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Elizabeth Warren’s Own Donors Say They Wouldn’t Support Her For President

Fed Chairman Bernanke Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report To Senate Committee

Notwithstanding the hype, there’s one very big reason why the idea of Elizabeth Warren as a viable candidate for President doesn’t make much sense.

Republicans Dismiss Impeachment As A Democratic Ploy, But May Still Face A Dilemma

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Republicans are dismissing talk of impeachment as a Democratic fundraising ploy, but it may be they are protesting just a bit too much.

Hobby Lobby Could Be Creating New Gender Gap Problems For Republicans

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The Hobby Lobby decision could end up motivating women voters to turn out to vote against Republicans in the fall.

Bachmann And Santorum 2016? Dusting Off The GOP Nomination Clown Car

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It’s beginning to look like the 2016 race for the Republican nomination will have its own collection of oddballs.

Darth Vader More Popular Than Anyone Who Might Run For President In 2016

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  The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham looks at some recent polling and finds that a Dark Lord of the Sith is apparently more popular than the people who will possibly run for President in 2016: On Tuesday FiveThirtyEight released the results of a poll of Americans’ opinions on the “Star Wars” universe. Not surprisingly, Jar Jar Binks is […]

Voters Not Too Impressed With Hillary Clinton’s Time At Foggy Bottom

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A new poll suggests that Hillary Clinton’s record as Secretary of State doesn’t impress voters as much as she might hope.

Hillary Clinton Remains The Overwhelming Choice Of Democrats For 2016

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If Hillary Clinton is going to have a serious challenge in 2016, the person who will do that has yet to emerge.

Six Californias? It May Be On The Ballot In 2016, But It Probably Won’t Happen

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A Silicon Valley businessman says he has enough signatures to get it on the ballot, but the plan to break California up into six states is most assuredly going nowhere.

Could The GOP Nominate A Candidate Who Supports Same-Sex Marriage In 2016?

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It seems improbable, but the national landscape on same-sex marriage is changing so quickly that even the Republican Party may find itself changing faster than some might think.

Rand Paul, Rick Perry Spar Over Foreign Policy

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Rick Perry and Rand Paul are highlighting what looks to be a coming battle inside the GOP over foreign policy.

Republicans Pick Cleveland To Host 2016 Convention

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After a process that had ended up narrowing the decision down to two cities, the Republican National Committee has chosen Cleveland as the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention: WASHINGTON — Seeking to capture the quintessential swing state of Ohio in the next presidential election, Republicans will hold their 2016 national convention in Cleveland, […]

Obama Secretly Backing Warren Over Clinton, Declares Lying Hack

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Ed Klein says he has “Democrat sources” who Obama wants Warren to continue his mission to “transform America into a European-style democratic-socialist state.”

Mitt Romney is No Dick Nixon

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Emil Henry makes “The Case for Mitt Romney in 2016.”

Gary Johnson To Head Marijuana Company

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Former New Mexico Governor, Republican candidate for President, and 2012 Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson is getting into the pot business: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company […]

The Myth Of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Inevitability And The 2016 Election

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One of the most repeated comments about the 2016 race is based on something that just isn’t true.

GOP Losing Cuban-American Vote Too

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A new poll suggests that Republicans could be losing a constituency that is very key for them in the nation’s third most populous state.

Cleveland And Dallas Are Final Two Sites For 2016 GOP Convention

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Republicans have narrowed down the list of possible sites for the 2016 Republican National Convention to two cities in two very different states: WASHINGTON — The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland or Dallas, the party announced Wednesday. The two cities made it to the final round of consideration after Denver and Kansas City, […]

On Many Issues, The Tea Party Is Out Of Step With The American Public

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The people with the biggest voices in the GOP seem to be leading it to positions that most Americans disagree with.

Rand Paul, Dick Cheney, And The Foreign Policy Battle Inside The GOP

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The Kentucky Senator and former Vice-President are at the front of a battle that will unfold inside the GOP as we head toward 2016.

Hillary Clinton Keeps Committing The Same Gaffe About Her Wealth

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Hillary Clinton does not come across well when she tries to play the empathy card.

American Public Skeptical About The Way Forward In Iraq

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A new CNN/ORC poll shows the American public almost evenly divided on how the United States should respond to the ongoing crisis in Iraq: Half of the American public doesn’t think that the U.S. has a responsibility to act in the deteriorating situation in Iraq, a new poll says. According to a CBS News/New York […]

South Dakota Republican Party Endorses Impeachment Of President Obama

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The South Dakota Republican Party has officially endorsed the impeachment of President Obama.

Hillary Clinton Wants To Make Sure You Remember She Wrote A Book Called ‘Hard Choices’

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Jon Stewart had fun last night with Hillary Clinton’s unique ability to mention the title of her book at the drop of a hat: The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive

New Scott Walker Allegations Have Little Legal Merit, But Could Affect Re-Election Bid

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As a legal matter, the new allegations against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker don’t amount to much. But, will they impact his bid for re-election.

