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  • VIDEO: Watch out for Jeb Bush in 2016

    With a number of possible GOP contenders, one political analyst says Jeb Bush could take home the 2016 presidential nomination ... if he wants it.

  • Democrats use Hobby Lobby defeat as a rallying cry for November midterms

    Democrats are hoping to turn the Obama administration's defeat in the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby ruling into big political wins come November.

  • Strike threat plays to Cuomo's image as pragmatist

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's work to avert a strike on the nation's largest commuter rail system won praise from commuters and political observers alike — while playing nicely into his aggressively cultivated image as a pragmatist skilled at managing chaos. The...

  • What's in a name? For politicians, a lot

    When Dave Brat scored a shocking primary win last month over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the media quickly labeled the upstart a Tea Party hero. The Tea Party's success has prompted Republicans to rethink how they're branded.

  • GOP governors face headwinds in traditional strongholds

    After sweeping into 12 Democrat-held governors mansions in 2010, the GOP is now at risk of losing much of that ground in this election cycle.

  • Republicans blast Obama for fundraising after jetliner crash in Ukraine

    President Obama's decision to go forward with two fundraisers in New York just hours after a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down in Ukraine and Israel launched a ground war in Gaza is giving critics new ammunition for attacks on his leadership.

  • Battle cry of the South: Take over House GOP leadership

    Once a month for the last six months, a group of House Republicans from the South has gathered for dinner at RT's Restaurant, an old-school Cajun joint across the river from Washington in Alexandria, Va.

  • Chris Christie feels the love in Iowa

    MARION, Iowa -- At 3 p.m. on a Thursday, well after any lunch rush had come and gone, MJ's Restaurant in Marion was teeming with activity. Local Republicans filled seats at nearly bare tables -- a coffee mug here, an iced tea there -- and dozens of reporters loitered, all waiting to see Gov....

  • Wendy Davis staffer previously pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining an opponent's credit report

    A Wendy Davis staffer once pleaded guilty to posing as former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele online in order to illegally obtain his credit report.

  • Poll: Democrats repel at Hillary Clinton's wealth

    A substantial majority view Hillary Clinton among the nation's richest, and more Americans than not believe she's out of touch when understanding the plight of the middle class.

  • Mead Treadwell tied to company that took stimulus money

    Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has made opposition to the 2009 stimulus part of his campaign for a Republican Senate nomination. But he also served on the board of a company that took stimulus funds.

  • Bost outraises Enyart in the 12th Congressional District; Observer opines that GOP candidate has a shot

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – If Democratic voter turnout is low in the Democratically-leaning 12th Congressional District this November, a long-time Republican lawmaker from southern Illinois has a shot at winning, says a political observer. David Yepsen, director of the Paul Simon...

  • Laura Ingraham to campaign for Lamar Alexander's primary opponent

    Another Republican primary opponent is hoping to use talk show host Laura Ingraham to boost his chances.

  • Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces...

  • Obama's fundraising pace beats George W. Bush, but lags Bill Clinton

    President Obama may seem like he's at a breakneck fundraising pace, racing to help his party down the ballot ahead of the midterm elections, but he's still far behind Bill Clinton's second-term money round-up. Obama's recent fundraising tour de force -- including three events last week and two...



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