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  • Perks and pitfalls of running from the Senate to the White House

    WASHINGTON There's an old adage that when a senator looks in the mirror, he or she sees a future president. Now, five current senators are hoping to turn their reflections into reality and win the White House in 2016. Being a sitting senator has its...
  • Nominees get campaign cash for lip service in Puerto Rico

    Nominees get campaign cash for lip service in Puerto Rico
    In August last year, I wrote a commentary for the Sentinel titled "Hispanics could decide who will lead the nation in 2016," in which I predicted Hispanics would play a key role in the next presidential elections and possibly run for president or vice...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Can Marco Rubio save the GOP in 2016?

    WASHINGTON The Republican presidential field looks unusually diverse this cycle an African-American (Ben Carson), an Indian-American (Bobby Jindal), a woman (Carly Fiorina) and a Hispanic, or, if you prefer, a Cuban (Marco Rubio). One candidate is married...
  • Trio of 2016 GOP candidates are freshman senators - like Obama in '08

    Trio of 2016 GOP candidates are freshman senators - like Obama in '08
    Before coming to Washington, Rand Paul was an eye doctor and anti-tax crusader in Kentucky. Marco Rubio was speaker of the Florida House. Ted Cruz was the top appellate lawyer for the state of Texas. Those jobs would seem to pale beside their current...
  • Rand Paul: Another grandstanding Republican senator

    To the editor: Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) grandstanding caused the National Security Agency's data collection process to be shut down. ("Rand Paul vows to end NSA's bulk collection of phone call data," May 30) While the program's existence and scope can...
  • Can the GOP win back the White House?

    Can the GOP win back the White House?
    So far, the 2016 Republican presidential primary is a complete puzzle to me. With as many as a dozen candidates likely to run, clearly top Republicans believe the GOP will recapture the White House next November. But first, the party must pick its...
  • Ben Carson wins Okla. GOP straw poll, Wis. governor Scott Walker comes in 2nd

    Ben Carson wins Okla. GOP straw poll, Wis. governor Scott Walker comes in 2nd
    Gov. Scott Walker finished second in a straw poll of southern Republicans on Saturday, indicating troubles at home haven’t affected support among conservatives across the country backing him as the 2016 GOP presidential nominee. Of 958 poll voters...
  • Texas, thugs, and watchdog: Letters

    Texas, thugs, and watchdog: Letters
    Deep in the heart of Texas What's the matter with Texas? Not a single thing. Texans are perfectly pleased with a paranoid governor who believes Texas is being invaded by U.S. troops on maneuver there. They are thrilled to see a group of yahoos in...
  • Mark Halperin's biased grilling of Ted Cruz

    Mark Halperin's biased grilling of Ted Cruz
    Imagine it's 2007 and a prominent journalist is interviewing then-Sen. Barack Obama. "Senator, people are really interested in you and your identity. I just wanted to ask you as a historical matter, when you filled out your application to Columbia, to...
  • GOP parts from tradition of candidates waiting their 'turn'

    GOP parts from tradition of candidates waiting their 'turn'
    Things certainly have changed in the Republican Party. Gone are the times when patience was its own reward and loyal leading members would await their turn in the list of aspiring presidential candidates. Of six declared candidates for 2016, three are...
  • Anybody can be president?

    Anybody can be president?
    The old adage that every mother's son can grow up to be president -- now revised to include her daughter -- is being put to the test with a vengeance in this current election cycle. The latest batch of Republicans -- businesswoman Carly Fiorina, retired...