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The Chris Christie Road Bump to the White House

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The next time you read about how much Republicans want Chris Christie to run for president because he has a chance of appealing to Democrats and Independents, just remember this -- first, he has to appeal to Republicans.

The NRA's Post-Tucson Contortions

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Thanks to the NRA, Arizona's laws are so weak that even if the Tucson police had known of the dangerous behavior that led to his dismissal from the local community college, they would have been powerless to take his gun away until he actually fired.

Ron Paul Still as Scary as Ever

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Despite the scoffs at Paul's win at CPAC, and GOP assurances that it will have absolutely no impact on the 2012 presidential election, the scary Paul phenomenon could do just that.

Sam Stein

A Republican Party In Civil War | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This past week's Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington D.C. was supposed to mark the beginning of the reemergence of the conservative...

Sam Stein

Romney Drops Out: Tearful Conservatives In Shock | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was a palpable sense of shock both in the audience and among the advisers after Mitt Romney abruptly announced on Thursday that he was exiting t...

Live CPAC Updates: Romney, McCain, Cheney Gather At Conservative Political Action Conference

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE XI: Ann Coulter was dropped from this year's official speaking list at CPAC, but that hasn't stopped her from making her presence known -- alon...