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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, humbled in the 2012 presidential race, is contemplating another try in 2016. Contrasting himself with front-runner Sen. Rand Paul, Perry has laid out a more muscular foreign and national security policy.
Embattled NJ Gov. Chris Christie (R) is down to 35 percent favorability nationally in a new ABC/Washington Post poll. But a quarter of Americans still have no opinion of him.
The Republican National Committee, gathered in Washington, wants to avoid a rerun of 2012, when Mitt Romney was left bruised and broke after the primaries, 20 debates, and a late convention.
Sen. Rand Paul, who has been telling Republican donors he is not a libertarian extremist, told the Center for the National Interest in Washington Tuesday he is not an isolationist, rather US foreign policy is 'too belligerent.'
Artists perform during Night in the Museum, a cultural event dedicated to International Museum Day, in Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 18.
Chris Christie gets one-third of Republicans' support for the 2016 nomination, versus one-third who want 'Not Christie,' an NBC poll says. But in a general election matchup against Hillary Clinton, Christie loses big.
Sen. Marco Rubio believes the US must intervene in Syria. But backing Obama on military strikes would have been politically costly. So he found a way to vote no.
Reince Priebus, the RNC chairman, warned CNN and NBC that if they don't cancel plans for programs on Hillary Clinton they could lose out on GOP primary debate coverage.
Sen. Marco Rubio, a likely GOP contender for president in 2016, risks alienating conservatives by taking a lead role in pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. But he probably didn't have a choice.
The GOP has a history of nominating people who have run before, which could give heart to some familiar faces. But there’s also a crop of first-timers who could steal the show.
Conventional wisdom held that Team Obama would not be able to generate the turnout numbers in 2012 that it had in 2008. What campaign manager Jim Messina did to reelect the president.
GOP strategist Karl Rove used provocative words to describe one reason he believes Obama won. By 'suppressing the vote,' Rove appeared to mean that negative ads about MItt Romney tamped down enthusiasm for the GOP nominee.
The economy was the big issue in the election, and Mitt Romney saw its poor condition as a point of vulnerability for Obama. But in exit polls, only 38 percent of voters blamed the president.
The youth vote proved decisive in Tuesday's presidential election, just as it did in 2008. But this year, it was a far greater surprise.
The reason Florida is so closely watched – and so frequently embroiled in election disputes – is that the state has a big, diverse population that marks a fault line in American politics.
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