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How Ted Cruz Won

Jason Stanford | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Washington might interpret Cruz' win as another victory for Tea Party conservatism, but pollster Chris Perkins points to a question that shows this race had less to do with ideology than with insiders and outsiders.

Jon Ward

Rick Perry's Failed Campaign Dissolves In Snipes At Ex-Bush Aide And Massive Bar Bill | Jon Ward | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most unsuccessful political campaigns involve some measure of finger-pointing after they end. In Rick Perry's case, the back-stabbing be...

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Discipline Prevents Embarrassments In New E-Book | Jon Ward | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Politico's new and highly anticipated e-book about the 2012 campaign, the most notable thing may be what's not in it: much of anythin...

Jon Ward

New Book Says Newt Gingrich 'Bought Off' His Wife To Stay In The Race | Jon Ward | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new e-book on the 2012 election released Friday says that Republican candidate Newt Gingrich went on an ill-timed cruise to Greece thi...

Jon Ward

Rick Perry's Texas Media Strategy Falls Flat On National Stage | Jon Ward | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his top aides entered the Republican presidential primary with a set of beliefs about how changes in the elect...

Jason Cherkis

Court Records, Depositions Show Mitt Romney May Have Saved One Job: Rick Perry's | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an increasingly bitter Republican presidential primary, Gov. Rick Perry has made his record of job creation a top selling point for t...

Jon Ward

Rick Perry Aide Gives Clues To His Plans For Social Security | Jon Ward | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- If you listened closely to Rick Perry's aides, it was possible to gather some clues Wednesday night as to what what the Texas governor...

Jon Ward

As Rick Perry Nears 2012 Campaign, His Top Adviser Plots A 'New Playbook' Strategy | Jon Ward | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. – A top adviser to Texas Gov. Rick Perry was cagey about reports that Perry will make his intentions to run for president clear at a...

Jon Ward

GOP Insiders Say Rick Perry Looking Increasingly Likely To Run For President | Jon Ward | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Texas Gov. Rick Perry looks increasingly likely to run for president, numerous Republican party insiders said Thursday, but it is unlikel...