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Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Push Back Against 'False Rumors' Promoted By Anti-Vaccine Movement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Tuesday broke with the vaccine skepticism expressed by some of their potentia...

Advice to Potential Republican Presidential Candidates

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

As the lineup is shaping up, it looks like it could be similar to previous elections: There will be a long list of equally unappealing candidates. Some dull person will be selected, having little chance to win against any potential Democratic candidate.

These 5 Republicans Actively Don't Care About Jeb Bush Running For President

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he will "actively explore" running for president, in a surprise move that showed he doesn't intend...

Ted Cruz Denies Report He's Going To Run For President

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pushed back on a report that he is leaning heavily toward seeking the White House in 2016, saying on Monday that he has not ye...

Ashley Alman

Bobby Jindal Won't Let His Friends Get In The Way Of His Presidential Ambitions | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal isn't about to throw away his presidential ambitions just because his Republican colleagues might run, too. Former Repu...

Rick Santorum: Obama's 'Minions' Were Scared Of Me In 2012

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's campaign team was scared of him in the 2012 election. "I...

NRA Convention Draws Possible GOP Presidential Candidates

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Several potential Republican contenders for president will court gun-rights supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual...

Rick Perry Says He Needs More Preparation On Foreign Policy, Economics Before 2016

AP | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he'll need more preparation if he runs for president again in 2016. Perry says he learned a lot when h...

Ted Cruz Staffer Leaves Office To Lead 2016 Presidential Super PAC For The Senator

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

A staffer for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is leaving his office to head up a group drafting the conservative favorite for a 2016 White House run. Cruz ...

Scott Brown Couldn't Let More Time Pass Without Some Form Of Political Speculation

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is pushing political commenters to move away from one narrative -- that he will challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H...

Jon Ward

Chris Christie's Loss Could Be Jeb Bush's Gain | Jon Ward | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The travails of Chris Christie have predictably led to a round of speculation over who benefits most from the New Jersey governor's traf...

Christina Wilkie

President Huckabee? Former Governor Is '50-50' On 2016 Bid | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said Sunday that the odds are "50-50" that he will mount a bid for the White House in 2016. Altho...

Jon Ward

Dems Worry About The One Not Rallying Conservative Faithful | Jon Ward | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Inside yet another darkened hotel ballroom, three Republican presidential hopefuls appeared Friday before the culture warrior faithful a...

Ann Coulter Escalates Feud With Rand Paul

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter lashed out at top figures in the GOP on Monday, arguing that Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) cou...

GOP-Inspired Sex Toys Emerge

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Charting presidential candidates’ approval numbers, the majority of which come from pollsters like Gallup or Rassmussen, is a dry science—a world ...

'Sex,' 'Ethics,' 'Church' Edits Tell Story Of GOP Primary Candidates

Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

The long, winding road of the GOP primary has given birth to a number of stories that have crafted the image and public records of the various candida...

Santorum: I Am Your "Senador Puertorriqueño," But Don't Talk to Me in Spanish

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

When it comes to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, there are a couple of unusual aspects about the political relations between the "mainland" and that ...

Why So Many Whites Vote Against Themselves

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Government spending and programs to many are tantamount to hand outs to undeserving blacks and the poor and that in turn equals money snatched from the pockets of hard working whites.

Republicans: The Small Government Way to Bigger Deficits?

David Coates | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
David Coates

The claim that rapid budget cutting will bring down the federal deficit and open the route to sustained economic growth is both disingenuous in its content and dangerous in its consequences.

Santorum's Incredible Display of Ignorance On Euthanasia In the Netherlands

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

The Dutch are genuinely offended that a foreign politician would misrepresent Dutch culture and morality merely to make a political point back home.

GOPowers to the People

Jim Jaffe | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

You don't have to be enamored with any of the Republican candidates to enjoy the exercise and the proof it provides that power resides with the people.

Mitt Romney Hits Back At Sarah Palin

Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney defended his conservative credentials on Wednesday, deflecting doubtful comments made by Sarah Palin about his strength with Republican vo...

Santorum Insults Women Who Served in Combat

Jon Soltz | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Our troops are professional and do their jobs -- men and women, alike. Does Rick Santorum think we're not?

Jon Ward

Romney's Oldest Son Links To Site That Makes Dig At Gingrich's Infidelities | Jon Ward | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's oldest son, Tagg Romney, wrote on his Twitter feed Sunday afternoon: "This is my favorite video of the campaign so far." He added th...

Why the GOP Presidential Candidates Talk Race (in Code)

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

South Carolina Democratic Congressman James Clyburn lambasted the GOP presidential candidates for talking race in code. There's plenty of ammunition f...