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Senator Rand Paul Seriously Assaulted Outside Home

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Late last week, Senator Rand Paul was attacked by his neighbor in an incident that now appears to be a rather serious case of assault: WASHINGTON — Senator Rand Paul suffered five broken ribs and bruises to his lungs in an altercation with a neighbor on Friday at his home in Bowling Green, Ky., one […]

Fox News Poll Shows Alabama Senate Race Tied, But Skepticism Is Still Called For

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A new poll shows Democratic nominee Doug Jones tied with twice-removed former Chief Justice Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate race, but it’s still too early to be optimistic.

Senate Cancels Vote On Graham-Cassidy Health Care Reform Bill

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What was essentially the final effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act is officially dead.

Latest Effort To ‘Repeal And Replace’ Affordable Care Act Basically Dead

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The latest effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act appears to be dead.

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Likely Dead As McCain Announces Opposition

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The GOP’s effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appears to suffer a fatal blow as Senator John McCain announced his opposition to what is the last gasp of that effort in the Senate.

Senate Republicans Release Health Care Plan That Could Already Be Dead On Arrival

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Senate Republicans released their proposed health care plan this morning, but it could already be doomed.

Rand Paul Speaks Out Against Potential Trump Nominees

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is speaking out against several of President-Elect Trump’s proposed Cabinet nominees.

Some Republicans Already Looking Ahead To 2020

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The 2016 Republican Convention is barely halfway over, but some Republicans are already looking ahead to 2020.

From 17 Candidates, The Race For The GOP Nomination Is Effectively Down To Just Three

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Six months ago, there were seventeen candidates for the 2016 Republican nomination. Now, the race is effectively down to three candidates.

Final Iowa Polling Shows It All Depends On Turnout, Plus A Projection

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The final polls of the Iowa Caucus show that the outcome of tonight’s caucuses depend almost entirely on turnout at this point. Plus, a projection of who will win and the order of finish.

Clinton, Sanders, Cruz And Carson Won Fourth Quarter 2015 Money Race

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Fundraising in the final three months of 2015 largely reflected the state of the race itself, but some candidates are better positioned going forward than others.

Ted Cruz Becomes The Target At Trump-Less Debate, Trump Puts On The Donald Trump Show

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Without Trump, the seventh Republican debate largely focused on Ted Cruz, who doesn’t seem to have done himself any favors. Donald Trump, meanwhile, will likely not pay any price at all for skipping the last pre-Iowa debate.

The Stage For The First Post-Iowa Republican Debate Will Be A Lot Smaller

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The first debate after the Iowa Caucuses will have fewer participants than past debates, and there will be no undercard debate.

Race For The GOP Nomination All About Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, And A Panicking GOP

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With less than a week to go before voting starts, Donald Trump continues to dominate the GOP race, with Ted Cruz the only candidate even close to looking like a viable challenger.

The ‘Birther’ Attacks On Ted Cruz Appear To Be Having An Impact In Iowa

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The attacks on Ted Cruz’s eligibility to be President have no legal merit, but they appear to be having an impact with at least some Iowa voters.

Fox Business Network Announces Debate Lineup, With Paul And Fiorina Sent To Kid’s Table

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Rand Paul and Carly Fiorina are the biggest losers in the lineup for the latest Republican debate on Thursday.

First Post-Holiday Polls Show Few Changes In GOP Presidential Race

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With under a month to go before voting starts, the race for the GOP nomination looks about the same as it did before Christmas.

Rand Paul Says He Won’t Participate In The Next Debate If He Doesn’t Make The Main Stage

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Rand Paul is throwing a bit of a temper tantrum. It’s not very Presidential.

The Next Republican Debate Will Have A Lot Fewer Candidates On The Stage

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Fox Business Network has announced its criteria for the next GOP Debate, and it looks like Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina, and John Kasich will be kept off the prime time stage.

Trump Surges Ahead Again In Post-Debate Polling

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The first post-debate polls of the GOP race have more good news for Donald Trump.

Cruz And Rubio Clash, Everyone But Cruz Clashes With Trump, In Fifth Republican Debate

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The Fifth Republican Debate, and the last of 2015, was marked by expected clashes between the candidates, and one that never happened.

Previewing Tonight’s Fifth Republican Debate

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Previewing the fifth Republican debate, and the last Republican debate of 2015.

Heading Into Next Debate, It’s Still Trump On Top With Cruz And Rubio Fighting For Second Place

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A pair of new national polls shows a new trend in the GOP race heading into the final debate of 2015.

Rand Paul Makes The Main Stage In Next GOP Debate Even Though He Probably Shouldn’t Have

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul got a break today when CNN included him in the prime time debate on Tuesday even though he fell short of meeting the criteria.

Ted Cruz Jumps To Double Digit Lead In Iowa In New Des Moines Register Poll

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Ted Cruz surges to a lead in the latest Iowa poll, setting up a seemingly inevitable showdown between the Texas Senator and Donald Trump.

Rand Paul Likely To Miss Main Stage In Next Week’s Debate, And He’s Not Happy About That

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Rand Paul is likely to miss the main stage for next Tuesday’s debate, so his campaign is already calling on CNN to change the rules.

