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  • After Ferguson, interest in demilitarizing police has 'exploded'

    Johnson spent his August and early September working with Republicans to try to win their support and talked with the Washington Examiner about the experience.

  • Rand Paul urges California GOP to try new tactics

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul urged California Republicans on Saturday to attract new voters by trying tactics typically associated with Democrats: pushing for expanded voting rights, reforming criminal drug sentences and talking to minorities. "Let's be the party that actually...

  • Rubio sounds hawkish notes in speech

    In the speech sponsored by the Concerned Veterans for America, Sen. Marc Rubio called for more intervention abroad, and made digs at presidential hopefuls who pick favorable polling numbers over "necessary" leadership.

  • The reason Hillary Clinton should be in the news right now

    As much of the national press continues to focus its attention on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's supposed 2016 ambitions, including her participation in a Iowa steak fry, the Daily Signal's Sharyl Attkisson remains focused on the former first lady's handling of the Benghazi debacle.

  • What's in a name? Potentially, a lot of unhelpful baggage

    For a presidential candidate, being the heir to a political legacy can be a great boon, a heavy burden, or both.

  • Resurgence of GOP hawkishness is boosting Romney 2016 prospects

    Suddenly NBC's "Meet The Press" matters again, and when new host Chuck Todd joined me on Friday's radio show, two of many reasons why became obvious.

  • Ted Cruz loses, Mitt Romney wins in Senate primaries

    Cruz "refused to endorse any incumbents, and he's made a lot of enemies in the caucus," said one party strategist.

  • 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.

  • Rand Paul would vote 'in a heartbeat' to be Iran's air force

    Confronted with new polling showing that Republicans are moving back toward supporting a larger role for the United States abroad, assumed 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul has performed a startling reversal when it comes to responding to the threat posed by ISIS.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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