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  • With 2016 in mind, Rand Paul to attend three New Hampshire events

    Sen. Rand Paul is heading to New Hampshire next week with three events designed to shore up his likely 2016 presidential campaign in the first-in-the-nation primary state. The Kentucky Republican will be the guest of state Sen. Andy Sanborn at a business roundtable fundraiser on Sept. 12,...

  • Chris Christie looks to build foreign policy credentials

    As New Jersey's governor, the possible 2016 presidential contender has very little foreign policy experience of his own. This week, he will begin to work to chip away at this potential vulnerability.

  • Our next president should be chosen by qualifications, not demographic

    Since Obama won two presidential elections, chances are that some of those who now "strongly disapprove" of what he has done voted to put him in office. We all make mistakes, but the real question is whether we learn from them.

  • Portman pushes corporate tax reform

    On CNBC Wednesday morning, the Ohio Republican argued that companies like Burger King are moving their headquarters to other countries because U.S. corporate taxes are too high and too complicated.

  • Poll: Hillary Clinton's favorable rating sinks to Obama level

    Bill Clinton is more popular than his wife, who's favorable ratings have plummeted and new equal those of slumping President Obama in a new poll.

  • Martin O'Malley will run in 2016 even if Hillary Clinton does

    Though nearly seven in 10 Democrats say they have never heard of the governor -- who has been in office since 2006 -- Democratic fundraisers say O'Malley has told them he will still run so she will "face at least some competition" from an "established elected official," according to the Wall...

  • Bobby Jindal sees an opening on foreign policy

    The Louisiana governor released a statement blasting President Obama's weakness on foreign policy, following what has been presumed to be a second beheading of an American journalist by ISIS.

  • Rand Paul's dilemma: Choosing between the Senate and the White House

    With a possible legislative fix off the table until Kentucky lawmakers reconvene early next year, Paul must now look ahead and decide if he'd rather stay on serving the people of his state or whether he'd take his chances on a run for the Oval Office.

  • Paul Ryan: Obama-Clinton foreign policy is 'catastrophically weak'

    Rep. Paul Ryan slams the "catastrophically weak foreign policy" of President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and warns that her election in 2016 would just mean Obama-Clinton, Part III.

  • Bill Clinton to stump for Charlie Crist

    "He's [Clinton's] better than anyone at explaining why what we're doing matters. I'm looking forward to kicking off the final two months of this campaign with him," Crist said when announcing the event.

  • Mitch McConnell staffer wasn't running campaign

    After guiding the Kentucky Republican through a contentious primary, Jesse Benton was essentially replaced by McConnell's former chief of staff on Capitol Hill, Josh Holmes.

  • Chris Christie heads to Mexico

    The New Jersey governor is seeking to boost his foreign policy chops ahead of a likely 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.

  • Six signs Hillary Clinton is running

    Hillary Clinton hasn't announced a run officially, but her actions have pretty much confirmed what most people already thought.

  • Common Core supporters hit back at Bobby Jindal for lawsuit

    Collaborative for Student Success published a memo Friday criticizing the Lousiana governor's position on the education standards as motivated by a desire to win the GOP presidential nomination.

  • Joe Biden to New Hampshire --- again

    The White House announced late Friday that Vice President Joe Biden, often the distant runner-up to Hillary Clinton in 2016 Democratic primary polls, is heading to New Hampshire, home to the first and sometimes deciding primary.



From the Weekly Standard