Elections

2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Can Cruz Really Scrap The IRS Like He Says?

Promising to abolish the IRS is a good talking point for political candidates. It’s also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.

03/25/2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cruz’s Message Has Limited Appeal In GOP

Ted Cruz gives a rousing speech. He has proven that he’s got the stamina to go on longer than anyone else to make his point. It’s the message that’s the question for Cruz.

03/24/2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) kisses his daughter Caroline Cruz before walking onstage to speak at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy on March 23, 2015. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tea Party, Republicans, & Democrats React To Cruz’s White House Bid

Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first candidate to declare he’s running for President in 2016. He reached out to a coalition of Tea Party and religious conservatives at Liberty University, the nation’s largest Christian university.

03/23/2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz stands on stage while speaking to a crowd gathered at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz Launches 2016 Presidential Campaign

Sen. Ted Cruz showed that he was a candidate in a hurry early Monday morning, announcing his presidential candidacy on Twitter just after midnight.

03/23/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry Touts Texas Record In Iowa Return

Former Gov. Rick Perry touted his record of tax cuts and job creation throughout his time in Texas during a return trip to Iowa on Thursday, at a GOP organization event.

03/20/2015

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Trump Wants To Bring Business Savvy To Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump, a day after announcing he’ll form a presidential exploratory committee, told activists on Thursday his business experience makes him the best candidate to reform Washington.

03/20/2015

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Cruz Hones Pitch As He Visits Rural Voters

Ahead of his expected presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz is banking on his hopes that rural New Hampshire voters and his home state of Texas share a similarly dour view of government.

03/16/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry Heads Back To New Hampshire

A month after his last visit, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is returning to New Hampshire as he moves closer to a 2016 presidential campaign.

03/12/2015

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Presidential Polls Have Little Value, For Now

Go for a run, tend the garden, clean the closet, and then do it all over again, because it’s going to be a long time before polls will tell us who’s likely to be our next president.

03/09/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry Says Obama Made World Less Safe

Former Gov. Rick Perry said Friday morning that the Islamic State group seizing territory in the Middle East represents the worst threat to freedom since communism.

02/27/2015

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Bush Defends His Conservative Credentials

Jeb Bush readily points to his conservative credentials, yet convincing the activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference that he’s one of them might be a tougher sell.

02/27/2015

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Bush Comparisons Are “Challenge” For Jeb

It’s a question Jeb Bush gets often, and will get again. How does the former Florida governor plan to distinguish himself from his brother, former President George W. Bush?

02/17/2015

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