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GOP candidate for senate Ted Cruz accepting the 2012 republican nomination on July 31, 2012. (Courtesy: Ted Cruz for Senate)

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Reportedly Considering Presidential Run

Freshman senator Ted Cruz is considering a presidential run in 2016, according to the National Review. Friends and confidants say that, though Cruz won’t address it publicly, he has undeniable interest in making a run.

05/01/2013

Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan waves

Ryan, Rubio Plot Party Future As 2016 Talk Starts

Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio, two potential 2016 presidential candidates, are laying out pathways for their Republican Party and nudging a party still reeling from its loss to President Barack Obama.

12/05/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul attends a town hall meeting at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, on December 28, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul: ‘We Will No Longer Spend Resources’

Ron Paul says he is done spending money on his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

05/14/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney holds a campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida, on January 30, 2012. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

The Florida Primary & Who Can Lead The Pack

CBS 11 Political Reporter Jack Fink looks at the final push for votes in the Florida primary, more political endorsements and who is really leading the GOP pack.

01/30/2012

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Bachmann Quits GOP Race; Romney On To NH

Michele Bachmann announced Wednesday that she has “decided to stand aside” and is ending her bid for Republican presidential nomination after her last-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.

01/04/2012

Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Godfather's Pizza Herman Cain participates in a discussion. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cain Blames Media, Perry For Furor

Herman Cain is defending himself anew and — without evidence — blaming presidential rival Rick Perry’s campaign of being behind the disclosure of years-old sexual harassment allegations against him.

11/03/2011

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks with the media after visiting the Brewery Bar IV on June 20, 2011 in Aurora, Colorado. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Romney Questions Perry’s Stance On Social Security

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday questioned how Rick Perry would fix Social Security as the focus of the GOP presidential race turns to senior citizen-rich Florida this week.

09/21/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

On Defense, Perry Talks Of Faith, Military Heroes

Governor Rick Perry avoided contentious social issues in a speech Wednesday at the nation’s largest evangelical university, offering the youth a testimonial about his own path.

09/14/2011

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks with the media after visiting the Brewery Bar IV on June 20, 2011 in Aurora, Colorado. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Romney Sticks With Strategy Despite Perry’s Surge

Mitt Romney is campaigning in New Hampshire as though he’s still the GOP presidential front-runner. He’s focusing his criticisms on President Barack Obama, taking few risks and keeping most of his proposals vague.

08/25/2011

Texas governor Rick Perry  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democrats Take Aim At Perry Before He Announces Candidacy

Texas Governor Rick Perry hasn’t officially announced and Democrats are already taking aim and treating him like a front-runner.

08/12/2011

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park on February 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Debt The Focus Of First Ron Paul TV Ad For 2012 Race

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is using his first campaign television ad to promote his opposition to a compromise on raising the federal debt ceiling.

07/14/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Says There’s Still Time For White House Run

Governor Rick Perry continued to stir speculation Tuesday that he would seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, championing Texas’ economy before a packed GOP gathering in New York and telling a television interviewer he would engage in a “thought process” before deciding whether to join the field.

06/14/2011