Hillary Clinton shares stage with potential campaign chair

    For now, the only thing John Podesta was leading was an interview with the former secretary of state during a discussion at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Clinton was the evening's keynote speaker.

  • Rand Paul: 'I am not an isolationist'

    In an op-ed published Thursday by Time, Paul pushes back against that characterization of his foreign policy, which has been used by many of his critics in the Republican Party, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

  • Pat Roberts quickly retools campaign

    Still recovering from a bruising August primary, Roberts and the Republican Party's Senate campaign arm are moving aggressively to reorganize and ramp up his campaign in the wake of the Kansan finding himself in an unexpectedly tough re-election battle.

  • In New Hampshire, Cruz opts for pragmatism

    The Texas Republican will head to New Hampshire this weekend to hold a rally for Marilinda Garcia, who has said repealing the Affordable Care Act is currently unrealistic.



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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