Republican presidential hopefuls competed to wow conservative activists with tough talk on foreign policy and a hard line on social issues in early primary state South Carolina at Saturday’s Freedom Summit, a candidate showcase sponsored by Citizens United. Speakers included Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal,... read more
A pack of Republican presidential hopefuls are gathering in South Carolina to woo conservative activists at Saturday’s Freedom Summit, a candidate showcase sponsored by Citizens United. Scheduled speakers include Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, former Texas governor Rick Perry, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Sen.... read more
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke from some of his potential Republican presidential rivals Friday morning, saying he disagreed with Thursday’s federal appeals court ruling that the government’s collection of millions of Americans’ phone records is illegal.
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At a country club here in the southern part of this crucial, early voting state, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke from some of his potential 2016 Republican presidential rivals, saying he believes in climate change and that humans have something to do with it.
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Freddie Gray’s death and subsequent unrest in Baltimore has prompted a vigorous – and shockingly substantive -- discussion between leaders in both parties over the proper response. For now, at least. On one front, social spending, the two sides fell into predictable opposite camps with President Obama and fellow Democrats bemoaning a lack of... read more
Days after federal prosecutors brought charges against three of his former top aides, a wounded New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to this first in the nation primary state to salvage what's left of his national political ambitions.
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California businesswoman Carly Fiorina, retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson, and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee come from very different backgrounds, but they all have at least one thing in common: They’re all launching presidential campaigns this week. While all three Republican candidates are considered relative long shots... read more
Washington, D.C. -- Former Florida governor Jeb Bush criticized a decision to stage an empty Baltimore Orioles game in response to rioting, telling the audience at the National Review Ideas Summit that it was counterproductive.“I’ll just say it sends the wrong signal not to have a baseball game with people in it,” Bush told moderator and... read more
Here’s one reason why we’re excited to cover the 2016 presidential race: We have absolutely no idea who is going to win the Republican presidential nomination. Jeb Bush? Scott Walker? Marco Rubio? Someone else? And because it’s THAT wide open with no true frontrunner, the 2016 primary calendar could very well be king. read more
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is still mulling a 2016 Republican presidential bid, but one thing he knows for certain is that his potential Democratic competitor, Hillary Clinton, should not be underestimated.“She’ll be a very formidable candidate,” Kasich said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. He added while Clinton is facing several problems, ... read more
The already bitter fight between the White House and the progressive base over trade policy has turned ugly after President Obama said his critics on the left "don’t know what they’re talking about" and compared their arguments to conspiracy theories about “death panels.”
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DES MOINES, IOWA – This weekend, more than a dozen likely 2016 Republicans will be on display in Waukee, Iowa at the state’s 15th Faith and Freedom Coalition Spring Kick-Off.Noticeably absent from the event is Gov. Chris Christie. This is second big GOP convention in less than a month where Christie won’t appeal potential voters. Earlier this... read more