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Republicans Have Little Incentive To Move Forward On Immigration Reform

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Despite conventional wisdom, there remains little incentive for the GOP to change its position on immigration reform.

People Walking Out on Obama Campaign Speeches?

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Yahoo has given a click-bait headline to a Reuters report, “Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave early.”

Ann Romney Says No To A Third Romney Run

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Mitt Romney 2016? Not as far as his wife is concerned.

That Des Moines Register 2016 Poll? Yea, It’s Largely Meaningless

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It’s way too early, folks.

The Supreme Court Has Made Nationwide Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage Inevitable

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The die is cast.

If Republicans Win The Senate, They May Not Hold It For Very Long

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If the GOP wins the Senate in November, their majority could prove to be fleeting.

Ebola In The Age Of 24/7 News And A Broken Political Culture

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Combining politics, an incessantly sensationalist news cycle, and a virus that scares a lot of people can’t end well.

Lindsey Graham Says He’s Thinking About Running For President

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It has nothing to do with winning, but it does have a lot to do with the foreign policy debate inside the Republican Party.

Jeb Bush’s Presidential Prospects Look Better Than Some Might Think

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Bush 2016?

Mitt Romney 2016? Maybe More Likely Than We’ve Been Thinking

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While it still seems unlikely that he’ll run, Mitt Romney does seem to be leaving the door open to a third run at the White House.

Justice Ginsburg Won’t Resign Because Obama Couldn’t Appoint A Good Replacement

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Once again, Justice Ginsburg is telling people she has no plans to resign, but her explanation is a bit different this time.

Jim Webb For President?

Sen. Jim Webb talks to CNN's John King about the political conflict in Libya.

The former Virginia Senator is talking about running for President.

Ben Carson: ‘Strong Likelihood’ I’ll Run For President

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Ben Carson, the now apparently neurosurgeon who has become something of a celebrity on the right thanks to his outspoken, and often outrageous, comments about President Obama, says that he’s likely to run for President in 2016: Former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and conservative activist Ben Carson said there is a “strong” likelihood that you will […]

Mike Huckabee Leads In Iowa, And That Shows What’s Wrong With The Iowa Caucuses

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The fact that a candidate like Mike Huckabee could win the Iowa Caucuses is the reason to end the Iowa Caucuses.

What “Third Term Curse?”

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Some have argued that there is an historical bias against political parties holding on to the White House for more than two terms. As with most commonly held ideas, that simply isn’t true.

Mitch McConnell Promising More Showdowns And Shutdowns If The GOP Wins The Senate

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If Republicans win the Senate, what we’ve seen for the past three years could end up seeming tame by comparison.

Hillary Clinton Hurting 2014 Democratic Candidates?

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Some on the left are saying that Hillary Clinton isn’t doing enough to help Democrats in 2014.

Mike Huckabee: Obama Is “Worthy” Of Impeachment

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Mike Huckabee, who many believe is at least considering the possibility of running for President in 2016, is the latest Republican to mention the possibility of impeaching President Obama, and he isn’t rejecting the idea: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Monday said that he believes President Obama has committed many impeachable offenses. Iowa […]

Social Issues Now Benefiting Democrats

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Once something that generally benefited Republicans, social issues are now becoming a wedge issue for Democrats.

House Republicans Are Dooming Their 2016 Nominee With Latino Voters

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Republicans in the House seem determined to make life difficult for whomever wins the GOP nomination in 2016

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

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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.

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