04/13/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love." In an interview that aired Sunday, Paul said that those immigrants "are not bad people" but added...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/13/14 11:43 AM
U.S. senator and likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul on Sunday criticized the recent suggestion of another possible GOP hopeful, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, that illegal immigration to the U.S. is an "act of love" rather than a felony. Paul said that Bush "might have...
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:21 PM
President Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather in New Hampshire for a summit that some consider the unofficial kickoff for the state's 2016 presidential selection process.
By Byron York | 04/09/14 03:50 PM
A poll by Suffolk University shows Huckabee at the front of the Republican pack, this time in Iowa, the state that will kick off the caucus and primary process.
By Paul Bedard | 04/09/14 02:05 PM
Polls continue to cheer on likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the latest from Iowa, where she commands 63 percent of the party's vote. Unfortunately for Vice President Joe Biden, who is studying a run, “undecided” beat him, 12 percent to 9 percent. The Suffolk...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:46 PM
A founding father of the conservative movement who is now a star among Tea Party activists is urging the GOP to choose a governor to duel Washington “insider” Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying that 2016 isn’t the best time for Sen. Ted Cruz to run.
By Paul Bedard | 04/03/14 03:04 PM
With a crushing dominance shown in repeated polls, Democrat Hillary Clinton is on a path to do something her husband and two-term president never achieved: win a majority of more than 50 percent of the presidential vote in 2016. In the latest poll, Zogby Analytics confirmed the trend showing...
By Charlie Spiering | 04/01/14 08:32 AM
During an interview with Fox News host Megyn Kelly aired Monday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was asked to name his top candidates for president. Christie said former Florida governor Jeb Bush would be an "outstanding candidate" for president, and also named Scott Walker, Paul Ryan and...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/31/14 09:13 AM
Conventional wisdom has it that Americans don't care about foreign policy because they're tired after more than a decade of conflict. But they're certainly paying attention.
By Byron York | 03/30/14 05:46 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won eight primaries and caucuses in the 2008 Republican presidential race, says a new poll showing him tied for the lead of the 2016 GOP primary race is "encouraging." The poll, done by Washington-based WPA Opinion Research, shows Huckabee and Rand Paul...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/28/14 04:16 PM
Not in my state "I don't believe that legalizing an illegal drug for purposes of governmental profit is something that we should be doing. I believe that this is a gateway drug into other more serious drugs. I think it sends a wrong message to our kids and I don't think it makes anybody a...
By Sean Lengell | 03/28/14 11:41 AM
Growing opposition to the Common Core academic standards for the nation's public schools is threatening to slow down and derail the initiative. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia voluntarily adopted at least some of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, a state-led effort to...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/27/14 05:39 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is courting establishment Republicans in his bid to take the Tea Party into the White House. In the midst of a so-called "civil war" within the party, Paul is hoping his conciliatory moves won't alienate his own base, while potential rivals such as Sen. Ted Cruz,...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/26/14 04:24 PM
Sen. Rand Paul suggested Wednesday that President Obama agree to settle a class-action lawsuit he filed against the National Security Agency, arguing that the president can use it as a legal vehicle to make the NSA changes his administration is now considering. "If the White House is serious,...
By Bill Barrow | 03/24/14 08:38 AM
More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.
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