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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa on Jan. 24, 2015. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)

Scott Walker signals support for 20-week abortion ban

03/04/15 10:07AM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has said he would sign a ban on abortions performed after 20 weeks and support similar legislation at the federal level, a new position for the potential 2016 Republican contender who has previously worked to soften his abortion stance. ... read more

Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and chairman of the American Conservative Union Foundation, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) outside Washington, DC on Feb. 26, 2015.

Republicans slam Clinton on foundation fundraising

02/26/15 03:47PM

The controversy over foreign government donations to the Clinton family’s charitable foundation shows no signs of going away. Republicans teed off on likely 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday outside Washington. ... read more

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty)

How a string of bad news for Chris Christie could turn dangerous

02/23/15 08:24AM

Chris Christie’s quest for the ultimate perch in Republican politics isn’t dead, but it may be imperiled.The ominous headlines – three dreadful ones in 48 hours – came fast at the end of the week: From the New York Times, a report that Christie’s “view of his status and pre-eminence within the Republican field is increasingly at odds with the... read more

Rudy Giuliani visits "Cavuto" On FOX Business Network at FOX Studios on Sep. 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty)

Giuliani: I've been receiving death threats

02/22/15 12:52PM

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says he has been receiving death threats in the aftermath of his controversial declaration that President Obama doesn’t love America. The Republican told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday that his office and his secretary have received threatening calls but did not indicate one way or another if he had alerted... read more

Lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani comments on a lawsuit filed against video game giant Activision outside Los Angeles Superior court in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 16, 2014. (Photo by Damian Dovarganes/AP)

Giuliani: Obama under communist influence since age 9

02/21/15 11:42AM

Ex-New York City Mayor and former presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani's recent string of remarks claiming President Barack Obama doesn't "love America" continued on Friday when he told the New York Post the president has been under communist influence since childhood. ... read more

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks on the third day of the Republican National Convention in St. Paul on Sept., 3, 2008. (Photo by Melissa Golden/Redux)

Giuliani puts potential 2016 GOPers in a tough spot

02/20/15 01:21PM

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani created a firestorm this week when he argued that President Obama doesn’t love his country and then later doubled down, insisting his remarks weren't racist because the commander-in-chief was "brought up by a white mother." And, now, those remarks are putting potential 2016 Republican... read more

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and wife, Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton address the audience during the Opening Plenary Session: Reimagining Impact for the Clinton Global Initiative on Sept. 22, 2014.

Clinton Foundation faces fresh scrutiny

02/20/15 10:45AM

The Clinton family's charitable foundation is defending its fundraising practices amid renewed scrutiny of its donors, and it's promising to take “appropriate” measures if former secretary of state Hillary Clinton runs for president. ... read more

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question from the audience at the 3rd Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at The Grappone Center, Feb. 16, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (Photo by Mary Schwalm/AP)

Chris Christie's path to 2016 may hinge on this state

02/19/15 01:35PM

New Hampshire better get ready to see a whole lot more of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.The potential 2016 presidential candidate made his first visit of the year to the critical early voting state earlier this week, and several business leaders who met with him told msnbc that Christie relayed the message that he’d be coming back a whole lot... read more

An activist holds a sign during a gathering to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration policy in New York, N.Y., on Nov. 21, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty)

Immigration fight threatens to divide GOP and spill into 2016

02/18/15 01:29PM

Republicans are hailing a federal judge’s decision to halt President Obama’s new program to allow potentially millions of undocumented immigrants to temporarily work and live in the United States. But the ongoing court dispute threatens to drag on what is becoming an increasingly divisive fight within the party that could spill over into 2016... read more