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  • Troubles at home for some GOP potential White House candidates?

    WASHINGTON As hordes of Republicans fan out across the country building support for possible runs at the 2016 presidential nomination, many might want to keep an eye on the home front. Often, the people who know them best largely oppose their home...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Will age be a factor in 2016 race?

    Americans always like something new. A recent focus group session with a cross section of Colorado voters showed how that might affect the unfolding 2016 presidential campaign. Participants in the nonpartisan focus group conducted by veteran Democratic...
  • Some potential 2016 presidential candidates fault Obama war powers plan as too limited

    Some Republicans who want to succeed President Barack Obama in the White House are voicing concern that his request to Congress for a limited authorization to use military force against Islamic State terrorists in the Middle East isn't robust enough....
  • Punt, fumble or touchdown? These GOP candidates won't endorse evolution

    As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker showed on Wednesday, the theory of evolution continues to trip up presidential aspirants. Over the past few election cycles, Democratic candidates often voiced their unabashed support of Darwin's scientific breakthrough,...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker refuses to state position on evolution following London speech

    Likely 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker refused to say Wednesday whether he believes in the theory of evolution, dodging that question and several others about foreign policy after delivering a speech about global trade in London. "I'm going to...
  • Sweeping post-Ebola case bill in Texas would let state health commissioner enforce quarantines

    Texas' top doctor could impose immediate mandatory quarantine on patients infected with contagious diseases under sweeping new proposed legislation unveiled Wednesday, as the state that had America's first diagnosed case of Ebola aims to bolster its...
  • Rick Perry returns to New Hampshire laying groundwork for 2016 presidential campaign

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was talking about the weather Wednesday when he told New Hampshire voters he was "just warming up," but he also said he was carefully preparing for a possible presidential campaign. Speaking at a Bedford marketing firm, Perry...
  • Walker has chance to learn from Christie's blunders in Britain

    CHICAGO Visiting London this week, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has the advantage of arriving just after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's departure. For both men, the stated mission of a visit to the European financial hub is to boost trade in their...
  • Alcee Hastings messes with Texas

     An unapologetic Alcee Hastings has not only messed with Texas, he has turned it into a fundraiser.  The blunt-spoken South Florida Democratic congressman called Texas “a crazy state to begin with” at a House Rules Committee last week...
  • GOP governors with 2016 aspirations love to bash Washington

     GOP governors with 2016 aspirations love to bash Washington
    WASHINGTON (AP) — As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors is eager to seize on voters' contempt for that most dirty of political words: "Washington." "As much as I like coming here,...
  • Perry: Change must come from outside DC

    WASHINGTON Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, possible GOP presidential candidates, courted conservatives Thursday in Washington by presenting themselves as chief executives with a vision. Perry, the evening keynoter at the...