Conservatives Attack Hillary Clinton For Being A Criminal Defense Attorney 40 Years Ago

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Once again, Republicans are attacking someone for doing a job the Bill of Rights itself makes necessary and important.

George Will Has A Question For Republicans About Iraq, And So Do I

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Some questions for the Republicans who would be President about the actions of the last Republican President.

Mitt’s Still The Man In New Hampshire

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New Hampshire Republicans still like Mitt Romney.

Can Someone Without A Filter Be A Viable Presidential Candidate?

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Brian Schweitzer has a reputation for saying things that most politicians wouldn’t, but that may be just what he needs to get attention if he runs in 2016.

Voters Like Clinton Better Than Obama On The Issues

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A new CNN/ORC poll shows that voters prefer Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama on pretty much every issue: Voters believe Hillary Clinton would do a better job on both foreign and domestic policy issues than President Barack Obama, according to a new poll. In a CNN/ORC International survey released Monday, those polled were asked to rank whether […]

Establishment Victories In Iowa GOP Could Impact 2016 Race

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A setback for supporters of Rand Paul in the Hawkeye State.

Is Scott Walker Too White To Get Elected?

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TNR makes the worst possible case for a proposition that’s almost certainly right.

Obama Hits New Job Approval Lows

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Some bad news for the President.

Republicans Seek Way Forward By Talking To Guy Who Lost The Last Election

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Some Republicans apparently think the key to their future lies in the past.

Chris Christie Criticizes Rick Perry’s Comments On Gays

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie doesn’t exactly agree with Rick Perry’s belief that being gay is like being an alcoholic:   (CNN) - Gov. Chris Christie said Friday he disagrees with Gov. Rick Perry’s recent comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism. “I disagree with them. I don’t believe that’s an apt analogy and not one that should […]

Eric Cantor, House Republican Leader, Loses in Republican Primary

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An unknown Tea Party candidate unexpectedly beat the House Leader in today’s GOP primary.

Will Legal Pot Hurt Denver’s Chances Of Getting The Republican Convention?

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Fears about convention goers taking advantage of Colorado’s marijuana laws could harm Denver’s chances of getting the GOP Convention.

Hillary Remains At The Top, But Benghazi Is A Vulnerability

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Hillary Clinton remains at the top of the polls, but she’s got at least one big vulnerability.

Michelle Obama For Senate: Serious Speculation, Or Just Classic Political Trolling?

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A Reuters political blogger has set tongues wagging about the possibility another First Lady might run for the U.S. Senate.

Brian Schweitzer Takes Another Swipe At Hillary Clinton

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Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer has taken another shot at Hillary Clinton: Brian Schweitzer isn’t on board with the Hillary Clinton 2016 coronation. The former Montana governor, in a Time magazine interview published Thursday, criticized Clinton for voting for the Iraq War and for being too cozy with Wall Street. “You can’t be the candidate that shakes down […]

Herman Cain Hints He Might Run For President Again

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Herman Cain is hinting he might just run for President again: NEW ORLEANS — Herman Cain, who ended his 2012 presidential campaign amid allegations of multiple affairs, said Saturday that he might run for president again in 2016. Cain, in a speech at the Republican Leadership Conference here, brought up the prospect of another run toward […]

A Weak Democratic Bench For Vice-President?

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Who do the Democrats have to take Joe Biden’s place?

RNC Convention City List Down To Final Four

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The list of cities on the short list for the 2016 Republican National Convention is getting smaller: The Republican Party on Thursday announced four finalists to host its 2016 national convention — Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City, Mo. — after Las Vegas withdrew its bid in the face of strong opposition from some conservatives […]

Brian Schweitzer Hits Hillary Clinton Over Wall Street Ties

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A prairie populist challenger for Hillary Clinton?

Allen West And Ben Carson Both Seem To Think God Wants Them To Run For President

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Allen West seems to think that God might want him to run for President. Unfortunately for Mr. West, so does Ben Carson.

Like Every Other Senator, Marco Rubio Thinks He’s Ready To Be President

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The junior Senator from Florida drops some hints.

Rand Paul Warns Republicans That Voter ID Emphasis Is ‘Offending People’

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Once again, Rand Paul is challenging conservative orthodoxy.

RNC Moves To Limit Presidential Primary Debates

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The RNC wants to limit primary debates, but it’s not clear that’s a good idea.

Benghazi Hearings Likely To Last Through 2016

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South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy, who has been named to head the House Select Committee investigating the Benghazi attack said this morning that his inquiry could easily last into the 2016 campaign season: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said the special committee he’ll lead on Benghazi could continue into the 2016 campaign, when Hillary Clinton might […]

Benghazi Committee A Prelude To Impeachment?

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Is the GOP headed down a road that leads to yet another doomed impeachment and trial?

Monica Lewinsky Speaks

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It’s a late 90′s flashback thanks to an article in Vanity Fair written by Monica Lewinsky: Monica Lewinsky is taking to the pages of Vanity Fair to address her affair with former President Bill Clinton, writing that she avoided the spotlight for fear of becoming an issue during Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign, but adding that the […]

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