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  • Jeb Bush yet to pass the tea party litmus test

    WASHINGTON -- The significance of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) recently held in a Washington suburb was what it revealed about how far the speakers were willing to go to establish their credentials for being there. For...
  • It's prime time for Scott Walker, whether he's ready or not

    Any chef will tell you that you need great ingredients to pull off a great meal. Less discussed but just as true: You need to cook the ingredients in the right order. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has nearly all of the right ingredients to win the GOP...
  • Can Jeb Bush win the GOP nomination by being different from the pack?

    Can Jeb Bush win the GOP nomination by being different from the pack?
      Jeb Bush has a problem: He’s too much the same. So he’s come up with a solution: Be different in other ways. He’s too much the same in that he’s trying to become the third member of his family to be president, and that’...
  • Veteran pollster says Walker 'very likely" to run

    Gov. Scott Walker is "very likely" to get into the race for president but has yet to make a decision, a veteran Republican pollster and one of the governor's top advisers said Wednesday. Ed Goeas, president and CEO of The Tarrance Group, made the...
  • Carson calls homosexuality a choice

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson this week inched closer to running for president and jumped into the debate over homosexuality. On Monday, Carson formed an exploratory committee, which will allow him to raise money. The Wall Street Journal first reported...
  • In defense of Scott Walker

    In defense of Scott Walker
    Last week Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he wasn't going to take the media's bait. But his challenge isn't avoiding taking the bait — it's avoiding becoming the chum. After speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Walker found...
  • Ben Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

    Ben Carson, the retired pediatric neurosurgeon and conservative favorite,has formally created an exploratory committee for a potential presidential campaign. "If I believe I have your support and your commitment to help, I will run for president to...
  • Jindal tells GOP Congress to 'grow a spine' on DHS funding

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine." Jindal spoke as House Republicans were considering a short-term funding fix to...
  • Who killed at CPAC, the GOP's red meat 2016 auditions?

    Who killed at CPAC, the GOP's red meat 2016 auditions?
    The fervent Republicans who throng the Conservative Political Action Conference every year aren't representative of the American electorate. They aren't even representative of the GOP electorate. For four of the last five years, their straw poll for...
  • Has Scott Walker passed Jeb as GOP favorite?

    Looks like Scott Walker is following the right wing orthodoxy to a tee. Walker was a big hit at the weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference, getting applause,  big ovations, you name it. Walker came in second to Rand Paul in the straw...
  • Walker: Protesters prepared him to confront global terrorism

    Walker: Protesters prepared him to confront global terrorism
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world. The likely Republican presidential contender sparked pointed criticism from labor...