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Igor Bobic

Chris Christie Reassures Iowa Voters That He's Conservative Enough

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) walked out on stage at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday and resoundingly rejected the "conve...

Igor Bobic

Conservatives At Iowa Freedom Summit Would Rather Not Talk About Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Many topics animated GOP officials, activists and operatives that gathered at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, which marked the uno...

Ted Cruz To Potential 2016 Candidates: 'Don't Talk, Show Me'

AP | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas' junior senator is challenging early caucus state voters to back only presidential candidates with a proven conservati...

Sarah Palin 'Seriously Interested' In Running For President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) continued to tease a potential bid for the Republican nomination for president this week leading up to a Saturday a...

Walker Touts His 'Go Big And Go Bold' Attitude Before Republicans In Iowa

AP | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is holding up his "go big and go bold" attitude as something Republicans need to emulate in Wash...

Ben Carson Appeals To Republicans In Iowa

AP | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dr. Ben Carson is appealing to Iowa conservatives with messages about securing the country's borders and cracking down on em...

Rick Santorum, Still An Underdog, Weighs Another White House Bid

AP | By CATHERINE LUCEY and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with...

Condoleezza Rice Taking Over Jeb Bush's Education Foundation

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday tapped former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to serve as chairman of his educa...

Rand Paul Trolls Jeb Bush And Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Thursday mocked former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for meeting privately in Utah as both...

Watch Hillary Clinton Do A Bad Vladimir Putin Impression

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attempted an impression of Russian President Vladimir Putin while in Canada on Wednesday. Addressing the...

Joe Biden Says There's Still 'A Chance' He May Run For President

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

Fear not America, Joe Biden isn't done with you yet. The vice president told ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday that "yes, there is a chance"...

Carly Fiorina: Obama Doesn't Deserve Credit For Economic Recovery

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

Republican businesswoman Carly Fiorina lambasted President Barack Obama hours before the State of the Union address, disputing the notion that he -- a...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie To Travel To London

AP | By JILL COLVIN | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will travel to London early next month for a trade mission that will double as another opportunit...

Republicans Control Both Houses of Congress; Democrats the Presidency: So What Does the Future Hold?

Gerry Myers | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Gerry Myers

While Hillary will most likely be the Democratic nominee, Bernie Sanders is thinking of running as well. His middle class values, outspoken commonsense and experience will capture a lot of attention from far left Democrats. With all those possibilities still pending, I have a couple of words of wisdom for both parties.

Rick Santorum: Saying 'Dumb Things' About Birth Control And Abortion Fueled 2012 Loss

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) said Monday that controversial comments over abortion and contraception contributed to his defeat in the 2012 Republ...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Dirty Dozen Donor Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

The Dirty Dozen Donor Edition Our inaugural Trail to the Chief ranked presidential candidates. Now we’re free to focus on the real st...

Ted Cruz Blisters Mitt Romney

AP | By BILL BARROW | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz urged archconservatives on Sunday to help nominate a Republican from their own ranks in 2016 or risk losing ...

Texas Gov. Rick Perry: 'I'm Ready' For White House Run

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — Conceding there was more "excitement than preparation" for his first presidential bid, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday decla...

Lawmakers Who Back Big Polluters Risk Losing GOP Voters

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.16.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

New comprehensive analysis from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication reveals a growing divide within the Republican Party over climate change.

New York City Mayor Is Skeptical Of Mitt Romney's Chances In 2016

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

If he’s looking for an endorsement, possible 2016 presidential candidate Mitt Romney should probably leave New York Mayor Bill de Blasio off his cal...

Step Brothers 2016? Mitt and Jeb's Feud for President

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

Think of Romney as Dale, played by actor John C. Reilly, more entitled than his new-found half-sibling. And think of Jeb Bush as Brennen, played by Will Ferrell, which is easy given the comedian's facility for impersonating another brother, George W. Bush. Are you following so far?

Rand Paul Calls Mitt Romney 'Yesterday's News'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Tuesday dismissed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as "yesterday's news." The likely 2016 rival previously endorsed ...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Inaugural Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

The Inaugural Edition Hi there, and welcome to Trail to the Chief, HuffPost’s weekly trip through the folds of time-space to the pecu...

Igor Bobic

Paul Ryan Expertly Trolls Chris Christie After Cowboys Loss To Packers

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.11.2015 | Politics

Hat's off to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who executed some expert trolling of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) following the Green Bay Packers' victory...

Opinions Versus Opinionated

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

I have opinions, and if you read my weekly blogs regularly you know that I do not hesitate to voice those opinions. But I am not opinionated. I like to think that I base my opinions on "evidence and good reason."