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  • Big obstacles await both parties in 2016 race for president

    Twelve months before the voting is set to begin, the 2016 presidential race is shaping up as a fiercely competitive contest driven by two overriding forces that — candidates aside — will go a long way toward deciding the next occupant of the...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: My predictions for 2015

    After predicting Seattle's Super Bowl victory and the re-election of governors in Ohio and Wisconsin, but mistakenly forecasting Republicans would fall one seat short of a Senate majority, we try again. Here's an advance look at 2015: January: House...
  • Is Texas, the biggest domino, about to topple on Medicaid expansion?

    The serial capitulation of red-state governors to the Medicaid expansion authorized by the Affordable Care Act has left the holdouts increasingly isolated. Tennessee, Wyoming, Indiana, Utah, and Alabama either have reached agreement with the federal...
  • Mayo: Will 2015 be peachy keen?

    Happy New Year! If ever a year looked "meh" on paper, 2015 is it. No big elections, just endless talk about the 2016 election. No Olympics, just the Women's World Cup in Canada. And the two biggest celebrations on tap are Gov. Rick Scott's second...
  • Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign

    Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run. In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
  • Jeb Bush a 'moderate'? Don't be silly

    Jeb Bush  a 'moderate'?  Don't be silly
    Jeb Bush really wants to be president. The pundits, however, fear he's not conservative enough — that he's too moderate. That fear is about as legitimate as me fearing my abs are too ripped. Jeb Bush is a union-busting, school-voucher-promoting,...
  • Another Bush presidency may be closer than you think

    Another Bush presidency may be closer than you think
    Jeb Bush is off and running. He announced this week that he would "actively explore" a 2016 presidential run. He also promised to release emails from his days as Florida's governor. He quit a lucrative financial adviser gig at a British bank and stopped...
  • Paul-Rubio feud over Cuba a preview of GOP's 2016 foreign policy debate?

    Paul-Rubio feud over Cuba a preview of GOP's 2016 foreign policy debate?
    Two of the Republican Party's top White House hopefuls clashed sharply Friday over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy, a harbinger of a growing GOP rift over foreign affairs that could shape the party's 2016 presidential primaries. Sen. Rand...
  • Is the oil crash about to snuff out the 'Texas miracle'?

    One aspect of the Texas economic "miracle" that made the triumphalism of its promoters so hard to stomach was the way they glossed over one of its key drivers: the oil boom. Now that global oil prices are plummeting -- down 50% since the summer -- Texas...
  • 'Unbroken' author, NASA chief: Sunday guests

    'Unbroken' author, NASA chief: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: "Unbroken" author Laura Hillenbrand will be on two Sunday morning programs, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is featured on CNN. The Sunday morning lineup: Hillenbrand talks about the film version of "Unbroken" on CBS' "Face the Nation" at...
  • Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'

    Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'
    Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard the restrictions and go to court. The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are...