| May 4, 2015
| 9:18 AM
Lawmakers have repeatedly refused to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program, siding with Gov. Bobby Jindal in opposition. But on Monday, they started advancing a proposal that would help pay for an expansion if Louisiana's next governor has any interest....
| May 4, 2015
| 7:20 AM
ATLANTA Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential Republican presidential candidate, is trying to close a $1.6 billion budget hole without touching as much as $415,000 per episode in tax breaks that may be due to "Duck Dynasty."
The A&E television reality...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
"If you like your plan, you can keep it."
There's a reason this so-called promise from President Obama was called the "Lie of the Year" by Politifact in 2013. At least 2.6 million people received cancellation notices because their health-insurance plans...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 5:45 AM
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably presidential hopefuls like Wisconsin's Scott Walker — face a far more complicated landscape.
Looming ahead for these...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 9:55 PM
Republican presidential hopefuls are struggling with how to position themselves on same-sex marriage, an issue that is bedeviling a party hoping to avoid social controversies as the 2016 election approaches.
Rapidly changing public opinion on the...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday that businesses opposed to religious objections laws are entering an "unholy alliance" with the same liberal elites who support more taxes, regulation and "demonize" profit-making.
In a meeting with reporters, the...
| Apr 18, 2015
The not-unexpected entry of Hillary Clinton into the presidential race on the Democratic side sets up the possibility of yet another Bush-Clinton matchup as the former First Lady might be up against Jeb Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush,...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 5:44 PM
More than a dozen Republicans eyeing the White House gathered here to make their case to hundreds of party activists, drawing out areas of disagreement in the expansive field that will likely emerge as contentious fault lines in the 2016 nominating...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has enjoyed several months of good news in his prospective quest for the Republican presidential nomination, hit a bump Thursday with a new poll showing a sharp drop in his popularity at home.
Walker's job approval has...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:09 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and five of their likely rivals for the Republican presidential nomination including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be speaking at an economic summit hosted at Walt Disney World in June by...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 10:03 AM
A big thanks to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for ushering in the 2016 presidential race by officially announcing his candidacy at Liberty University today . We've had plenty of time to speculate about who's running and who's not, and soon enough we'll be able to...