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Top Republican Party Articles

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  • GOP presidential candidates face delicate balancing act

    The most wide-open Republican presidential nomination campaign in memory had its unofficial opening here on Saturday at a gathering that highlighted anew the thorny path ahead for candidates as they try to attract support from the party's conservative...
  • Cruz, Christie, Walker, other Republicans land in Iowa. But no Romney or Bush

    Cruz, Christie, Walker, other Republicans land in Iowa. But no Romney or Bush
    The 2016 presidential contest descended upon Iowa on Saturday in a marathon bout of political speed-dating that did little to clarify the vast choices likely to face Republican voters over the next year. In 20-minute bursts of staccato flirting, more...
  • The Republicans take over, sort of

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republicans now totally in charge of Congress, they have the chance to make good on their promise that things are going to change on Capitol Hill. But their opening moves suggest more of the same old same old. The new House's first...
  • Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'

    President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
  • Sarah Palin, back in Iowa, and back to hinting at a White House run

    Sarah Palin is back in Iowa, hinting at a potential run for president. Heard this before? You betcha. Yes, it happened in the run-up to the 2012 election. And now, again, in the run-up to 2016. Palin told thousands of Iowa political activists...
  • The race is on to milk Romney's cash cows

    The race is on to milk Romney's cash cows
    Mitt Romney's decision to forego a third campaign for president has set off a scramble for money among the remaining "establishment" Republicans who are considering a run for the White House. Like cash cows with full udders, wealthy Romney backers are...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Ted Cruz on 'true conservatives'

    Ted Cruz on 'true conservatives'
    I don't believe Texas Sen. Ted Cruz when he says tea party activists must help nominate a Republican from their own ranks for the 2016 race or risk losing a third consecutive presidential election ("Cruz says true conservative needed," Jan. 19). Senator...
  • Republicans criticize Obama's State of the Union as partisan

    Lacking the presidential bully pulpit but boasting the largest congressional majority in generations, ‎top Republicans accused President Obama of loading his State of the Union address with partisan priorities instead of demonstrating the leadership...
  • Gov. Rick Perry, leaving office, ends an influential era in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry, leaving office, ends an influential era in Texas
    There is something every man and woman holding appointive office in Texas shares, whether sitting on the Supreme Court or serving on the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. Each and every one of them — thousands in all — was put there...
  • In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016

    In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016
    Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ. But the 63-year-old has been too busy...