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Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore To Run For President Because Why Not

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

July 7 (Reuters) - Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore said on Tuesday he would join the crowded race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination...

Jeb Shakes Up Campaign Staff Just Days Before Announcement

Reuters | Steve Holland | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) - Jeb Bush shook up his staff on Monday a week before formally jumping into the 2016 Republican presidential fight, picki...

Alana Horowitz

7 Candidates We'd Rather See In The GOP 2016 Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Thursday that he’s running for president, officially widening the 2016 GOP field to “basically everyone ...

Bush And Rubio Favored In Florida But Other Republicans Want A Look

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 2 (Reuters) - Differences emerged on Tuesday among Republican rivals for the 2016 presi...

Scott Conroy

Jeb Bush's Challenge: Which Early State Does He Win?

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

KEENE, N.H. -– It’s one of the most vexing and recurring problems that any modern presidential operation has to contend with. First, a report...

Republicans Are Looking For A Few Good Losers For 2016 Races In Some Cities

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - When Republican Stefanie Linares ran for office in the deeply Democratic city of Chica...

How Republican Presidential Candidates Are Getting Away With Denying Evolution

The Guardian | Alan Yuhas | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A neurosurgeon who believes t...

FACEPALM: Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Didn't Pay For CarlyFiorina.org

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology

And it's coming back to haunt her.

Mollie Reilly

Carly Fiorina Announces She's Running For President In 2016

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and onetime U.S. Senate candidate, announced Monday she will seek the Republican nomination for presi...

Scott Conroy

Donald Trump Comes In 13th Place In Necktie Auction

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

GREENLAND, N.H. -- It was perhaps the one competition involving presidential contenders in New Hampshire that Donald Trump had a legitimate chance to ...

Republicans Shift To National Security Ahead Of 2016

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Feb 28 (Reuters) - If this week was any indication, Republicans could spend much of the 2016 p...

Some Chris Christie Supporters Now Turn Their Backs

New York Times | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

He does not return phone calls. He does not ask for support. He arrives late for meetings. And he acts as if he has all the time in the world....

Scott Walker Goes National. (National Bites Back.)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some people bask in the sudden spotlight. Some people get burned... ...

Marco Rubio Makes Moves Toward A 2016 Run: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

(Adds confirmation) By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is preparing to launch a bi...

Romney Hints At 2016 Run In Speech To RNC

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mitt Romney told Republicans Friday he is weighing a third bid for president, one in which he would show more compassion toward the...

Republicans See Diversity In Their 2016 Hopefuls

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long criticized as the party of old white men, Republicans are seeing a diverse group of people step up for possible contention in...

GOP Victories In Midterms Weaken Democratic Bench Of Candidates

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lucy Flores was a candidate with a life story straight out of Hollywood — one of 13 children who grew up in a rough Las Vegas nei...

Scott Walker Tease 2016 Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) dropped hints on Sunday that he is considering a run for president in 2016. Appearing on NBC's 'Meet The Press'...

With 2016 Looming, Jeb Bush Is Focused On Making Money

AP | By MICHAEL J. MISHAK and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, f...

Mitt Romney Insists He Won't Be A Candidate In 2016

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics

STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — Returning to the same New Hampshire farm where he launched his last presidential campaign, Mitt Romney on Wednesday insisted h...

Conservatives' Hobby Lobby Win Could Hurt The GOP In 2016

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptan...

Cruz Wins Straw Poll At Southern GOP Summit

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana. Cruz took 30 percen...

RNC Changes Debate Rules For 2016

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lunging for control of the GOP ahead of high-stakes elections, the Republican National Committee on Friday took steps to end f...

Jeb Bush Admits That He's 'Thinking About Running For President'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

Jeb Bush is admitting what most political observers have already assumed -- the former Florida governor is weighing a 2016 presidential bid. Bush's...

If Marco Rubio Runs For President, He'll Kiss His Senate Seat Goodbye

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he will not seek reelection to the Senate if he runs for president in 2016. Rubio's comments came during ...