| Mar 11, 2015
| 4:00 AM
For New Hampshire's Republican Party, the swarm of likely presidential candidates about to blanket the state has been preceded by another much-appreciated influx: money.
There was the recent contribution of $10,000 from Jeb Bush's leadership political...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:55 PM
Over the last several weeks, as he has jumped into the front rank of GOP presidential hopefuls, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has shifted his conservative stance further to the right on such issues as abortion and immigration, closely aligning himself...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 12:22 PM
Potential GOP presidential candidates who gathered here Saturday for an agriculture summit largely agreed on issues such as environmental policy, their objections to the labeling of genetically modified food and what they termed the overreach of the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:48 AM
To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:55 AM
The Scott Walker bandwagon seems to be rolling even in Florida, where the Wisconsin governor is running head-to-head with favorite son Jeb Bush and way ahead of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio in a new presidential primary poll released by Gravis Insights.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:41 PM
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,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As the likely coronation of Hillary Clinton as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee quietly progresses without serious opposition, the Republicans seem to be working overtime publicizing an abundance of long shots hoping to be her challenger.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Presidential campaigns didn't always begin with public prayer rallies. It would have been seen as an unnecessary mingling of politics and religion. But if candidates like Rick Perry or Bobby Jindal have their way, it might become a new election cycle...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:03 AM
The early decision of Jeb Bush to jump-start a Republican race for the 2016 presidential nomination has already bagged its first victim in Mitt Romney.
The sudden withdrawal of the 2012 nominee, after briefly testing the waters with donors, was...