By Associated Press | 12/02/13 10:53 AM
HOUSTON -- Sick of losing on Election Day, they huddled candidates on their 2014 statewide ticket in a hotel ballroom and bristled at being outspent and outnumbered by political rivals in Texas who they talked up as sophisticated and savvy. But this was no meeting of hapless Texas Democrats....
By Rebecca Berg | 11/29/13 08:37 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Three years from the next presidential election and long before the Republican primary field can take shape, the race for the GOP nomination already feels crowded.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/21/13 06:29 AM
The Supreme Court ruled last year that states could accept or reject the Medicaid expansion that's an integral component of President Obama's new health care law. Now, the issue could prove to be a litmus test for those Republican governors considering presidential runs.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/19/13 08:56 AM
Republicans face two big dilemmas regarding the 2014 and 2016 elections, and how they resolve each of them will likely shape the results in both contests. The first dilemma concerns how to approach the Obamacare crisis. Should the Republicans in the House and Senate simply sit back and watch...
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/15/13 06:51 AM
Senate Republicans are signaling that they believe they can pick up an open Senate seat in Michigan next year despite the state's traditional Democratic bent.
By Brian Hughes | 11/10/13 10:29 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday questioned whether Gov. Chris Christie could win over Republicans outside New Jersey, as the Garden State leader tries to promote his brand to a wider audience. “Is a conservative in New Jersey a conservative in the rest of the country?” Perry asked during...
By Associated Press | 11/08/13 07:13 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — This time, there were no satellite TV trucks, media throngs or fawning Republicans awaiting his arrival. But Texas Gov. Rick Perry's return to Iowa, where he left last year a defeated Republican presidential candidate, sounded very much like a potential candidate...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/07/13 11:30 AM
President Obama flew straight to Texas Wednesday to deliver a speech in Dallas about why he believes Obamacare is a good thing. But he also wanted to lecture Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz, two of the most prominent Republican opponents of Obamacare. Perry and other Republicans in Texas...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/07/13 08:52 AM
With Washington focused on the Obamacare website's continued failure and insurers dropping millions from their plans, President Obama traveled to one of the areas of the country where opposition to Obamacare is the strongest to offer a pep talk to the law's supporters. Speaking to a synagogue...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/06/13 01:22 PM
Wendy Davis wants to be the governor of Texas, so the Democratic state senator famous for filibustering a bill that would increase regulations on abortion clinics dubbed herself "pro-life" during a campaign event Tuesday. “I am pro-life,” Davis, a Texas state senator, said at the...
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