It’s Apparently Time To Discuss The Brokered Convention Fantasy Again

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The quadrennial fantasy of a brokered convention, which American politics has not seen since 1952, is rearing its head again, and it’s no more likely now than it was when we talked about this four years ago.

Trump’s Plan To Bar Muslim Immigration Widely Condemned, But It’s Unlikely To Hurt Him

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Donald Trump’s plan to bar all Muslim immigration to the United States is being widely condemned by his fellow Republicans and others, but the proposal probably won’t hurt him politically in a Republican Party that is deeply bigoted against Muslims in general.

Donald Trump Continues To Lead As The GOP Race Appears To Consolidate

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The latest national poll of the Republican race shows Trump continuing to lead, Ben Carson fading, and Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio rising while the rest of the field is stagnant or sinking.

CNN Announces Criteria For Next Republican Debate

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Different criteria than in the past, but there may not be much of a change in the participants.

The 2016 GOP Race And The Battle To Define What ‘Conservative’ Means

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Much more so than in the past, the race for the Republican Presidential race has become a battle to define what it means to be a ‘conservative.’ Especially on issues like immigration and national security, one side seems to be winning the battle.

The GOP Candidates And The Attacks In Paris

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The initial responses of the Republican candidates for President to the attacks in Paris are about what you’d expect, but it’s far too early to tell what impact the events of the weekend will have on the race for President here in the United States.

Republican Candidates For President Clash In Fourth Debate

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Last night’s debate in Wisconsin was arguably the most substantive we’ve seen so far between the Republican candidates, and one that displayed quite starkly the policy differences between them.

Christie, Huckabee Relegated To Undercard In November 10th Republican Debate

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The debate stages for both the undercard and main debate next Tuesday will look different from what we’ve become used to.

Trump And Carson Lead, Bush Sinking, Christie In Debate Trouble In Latest GOP Polls

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Fluctuations continue, but the Republican Presidential field appears to be sorting itself out as we near the beginning of a new phase of the campaign.

Republicans Win Big In Kentucky, Setting Up A Big Fight Over Obamacare

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Republican Matt Bevin picked up what comes as a surprise win to many observers, and that sets up a big fight over what had been a PPACA program that the White House has touted.

Rand Paul Promises To Filibuster Budget Deal, But He Won’t Be Able To Stop It

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Rand Paul is promising to filibuster the budget deal when it gets to the Senate, but it’s extremely unlikely he’ll be able to do anything but delay the inevitable.

On Marco Rubio And The Issue Of Missed Senate Votes

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Marco Rubio is taking heat for missing a lot of Senate votes since he started running for President, but he’s not really any worse than other legislators who have run for President.

CNBC Announces Participants For October 28th Debate

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When CNBC first announced its criteria for the third Republican debate coming up on October 28th, there was some anticipation that it would result in a smaller contingent of candidates on the debate stage than we had seen in the first two debates. This was because the criteria required a candidate to average at least […]

Trump Still Leads The GOP Field, Anti-Trump Wave Still Not Manifesting Itself

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A pair of new polls confirms that Republican hopes that Donald Trump would fade are failing to come true.

Trump & Carson Remain At The Top, Christie & Kasich In Danger Of Missing Main Debate Stage

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Donald Trump and Ben Carson are still the top two candidates in the GOP race, while Chris Christie and John Kasich appear to be in danger of being relegated to the “KIds Table” debate at the end of the month.

Trump And Carson Continue To Lead GOP Field, Rubio Rises

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While Donald Trump and Ben Carson have slipped somewhat in the polls, they both continue to lead the GOP field while Marco Rubio shows signs of breaking out of the middle of the pack.

It May Be Time For Rand Paul To Start Concentrating On His Senate Seat

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Rand Paul’s flailing Presidential campaign seems to be raising concerns about his Senate seat among some Republicans.

Rand Paul’s Disappointing Fundraising Brings The Reality About His Campaign To The Forefront

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Rand Paul’s fundraising in the just completed quarter is disappointing enough that it’s clearly time for him to consider calling it a day.

CNBC Debate Criteria Likely To Be Bad News For Several Republican Candidates

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The criteria for next month’s third Republican Presidential debate have been announced, and they’re likely to end up being bad news for several Republican candidates.

Several Republicans Likely To Be Excluded From Third Debate

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The next Republican debate is likely to be a lot smaller than the previous two, and that could prove fatal for several candidates.

Donald Trump Continues To Lead GOP Field In Post-Debate Polling

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One week after the second Republican debate, Donald Trump is still at the top of the GOP field, and that doesn’t seem likely to change any time soon.

Foreign Policy At The Republican Debate

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With the exception of Rand Paul, the foreign policy discussion at last night’s debate was about as bad as you’d expect.

Republicans Clash In Second Debate That Seemed To Last Forever

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The Republican candidates for President took to the stage last night for a debate that seemed to last forever and accomplished nothing.

Republican Candidates Rally Around Lawbreaker Kim Davis, Trample All Over The Rule Of Law

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Most of the Republican candidates for President would rather support a lawbreaker than the Rule of Law. The American people should judge them accordingly.

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