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  • White House Brief: Things to know about Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is set to become the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president. Here's a quick snapshot with a few key things to know about Cruz before his announcement Monday. ___ THE BRIEF Ted Cruz is man in a hurry. He...
  • Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

    Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race
    The 2016 contest for the White House will get its first official big-name entrant on Monday, in a move likely to upend the dynamics of the nascent presidential race. Sen. Ted Cruz, the combative conservative who has made liberty the clarion call of...
  • Lure of U.S. Senate seat attracts interest from range of politicians

     
    The prospect of an open U.S. Senate seat has Democrats and Republicans across Florida sharpening their talking points, hunting for donors, and dissecting polling data as they try to figure out whether to go after the job....
  • Smarter spending at the Pentagon would satisfy defense and deficit hawks

    Smarter spending at the Pentagon would satisfy defense and deficit hawks
    The Pentagon wants more money. But the politics of Pentagon spending have gotten so contorted that it's hard to know who the important players are, much less how much money the department is likely to get when this year's budget wrangling is finally over....
  • Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. Senate

    Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. Senate
    Patrick Murphy is in. As widely expected, the Democratic congressman from Jupiter announced Monday morning that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, going after the seat now held by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, who has not yet decided to seek...
  • Analysis: Why the GOP will likely attack the fake White House

    WASHINGTON If budget resolutions are aspirational, sketching the big picture Congress envisions for government, then spending bills are the polar opposite: blueprints that lawmakers micromanage down to the smallest line item. As arguments began over...
  • Hillary Clinton�'16: The anti-'08 campaign

    This time is going to be different. So say members of the skeleton team already working for Hillary Clinton, future staffers preparing to make the move from Washington, D.C.,to the expected campaign headquarters in New York, and some veterans of the 2008...
  • On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

    When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the health care law improved their lives. The White House ceremony on...
  • Five things for Monday, March 23, 2015

    Five things for Monday, March 23, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: helicopter crash kills three; Senator from Texas declares run for presidency; coffee and shopping all-in-one; and Lake Eola as Orlando's center. 1. Police have confirmed that three people died when...
  • Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy announces bid for Rubio's seat

    Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy announced his campaign Monday to seek the Senate seat expected to be left vacant by Marco Rubio's likely presidential bid. The second-term Democrat — who won national exposure and the affection of many in his own party...
  • Cruz kicks off presidential campaign at Liberty U.

    Cruz kicks off presidential campaign at Liberty U.
    Sen. Ted Cruz opened the first major campaign of the 2016 presidential season Monday with a kickoff speech courting cultural conservatives and declaring that he will devote himself to "reigniting the promise of America." One of several Republican...