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  • Walker blames media, but it's his base that's questioned Obama's faith, patriotism

    WASHINGTON Scott Walker insists it's the media, and only the media, raising the subject of President Barack Obama's patriotism and religion. All "gotcha" questions about things no one cares about, the Republican Wisconsin governor says, invented by the...
  • Marijuana gets lift as 2016 presidential race takes shape

    WASHINGTON Early signs indicate that marijuana entrepreneurs may have little to worry about as the 2016 presidential campaign takes shape, with some top-rung hopefuls warming to the idea of letting states decide whether to legalize recreational pot. On...
  • 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...
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Martin Schram: How the GOP endangered its own security

    The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but...
  • 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...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    US regulators agree to ban on Internet providers from blocking or slowing web traffic Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet...
  • 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...