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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

GOP Almost Set For ’16, With Only 3 Governors Remaining

With Louisiana’s Gov. Bobby Jindal formally launching his presidential bid on Wednesday, 13 high-profile Republicans have officially entered the campaign for the party’s 2016 nomination.

06/25/2015

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GOP Prepares For Double Digits On Debate Stage

The first Republican presidential debate will feature no fewer than 10 candidates. That’s according to guidelines released Wednesday.

05/21/2015

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)

Former Michigan GOP Chairman Joins Cruz Presidential Campaign

Former Michigan Republican Party Chairman Saul Anuzis is joining the presidential campaign of Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.

05/11/2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz Criticizes Lynch, Skips AG Confirmation Vote

Vocal Loretta Lynch opponent Ted Cruz was the only senator to miss her confirmation vote.

04/23/2015

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Clinton Already Uniting Prospective GOP Presidential Field

Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president. They didn’t share her restraint.

04/13/2015

President Barack Obama (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

The White House sent notice of the veto to the Senate on Tuesday, shortly after the bill was received at the White House. It’s the third veto of Obama’s presidency.

02/24/2015

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov. Patrick: Nix In-State Tuition Law, Prosecutor Unit Funding

Patrick pledged hefty property and business tax cuts, as well pushing to scrap a popular 2001 Texas law offering in-state university tuition to the children of people who came to the U.S. illegally.

01/08/2015

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2016 GOP Hopefuls Vie For Attention At Dallas Event

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are appearing Friday at a gathering of Americans for Prosperity in Dallas.

08/29/2014

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House GOP Weighs Tough New Immigration Bills

House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

08/01/2014

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Texas Democrats Pledge ‘Openness’ But Face Divides

Thousands of delegates at the Texas Democratic Convention have promised to produce a party platform far more-inclusive than the state GOP.

06/27/2014

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Dallas Pulls Out All The Stops For RNC Site Selection Committee

There was a big Texas welcome for the 2016 Republican National Convention site selection committee. The group received a ‘rowdy’ greeting at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Wednesday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/11/2014

U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) pauses as he speaks during a news conference June 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Cantor announced that he will step down from his leadership position at the end of July after he had lost his Virginia primary to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

After Cantor’s Loss, 2 Texans Eyeing New House Leadership Roles

Texas Republicans Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling both have their eye on the soon-to-be open House Majority Leader position. Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he will resign his leadership post at the end of next month.

CBS 11–06/11/2014

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