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  • Texas GOP tries to pluck the liberal thorn from its side

    For years Republicans have controlled every lever of Texas politics — every statewide office, both houses of the Legislature, the state Supreme Court. Every nexus of power, that is, but one: the capital city. Liberal Austin has made itself a...
  • Rick Perry has no place for Latinos

    Rick Perry's aspiration to rule the United States as he ruled Texas would be terrible for all of us, especially minorities and the poor. Perry, who just stepped into the GOP presidential fray, spent his 14 years as governor sidelining entire segments...
  • Will smart-looking glasses do the trick for Rick Perry?

    Will smart-looking glasses do the trick for Rick Perry?
    There’s a moment in Season 8 of the HBO comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm” when the character Larry David (played in duly neurotic and cantankerous fashion by the real Larry David) discovers the transformative power of eyeglasses. When his...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Iraq can't be fixed

    Like Humpty Dumpty, Iraq has had a great fall and can't be put back together again. Like the egg-shaped nursery rhyme character, its fall and its fracture were all but inevitable. That's because Iraq, like Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, was always an...
  • Motorcycles and puppies: GOP contenders face off in Iowa

    The attack ads and debates will come later. On Saturday, several Republican presidential contenders fought for an edge among motorcycles, puppies, war heroes and roasted pork, having swapped dark suits for blue jeans to meet Iowans eight months before...
  • Republicans gather to ride and eat hogs in Iowa

    Republicans gather to ride and eat hogs in Iowa
    As Republican presidential hopefuls negotiated a motorcycle ride and pig roast Saturday in Iowa farm country, the race was on for who had more swagger – the bikers who could become the party’s nominee, or the female senator leading the trip....
  • Republicans: Hillary Clinton's attacks on voter registration laws 'ridiculous'

    Republicans: Hillary Clinton's attacks on voter registration laws 'ridiculous'
    After being the focus of Hillary Rodham Clinton's criticism of voter registration laws, Republicans shot back on Sunday, lambasting the former secretary of State and front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination as out of touch with states'...
  • The Latest: Will the Iowa presidential straw poll survive?

    3:15 p.m. (CDT) A key question has been arising at Iowa's political pig roast Saturday: Will the Republican presidential straw poll survive? Several 2016 hopefuls have said they will not participate in the carnival-like summer event that draws thousands...
  • Norman Lear, Sam Zell: Sunday guests

    Norman Lear, Sam Zell: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: John Dickerson debuts as moderator of CBS' "Face the Nation" this weekend. Former Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, a presidential candidate, will be a guest on "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." Also on the Sunday morning guest list:...
  • Carly Fiorina's tax return disclosure pressures other 2016 candidates to do the same

    WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina's decision to release two years of tax returns this past week did more than reveal the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive's $59 million fortune: The long-shot contender's move won her props...
  • What that campaign logo is really saying: A design critique

    As a steady stream of presidential candidates enters the race, a new ritual is emerging: the campaign logo reveal. The relative distinctiveness of campaign logos is a recent development: There was a time when they all looked basically the same, give or...