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CPAC loved Walker, cool to Bush

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tried to rebut assertions that he's too moderate to win the GOP presidential crown by talking up his right-wing credentials and blasting the Obama administration yesterday at a national gathering o ...

Rick Perry: Obama has made the world less safe

[caption id="attachment_8264" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]OXON HILL, Md. -- Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for a harder-line approach in the Middle E ...

Cruz: Make candidates who claim conservatism prove it

OXON HILL, Md. — Republicans must not let themselves be tricked into picking a moderate presidential nominee in 2016, by demanding their hopefuls have a demonstrated commitment to conservatism, Sen. Ted Cruz told an enthusiastic audience Thursday. Cr ...

Jindal tells GOP Congress to 'grow a spine' on DHS funding

OXON HILL, Md. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine." Jindal spoke as House Republicans were considering a short-term ...

Feud between Wasserman Schultz and millionaire donor exposes Democratic fault lines

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston on Friday denied a published report that her office had offered this week to change her position on medical marijuana if a major Democratic donor recanted his withering criticism of her. Wasserman Schultz' ...

'What's a Democrat?'

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are struggling to answer a simple question - "What's a Democrat?" - and must do a better job of explaining their core values to voters, according to a task force formed after the party's dismal showing in the 2014 election. "I ...

Elizabeth Warren keeps silence on Hill: 'Way too early'

GREENFIELD -- Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who huddled with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just weeks ago, repeatedly ducked questions about whether she'll back the likely 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, telling a Herald ...

Giuliani Nails It; Liberal Heads Explode

[caption id="attachment_36299" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are assailing former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama's love of country. And they're urging the p ...

Democrat governor caught in corruption scandal resigns

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned Friday, giving in to mounting pressure to abandon his office amid suspicions that his fiancee used her relationship with him to land contracts for her green-energy consulting business. In a leng ...

Cuban-Americans in Congress call for changes in immigration law

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Cuban-Americans in the U.S. Congress say economic migrants are taking advantage of the 50-year-old law aimed at protecting political refugees. The Cuban Adjustment Ac ...


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